Monthly Archive: October, 2012

Madiba’s face to be on new bank notes out next week

The face of former President Nelson Mandela will appear on new bank notes that will be circulation next Tuesday, says the Reserve Bank. The new banknotes feature an image of the former President… Continue reading

SuperSport to broadcast Hurley SA Junior Champs on Monday night

An outstanding TV documentary on the recent 2012 Hurley SA Junior Champs at Jeffreys Bay will be broadcast on the SuperSport6 channels starting on  5 November, according to Surfing SA. St Francis Bay’s… Continue reading

Solo yachtsman in rough seas near East London assisted by NSRI

 Around the world, solo yachtsman, John Gartiez, 64, of Alaska, US encountered heavy sea conditions and storms on his 40 foot yacht between Durban and East London  His  partner  Karen Schroede in Munich, Germany, alerted the NSRI… Continue reading

NSRI Knysna tow stricken yacht to Mossel Bay

 NSRI Knysna volunteer sea rescue duty crew towed a 20-meter Catamaran yacht that was in peril to Mossel Bay today. Mossel Bay NSRI took over the tow this afternoon and the five crew on the… Continue reading

There are now 51.7 million people in SA – Census 2011 results

South Africa’s population has swelled from 40.5 million in 1996 to 51.7 million in 2011, results of Census 2011 have shown. “The Census results show that the population of South Africa increased by… Continue reading

R47-billion investment in renewable energy expected

The Department of Energy says it is expecting R47 billion to be invested in renewable energy The department introduced the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Programme (REIPPP)  in August 2011, with the first bid submission… Continue reading

Forthcoming events in SFB 1-3 November 2012

This weekend there are functions for young an old in St Francis Bay. Join in the fun!! 1 November: Wine tasting evening at Legends at 7 pm.  The evening is in aid of… Continue reading

Filipino evacuated mid ocean from ship by NSRI

NSRI Mykonos volunteer sea rescue duty crew evacuated an injured crew member on board the Nile Dutch Shang container ship travelling 15 kms offshore from Cape Town to the Congo on Saturday. The… Continue reading

Temp repairs to some bad sections of SFB roads

The St Francis Bay Residents’ Association contracted John Hanley from St Francis Brick to conduct temporary repairs to those bad sections of road, specifically in St Francis Drive to the Port. Effectively, from… Continue reading

St Francis’ ladies view celebrity products at Glo

Several St Francis ladies who love to look good arrived at Glo this evening (24 October) for the product launch of Pevonia Botanica. The charming Kelly van Eyssen, owner of the salon, announced… Continue reading