Massive sea rescue in South Africa

One of the largest sea rescue exercises to ever take place in South African waters occurred yesterday morning (12 March) after the fully laden passenger cruise ship COSTALOT ran aground off-shore of Mouille… Continue reading

Kelly Slater takes Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast

11X ASP World Champion Kelly Slater of Florida, USA (pictured) won the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast defeating reigning ASP World Champion and local favourite Joel Parkinson (AUS) at Kirra on the Gold Coast… Continue reading

Frenchman escapes rip currents

A 52 year-old Frenchman, Sivihan Carim, on holiday in South Africa was lucky to reach shore after being swept out to sea by rip-currents while swimming with a friend at Flat Rock in the Wilderness.… Continue reading

Energy minister to open wind farm at Oyster Bay

Minister of Energy Dipuo Peters will break ground at the R2-billion Red Cap Kouga Wind Farm project at Oyster Bay in the Eastern Cape this Friday, 15 March. The 32-turbine wind farm is… Continue reading

What to do in St Francis over Easter holidays 2013

 By Bev Mortimer (Copyright) There is a wide variety of things to do in St Francis over the holidays. When you’re tired of sun tanning or the weather is miz there are plenty… Continue reading

Mexican supergrom to compete at JBay this month

Mexican surfing supergrom, Sebastian Williams, 12, could impress South Africa’s top junior surfers when he competes in the  RVCA Junior Series in Jeffreys Bay from 22-24 March. On his first trip to  South… Continue reading

Travis just short of place in Quiksilver Pro Quarters

  Travis Logie (ZAF) fell just short of advancing to the Quarterfinals after losing to Matt Wilkinson (AUS) in an all goofy-footer battle in Round 5 of the Quiksilver Pro today.© ASP/Will H-S 

St Francis Chronicle March 2013 edition now online

Get all the current local news in the March 2013 edition of St Francis Chronicle – now out in Kouga and PE shops, including your favourite local towns in St Francis – and now online… Continue reading

Best summer property sales in years

This summer has seen the best property sales in St Francis for a few years, with well over R100m in sales, including many properties sold for more than R4m. There have been sales… Continue reading

Haywire moves shop to St Francis Drive

Haywire Electrical has moved to St Francis Village. The new premises are lovely and bright with parking facilities in front on the street side of the Village Square and SuperSpar . Gerrie Botha… Continue reading