New St Francis Bay DIY Hardware Store

Diane and Bob Harcus have opened a new hardware store in the St Francis Bay Village area. The spanking Bay Hardware DIY Store is situated on the ground floor of the Village Square… Continue reading

Mandela responding well to treatment

President Jacob Zuma today visited former President Nelson Mandela in hospital, where he received a briefing from the former statesman’s doctors indicating continuous improvement in his condition.  “Madiba is stable and we are… Continue reading

Thieves steal 3 kms of cabling

Electricity and water alert for Humansdorp An urgent call goes to residents of Humansdorp to use water sparingly today. Cable thieves stole about 3km of electrical cabling during early morning hours, leaving the… Continue reading

203 rhino poached since January 2013

A total of 203 rhinos have been poached in South Africa since the beginning of the year, says the Department of Environmental Affairs.  The latest data on rhino poaching in the country reveals… Continue reading

Deep sea fishing patrols resume this month

Deep-sea fishing patrols by the fisheries branch are expected to resume later this month, April 2013,  following the signing of an agreement with a local shipyard to carry out urgent repairs on its… Continue reading

NSRI emergency call-outs this Easter weekend

Shelly Beach, KZN-Natal South Coast:  On Friday, 29 March, NSRI Shelly Beach volunteer sea rescue duty crew were activated at noon to assist the Dive Charter Boat Aqua Planet which after going over… Continue reading

Samuel L Jackson’s secret new mansion at St Francis Links

St Francis Bay is set to become the playground of friends of Samuel L Jackson now that this mega film star is said to have bought a luxurious mansion on the St Francis… Continue reading

Fixing St Francis Bay’s roads in progress

Work commenced this week to re-tar the bad areas on St Francis Drive damaged in last year’s floods. Municipal road repairers started from the Port end of St Francis Drive. The section closest… Continue reading

NSRI’s Easter safety tips

The NSRI says this month’s second Spring Tide peaked with the full moon on  26 March, The effects of this Spring Tide will be felt around the coast from now until after this Easter… Continue reading

Improvements on going to St Francis Bay

                    All articles edited or written, all photos taken plus all adverts designed by the Editor and printed in the St Francis Chronicle are… Continue reading