Category Archives: CLICK TO SEE CONTENT

Verge award for winter for 2018 – 2019 year

Springside road runs parallel to the rail line through Hillcrest – I have been told that the road was the original site of the rail  – but not too sure – maybe some historian can enlighten me. At 45 Springside … Continue reading

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The recycling centre gets spruced up; thanks to Margaret & Vukani

Margaret Vorwerg and Vukani Cele spent the day cleaning the recycling centre site and planting it up – it now looks really beautiful. Many thanks to the workers! The recycling site is a much visited place and it is encouraging … Continue reading

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Keep Durban Beautiful AGM

The 38th AGM of the Keep Durban Beautiful Association – now called the Clean Communities Association – was held on 26 June 2018 at Megawatt Park in Springfield. The attendees are all passionate about keeping Durban beautiful and litter free … Continue reading

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Kind hearted and generous – thank you Stuart

In March this year two young people were captured on the CCTV dumping a broken orange chair – hideous – and numerous boxes filled with garden rubbish as well as a bag of foam rubber chips at the Keep Hillcrest … Continue reading

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Our water-scarce country – and what can we do?

The following is an extract from a document by Lianne Greeff of EcoDoc Africa. South Africa: Thirsty alien trees in a water scarce country GeaSphere and EcoDoc have just launched a report by Liane Greeff of EcoDoc Africa, “Thirsty alien … Continue reading

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Generous donation of gravel to the Hillcrest recycling centre by Brett Weyer of Botha’s Hill Build It – thank you!

The development of deep pot holes at the recycling centre due to possibly heavy traffic and heavy rain did not go unnoticed by Barbara & Daryll who kindly sourced a donation of crushed gravel. KHBA is very grateful to Brett … Continue reading

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Park in Elizabeth Road, Westriding – a jewel in our area

The park in Elizabeth Road that was adopted by Keep Hillcrest Beautiful is being well maintained by the Westriding Neighbourhood Watch. Thanks to WRNW. The trees planted by KHBA are still going strong and were given a handful of “bounce” … Continue reading

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