Norwood residents get first-hand preview of Grant Avenue Precinct Plan

Norwood residents got a first-hand preview of what Grant Avenue could look like in the near future when the JDA put possible interventions for the area to test - on the street - on Sunday, 15 May.

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My Alex 15 tour Newtown Cultural Precinct

The world of the creative sector opened up in exciting new ways for the final 15 participants of the #MyAlex - Youth Perceptions of Place project when they took a tour of the Newtown Cultural Precinct on Tuesday, 10 May.

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Notice of temporary closure on Fuel Road - Westbury pedestrian bridge

Motorists who use Fuel Road, please note that the section of Fuel road between Steytler Road and Hay Avenue will be closed overnight for construction purposes on two upcoming weekends. Read more for dates, times and alternative routes.

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Empire-Perth Corridor development gains momentum

The development of the Perth-Empire Corridor, connecting Soweto with central Johannesburg, is set to step up a gear, with infrastructure spending expected to grow to R300-million in the 2016-17 financial year.

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Tour delegates impressed by fast-evolving Jabulani node

Delegates from the private sector declared themselves impressed by the progress and opportunities on display during the JDA's latest tour of the fast-evolving Jabulani node in Soweto.

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Mayor’s address hails corridors as the ‘new democracy’

Mayor Parks Tau’s State of the City address has emphasised the city’s commitment to the Corridors of Freedom programme which will bring work and amenities closer to all citizens.

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Fuel Road closure alert

Motorists who use Fuel Road, please note that the section of Fuel road between Steytler Road and Hay Avenue will be closed overnight for construction purposes on two consecutive weekends. Read more for dates, times and alternative routes.

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Palestine gets its own Nelson Mandela Square

Joburg Mayor Parks Tau unveiled a statue of Nelson Mandela donated by the city to the people of Palestine as a symbol of solidarity, in Ramallah. The statue was commissioned by the JDA.

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My Alex 15 ready for opportunity to learn and share

The 15 selected participants in the #MyAlex - Youth Perceptions of Place project are gearing up for a month of intense workshopping and Facebooking that will culminate in an exhibition opening on Youth Day, 16 June.

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Launch of 'My Alex - Youth Perceptions of Place'

#MyAlex - Youth Perceptions of Place is an exciting initiative developed by the JDA to engage with youth aged 18-25 on their views of Alexandra. Participants will receive one month of creative sector mentorship and training, culminating in an exhibition which will open on Youth Day 2016.

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