Category Archives: Old Main Road

M13 offramp – a much needed weeding – not done yet!

Today Vukani and Thokozane worked on the weed infested garden at the M13 offramp into Hillcrest. It is an area that unfortunately has not been maintained by the adoptee and so KHBA staff had to step in. It is not … Continue reading

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A misconception about Keep Hillcrest Beautiful Association [KHBA]

Reponses to my letter of appeal for R100 PER YEAR from indivisuals and R500 PER YEAR FROM CORPORATES have made me realise that one basic misconception exists: viz. MOST THINK THAT KHBA IS SUBSIDISED BY THE METRO! THIS IS NOT … Continue reading

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Keep Hillcrest Beautiful working hard

Our Association has the mandate to maintain certain verges in Hillcrest. One of these is outside the taxi rank in Inanda Road. Since Zuki and Song have been on leave for 3 weeks over December and January added to the … Continue reading

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Weeding/maintenance in Hillcrest CBD

The flanking road outside the AIDS centre and Cube House is an area that is mantianed and weeded by KHBA workers Zuki and Song. Their workrate is phenomenol and the photograph is testimony to our committment to KEEPING HILLCREST BEAUTIFUL. … Continue reading

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Appeal to community & businesses

APPEAL BY The Keep Hillcrest Beautiful Association [KHBA] is making an appeal for assistance from business and the community in Hillcrest. Contact mmitchell@tiscali.co.za. Further information on khba.org.za. Following KHBA’s 14 years of successful operation in maintaining a pristine environment in … Continue reading

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Adopt-a-Spot = new appointment – Joshua Tree Landscapes

Keep Hillcrest Beautiful Association is very happy that Joshua Tree Landscapes have adopted a spot in Hillcrest. Their area in the flanking road outside Hyundai motors – parallel to Old Main Road. Today Nqobilo Mazeka erected the sign in the … Continue reading

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Generous donors of plants – thank you!

There are numerous generous people in Hillcrest who regularly donate plants to Keep Hillcrest Beautiful Association and they should be acknowledged I believe – Most of the plants/shrubs on the verges maintained by KHBA and our hard workers Zuki and … Continue reading

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Entrance “monument” beautified

Cheryl Dunlop is the artist who painted the Erythrina flower onto a tile. Thank you so much Cheryl. Margaret and Lindsay Vorwerg attached the tile and painted the background  – thank you! The entrance “monument” is now beautiful  –

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Good Green Deed by Curro School Environmental Group on behalf of Keep Hillcrest Beautiful Association

A great Good Green Deed initiative was begun by Kayla Sankey and the team from Curro School. They spent 2 hours picking up litter in Hillcrest streets and filled 14 bags on two hours. They are setting a great example … Continue reading

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Centre median of Old Main Rd. in Hillcrest cleaned and weeded by Keep Hillcrest Beautiful Association’s Songezile Nathaza

The centre median is not part of the KHBA mandate but it was not looking good. Last week Songezile working on his own – [Zukisane was ill] – weeded and cleaned up the centre median. The paving needs to be … Continue reading

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