Monthly Archive: January, 2012

St Francis Bay pothole repairs update

The pothole team has completed potholes repairs Palamos Road in Santareme and will start on Lyme Road North and South. According to Nigel Aitken the supervisor for the municipal pothole repair project, it… Continue reading

Man dies after shark attack at Port St Johns

A man savagely bitten by a shark at Port St Johns this afternoon died from his wounds. He was rushed to a local clinic in a critical condition after sustaining multiple and traumatic… Continue reading

NSRI evacuates JBay fisherman having seizures

An ill fisherman having seizures was evacuated off a chokka fishing boat offshore of St Francis Bay today by the town’s volunteer NSRI crew. Marc May, NSRI St Francis Bay station commander, said… Continue reading

Baited shark fishing lines 1 km offshore St Francis Bay

(By Bev Mortimer) In a shock announcement it has been revealed that 3 kms of  baited fishing lines have been found just 1 km off of St Francis Bay’s popular beaches. The shark… Continue reading

Rotary St Francis Bay seeks charities and causes to support

St Francis Bay Rotary Club is looking for charities and causes to support this year. The club has started planning activities and selecting new projects for this year. Anyone in the region, who… Continue reading

45 year-old man dies from heart attack on chokka boat

NSRI St Francis Bay assisted in retrieving the body of man who died of a heart attack on board a chokka boat off-shore of Oyster Bay, St Francis, this morning. Marc May, NSRI… Continue reading

Sharks seen at three St Francis beaches today – update

A shark was spotted at Hulett’s beach, St Francis Bay, this morning and at Cape St Francis  beach. A shark was also spotted at 5.10 pm today at Anne Avenue. Kouga law enforcement… Continue reading

No mercy for unauthorised expenditure – MEC

The Eastern Cape Local Government and Traditional Affairs will have no mercy for any financial irregularities. This warning was stressed this afternoon in a press release issued by MEC, Mlibo Qoboshiyane. The release that urges… Continue reading

Cape Town man drowns in Cape St Francis today

A 50 year-old man from Cape Town drowned  about 100m offshore of the Cape St Francis Lighthouse today. The man on holiday in St Francis Bay with his family, had been snorkelling (free diving… Continue reading

Sarah Baum takes home the silver for SA

Sarah Baum claimed the silver medal in the Women’s division as Team South Africa finished sixth on the final day of the historic ISA China Cup on Hainan Island in China earlier today.… Continue reading