Monthly Archive: March, 2013

Energy Minister opens wind farm at Oyster Bay

    Minister of Energy Dipuo Peters broke ground at the R2bn Red Cap Kouga Wind Farm project at Oyster Bay in the Eastern Cape today (Friday 15 March). The 32-turbine wind farm… Continue reading

Woodridge pupils in Relay for Life

A group of Grade 10 and 11 pupils will represent Woodridge at the annual CANSA Relay For Life.  The event will take place on tomorro, Friday,15 March from 6 pm until 6 am… Continue reading

Further drainage of Santareme dam to protect properties

The National Department of Public Works (NDPW) plans to install three siphons in St Francis Bay to drain  water from the big impoundment (dam) in Santareme via a safer route to the Romazini… Continue reading

Serious allegations against some PetroSA officials

 An investigation initiated by the Department of Energy has revealed serious allegations against several officials at the national oil company PetroSA, the Central Energy Fund (CEF) said yesterday, 13 March 2013.  Energy Minister… Continue reading

SFB Residents Association update

Update on Tom Brown Boulevard – Much of Tom Brown Boulevard has been slurried and the road is looking much better.  The other work being conducted by an outside contractor from the funds… Continue reading

Massive sea rescue in South Africa

One of the largest sea rescue exercises to ever take place in South African waters occurred yesterday morning (12 March) after the fully laden passenger cruise ship COSTALOT ran aground off-shore of Mouille… Continue reading

Kelly Slater takes Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast

11X ASP World Champion Kelly Slater of Florida, USA (pictured) won the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast defeating reigning ASP World Champion and local favourite Joel Parkinson (AUS) at Kirra on the Gold Coast… Continue reading

Frenchman escapes rip currents

A 52 year-old Frenchman, Sivihan Carim, on holiday in South Africa was lucky to reach shore after being swept out to sea by rip-currents while swimming with a friend at Flat Rock in the Wilderness.… Continue reading

Energy minister to open wind farm at Oyster Bay

Minister of Energy Dipuo Peters will break ground at the R2-billion Red Cap Kouga Wind Farm project at Oyster Bay in the Eastern Cape this Friday, 15 March. The 32-turbine wind farm is… Continue reading

What to do in St Francis over Easter holidays 2013

 By Bev Mortimer (Copyright) There is a wide variety of things to do in St Francis over the holidays. When you’re tired of sun tanning or the weather is miz there are plenty… Continue reading