Monthly Archive: August, 2012

Repairs on the go in St Francis Bay

Kouga Municipality has created a deeper ditch to transport storm water away from St Francis Bay village and into the wetland on the north side of the R330. This is to prevent flooding… Continue reading

EC Government to fill municipal posts across the province

 The Eastern Cape Provincial Government has committed to filling key vacant posts at municipalities across the province after poor audit results in July. Local Government and Traditional Affairs MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane has said… Continue reading

St Francis United Church wants list of sport and social activities

   The St Francis United Church would like to compile a comprehensive list of all the activities available in St Francis and Cape St Francis, so that newcomers to the village and its… Continue reading

More weather chaos predicted in Cape provinces

Today’s improved and sunny weather is just the calm before yet another storm. According to the Weather Service another cold front will hit Western Cape tomorrow and the Eastern Cape by Wednesday. Isolated… Continue reading

More photos of Enid’s Walk and Run

The following great photos of Enid Pretorius Properties’ Walk and Run on Women’s Day on 9 August 2012 were taken by Mike Tagg: See earlier posts and photos of Enid’s walk or run… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle August edition is now online

Calling all our readers overseas or elsewhere in South Africa!! The August 2012 edition of St Francis Chronicle is now online. Visit our sister website and read all the pages at: Enjoy!

Sand River Bridge still open, pipes being cleared , 10.30 am

The Sand River Bridge is still open to traffic but motorists are asked to drive carefully. Kouga Municipality has confirmed that the contractor to the Provincial Roads Department (in charge of the R330… Continue reading

Driver vaults onto kerb

A Uitenhage motorist, who was allegedly too drunk to drive, drove  or vaulted over the kerb at the entrance to St Francis Links Golf Estate  early this morning –  with some difficulty as… Continue reading

Sand River Bridge in precarious state again this morning

The Sand River Bridge is in rather a precarious state as at 7.30 am this morning, Sunday 12 August. Photos taken this morning by Bev Mortimer show how fragile, if not dangerous, the… Continue reading

Birds celebrate new golf course dam

A big welcoming party was held  by several  birds  at the new dam on the St Francis Bay Golf Course along St Francis Drive today, 11 August 2012 . At one stage there were… Continue reading