Monthly Archive: June, 2012

Think!Fest – a highlight of the national arts festival in Grahamstown

Throughout the city’s history, the sons and daughters of Grahamstown have, in more than one instance, been pioneers that challenge the norms of their generation. In recognition of 200 years of this heritage,… Continue reading

About R7000 raised for highly successful Shavathon

Hats off to to Viking Bakery for organising this fantastic local Shavathon event that raised about R7000 for Cansa. It was one of the best Shavathon’s  ever! Crowds flocked to the Shavathon and the festive… Continue reading

Cycling Events this week

Friday 29 June: Road Ride 2 pm @ Custom Bikes Saturday 30 June: Slow Bike Race 10.30 am @ Viking Bakery (Cansa Shavathon) Saturday 30 June: Day Night Ride 4 pm @ St… Continue reading

Family robbed while watching TV in St Francis

Four men allegedly entered a holiday home in Lovemore Crescent St Francis Bay while the family watched TV upstairs at 8.30 on Friday evening, 23 June 2012. According to a press release by… Continue reading

Eskom helicopter fly over between Thyspunt and PE tomorrow

There will be a helicopter fly over of the northern corridors between Thyspunt and Port Elizabeth tomorrow, SiVest the Eskom Consultants for the proposed Thyspunt Transmission Lines Integration Project announced today. It is… Continue reading

Fate of St Francis Bay’s canals and mansions now in the hands of canal home owners

By Bev Mortimer: On Friday this week Kouga Municipality is expected to announce its decision on whether the municipality will raise a levy to meet the costs of sorely needed rock revetments for the most… Continue reading

Reminder about the local Shavathon on 30 June

The popular Shavathon held annually in St Francis Bay is once again happening in St Francis Bay. Time to get your head shaved or your mops and curls coloured – all for a… Continue reading

French Season will kick off at Grahamstown National Arts Festival

The French Season begins at the National Arts Festival as part of the France-South Africa Seasons 2012 & 2013. The rich programme will feature some 100 events including concerts, exhibitions, street performances, workshops… Continue reading

St Francis Brick to the rescue of motorists

Following the recent heavy rains, all local roads have deteriorated badly. In particular Tarragona Road’s notoriously bad bend became almost impassable for traffic. John Hanley of St Francis Brick and Plant Hire  generously offered… Continue reading

The Bokke at the Links and the arrival of the English!! – See photos taken this week

To whet all your appetites before the final Rugby Test between South Africa and England in Port Elizabeth tomorrow, we bring you two photo galleries of the English team arriving  at PE airport… Continue reading