Monthly Archive: October, 2013

Two year-old toddler drowns in the canals

A two-year-old toddler drowned in the St Francis Bay canals esterday afternoon , 30 October 2013. According to the SAP PR Communications department, the boy, who was the son of a domestic worker,… Continue reading

Cacadu to change to Sarah Baartman – meeting

Kouga residents will have the opportunity to share their views on the proposed name change of the Cacadu District Municipality this week.  A public meeting about the proposed name change will be held… Continue reading

No fireworks allowed at Guy Fawkes time

Kouga Municipality has appealed to residents to join law enforcement authorities in helping to keep Guy Fawkes crime-free and safe for everyone this year. It is illegal to launch fireworks in the Kouga… Continue reading

Trapped Humback whale finally freed at Table Bay

A Humpback whale trapped between a ship and the quayside in the Port of Table Bay for several hours was eventually pushed and coaxed by a police diver and two NSRI inflatable craft… Continue reading

St Francis Bay couple stabbed in armed robbery

Updated: St Francis Bay police are investigating a case of armed robbery and searching for three suspects who allegedly stabbed a couple in their 70s in a Harbour Road house at about 5… Continue reading

No Drop Report to increase water efficiency

The Water and Environmental Affairs Department is publishing a new incentive-based No Drop Report to monitor water loss in South Africa. This will enable municipalities and their residents to know how much water… Continue reading

Immunise your kids againts polio – Health MEC

 Health MEC Hope Papo has urged parents to immunise their children against polio and other vaccine preventable diseases. Speaking in line with World Polio Day, Papa said: “Immunisation is the best gift a… Continue reading

SA tax revenue has recovered – Carolissen

South Africa’s tax revenue has recovered following the 2008 Global Financial Crisis. This is despite concerns over lagging company income tax. This is according to Randall Carolissen, South African Revenue Service’s (Sars) head of revenue… Continue reading

Teenager drifting out to sea on jetski rescued at the Strand

 A 14 year-old boy drifted out to sea yesterday afternoon offhsore of the Strand in the Gordons Bay area was rescued by a fshing boat after the motor of his jetski failed. A… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle October edition is now online

The October edition of St Francis Chronicle is now online for all our readers elsewhere in the country and the world. Here are the pages:   sfc1 sfc2 sfc3 sfc4 sfc5 sfc6 sfc7… Continue reading