Monthly Archive: April, 2012

At least R10-million allocated to repair Sand River Bridge

Exclusive article by Bev Mortimer: (From the April 2012 printed edition) An estimated R10-million has been allocated for the repair of the Sand River Bridge. This was revealed in a  meeting of the… Continue reading

SA Government decision on Thyspunt only likely in 2013

Exclusive article by Bev Mortimer: (From the April 2012 print edition) The go ahead or not for the development of a nuclear power station at Thyspunt is only likely to be announced early next… Continue reading

R60 000 for Rotary projects in Pellsrus and Sea Vista

More than R60 000 was raised for Rotary projects in Pellsrus and Sea Vista through the Rotary Easter Golf Day in St Francis Bay. “We are thrilled with the outcome of this year’s… Continue reading

SA Junior Surfers in Panama for World Champs

The South African junior surfing team are in Playa Venao before the start of the 2012 Dakine ISA World Junior Surfing Championships this weekend. The Dakine ISA World Junior Championships, presented by Billabong,… Continue reading

Tale of a great fisherman and his lucky marlin

By Bev Mortimer: “Once I caught a fish alive… then I let it go again…” This  line from the well known kid’s nursery rhyme came to life over the Easter weekend when St… Continue reading

Western Province wins the 2012 Billabong SA Grommet Games

Western Province beat hosts Eastern Province and won the coveted Mandela Bay Trophy at the 2012 Billabong SA Grommet Games in Port Elizabeth Sunday (April 8). It was close though and Western Province… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle April edition is now out in shops and online

Read all about the latest news in Kouga – printed in the Easter (April 2012 ) edition. It is now out in the shops and is also online. Top on the list of… Continue reading

PE angler lost and found in Gamtoos bush

A Port Elizabeth angler became lost in the dunes and bush on the Port Elizabeth side of the Gamtoos River on  Good Friday night. NSRI Jeffreys Bay were able to find and rescue… Continue reading

Outrage over hoax calls to NSRI

Yesterday lunch time some youngsters with apparent access to boat radios called St Francis Bay NSRI out three times on hoax calls. Several St Francis residents have expressed outrage at the hoaxes especially… Continue reading

Stop Press!!! Penguins Release at Cape St Francis!!

Several Penguins at the Eastern Cape Penguin Rehabiltation Centre in Cape St Francis will be released tomorrow morning into the the Indian Ocean from off the rocks at Cape St Francis. They will… Continue reading