Monthly Archive: August, 2012

Vandals remove and damage signs in St Francis Drive

Vandals defaced and badly bent two traffic signs at the corners of St Francis Drive, Lyme Road North and Peter Crescent early this morning, Saturday 11 August 2012. The two signs were also… Continue reading

Malicious drivers remove barriers for road repair

Malicious drivers removed barriers across St Francis Drive before the dip after Walton Road on Friday night, 10 August, and drove through wet concrete laid earlier by Kouga municipal workers to repair the… Continue reading

Feature: “There is a future for community newspapers” – Buffet

By Bev Mortimer: In spite of the migration to the web, trends in South Africa and abroad, particularly in the UK and US,  have shown that community newspapers are still most popular in… Continue reading

EC surfers fared well in Women’s Day events

Despite difficult conditions the Eastern Cape girls fared well in the Women’s Day Surf Challenges s held at Muizenberg and Bay of Plenty on Thursday. A small contingent of girls from the Eastern… Continue reading

Results of Enid’s Walk and run event on 9 August 2012

Enid’s walk and run – all the winners A Trattoria staff member from St Francis Bay, came third in Enid Preotrius Walk or Run event to the Cape St Francis lighthouse and back… Continue reading

Plett boat tragedy – latest update 10.20 am

It is now confirmed that there were 6 people originally on the small tiller arm boat.   4 adult males, one a 50 year old and the remaining 3 aged in their 40’s,… Continue reading

Child’s body found at Keurbooms River mouth – Plett boat tragedy update

Another body was found by NSRI rescuers during an extensive search for the missing persons of the Keurbooms River tragedy in Plettenberg Bay. The body of the 8 year-old child, whose mother’s body… Continue reading

1 body recovered and 5 missing in Plett boat drama

One body has been  recovered and five people are still missing after going fishing on a small river boat yesterday on the Keurbooms River in Plettenberg Bay.  It is unknown at this stage… Continue reading

Gale force winds, rough seas, +6m wave heights from 10-11 August 2012

The NSRI National office has released the following weather alert and warning that has been broadcast by SA Weather Services: *   Warning: Gale force W/NWesterly winds (35kt or 65km/h) are expected south… Continue reading

Flooding makes Humansdorp-Oyster Bay road unsafe

Ward councillor Zolani Mayoni has inspected  the St Francis and Humansdorp roads to Oyster Bay. This is according to Kouga Municipality that says Mayoni recommends people use the St Francis Bay road. :Some… Continue reading