Monthly Archive: August, 2011

Sand River bridge update – all fine, bridge still open

Came back from PE today and crossed the bridge at 1 pm. River is flowing swiftly through the outflow pipes and there is a steady amount of water gushing down from the Links… Continue reading

The Sand River is not closing at 12 pm

Rumours have been running wild in St Francis today with phones belonging to the Kouga municipality, to members of the disaster management team and those of St Francis Chronicle running off the hook with queries… Continue reading

Thyspunt nuclear power station – a fait accompli?

Attendees at a meeting with senior Eskom officials this week say they were left with no doubt a nuclear site at Thypsunt is a fait accompli. Asked if the establishment of Thyspunt was… Continue reading

All water restrictions lifted in Kouga

All water restrictions in the Kouga municipal area were lifted from 1 August 2011. This follows the announcement by the Nelson Mandela Metro Municipality that it was lifting its punitive water restrictions from… Continue reading

Hunting dogs nearly take out bushbuck

An alert guard saved the life of a bushbuck yesterday after two hunting dogs attacked it. The dogs hunting on the road to Rebelsrus would have killed  the bushbuck ram if the guard had not chased them… Continue reading

How St Francis potholes can be brought under control

Today three people demonstrated to the St Francis Bay community how the plague of potholes can be brought under control using a bitumen water-based solution. Recognised by SANRAL and municipalities countrywide, the product… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle print edition is now out

Stop Press!! Stop Press!! St Francis Chronicle, your free monthly community newspaper (August 2011 print edition) for St Francis Bay, Cape St Francis and environs  is now out and available at various shops in… Continue reading

We fix our own potholes!

The St Francis pothole repair project plans to raise money to fix as many of the potholes in St Francis streets as possible before the December holidays. “Right now our roads are not… Continue reading

Anything that floats race and trail walks this long weekend

Beginners and recreational paddlers will have great fun in the ‘Tupperware Race” this long weekend. Similar to the popular Old Year’s Eve ‘anything that floats’ race on 31 December each year, this 3 km mini… Continue reading

JBay youngsters give great performances in PE Surf series

Emma Smith and Steven Sawyer delivered stellar performances during the BloodScan Africa Surf Series, Port Elizabeth The third leg of the series was fiercely contested yesterday at the Pipe, Port Elizabeth, with the Eastern… Continue reading