Monthly Archive: August, 2012

Great waves set scene for Billabong Pro Junior

Mikey Venter in action at the Billabong Pro Junior Clean waves and offshore winds persisted throughout the opening day of the Billabong Pro Junior at Seal Point, Cape St Francis today, giving the… Continue reading

Bus to JBay for marchers and roads’ update

A bus has been arranged to transport people to Jeffreys for the Protest march on 12h September. The St Francis Bay Residents’ Association urgently requests residents who employ domestics, as well as businesses,… Continue reading

Roads update 30 August 2012

Kouga Council dropped off two loads of gravel on the bend of Lyme Road North, which D Lethbridge has levelled using one of his machine. Slurrying on Lyme Road South has started from… Continue reading

Protecting, safeguarding and funding of the canal dune Spit

Here is a chance for everyone to have their say on the St Francis Bay canal dune  Spit: The following notice from S. Fadi, Kouga Municipal Manager, has been received today , 30 August 2012,… Continue reading

Four rhino poachers arrested at Kruger

Four suspected rhino poachers were arrested this week during  anti-rhino poaching operations at the Kruger National Park. Three of the suspects died from their wounds. According to the South African National Parks (SANParks), on Monday,… Continue reading

EC Premier reads Riot Act to Provincial Departments

Eastern Cape Premier Noxolo Kiviet has given provincial government departments up to the end of September 2012 to pay their services debts to municipalities or face service cuts. Premier Kiviet asked the Joe… Continue reading

St Francis’ roads update – 29 August 2012

The recommendation is that pipes need to be put under all three sections and then filled with gravel as a temporary solution before re-tarring. While this meeting was taking place the number of… Continue reading

National Crime Stats to be announced next month

The South African Police Service’s National Crime Statistics for the period 1 April 2011 to 31 March 2012 will be announced by the Minister of Police, Nathi Mthethwa,  next month. Crime statistics are announced… Continue reading

Planned march in JBay on 12 September – update

A service delivery march to the municipal offices in JeffreysBay will take place on Wednesday, 12 September 2012.  The march is being organised by the St Francis Bay Residents’ Association (SFBRA in conjunction… Continue reading

Surfers amping for Billabong Pro Junior at Seals

A favourable surf forecast has competitors amping for the Billabong Pro Junior, to be held this weekend at Seal Point. Offshore westerly winds are set to blow the whole weekend and a nice… Continue reading