Monthly Archive: September, 2011

No quick fix for the Sand River bridge

There is no quick fix for the Sand River Bridge as the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process is going to take a long time. This was revealed this morning by Marius Keyser, senor… Continue reading

Reaction to TV programme on nuclear at Thyspunt

By Bev Mortimer All sections of the St Francis community that is divided on the issue of a nuclear power staion being built at Thyspunt lauded the airing of a Thyspunt documentary on… Continue reading

Crafters market at PE Art Centre

Crafters in the Eastern Cape have been given a great opportunity to market and sell their handmade crafts at artEC (EPSAC, Community art Centre). The centre is currently embracing and paying tribute to… Continue reading

Bok supporters in St Francis Bay

St Francis Chronicle’s roving photographer captured these photos taken this weekend , showing St Francis Bay ‘s rugby supporters  before and during the World Cup Rugby match between the Springboks and Wales.    … Continue reading

Car plunges into Kowie River

A car plunged into the Kowie River at Port Alfred in the early hours of this morning. Port Alfred NSRI crew members raced to to the river following reports of  people trapped inside… Continue reading

2011 Earthwave Beach Festival postponed

 Despite substantial support from surfers, the public, media and a handful of product sponsors, organisers of the Guinness World Record attempt for the ‘most surfers riding the same wave’ have been forced to… Continue reading

Muni fast tracking pothole repairs

By Bev Mortimer Kouga Municipality’s road repair project has made great strides recently to fix the nastiest sections of the town’s potholes. The section between Harbour Road and the tennis courts along St Francis… Continue reading

Free entry to national game parks next week

Visitors to Addo Elephant National Park will get in for free next week in celebration of SA National Parks Week. South African National Parks (SANParks), the country’s body charged with the management of national… Continue reading

Pothole pot plant in Cape St Francis

It had to happen!! Someone with a sense of humour planted a plant in a pothole in this tiny Eastern Cape village today. The unusual gardening activities were carried out at the first… Continue reading

Beyrick de Vries is Vic Bay’s Junior champion

An elated top seed Beyrick De Vries was crowned the Billabong Pro Junior Vic Bay Champion for 2011. Having consistently posted huge scores all weekend, charging the heavy surf and wowing the judges… Continue reading