Monthly Archive: July, 2013

News Flash!! Fire at a St Francis Bay house – update

A house in Lovemore Crescent caught fire this evening, 17 July. According to reports the firemen and the St Francis Bay disaster management team were on the scene in minutes and had the… Continue reading

News Flash!! N2 from JBay to Hdorp closed tomorrow for 1 hour

The N2 between Jeffreys Bay and Humansdorp will be closed tomorrow, July 18, from 3:30 – 4:30 pm to allow for work on the road. Motorists are advised to use the old road,… Continue reading

Gigantic wind turbines to be transported to JBay this month

 The transportation of the gigantic wind turbines to the Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm will begin this month on 22 July. The transportation of the turbines marks a new milestone in the construction of… Continue reading

Greg Emslie wins JBay Open today

Greg Emslie from East London emerged victorious at the inaugural Jeffreys Bay Open Of Surfing presented by Billabong today, 13 July, with some powerful and fast surfing.   Greg  snapped his favourite board… Continue reading

Valuation of St Francis properties meeting on 16 July

There will be a municipal valuation meeting in St Francis Bay bowling club hall on Tuesday evening, 16 July at 7 pm. Property owners are asked to attend this meeting where Elke Roos from… Continue reading

St Francis Bay parkrun achieves record number of runners

The first parkrun at St Francis Bay this morning  achieved the most amount of runners at a launch event.  St Francis broke the record by attracting 226 runners. And by all accounts everyone… Continue reading

Faye Zoetmulder a stand out on day 2 of JBay Open

 Faye Zoetmulder was one of the stand-outs of  heat one on the second day of  the Jeffreys Bay Open. She picked up one of the best waves of the morning and executing some critical… Continue reading

Staples through to quarters at JBay Open today

St Francis Bay’s Dale Staples impressed the judges during a long day of competition, the opening day of the Jeffreys Bay Open Of Surfing presented by Billabong. This St Francis Bay local and… Continue reading

Paradise Beach Bridge is still closed, unsafe to cross

The Paradise Beach causeway is still closed to drivers and pedestrians while repairs and an upgrade are being effected. There have been reports , the Kouga Municipality says, that motorists are removing barriers… Continue reading

NSRI Richards Bay tow capsized ski boat to shore

NSRI Richards Bay towed a 17-foot ski boat to shore after a wave capsized it,  throwing the three crew members into the sea yesterday, 6 July. The crew set off flares alerting a… Continue reading