Heavy Rains Cause Road Closures

URGENT UPDATE: Please note that the M4 between uMhlanga and Sibaya has been closed by the Metro Police due to the side of the road being washed away (see location map below), as a result of the heavy rainfall. The…
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Cape Gannet Rescued

A sea bird that was found disorientated last week, was rescued and taken to the Center for Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) holding facility in uMhlanga Rocks. The beautiful bird is a Cape Gannet.
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Residents Urged To Be Considerate When Lighting Fireworks

Durban Metro Police spokesman, Senior Superintendent Parboo Sewpersad said fireworks can only be lit from sunset on the days of Diwali until midnight. He warned however that those lighting fireworks must be considerate and not become a nuisance – which…
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Update On The Washed-Up Whale Carcass

Please note that the whale carcass was removed overnight. The damage to the promenade area is minimal. The EThekwini Municipality Parks Department staff are currently busy cleaning the last of the fragments left behind. The vicinity still has quite a strong smell…
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Beached Whale Carcass

Urgent Notice: Please note that swimming is banned in uMhlanga due to the Humpback Whale carcass that has washed up this morning. The carcass is now decomposing. Wind and current have the Cetacean beached south of uMhlanga lighthouse. Watch the…
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Waste Collection Service Interruption

UPDATE: Please take note that the DSW strike is now over and refuse removal will now continue as normal. Cleansing and Solid Waste Unit (CSW) is experiencing service interruption due to an ongoing illegal strike action by EPWP workers. Refuse…
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