Monthly Archive: June, 2014

Sea Vista marchers chased off R330 with stun grenades

By Bev Mortimer St Francis Bay cops and backup riot police armed with rifles from Humansdorp used stun grenades* to frighten the more than 200 marchers who had occupied the R330 since after… Continue reading

Sea Vista residents occupy St Francis Bay’s entrance

By Bev Mortimer About 200 marchers have occupied the R330 – St Francis Bay’s only exit and entrance route since just after 5 am today.  No cars are allowed through in either direction.… Continue reading

SAP, traffic cops on standby for Sea Vista march – Kouga Municipality

By Bev Mortimer Kouga Municipality says it is aware of the planned march and occupation of the R330 at the entrance to St Francis tomorrow, 21 June 2014 They say the traffic department… Continue reading

News Flash!! Angry Sea Vista residents to march this Saturday – update

By Bev Mortimer Disgruntled Sea Vista residents in Zwelitsha and Kosovo  have planned a march down the R330 to the traffic circle at the entrance of St Francis Bay tomorrow morning early. The… Continue reading

Kouga residents invited to property rates review

Originally posted on St Francis Chronicle:
Rates policy and by-law to be reviewed Kouga residents are invited to take part in the review of Kouga Municipality’s Property Rates Policy and By-Law.  Four workshops…

Eskom declares an emergency as power system is severely constrained

News Flash!! Eskom has declared a system emergency as the national power grid is severely constrained this afternoon, 18 June 2014. In a statement released just after 4 pm today, Eskom said the… Continue reading

Government to address energy constraints

To respond to South Africa’s energy constraints the South African government is in the process of converting the National Nuclear and Energy Executive Coordinating Committee of Cabinet into a committee that will be… Continue reading

Sailor lost at sea and two men rescued off Port Alfred  

A 47 year-old Filipino crewman fell overboard offshore of Port Alfred on Sunday and is still missing. Two other crewmen were rescued by East London NSRI. Geoff McGregor, NSRI East London station commander,… Continue reading

Sea Vista charitable lady needs help to feed sick and elderly in Sea Vista

A Sea Vista resident, Lorensha George, has rallied to the plight of the sick and infirm in Sea Vista by offering to provide food for them each day, which she delivers to their… Continue reading

Warning – High waves and dangerous sea conditions

NSRI National H/O urges extreme caution around the coastlines in South Africa as cold fronts are bringing high swells and dangerous sea conditions.  A man was swept off rocks in Hermanus by a… Continue reading