Monthly Archive: March, 2012

Angolan refugee on fishing boat dies

The body of a 36 year-old man, believed to be an Angolan refugee, was airlifted from a boat off St Francis Bay today by an SAAF helicopter. The man died before St Francis… Continue reading

Learn to paddle your own canoe…

Paddling for Beginners: Wed 28 March: 5.30pm @ Canal Harbour, Grand Comore. What all aspirant St Francis paddlers have been waiting for: a chance to have a go at paddling. St Francis Paddling… Continue reading

Forthcoming events: 27-31 March 2012

Wednesday 28 March: French Affair at Chez Patrick: Free glass of wine. Mains & Dessert R150 p/p Thursday 29 March: *   Golden Oldies day at Chez Patrick restuarant at the port. 10 % discount at… Continue reading

Levy to prevent canal homes flooding is on hold

Kouga Councillor, Ben Rheeder, questioned the legality of the St Francis Bay Riparian Homeowners Association (SFBRHOA) raising a R10 000 levy without a majority of homeowners consenting. “As a result of Rheeder’s intervention the… Continue reading

Baby dolphin set free by NSRI St Francis Bay

By Bev Mortimer: No job is too big or too small for the NSRI to handle – from diving off helicopoters into freezing seas, from towing yachts in stormy conditions for days, to… Continue reading

Couple tied up, husband stabbed in St Francis Bay home

A St Francis Bay couple were traumatised in the early hours this morning when they were attacked in their  home. They were allegedly tied up and the husband was also allegedly stabbed in… Continue reading

Two JBay surfers taken to hospital after surfing collision

Two teenager surfers suffered lacerations when they collided with another surfer at Kitchen Window Reef, Jeffreys Bay yesterday ( 25 March). They were treated on shore by NSRI medics and then transported to… Continue reading

1 dead, 5 missing and 15 rescued in strong rip currents in PE

One person died from drowning, five people are missing and at least 15 were rescued at Bluewater Bay Beach, Port Elizabeth, this afternoon after 21 people were washed put to sea in extremely… Continue reading

Events today and next week.

23 March: Mad Hatter’s’ High Tea, Chez Patrick. 3 pm. Bookings ess.  Tel: 042 294 0121 Tuesday – Sunday. 29 March: St Francis Bay Residents’ Association public meeting – chairman’s update.  Village Hall, 6-7 pm.… Continue reading