Monthly Archive: October, 2012

St Francis Tennis team fares well in Kenton Vets

Give Tourism a chance!

A lovely social evening was held by St Francis Tourism  (24 October) at the beach bar Shenanigans at Legends in St Francis Bay. Lovely snacks and cocktails, provided by Shenaigans, greeted about 40 guests,  who… Continue reading

MEC inspects Sand River Bridge

R97-m flood damage in Kouga – now a disaster area

The Kouga region has been declared a Local Disaster Area with flood damage estimated at R97,87 million. The declaration was made at a Special Mayoral Committee meeting at Jeffreys Bay this afternoon. Kouga Executive… Continue reading

News Flash! Kouga’s roads update

The latest condition of Kouga’s roads is as follows: The Sand River Bridge: , Roads Now Open: *     The Humansdorp – Hankey road is now open to 4x4s and LDVs. Water on… Continue reading

Runaway ducks at the Airpark

The St Francis runway at the St Francis Airpark is closed. The recent heavy rains in the area have inundated the runway at the St Francis Airpark to such an extent that the… Continue reading

News Flash: Latest news on Sand River Bridge

Kouga Municipality is putting the finishing touches to a walkway across the Sand River at St Francis. Expected time of completion is 8 pm.   The Department of Public Works will start repairs… Continue reading

Update on Sand River bridge, roads and potholes

Sand River Bridge, St Francis: The Department of Public Works, which is responsible for the Sand River Bridge, has indicated that it will start reconstructing the bridge as soon as possible. The aim… Continue reading

Bridge to be fixed when Sand River water level subsides

  * Sand River Bridge.  This morning Craig McLachlan, of the Provincial Roads and PWD,  told the SFB Residetns’ Association (SFBRA) that the contractor who built the second causeway is on standby and… Continue reading

NSRI is the only hope to ferry people across the river

St Francis Bay volunteer NSRI rescue team were hard at work all day ferrying people up the Kromme River to the Kromme Bridge following the collapse of the Sand River Bridge at 2 am this… Continue reading