Monthly Archive: September, 2012

Residents march again in JBay today

By Bev Mortimer: About 300 residents of Ocean View and Jeffreys Bay marched to Kouga Municipality this morning (19 September 2012). This follows a march of about 350 St Francis and Jeffreys Bay… Continue reading

Celebrate Heritage Day in St Francis! – updated program

All residents and visitors are invited to celebrate Heritage Day and National Braai Day in St Francis Bay on Monday, 24 September 2012 . Make some yummy things at home to bring for your… Continue reading

Top SA surfers to hit JBay waves for Hurley SA Junior Champs

South Africa’s top young surfers will be flocking to  Jeffreys Bay next month to compete for prestigious team and individual national titles in the annual Hurley SA Junior Champs. And some of Eastern… Continue reading

SABC crew tour flood areas today

Following the recent disaster in Santareme, municipal authorities requested Nigel Aitken of the St Francis Bay Residents Association to take the camera team of SABC on a tour of the affected areas as… Continue reading

Have a great long weekend participating in Forthcoming Events: 22-24 September

 Compiled and written by:  Bev Mortimer With a long weekend coming up this weekend there are a wide variety of events, from social to sports, for  all those wanting to have fun on… Continue reading

Another look at river of debris and the source of the flood

St Francis photographer a victim of the flash flood

Photographer Simon Edwards of St Francis Bay became a victim of the flash flood that almost wiped out lower Santareme on Saturday morning. He was busy snapping photos and stepped backwards into a… Continue reading

Two local drivers escape harm in horrific crash

Two St Francis residents narrowly escaped serious harm when they were involved in an almost head on collision at the corner of Tarragona Road and the R330 to Cape St Francis this evening… Continue reading

Mayor gives assurances on safety from dam floods

Kouga Municipality will install a siphon system to drain water systematically from the Santareme dam and to ease pressure on the dam’s walls. This was said by Kouga’s mayor, Booi Koerat, echoing an… Continue reading

No immediate danger of flooding from Santareme dam – experts

There is no immediate danger from the lake or dam at the back of the dunes alongside St Francis Drive breaching or flooding Santareme experts say. But an expert who visited the site… Continue reading