Monthly Archive: March, 2013

News Flash!! Three released whales beached again

The City of Cape Town Disaster Risk Management have just  reported this morning, 25 March 2013, that three of the five whales released into False Bay late yesterday afternoon were found beached on… Continue reading

MFeb takes the title at RVCA Series

There was elation for the winners and disappointment for the losers  on the final day of the RVCA Junior Series  that saw a perfect 10 point ride, courageous performances by groms, high flying… Continue reading

Six whales swim free after beaching at Noordhoek

Six of the 20 beached whales at Noordhoek yesterday survived and five were last night seen swimming strongly in the sea by those on boats following them in False Bay, Western Cape. Five… Continue reading

Crystal Hulett outstanding in RVCA Series yesterday

SA U15 champion Crystal Hulett of St Francis Bay was outstanding in the U16 girls division on Day 2 of the RVCA Junior Surf Series, convincingly winning her quarter-final with rides of 6.5… Continue reading

Wilderness NSRI helps horse trapped on an island

NSRI Wilderness duty crew yesterday assisted in the rescue of a horse trapped on an island on the Hoogekraal River, near to Karatara in the Wilderness.  The horse was missing for two days… Continue reading

St Patrick’s fund raising event a big success

The St Patrick’s evening held at Chez Patrick turned out to be such a wonderful evening.  Many guests said it was one of the best nights ever spent in St Francis. The evening was held… Continue reading

Gamtoos-JBay road re-opens

The R102 from the Gamtoos Bridge (Mondplaas) to Jeffreys Bay has been re-opened . Firefighters are still at the scene but report that the fire is now under control. This section of the… Continue reading

News Flash!! News Flash!! JBay road from Gamtoos closed owing to fire

The R102 between Mondplaas (the Gamtoos bridge) and Jeffreys Bay has been closed to traffic due to a massive veld fire raging between the N2 and R102 towards the sea.  The N2 was… Continue reading

NSRI Still Bay saved 7 crew before boat sank

Last night NSRI Still Bay volunteer sea rescue duty saved the lives of seven crewmen just five minutes before the commercial fishing boat  sank  44 kms offshore,  The boat Danella II was going… Continue reading

Repo rate remains unchanged at 5%

The Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has kept the repo rate unchanged at 5%, Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus said today, 20 March 2013.  “The MPC has decided to keep the repurchase… Continue reading