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GRA newsletter March 7th 2021

Please click the link to read the full newsletter :https://mailchi.mp/3d067033ebe0/gra-newsletter-march-2021 In this edition of the GRA newsletter :Update on GRA activitiesMembership fees due for 2021Continuation of Municipal Planning Tribunal regarding multi-story development (Gleneagles/Barry Hertzog) 12.03.2021Greening UpdateHeritage committee – important information about building plansSecurity News and invite to save the date for Online Greenside Security meeting…

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Polyphagous Shothole Borer

Our tree canopy is under threat, and Greenside trees, like those in our neighbouring suburbs are already infested with PSHB. The GRA has undertaken to spread awareness of the extent of this problem, to share important information and to work with all other stakeholders to start finding solutions to this crisis. As a start we…

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Appeal : Greenside and Emmarentia Residents Associations November 2020

Working together to protect our suburbs Dear Greenside and Emmarentia residents and business owners We are once more under siege! In 2014/2015, you, in your numbers (2479 of you in total), vehemently objected to the proposed multi-story development on Gleneagles/ Barry Hertzog. This development, in its current form, will extremely negatively affect the residential and…

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CPF meeting 26.10.2020- GRA, SAPS Parkview, JMPD and City of Johannesburg

The Greenside Residents Association would like to thank SAPS Parkview, JMPD and the City of Johannesburg land use management department for meeting with us on Monday 26 October. We had a very useful discussion regarding the many law enforcement issues that have long plagued the Greenside business node. These included security issues, dangerous driving, problems…

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Rezoning application – from residential 1 to business 1 to allow for a restaurant, Erf 225, 49 Greenfield Rd : October 2020

PLEASE SUBMIT ANY OBJECTIONS BY 6pm on TUESDAY 20th October 2020 (details below) An application has been made for the Residential 1 zoning of erf 225 Greenside (49 Greenfield Rd) to be amended and title deed restrictions to be removed to allow for the development of a ground floor restaurant with 3 dwelling units above…

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Giving for Mandela Day 2020

Once again, we are overwhelmed by the kindness and generosity of our Greenside Community. With your help, and led by Bianca Albertini, the GRA were able to fill hungry tummies on Mandela day. (A special thank you to Natasha for the donation of delicious chicken akhni.) We have delivered: Chicken stew, chicken akhni, butternut soup,…

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Zoning application – Consent use for a Petrol station, Erf 211 cnr Gleneagles and Greenway : March 2020

PLEASE SUBMIT ANY OBJECTIONS BY 8pm on TUESDAY 17th March 2020 (details below) An application has been made for the Business 1 zoning of erf 211 Greenside (120 Greenway) to be amended to allow for the development of a full petrol station, with additional retail, operating 24 hours, 7 days a week, on the corner…

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GRA membership 2020

In order to support the work of the GRA we ask all Greenside households to contribute an eft of the annual fee for 2020 of R450 (reduced rates for pensioners of R225) This helps us keep going and fund our various projects including community building and clean up programmes, our communication and information sharing channels,…

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Welcome to Greenside

We are lucky to live in a beautiful leafy suburb, with a vibrant diverse community. There are always challenges to living in an older suburb and a complex growing city. In order to keep our suburb healthy and green and sustainable and a happy place to call our home, residents need to be active citizens…

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Stronger and safer together

Members of the Greenside Resident’s Association are planning to launch a groundswell security initiative in the form of a block-watch community, pioneered by concerned citizens. The initiative is called Emmarentia Greenside Community Patroller (EGCP) and aims to organise volunteers across these two neighbouring areas, and concentrate vigilance and mobilise them to respond to security incidents.…

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Caring for

Our environment

  • Greening
  • Roads
  • Polyphagous Shothole Borer

Our living space

  • Heritage
  • Security
  • Development and Land uses

Our community

  • Community building
  • Connecting
  • Business liaison

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