Monthly Archive: July, 2012

Rain and mud did not deter many music fans

The rain unfortunately washed out some of the  the Radio 5FM event at Mentorskraal over the weekend  but those that braved the elements had a great time. The main tent was in the… Continue reading

Kouga municipality on road to financial recovery

Kouga communities can look forward to improved service delivery this year owing to the ongoing success of the local municipality’s financial recovery plan. This is according to an announcement from the municipality today. The… Continue reading

Latest on Kouga roads and status

Latest on the roads, etc, in Kouga following the heavy rains of the weekend.  Kouga Flood Update 16 July 2012  Roads 1.      Sand River bridge is now fully open to light and heavy… Continue reading

Kouga Roads’ Status – update

16 July July 7.30 am: The following roads in the Kouga region are Closed: 1. The Apiesdraai section of the Aston Bay Road in Jeffreys Bay 2. The R330 between Hankey and Weston towards… Continue reading

Hankey-Weston road is now closed

The road between Hankey and Weston (situated on the R330 between Hankey and Humansdorp) has been closed to traffic. The bridge connecting Weston to Hankey is submerged because of water released from the… Continue reading

Sand River Bridge still open

The Sand River Bridge to and from St Francis is still open but only to light vehicles at 1 pm today, 16 July 2012. A statement from Kouga Municpality said the water level… Continue reading

Sand River Bridge open to traffic again this morning

The Sand River Bridge was opened again at about 4 am this morning by traffic police after water levels subsided slightly and since water was no long flowing across  bridge. However, just after… Continue reading

Cinderella truly inspires

‘Modern day’ Cinderella ballet and dance by Jenny Davis held at Cape St Francis Resort 14 july 2012 Directed by Jenny Davis and Fiona Malherbe A most awe-inspiring  performance, filled with fun, joy,… Continue reading

Sand River Bridge closed three times in just over a year

By Bev Mortimer: For the third time in just over a year the bridge across the Sand River on the R330 to Humansdorp – St Francis’ only exit route – was closed to… Continue reading

Sand River Bridge 6 pm 14 July 2012 – Photo Gallery

The following photos taken by Bev Mortimer this evening show an extremely strong Sand River flowing down to the Kromme River at 6 pm, plus the build up of water at the bridge base beneath… Continue reading