Monthly Archive: July, 2012

Burst pipe in Lyme Road and other problems

Owing to the burst pipe in Lyme Rd North which required the use of the TLB we were not able to start excavating the ditch off Tarragona Rd yesterday.   However today a… Continue reading

Dale Staples goes through to Quarters in Billabong Pro!!

Dale Staples from St Francis Bay is now in the quarter finals of the Billabong Pro. Onlookers say “He rocked!!” Here are some photos , courtesy of  Dirk Tolken        

Fascinating talk on whales and marine creatures

The St Francis Kromme Trust held a fascinating and interesting talk on whales and other marine creatures earlier this week. The talk at the Heritage Centre was organised by Sam and Rob Bester of St Francis Bay.… Continue reading

NB Status of floods and bridge – continual news feed

St Francis Chronicle ‘Daily Online News’ and news agency in St Francis Bay will keep all readers – residents  and visitors – up to date regularly –  and up to every 20 minutes… Continue reading

Hopes to finish Billabong JBay tomorrow ahead of bad weather

With extremely severe weather conditions predicted for this weekend organisers of the Billabong Pro J-bay are hoping to finish tomorrow. “There is some bad weather approaching, but we just don’t know exactly when… Continue reading

How rain and flood water is captured at the Links: Fortifications for the Sand River Bridge

By Bev Mortimer: Heavy rains anticipated? Where the storm water goes… With rumours flying crazy around following the announcement by the weather bureau of the possibility of flooding this weekend – from tomorrow , 13  July 2012 –  St Francis Chronicle spoke to… Continue reading

Standout performances from Smith and Holmes at Billabong Pro today

Stand-out performances in  excellent waves and perfect surf marked the second day of competition at  Billabong Pro J-Bay. Sean Holmes and Jordy Smith impressed the local crowds.  Four to six-foot waves poured down… Continue reading

South African Sean Holmes advances to round 3 in Billabong Pro

Sean Holmes (Jeffreys Bay, South Africa) (pictured) advanced into Round 3 of the Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay at Supertubes, Jeffreys Bay, South Africa today. In previous years Holmes has taken out some of… Continue reading

Below zero temps, snow and flash floods expected this weekend

Below freezing  weather conditions, heavy snowfalls, flash floods and road closures are predicted for this weekend from Storms River to Port Elizabeth. This warning came after a Port Elizabeth Disaster Management Services called all… Continue reading

Win Free Weekend Passes to Radio 5FM Contest this weekend!!

Two people can win a weekend pass each to Radio 5M’s music concert this weekend. The concert is running from 13-15 July 2012 at Mentorskraal, Jeffreys Bay St Francis Chronicle has two passes… Continue reading