Lift-off for R17m Chatty centre

READY TO GO: Ward councillor Mbongeni Bungane, centre, Pro Khaya Construction representative Ebrahim Smith, and architect Gillian Adendorff check documents on the planned community centre to be built at Chatty. Picture: BRIAN WITBOOI
READY TO GO: Ward councillor Mbongeni Bungane, centre, Pro Khaya Construction representative Ebrahim Smith, and architect Gillian Adendorff check documents on the planned community centre to be built at Chatty. Picture: BRIAN WITBOOI

A NEW beacon of hope is set to emerge from a pothole-filled dirt road amid fields of rubbish in Chatty, Port Elizabeth.

Residents, council officials, architects and builders attended a ceremony to turn the soil of a multi-purpose centre in the city’s northern areas.

Ward Councillor Mbongeni Bungane is optimistic, but believes it should only be a start.

“As communities grow, the government must make provision for the people. This is a relocation area.

“We are not happy with the gap between local government and provincial authorities,” he said. – Jerome Cornelius

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