Monthly Archive: November, 2012

Second head-on collision at Sand River Bridge – photos

Another head on collision occurred this evening on the Sand River Bridge, the second one in a year. Two passengers in one of the vehicles with an NJ number plate were taken to… Continue reading

News Flash!! News Flash!! Change of Sand River Bridge closure time

The St Francis Bay Residents  Association has just announced by email that the day of the closure of the Sand River Bridge has changed. The Bridge will now be closed on Wednesday, 5 December instead! This… Continue reading

News Flash!! Sand River Bridge will be closed on 3 December

 The temporary  Sand River will be re-surfaced on  3 December. This is because Provincial authorities have decided to lay a proper tarred surface using a special machine used on motorways. The bridge will be… Continue reading

Not many burnt houses will be demolished before Christmas

St Francis Bay Residents Association says it has  met with  a Kouga official, Trevor de Groot, to discuss  issues surrounding the demolition and rebuilding of houses destroyed in the recent fire.  At this stage… Continue reading

St Francis Bay Disaster Fund raises +R109 000

The St Francis Bay Disaster Fund set up to assist those affected by the recent fire disaster has  accrued just more than R109 000. The Fund  committee, chaired by Tony Butler of  the St… Continue reading

Sand River temp bridge to be tarred

  The St Francis Bay Residents’ Association has been advised that funds have been made available to pave the temporary causeway over the Sand River.  “This is good news as any other form of slurrying… Continue reading

Dale Staples surfs into Round 2 of ASP Prime in Hawaii

Dale Staples of St Francis Bay advanced into Round 2 of the VANS World Cup of Surfing at Sunset Beach, North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii yesterday (27 November 2012). He posted a heat total… Continue reading

Two suspect rhino poachers arrested in Kruger Park

 Two suspected rhino poachers were arrested in the Kruger National Park on Saturday. The search for the poachers started after reports of shots being fired and the discovery of two fresh white rhino… Continue reading

Nine people escape serious injury at Sand River Bridge

Nine people travelling from Humansdorp to St Francis Bay escaped serious injury when the Combi they were travelling in flew through a barrier and landed on the opposite bank at the Sand River Bridge early this… Continue reading

SFB NSRI annual awards evening – photo gallery

A most pleasant evening of celebrations, fun and camaraderie was experienced by the crew from NSRI Station 21 at  St Francis Links last night (23 November) when the Annual Awards event was held.… Continue reading