Monthly Archive: May, 2014

Celebrities and top athletes at JBay Winterfest

Oakley South Africa is running an inaugural celebrity event in the middle of the ASP JBay Open World Tour surfing event and the JBay Winterfest. The Oakley X-Over Challenge is a multi-disciplined cross-over… Continue reading

Sandals Guest House gets TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

 By Bev Mortimer Sandals Guest House has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award for the third time in a row! This prestigious award  honours hospitality excellence. This announcement follows hot on the… Continue reading

Around 300 guns, ammunition, explosives found in Norwood raid

    The SAP raided a Norwood house in Johannesburg  last night (22 May 2014) and discovered more than 300 guns, ammunition and detonators, a machine used to manufacture ammunition, packaged dagga and… Continue reading

Stunning charcoal drawings of wild animals

For the love of Fine Art… A Humansdorp lass, Megan Goldie,  has emerged as a superb creator of charcoal drawings of wild animals.  Relatively unknown in the quiet Eastern Cape town  until recently,… Continue reading

JBay Wind Farm celebrates going live

By Bev Mortimer Jeffreys Bay Wind this year celebrates its connection to Eskom power grid and the erection of all its wind turbines.  In January 10 of the project’s wind turbines started supplying… Continue reading

Sand River Bridge can wash away in floods

In the event of floods this winter, there is little chance that the temporary Sand River bridge will again be washed away. This will mean the St Francis area’s towns of St Francis… Continue reading

It’s raining holes-in-one at St Francis Bay!

  By Bev Mortimer A St Francis Bay golfer, Mauro Nettl, has defied the extremely steep golfing odds by achieving 2 holes-in-one on the same round yesterday at St Francis Links Golf Estate… Continue reading

St Francis Links awarded TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

St Francis Links Golf Estate has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award, the five-star St Francis Bay estate announced today.   Jeff Clause, CEO of St Francis Links Golf Estate in St… Continue reading

St Francis College teachers learn CPR

Three St Francis College teachers this month completed an intensive CPR training course with Hanlie Kilfoil, a college parent and experienced course instructor. St Francis College teachers (from left) Laura Holdsworth, Jane Lonsdale… Continue reading

More surfers invited to JBU Supertrial

Another four surfers have been invited into the JBU Supertrial presented by RVCA have been announced. They are Matt Bromley, Mikey February, Beyrick De Vries and Remi Peterson. The JBU Supertrial will take place over… Continue reading