Monthly Archive: October, 2011

Sprucing up St Francis Bay before season

Finance is available for tarring of the Sand River Bridge by the Provincial Roads Department later this month. This and other sprucing up, repairing and cleaning of St Francis Bay projects before season… Continue reading

Jordy Smith takes 3rd place in Quiksilver Pro France

South Africa’s Jordy Smith, competing in his first ASP World Tour event since suffering a rib injury in Tahiti in August, was placed third in the Quiksilver Pro France. Stop No. 8 of… Continue reading

St Francis Bay’s Josh Chipps surfs to the semis in SA Junior Champs

Josh Chipps, a surfer from St Francis Bay, made it into the semi finals in the Hurley SA Junior Champs in Durban last week. The Eastern Province Team  were awarded 3rd place. His… Continue reading

Excitement hots up for next month’s MTB Challenge at the Links

Excitement is mounting for the annual exciting Mountain Bike race in St Francis Bay, next month – one of the biggest events of this kind held annually in the Eastern Province. Already many… Continue reading

Australian Davey Cathels wins Junior champs in Bali after SA surfers go out

Davey Cathels (AUS) won the Oakley World Pro Junior Bali in an epic Final battle over Andrew Doheny (US) yesterday. Cathels pocketed USD$25 000 and the lead in the ASP World Junior Title… Continue reading

Coast of Storms and maritime adventures – book by Colin Urquart

 For lovers of the sea, shipwreck tales and the Kouga-Tsitsikamma area, a book just released in time for Christmas, will provide them with fascinating stories of shipping incidents and disasters. From the earliest… Continue reading

Urgent: food, clothing, bedding and building supplies needed for Sea Vista homeless

(Updated: 13 October 2011:) There are about 50 starving, homeless people right now staying at the Sea Vista Community Hall after a fire burnt down their shacks. The fire raced through a section… Continue reading

David’s Birthday party at Flamingo

A crowd of friends and well wishers gathered at Trattoria’s Flamingo Bar, St Francis Bay, on Friday night to wish David Ross a ‘Happy 45th Birthday.’ Owner, Claudia, prepared the most divine and unusual snacks,… Continue reading

Fire razes at least 12 Sea Vista shacks to the ground today

Photos and story: By Bev Mortimer. At least 12 shacks were razed to the ground this afternoon in the Zwelitsha squatter camp at Sea Vista. Quick action by St Francis Bay volunteer fire… Continue reading

Emthonjeni – fountain of life – gospel album released

The dynamic, inspiring Gospel giant and humble singer, composer and writer takes gospel music to another level with the release of 13 tracks Gopsel album titled Emthonjeni- fountain of life. Moses Mahlalela is… Continue reading