This year celebrates 10 years since residents in Blanchville asked for a streetlight in a very dark cul-de-sac.
After a big uproar was caused about the fireworks during New Year, the municipality is having their say.
Senior managers at Emalahleni Local Municipality have been implored to work as a team and to manage their directorates in a manner that will result in efficient delivery of services this year and beyond.
Ms Eva Thoko Ngubeni stated that she had a sewerage problem for a number of months now.
Despite fights put up by the public and the SACCW (South African Community Crime Watch), the selling of fireworks were legalised by the Emalahleni Local Municipality.
Mrs Innocetia Moodley of Kaldine Street in Schoongezicth with her neighbours had had enough of spilling sewerage in their yards for a long time now.
R10-million worth of damage was left behind when thieves stole cables and copper bus bars.
Eskom and the applicants, through their respective representatives, are currently engaging the Office of the Deputy Judge President for a hearing date for early January 2018.
Eskom will not be implementing bulk electricity interruptions this week.
Local attorney, Mr Johan Coetzee successfully launched an urgent application in the High Court on Tuesday, December 12 to stop Eskom from flicking the switch.
Local attorney, Johan Coetzee launched an urgent application in the High Court in an attempt to try and stop Eskom from disrupting the electricity to Emalahleni Local Municipality.