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What value do you place on your family and way of life?

More than half the homeowners and bodies corporate in Umdloti don’t see the value of subscribing to the UIP and UBRRA. After all, we all pay our municipal rates and taxes don’t we? And things seem to be trundling along quite nicely, except for the odd problem like water leaks, sewer overflows, broken street lights, electricity failures, and municipal sanitation strikes…

The cheque is in the post – Really!

First Avenue is often blocked by illegally parked cars, especially over public holidays. Under the auspices of the UIP, First Avenue residents gathered sufficient funds and set up a work party…

Handy Rocky Shore Pocket Book

A little pocket book of KZN rocky shore creatures authored by Drs Bruce and Judy Mann has been published and several of the photographs used in the book were taken here in our conservancy area showing the diversity we have on our rocks…

Urgent Security Meeting Feedback

The eMdloti UIP Emergency Meeting on Wednesday 29 May 2019 has brought about a New Dawn for our little village and the start of great things to come…

Urgent UIP Security Meeting on 29 May 2019

Notice to all eMdloti Community Members: The UIP will be holding an urgent security meeting on Wednesday 29 May 2019 at 6pm at the eMdloti Centre next to the Hardware Store.

Give yourselves a pat on the back!

The provincial environmental department has this week authorised the development of a proposed 10 000 student private tertiary institution at Node 3 of the Sibaya Coastal Precinct (close to the Sibaya Casino), which means it is not coming to Node 6 next to Bellamont Road.This outcome demonstrates how effective a united community can be…

Umdloti Guidelines: Living with Monkeys

Recent incidents in Umdloti have highlighted the long-standing tension between Vervet monkeys and humans. This guideline has been drawn up by the eMdloti UIP to provide residents with information about monkeys and to outline measures that will improve the chances of a relatively peaceful co-existence…

Promoting indigenous planting in Umdloti

eMdloti Urban Improvement Project (UIP) has initiated a campaign to replant indigenous plants and trees in many public spaces within the village. In addition to suburb beaches, accommodation and restaurants, Umdloti Village is the only Coastal Conservancy on the North Coast that offers incredible marine biodiversity bounded by one of the last indigenous coastal forests.Under the direction of Tongaat Hulett Developments, which is developing the huge Sibaya Coastal Precinct above Umdloti Village, the indigenous forest is being cleared of invasive species and will return to its natural pristine state over the coming years…

Notice: Umdloti Community Meeting – Sibaya Node 5 Precinct Plan

As advised in our earlier notice, Tongaat Hulett Developments is to host a community meeting in Umdloti where we can all get a better visual sense of the proposed development at the Village entrance. The information exchange will allow us as a community to make a considered response to THD’s application to have the Precinct Plan approved by the authorities. The deadline for comments is 25 October 2018…

Register NOW For Your Annual Access Discs

It is that time of the year again to register and collect your Residential Access Disc! As you would remember from last year’s registration and collection disc drive, the requirements and procedures have changed considerably…

Coastal Vision: The Green Coast Award

For the Coastal side of our ‘vision’ we are currently working on The Green Coast Award application which will ensure the preservation of our Coastal Conservancy. The Green Flag system is very similar to the Blue Flag award, and therefore has certain criteria that must be adhered to on an ongoing basis to ensure the awarding of the status is maintained. We are working with Durban Green Corridor to have a litter boom erected across the Mdloti River…