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Sewage saga ends

Three weeks after sewage started pouring on to the pavement outside a building in Somerset Street, a number of problems were finally identified and various leaks had all been repaired.  In the long term that sewer line – which also leaked during the National Arts Festival – is targeted for clearing and upgrading as part of Makana Municipality’s Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC)-funded sewer reticulation project.

Students waiting game

Rhodes University students will wait for the Minister of Higher Education and Training Dr Blade Nzimande's announcement on whether there would be a fees increase next year.

Solar water pump in Salem

A new solar-powered pump is helping to supply water to 13 families near Salem.

Buy your Casual Day sticker for Grahamstown

The Grahamstown-based Association for Persons with Physical Disabilities (APD) will be selling Casual Day stickers in the Checkers arcade next Friday, 2 September from 9am to 1pm.

Police warn public about fake cops

Grahamstown police have sent a strong warning to the community about people who are impersonating police officers.