Monthly Archive: January, 2013

Walk, run or donate to save Lyall Beadon

Family and friends of Lyall Beadon are raising funds for his medical rehabilitation after a big wave in the sea at Port Alfred slammed him into a sandbank and broke his neck. Lyall… Continue reading

Three hikers swept out to sea in Plett

Three hikers were swept out to sea  through the Bloukrans River Mouth while crossing the river this morning. They were on the Otter Trail with five other hikers The latter made it safely… Continue reading

PE gears up for Orange AFCON matches

All roads will lead to Nelson Mandela Bay stadium, not because of Bafana Bafana, but because it will be a gathering of the greatest football tournament on African soil – the 29th Edition… Continue reading

Business confidence up in December 2012

Business confidence improved slightly in December 2012 the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) revealed today, 9 January 2013. Confidence improved in December 2012 to 93 points from 91.7 points in November… Continue reading

PE Court clears Kouga Municipality of appointing directors illegally

Port Elizabeth High Court has dismissed with full costs the application by the Democratic Alliance (DA) that the appointment of five new directors at Kouga Municipality be declared unlawful. Welcoming the judgment, Kouga… Continue reading

Missing St Lucia man’s body found on beach

Richards Bay Police confirmed to NSRI Richards Bay this morning that during a  beach patrol the body of the man  who went missing in the rip current at St Lucia Beach yesterday was… Continue reading

Letter of thanks from an American to St Francis people

I would like to send a word of thanks to a number of people who live, work or play at St Francis. I’ve been coming here my whole life and I cannot imagine a place which… Continue reading


The respective coastal NSRI stations responded to call-outs in Durban, Melkbosstrand, Camps Bay, Simonstown and Kommetjie on 6 January 2013.  Details are as follows:  DURBAN Numerous incidents  At 6.05 pm NSRI Durban volunteer… Continue reading

Pretoria man died in Jet-Ski accident at Eerste Rivier

Pretoria man died in Jet-Ski accident at Eerste Rivier A jet-ski claimed the life of a man at Eerste River on Sunday this weekend. The 53 year-old Pretoria man launched a jet-ski from… Continue reading

Man disappears in rip current at St Lucia

A 22 year-old man disappeared in the surf at St Lucia Beach yesterday. He had reportedly been standing in waist deep water in the surf line when a strong rip-current swept him out… Continue reading