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A reminder to all Greensiders to pay their 2023 annual subscription to the GRA. Membership fees have been kept very low – it is just over R1.36 a day per household to belong. So please join and help us help Greenside. The membership fee for 2023 is R500 per household (or R550 if you would like your own personal…

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Rezoning application 22 Gleneagles Rd – ERF 1317 Greenside

An application has been made for rezoning and removal of title deed restrictions for this property which is situated at 20-22 Gleneagles Rd. For details on how to submit an objection (these must be emailed by the close of business on TUESDAY July 4th 2023) please see details below. There are residential properties next door…

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On Thursday 9 March the Greenside Residents Association (GRA) hosted its Annual General Meeting at Greenside High School. The AGM is an opportunity for the GRA to engage with the community and residents, share updates on issues that the GRA is dealing with and unveil the major projects that the GRA will be focusing on…

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The Greenside Residents Association expresses our grateful thanks to the following organisations, businesses and individuals who contributed to the success of the GRA Annual General Meeting on March 9th 2023: Azhar Cassim of the Sunny Shell , 237 Barry Hertzog Ave) who donated Debonairs pizzas and Vida Caffe cappucinos Jack’s Bagels Greenside (14 Gleneagles Rd…

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Petition regarding negative impacts of illegal business activities in the Greenside “business node”

Please find attached a copy of the summary of the results and comments generated by an online petition, signed by 470 residents of Greenside in August 2022, regarding the negative impacts on the suburb of illegal business activities and violations of liquor licences and land-use/ building control laws by some venues operating on Gleneagles Rd…

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UPDATE : Municipal Planning Tribunal decision (January 2022) Barry Hertzog/ Gleneagles Multi-story Development

The Municipal Planning Tribunal (MPT) of the City of Johannesburg has released its decision on the application on Erven 1098-1104 Emmarentia Ext 1.The Emmarentia Residents’ Association (ERA) and the Greenside Residents’ Association (GRA), along with many other interested parties and an unprecedented 2 479 residents objected to this development application back in November 2015. The…

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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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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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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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Water Pipes replacement project : problem logging

💦Please use this link supplied by the ward councillor to log any remaining issues regarding the water pipe replacement project in Greenside 💦 💦 Use this snag list for any outstanding issues including meter leaks & incomplete installations, pavement & driveway reinstatement’s etc. 💦 https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLSeOfpmOx_DTFb4oGK…/viewform

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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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