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Notice Board:

ELECTRICITY INTERRUPTION ON 21 OCTOBER 2018

Residents are advised of a proposed electricity shutdown on SUNDAY, 21 OCTOBER 2018, between the hours of 08h00 and 16h00, in various areas of Nelson Mandela Bay, caused by the temporary shutdown of the College Drive Substation, to allow repairs and maintenance to be carried out on a local transformer.  

Areas affected: Mill Park, St. Georges Park (only end of College Drive Road), Glendinningvale, Greenacres, Scotstown.

Streets affected: Ascot Road, Barris Walk Street, Bradshaw Street, Churchill Road, College Drive, Conyngham Road, Cape Road, Dene Road, Fairford Road, Highbeech Road, Lenox Street, McLean Road, Mill Park Road, Mortimer Road, Nightingale Street, Ramsay Lane, Salisbury Avenue, Wares Road, Way Avenue, Wembley Road, Westview Drive, Woodville Road, Young Road. 

All installations must be treated as live for the duration of the outage. - Apologies are tendered for any inconvenience caused.

Art Museum to make SA history when building will be lit up in PURPLE!

The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum plans to make South African history tomorrow night when it aims to be the first local heritage building lit up in purple for a good cause. This event, in support of World Prematurity Day, starts at 17:30 tomorrow (Friday, 17 November) at 17:30. The museum will be lit up before 20:00.

Guests to this event are asked to bring a blanket or beanie that will be donated to under privileged moms and babies.

Worldwide 15 million babies are born prematurely every year and premature birth is the leading cause of death in children under the age of five worldwide. World Prematurity Day on November 17 raises awareness of this serious health crisis.

Details are as follows:

Date: Friday, 17 November 2017

Venue: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum

Time: 17:30

 

Mom’s Talk Workshop

In the same vein, the Nelson Mandela Art Museum is hosting a Mom’s Talk by Leah Hughes, founder of Gentle Breastfeeding Support, for new and expectant moms.  The topic is The Art of Being a Mom: Breastfeeding, pre-birth planning and the first few days of motherhood. Moms are welcome to arrive from 9:30 and the talk will commence at 10:00.  Babies are most welcome and the venue is pram friendly and has facilities for changing nappies.

 

Details are as follows:

Date: Saturday, 18 November 2017

Time: 09:30 for 10:00

Venue: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum

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Issued on behalf of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality by Media Management Officer Kupido Baron (082 780 2726 / 041 506 1500 / kbaron@mandelametro.gov.za / @kupidobaron). 

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