Monthly Archive: July, 2012

Read the July edition of St Francis Chronicle online

Calling all  St Francis Chronicle readers who live elsewhere in South Africa  or abroad -in  Europe, Australia, the US, Dubai, Mauritius and Singapore, to name just a few countries – you can now read… Continue reading

A winner will be crowned at ASP Pro Ballito today

 The predicted cold front hit Durban this morning producing clean two-metre waves for the final day of the Mr Price Pro Ballito. The action kicks off at 09h30 with the Quarterfinals and will… Continue reading

Smith and Travis in the ASP Ballito Pro finals today

Jordy Smith and Travis Logie kept the flag flying for South Africa  and advanced  into the final day of  competition of the ASP Prime Mr Price Pro Ballito today. Only eight men are… Continue reading

Shark attack victim recovering in Mossel Bay hospital

NSRI spoke to Jacques Mostert, 29, from Centurion, this morning by telephone and he is in good spirits and recovering well in a Mossel Bay hospital. “He told us that his friend had… Continue reading

Local fishermen feeling the pinch from reclusive squid

By Bev Mortimer: Port St Francis’ 640 squid fishermen, like their counterparts elsewhere in the Eastern and Western Cape, are undergoing a tough time right now. Lessening of squid catches in the region… Continue reading

Nothing underhand about abalone permits

By Bev Mortimer: There is nothing underhand in the way abalone permits have been issued to Eastern Cape fishermen. So says Lionel Adendorf from the SA government Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries,… Continue reading

“St Francis residents should just get on with their lives!”

By Bev Mortimer: St Francis residents, anxious to know the fate of Thyspunt and whether to sell up and leave or to stay, should just carry on with their lives as long delays… Continue reading

28 July – Canals Winter Challenge – forthcoming event

28 July – Canals Winter Challenge The annual Pam Golding Canals Winter Challenge , hosted by the St Francis Paddling Club, starts at the Cove, Shore Rd, at 10 am. Registration is from… Continue reading

Forthcoming events – July

Walk or run for Home Care – forthcoming event

The fun and popular walk or run along the perimeter of St Francis and Cape St Francis will take place on 9 August 2012. The complete distance is: 26km from Enid Pretorius Properties,… Continue reading