Melville Mardi Gras Proposal

Dear Melville Residents,   The MRA was approached a month ago by Oxygen Media about the possibility of hosting a Mardi Gras event in Melville. Oxygen Media met with MRA volunteers online and pitched the project to obtain a letter of ‘non-objection’ from the Committee. A concept note was then sent to a volunteer, and the volunteer sent it on to the Committee and other volunteers.   The MRA Committee […]


Startlight Classic Evenings at Country Club Johannesburg

We have received the following notification from the Country Club Johannesburg. Please take note of the soundcheck, rehearsals & event this coming weekend. Any queries/feedback can be directed via their website at City of Johannesburg – Noise Exemption Certificate   Dear Neighbour, Rand Merchant Bank’s Annual Starlight Classic’s evenings involving the Johannesburg Festival Orchestra and a number of other musical performers will be held at the Club’s Auckland Park […]


Melville Walk Tour with Nel

Nel is at it again! Come join the #MyMelville Walk Tour and discover the history, the magic of our Melville!


Melville Precinct Plan 2017: Update

A quick overview of the Precinct Plan & next steps.   — images supplied by Denver Hendricks  (Urbansoup)


MRA Statement re: JDA Public meeting - Melville / UJ Precinct Plan

If you care about Melville and wish to avoid exclusion from participation as was experienced with Boulevard, Campus Square and 27 Boxes, we urge you to attend the Johannesburg Development Agency’s public meeting at 27 Boxes on Tuesday, 02 May at 18h00. Described as “part of (the) local stakeholder engagement process”, notices inviting residents and the public to attend the meeting have been posted on all Melville sites. In February, […]


Melville Walking Tour!

Come and join the #MyMelville Walking Tour on Sunday 26 February 2017 at 13:45. Come and discover the magic of Melville together with its rich history! Book now, limited space available!


Paint Recycling with Top Paints Melville

  Reminder! – The first ever Top Paints Melville recycling day will be this Friday 25 November 2016.  


Public Meeting: Displaced people in our suburbs

” Dear All PUBLIC MEETING Displaced people in our suburbs The clean-up of George Lea Park has highlighted the presence of displaced people living in parks and other open spaces in our suburbs. The City’s new administration would like to hear residents’ views on how best to deal with concerns that have been raised. Councillors and other community leaders will provide updates and solicit advice at a public meeting. Have […]


Moshito Street Music Festival

The 13th Annual Moshito Music Conference and Exhibition takes place from 7 to 10 September 2016. This year’s theme ‘Censored: When the Revolution Could Not be Televised’ recognises the artistic voices who appropriate their message through songs and bring the plight of the marginalised people to the attention of the State, for the world to know. The theme speaks to the fact that music can act as an unsolicited yet […]


MRA AGM 2016: Agenda

Dear Residents,   Please find below a copy of the AGM’s Agenda (Draft) for Saturday: AGM Draft Agenda General Update by Chair Financials New portfolios (Land Use & Assistance with Liquor Licence) Heritage New SAPS Station Commander (TBC) New Councillor – Bridget Steer Committee voting (New MRA Committee members) Q&A Vumatel representative Q&A