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eThekwini Municipality

An event that’s “Out of this World”, the Hollywoodbets Durban July

Despite the hiccups, the Hollywoodbets Durban July has been hailed as another successful event boosting Durban Tourism. This year’s event saw an increase in attendance to 50 000 compared to last year’s 30 000. Attendance aside the event created 1 500 temporary jobs and a R150 million injection into the city’s economy. Despite the heavy…

An clean and maintained precinct

Green Africa had a productive month continuing with their scheduled maintenance. They placed more emphasis on litter picking efforts around the precinct with the wind and increased foot traffic both contributing factors to large amounts of debris collecting in certain areas.

McDonalds Drive-Thru open in Bridge City

We would also like to send a very warm welcome to the McDonalds Drive-Thru which is now open, and we wish them all the best in the precinct. We look forward to the increased foot and vehicle traffic this new addition to the precinct will bring. Look out for the McDonald’s at the BP Station.

Durban July brings economic boost

The 2023 installment of the Hollywoodbets Durban July contributed to the recovery of the tourism and hospitality sector. Held on 1 July at the Greyville Racecourse, the event was packed to capacity. Jockey Kabelo Matsunyane, riding Winchester Mansion, scored the biggest win of his career when he was crowned the winner of this year’s main…

Updating of electricity prepaid meter made easier and efficient

Ethekwini Municipality has made the updating of prepaid electricity meters much easier. All third-party vending systems can now generate key change tokens. This forms part of the City’s process to roll over its prepaid electricity token system to the new STS 6 format. The new key change tokens will ensure that customers who use prepaid…

Metro Police presence in Bridge City

During the week the Metro police conducted stop-and-go checks and issued tickets to vehicle owners parked illegally throughout the precinct in a bid to regulate the ongoing illegal parking issue. We thank Metro for taking a proactive stand in our precinct.    

eThekwini Muncipal Departments at work in the precinct

A big thank you to the eThekwini Municipality (eTM) Streetlighting Department who spent a lot of time in the precinct this month getting our streetlights sorted out. The team also changed three damaged light poles on Bridge City Boulevard, Bhejane Street, and Torvale crescent. The precinct is now very well lit at night which will…

City gears up for Hollywoodbets Durban July

Durban is gearing up for the R5 million record stake at the Hollywoodbets Durban July horseracing event taking place on 1 July at the Greyville Racecourse. The event injects over R300 million into the City’s economy and creates job and other opportunities in related value chains. There will be a variety of marquees including the…