Wilderness NSRI helps horse trapped on an island

NSRI Wilderness duty crew yesterday assisted in the rescue of a horse trapped on an island on the Hoogekraal River, near to Karatara in the Wilderness.  The horse was missing for two days… Continue reading

St Patrick’s fund raising event a big success

The St Patrick’s evening held at Chez Patrick turned out to be such a wonderful evening.  Many guests said it was one of the best nights ever spent in St Francis. The evening was held… Continue reading

Gamtoos-JBay road re-opens

The R102 from the Gamtoos Bridge (Mondplaas) to Jeffreys Bay has been re-opened . Firefighters are still at the scene but report that the fire is now under control. This section of the… Continue reading

News Flash!! News Flash!! JBay road from Gamtoos closed owing to fire

The R102 between Mondplaas (the Gamtoos bridge) and Jeffreys Bay has been closed to traffic due to a massive veld fire raging between the N2 and R102 towards the sea.  The N2 was… Continue reading

NSRI Still Bay saved 7 crew before boat sank

Last night NSRI Still Bay volunteer sea rescue duty saved the lives of seven crewmen just five minutes before the commercial fishing boat  sank  44 kms offshore,  The boat Danella II was going… Continue reading

Repo rate remains unchanged at 5%

The Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has kept the repo rate unchanged at 5%, Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus said today, 20 March 2013.  “The MPC has decided to keep the repurchase… Continue reading

All South African businesses will have to register

The South African government has begun a process requiring everyone doing business in the country, including all foreigners legally able to run a business in the country, to register their business activities.  This… Continue reading

SA’s top young surfers at JBay this weekend

South Africa’s best surfers are headed for the RVCA Junior Surf Series at Jeffreys Bay this weekend Nearly 100 of South Africa’s best young surfers aged 20-and-under are heading for the surfing Mecca… Continue reading

Suspects arrested for yesterday’s Santareme house robbery

Two suspects, aged 16 and 29 years-old were arrested in St Francis Bay at about 10 pm last night and charged with house robbery (with assault).  It is alleged that a 77-year-old male… Continue reading

Danger of stray cattle on Hankey Road

Motorists are warned to stay alert and drive with caution  between Humansdorp and Hankey as there are stray cattle wandering on the road. This follows a veld fire along this R330 road over the past… Continue reading