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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.

Third year of Colchester Development Run promises excitement

Organisers of the third edition of the Colchester Development Run, taking place tomorrow morning, reckons that competition will be fierce and loads of fun will be had.

Michael Mbambani, Sponsorship Liaison Officer of Eastern Province Athletics, said: "Ultimately local communities are encouraged to participate in races like these. However, we expect palpable excitement at the starting line for both the 5km Family Run and the 10 km run as prize money and lucky draws are up for grabs.

"We are proud of the history and growth of the Colchester run over the past years and believe that, although the annual Cape Town marathon that is taking place on Sunday does attract a number of PE athletes, and even in the absence of our marathon team, the event will still be competitive and well supported,” Mbambani said.

The first prize winners for the 10 km men and women are walking away with R2 000, R1 500 for the second prize and R1 000 for the third athlete across the finish line. The first junior walks away with R500, the second R300 and the third finisher with R200. 

T-shirts will be given to the first 200 entrants.

The 10km race for men and women starts at 07:00 under the Mackay Bridge Angling Club in Colchester and the 5km fun run half an hour later.


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

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