Monthly Archive: December, 2012

Zero tolerance for drunken drivers – take a cab home

There will be zero tolerance to drunken driving this season. Drunken drivers will be locked up  “We have adopted a zero tolerance attitude to over indulgence and abuse of alcohol. Think twice before… Continue reading

NSRI St Francis assists with boating accident, missing man in JBay

 Yesterday (29 December 2012) NSRI  St Francis Bay Station 21 volunteers were called out for a 30 year-old visitor to St Francis, who apparently had dived off a boat into a sandbank.   Station… Continue reading

Surfer breaks his neck at Seal Point

A 42 year-old surfer from Johannesburg was dumped by a huge wave at Seal Point two days ago and broke his neck. The injured man, who was on holiday with his family in St Francis, was… Continue reading

News Flash!! News Flash!! Man dies on boat on Kromme River

A white man in his 30s died on a boat near the Kromme Bridge at about 8.40 pm last night, 29 December 2012 Earlier reports to the police by bystanders that the man… Continue reading

Body found at Mykonos, surfers save men in current

NSRI responded to calls from Mykonos and Lamberts Bay  today following a report of a body found at Mykonos and two men caught in a rip current at Lamberts Bay. STATION 04, Mykonos  At 10.30… Continue reading

NSRI Knysna, Plett and Shelley Beach call-outs today

STATION 12 KNYSNA:  At 2.20 pm Bay View Ambulance service  alerted NSRI Knysna station commander Graeme Harding to a 26 year old man from Midrand Gauteng who had dislocated his left knee at… Continue reading

NSRI to the rescue of people in rip currents or washed off rocks

NSRI volunteer duty crew were hard at work today responding to call-outs from members of the public, local residents and visitors. STATION 23, Wilderness  At 9 am NSRI Wilderness volunteers were called out… Continue reading

South African fish stocks on the decline

South African stocks of wild fish are on the decline.   According to a recent United Nations report, more than two-thirds of the world’s fisheries have been over-fished or are fully harvested. Also… Continue reading

Man disappears in the Port Alfred surf

A  22 year-old Amanzimtoti man who was caught in a rip current disappeared in the surf off Port Alfred yesterday. A security official who was first on the scene could see the man but lost… Continue reading

Two Woodridge pupils from St Francis get top distinctions

Two St Francis Bay pupils, Laura Ritchie and Joshua Nicholson, got seven and six distinctions  respectively  in the IEB Matric exams this year. Both pupils are from Woodridge College that achieved top IEB Matric… Continue reading