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Bellamont Forest Cleanup – Join us!

Bellamont Forest Cleanup – Join us!

Join the the eMdloti UIP for a cleanup of the forest up Bellamont Road on the morning of Saturday 21 September 2019 from 9:00 to 10:30 am…

Stormwater System Upgrade

Stormwater System Upgrade

The current construction works opposite the commercial centre is an upgrade to the stormwater reticulation system, which will lead to the Sweetwater stream on the beach.

Annual Vehicle Access Disc Registration

Annual Vehicle Access Disc Registration

Please complete the online form and state the number of access discs you would require. This information will be updated and collated accordingly.The discs will be collected on behalf of members who have registered…

Rocky Shore Exploration & Book Launch

Rocky Shore Exploration & Book Launch

Join us with Drs Judy and Bruce Mann for a Rocky Shore Exploration and their book launch on Sunday 29 September 2019 at 08:30 for 09:00. Dr Judy Mann will give a 15-minute talk about the book ‘Animals of the Rocky Shores’ and then we will walk to the rocks at 09:30, break into groups and explore for a few hours during the lowest tide of 09:59…

Notice: Membership Fee Increase

A letter regarding the membership fee increase was emailed to all eMdloti UIP members. Should you have missed the email, you can access….

Monkey-proof Bins on Trial

Monkey-proof Bins on Trial

Two versions of recycled plastic ‘monkey-proof’ litter bins (from different suppliers) will shortly be trialled: One outside Sandbar and the other in front of the Umdloti Commercial Centre. These bins have been designed at our request…

Sibaya Coastal Precinct Development & the partners involved

Sibaya Coastal Precinct Development & the partners involved

The Sibaya Coastal Precinct is a development with many different organisational structures and parties having different roles and responsibilities. The following brief description is an attempt to ensure that we have a shared understanding of the project and speak the same language. The development above Umdloti is under permanent scrutiny and the ratepayers’ interests are well protected. This is a guideline to who answers to what questions…

Patrick Bean: Proud eMdlotian & Eco-Warrior

Patrick Bean: Proud eMdlotian & Eco-Warrior

We have decided to run a series of short ‘Bio’s’ about people who have a long history with Umdloti as a place, their passion for our village, the conservation of our coastal forest and marine resources, their compassion and humanitarian outreach. They have set a fine example over many years and are now ready to pass on the baton. In this issue we are meeting up with Dr Pat Bean…

Smart Security Village Update

Smart Security Village Update

Funds for the launch of the two/three-month investigation phase have mostly been collected. Our thanks to the community-spirited donors, who will be formally recognized later. Task Team representatives inspected two BeSecure sites in Westville and Cowies Hill…

Umdloti Village Born a ‘Township’

Umdloti Village Born a ‘Township’

Umdloti Village had its origins in a “township” called Bellamont Estate that was formed in 1895. In approximately 1905, Johannesburg property speculator, Sam Bacon, spotted an advertisement in a Johannesburg newspaper. Being an adventurous type, he bought a number of “plots” – sites unseen…