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Blaze at ‘illegal’ tip sparks fury

Arson is believed to be behind two massive fires on the controversial and allegedly illegal municipal refuse tip in Beacon Bay on Monday. Thick black smoke rose in a pall ...

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"Illegal" BCM tip erupts into a blaze

The illegal BCM tip in Beacon Bay went up in flames on Monday. Flames leapt metres into the sky and a pall of grey and black smoke rose hundreds of ...

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Burning tip: threat to homes

Fish Eagle Crescent residents fear for their safety as a fire continues to smoulder at a municipal refuse site, a stone’s throw away from their ...

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Meter theft sees tons of water lost

Thousands of litres of municipal drinking water – enough to fill five swimming pools – flooded Selborne in East London after thieves stole three water meters, and Buffalo City Metro took 14 hours to shut the flow.
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Living with trash stench intolerable

For two years, an illegal pile of trash outside an elderly Buffalo City Metro resident’s home has been so bad that it drives him out the house by day.
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Rubbish causes stink outside East London homes

Two weeks after the strike by Buffalo City Metro workers came to an end, the stench of large piles of uncollected ...

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Patchy cleanup of strike rubbish annoys ratepayers

Despite the end to the violent and expensive three-week Samwu strike last week Friday, some residents still face mounds ...

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Electronic waste recycling grows in East London

While getting the actual garbage collected from homes and suburbs has been uppermost in most Buffalo City Metro ...

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Libraries closed for Christmas

Bookworms can cross “going to the library” off their holiday to-do list as Buffalo City Metro began to close the ...

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Suspended official objects to BCM report

In a desperate move to clear his name, a former Buffalo City Metro senior official has instructed his lawyers to take ...

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All BCM departments to help clean metro

Municipal workers from all departments will help their colleagues in the community services department clean up Buffalo ...

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WATCH | Residents clean up East London beaches

From glass bottles and polystyrene packaging to plastic cups and containers, over 50 people joined forces on Thursday ...

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BCM offer R10,000 to striking workers

Buffalo City Metro has offered to pay R10,000 to more than 5,000 of its employees as compensation after failing to ...

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WATCH | Citizens join in to clean up Eastern Beach

Over 50 people joined forces on Thursday morning to clean up East London’s Eastern Beach, after weeks of rubbish piling ...

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Strikers issue ultimatum on offer by BCM

Striking Buffalo City Metro workers have threatened to intensify their action on Friday should the metro bosses not ...

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WATCH | Buffalo City Metro workers attempt to disrupt council meeting

Hundreds of Buffalo City Metro workers tried to break into the East London City Hall on Tuesday morning in a desperate ...

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Know when the power’s going off

Confused residents of Buffalo City have found themselves caught between Eskom loadshedding and an erratic BCM power ...

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WATCH | City filth: private firms accused of sloppy job

Buffalo City Metro has roped in private companies to clean its filthy streets, but some East London residents have been ...

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Gonubie traffic department still shut

The Gonubie Traffic Department is still closed to the dismay of many. Notices stuck to the door and window of the ...

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WATCH | East Londoners help woman being beaten in CBD

East London residents were quick to rescue a woman who was being assaulted by an unknown man at the CBD on Monday ...

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