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.

  SASSA INFORMATION

URGENT COMMUNICATION – SOCIAL GRANTS PAYMENTS

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The Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) has been tasked with the overall coordination of a communication and stakeholder campaign to inform social grants beneficiaries nationwide of the new grants payment system which will come into place from 1 April 2018.

The department has reported that progress has been made in the development of a hybrid model of grants payments. This is essentially a government led model which, upon completion, will see significant capacity increased in the State to effect social grants payments. Above all, this new approach, while still allowing for necessary cash payments where essential, seeks to move away from cash payment as they place beneficiaries at higher risk but also are very expensive for the State.

Though the municipalities are tasked to communicate the SASSA notice letters to beneficiaries, the SASSA Call Centre remains the central port of call for all information queries related to this critical information campaign. They are on 0800 60 10 11.