Emmarentia Residents Association info@era.org.za (000) 111-1111

Spring makeover 20 October 2018

7:30 am – 12:00 pm ERA needs your help to pull out invasive weeds, cut back trees, bushes, secure paths so they don’t become dongas and generally give the dog-walking section of Emmarentia park a spring makeover. Meet at Orange… Read More

Pensioners are urged to reapply for their pensioner rebates to be reinstated

Dear Residents Are you a pensioner who owns a property?Remember the end of September The implementation of the City of Joburg’s 2018 General Valuation Roll requires all pensioner property owners to re-apply for their pensioner rates rebate. Qualifying pensioners… Read More

Domestic workers watch revived

ERA has revived the monthly domestic workers watch meetings from September 26th to December 2018. Open to all domestic workers in Emmarentia, the meetings will cover various issues. The meetings will take place at the Emmarentia Sailing Club… Read More

City taking steps to minimise the shot hole borer

The City is responding to the outbreak and is pleading with residents to inform them of any suspected infected tree, particularly trees in public spaces. For more details read here: https://www.joburg.org.za/media_/MediaStatements/Pages/2018%20Press%20Releases/City-taking-steps-to-minimize-the-impact-of-the-Polyphagous-Shot-Hole-Borer.aspx How can you help? The city has now… Read More

Do you use the Gautrain regularly and would you like the Gautrain bus to add Emmarentia to its route?

Gautrain Bus Demand Survey provides opportunity for both current and potential Gautrain passengers that would like to use Gautrain bus from their point of origin to the station and from the station to their final destination. The data will… Read More

ERA wants to record Emmarentia’s history

We want to interview people who have lived in Emmarentia for a long time. We’d like to hear those long ago stories and the more recent ones that have changed the face of our suburb. If you’d like… Read More

Walk the Talk 22 July – road closures, residents’ permits

Walk the Talk hits Marks Park on 22 July. For details of road closures, residents’ permits etc please check here: http://era.org.za/event/walk-the-talk/ 

Opening hours of Emmarentia Park – Your views needed

Over the last few months there have been a number of muggings and thefts and attempted thefts of cellphones in the dog part of the Botanical Gardens. ERA has been engaging with City Parks as well as CAP… Read More

Juma/Jura races – Marks Park June 2-3

Juma / Jura Races Just a reminder of these races on June 2-3. Please check this link to find out which roads are closed in Emmarentia and when:  http://www.joziadventure.co.za/jura-residents-info/ The race starts and finishes at Marks Park Contact race… Read More

Beware the shot hole borer

There is an outbreak of polyphagous shot hole borer (PHSB), which is the host of Fusarium euwallacea fungus in the City of Johannesburg. For now the affected areas are Craighall Park, Illovo, Parkview, Sandton and Houghton but will… Read More