Monthly Archive: October, 2012

Electricity supply will be tight in summer

South Africa’s electricity supply is expected to remain tight in summer as Eskom moves to do more maintenance on its plants.  “We have kept the lights on and we intend to do so… Continue reading

Hikers waddled for penguins – photos

The first group of penguin waddlers arrived after 11.30 am at the Heritage Centre today, having taken an earlier water point stop at the port in St Francis Bay. The hikers, dressed mostly… Continue reading

SA’s Bianca placed 2nd at World Pro in Bali

SA TV crew films penguins in Cape St Francis

SABC TV2 crew were filming a Penguins Eastern Cape today. This rehabilitation centre alongside the lighthouse is a temporary home to hurt or ill penguins and other marine birds and even wild animals at times. The film crew from the SATV2 programme KykNet,… Continue reading

Penguin Waddle from CSF lighthouse to PE

From this Friday people will be waddling for penguins on Eastern Cape beaches over four days (12-15 October 2012). The aim is to create awareness of the conservation of endangered African Penguins.  Organised by… Continue reading

The Food Shed is ‘Tickled Pink’

The Food Shed was “Tickled Pink with its Coppers for Cancer” project in aid of Breast Cancer and Hospice at its October Food Shed last week (Friday 5 October 2012”. Hundreds of attendees… Continue reading

“SKA is proof we have made it” – Zuma

 South Africans must get excited about hosting the world’s largest telescope – the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), says President Jacob Zuma. Zuma, who for the first time on Tuesday visited the core site… Continue reading

Habitual criminal gets 8 years thanks to community efforts

A habitual local criminal has been sentenced to 8 years in jail thanks to actions by St Francis community members in working hard to combat crime. According to Trudi Malan of the Cape… Continue reading

Fly a kite at Granny’s pool on Saturday – all ages

People of all ages – young and old –  who love kite flying are invited to come and fly a kite  at Granny’s Pool at the Heritage Centre on 13 October from 11.30… Continue reading

Pothole repairs to continue weather permitting

The St Francis Bay Residents’ Association (SFBRA) has been informed by the municipality that as soon as the weather improves the pothole team will be working from the Port turn-off down St Francis… Continue reading