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We’re on it!

We’re on it!

Being a member of the KOSRA committee means dedicating a good proportion of a working day to protect YOUR community’s rights.

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A new car guard for Kenton CBD

A new car guard for Kenton CBD

We’re sure you’ll all be pleased to know that the Chamber of Business (COB) and some individual members have sponsored a permanent security guard to patrol Kenton’s CBD.

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Buzzer App

Buzzer App

Hi-Tec Security Coastal and Hi-Tec Security are excited to announce the launch of the Buzzer App in our area!

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KOSRA Statement

KOSRA Statement

Readers are advised that George Poole has resigned as Chairman and as a member of the Committee with effect from 19 October 2020.

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Beaufort Street

Beaufort Street

KOSRA has been notified by the Ndlambe Town Planning Department of an application to consolidate two vacant plots on the northern side of Beaufort Street, abutting on the Spar property.

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Kenton Crime on the Rise

Kenton Crime on the Rise

Here are the latest crime stats from Hi-Tec Security Coastal, for the month of September 2020, for Kenton-on-Sea, Bushman’s, Riversbend and Merryhill.

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Sudden Pizza Heat

Sudden Pizza Heat

KOSRA has suddenly been inundated with vehement e-mails from numerous property owners in the area near Main Beach.

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Media Statement 28 July

As at 28 th July, there are a total of 688 confirmed cumulative Covid-19 positive cases in Ndlambe. There are presently a total of 115 active cases; and 570 patients have recovered, and sadly we offer our sincere condolences to the families of 3 members of our community.

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Food Aid Update

Food Aid Update

After 3 tranches of delivering food aid to Ekuphumleni during the lockdown periods, the position of the Food Aid Fund, as at 23 June is set out below.

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The Water Saga

The Water Saga

A recent meeting with Amatola revealed that there were 3 main causes for the water problems we experienced over the weekend of 7 June.

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Water update May

Water update May

You might have heard that Amatola has been put under “Administration”. There is a big spat between Amatola’s CEO Ms Vuyo Zitumane (Ex CEO!) And the Minister of water affairs Lindiwe Sisulu.

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Kenton Sand Dune Association

A group of residents who may be adversely affected by the build-up of the sand dune at the car park at the southern end of Westbourne Road…

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An update on water

An update on water

At long last, almost four months late, the Amatola RO plant has been completed. The maintenance contractor is still under contract so will be around for another year.

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Back to the R72 and the Garage

Back to the R72 and the Garage

At last, in response to numerous communications by KOSRA to various officials at SANRAL, Africoast Consulting Engineers has been appointed by SANRAL to carry out a road safety investigation of the R72, including the section through Kenton-on-Sea.

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Covid-19 Relief Fund

Covid-19 Relief Fund

We anticipate that when the lockdown starts to really bite, some members of our community, especially those in Ekuphumleni will become short of resources and be unable to buy food.

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Coronavirus COVID-19

The National Institute for Communicable Disease (NICD) in South Africa has a clearly laid out plan for the testing, control, management and treatment of suspicious and proven cases.

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Water issues

Water issues

Apart from the ongoing water issues that KOSRA reports on regularly, representatives from our committee also attend the Ndlambe Ratepayers Forum (NRF), a federation of all the Ratepayers Associations in Ndlambe.

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Please turn it off

Please turn it off

KOSRA appeals to all non-resident home owners in Kenton to turn off their municipal water supply at the mains when they vacate their houses.

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Open gardens in Kenton

Open gardens in Kenton

October 2020 is going to be an exciting month for gardeners in Port Alfred and Kenton-on-Sea when 15 carefully selected and diverse gardens will be on show for everyone to see!

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Shothole Borer Beetle (PSHB)

Shothole Borer Beetle (PSHB)

The Polyphagous Shothole Borer Beetle was first discovered in South Africa by the Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI) team, University of Pretoria in 2017.

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It’s only R150!

It’s only R150!

We would like to say a BIG THANK YOU to the few businesses in Kenton who contribute to the Security Fund and a BIG THANK YOU to those individuals who make their regular donations.

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Crime Stats December

Crime Stats December

The Festive Season is usually synonymous with crime spikes, but by being tough on crime we are very happy and proud to report an extremely low crime Festive Season period!

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Bottles galore

Bottles galore

Bushmans Recycling Depot is very short of recyclables, especially glass bottles. It may be a bother for you to sort your plastics and cardboard but surely you can deliver glass and cardboard boxes!

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Water Checklist

Water Checklist

If you arrive at your holiday home and find that there is no water please carry out the following checks:

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