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Another vehicle bites the dust at the Sand River bridge

This Isuzu bakkie was found at the Sand River temporary bridge early this morning, 19 April 2015. There were no passengers around when these photos were taken. Many vehicles have suffered the same fate since… Continue reading

Thyspunt sand for St Francis Bay’s beach?

Placing 6.5 million cubic meters of sand from the Thyspunt excavation site onto St Francis Bay’s beach has been proposed as a solution to protect St Francis Bay’s homes from the rough seas.… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle April 2015 edition is now online

  The April 2015  print edition of the St Francis Chronicle – a free community newspaper in the Eastern Cape of Southern Africa – is now online for readers across Southern Africa who… Continue reading

AIP condemns attacks on foreigners

The Association of Independent Publishers (AIP) condemns the senseless attacks on our brothers and sisters. “The attacks on our mothers and fathers are a shame that will haunt us for a long time,”… Continue reading

Xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals “unacceptable” – African Union

Washington DC, USA – 15 April 2015: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has described the attacks of foreign nationals in the province of KwaZulu Natal in South… Continue reading

Opening of PE’s newest and biggest shopping centre – Baywest Mall on 21 May 2015

Load shedding for the next two years – Minister

While calling on South African residents to use electricity sparingly as winter approaches Public Enterprises Minister, Lynne Brown, said today, 15 April, that load shedding will be with the country for the next… Continue reading

Twenty municipalities with arrear accounts to have electricity interrupted

Eskom is set to stop electricity supply to those municipalities that have their accounts in arrears from 5 June 2014. This is because at the end of March the total municipal arrear debt… Continue reading

Change of management a Port St Francis Restaurant

  Dewald Hurter, Executive Chef at Chez Patrick will leave Restaurant Chez Patrick in Port St Francis to take up a new career in Port Elizabeth in April. The restaurant will close on… Continue reading

Family of six cut off by swollen river at Hankey rescued by NSRI

 NSRI Jeffreys Bay today rescued a family with two  ill children who were trapped at a Hankey camping site following the flooding of the Berg River. The mother, father, grandmother, a 10 year-old… Continue reading