Monthly Archive: October, 2013

Danger of swimming in the sea during Spring tide

A Spring Tide has begun with the approaching full moon and the NSRI warns beach bathers, paddlers, boaters and anglers along the coastline to be extremely careful. The NSRI says in a press… Continue reading

‘Paint’ St Francis pink – decorate a tree

Originally posted on St Francis Chronicle:
If you’ve seen the pink trees in St Francis they are in aid of St Francis Hospice in Humansdorp, which cares for those suffering from cancer. Pink…

‘Paint’ St Francis pink – decorate a tree

If you’ve seen the pink trees in St Francis they are in aid of St Francis Hospice in Humansdorp, which cares for those suffering from cancer. Pink Trees for Pauline is a charity… Continue reading

Eurona yacht towed to Richards Bay in fierce winds

NSRI Richards Bay volunteer sea rescue duty crew towed the yacht Eurona to the Richards Bay port after its motor failed, leaving the crew struggling in 40 knot north easterly winds today 15… Continue reading

Kouga dams could run dry in 18 months

(Update following the media briefing this morning) Dams from which Kouga and Nelson Mandela Bay draw water may run dry within 18 months if steps are not taken to decrease usage and increase… Continue reading

One man died, another injured in Oyster Bay Rd accident

Philander Coenraad (aka Didi), 43 years-old, from Sea Vista died in an accident on the Oyster Bay Road yesterday afternoon, 14 October. His companion Lugile, 50 years-old was seriously injured and both men… Continue reading

Water shortages looming unless preventative measures taken

There will be a water shortage in 2015 unless steps are undertaken to curb the use of water and prevent water wastage for the next 1-2 years.  A media briefing at the Kouga… Continue reading

‘Très bien’ visite by François Hollande

 President Jacob Zuma has hailed French President Francois Hollande’s first state visit to South Africa as an important milestone in the bilateral relations between South Africa and France.  “President Hollande’s visit has further… Continue reading

Don’t carry large amounts of cash banks and cops warn

Bank customers  have been warned to be careful of their surroundings when going to and from the bank to deposit or to withdraw cash.   This is according to the South African Banking Risk Information… Continue reading

JBay beaches open again after shark attack

Jeffreys Bay beaches are officially open again. No further sightings of the shark have been reported since the shark attack that reportedly casued the death of JBay open water swimmer, Burgert van der… Continue reading