Monthly Archive: April, 2015

Load shedding for the next two years – Minister

While calling on South African residents to use electricity sparingly as winter approaches Public Enterprises Minister, Lynne Brown, said today, 15 April, that load shedding will be with the country for the next… Continue reading

Twenty municipalities with arrear accounts to have electricity interrupted

Eskom is set to stop electricity supply to those municipalities that have their accounts in arrears from 5 June 2014. This is because at the end of March the total municipal arrear debt… Continue reading

Change of management a Port St Francis Restaurant

  Dewald Hurter, Executive Chef at Chez Patrick will leave Restaurant Chez Patrick in Port St Francis to take up a new career in Port Elizabeth in April. The restaurant will close on… Continue reading

Family of six cut off by swollen river at Hankey rescued by NSRI

 NSRI Jeffreys Bay today rescued a family with two  ill children who were trapped at a Hankey camping site following the flooding of the Berg River. The mother, father, grandmother, a 10 year-old… Continue reading

About 20 shacks demolished in raging fire at Sea Vista – photos

Breaking… Story and photos by Bev Mortimer At least 60 people could be homeless after a big fire devastated about 20 shacks at Sea Vista township at St Francis Bay in the Eastern… Continue reading

About 20 shacks demolished in fierce fire at Sea Vista

About 20 shacks have been demolished in a fierce fire at Sea Vista that broke out late afternoon around 4 pm today, 4 April 2015. The fierce winds caused the flames to jump… Continue reading

R3-billion casino, entertainment centre for Cape St Francis Resort

 1 April 2015  Breaking… Construction of a R3-billion upmarket casino and entertainment centre for music concerts and shows will start later this year at the Cape St Francis Resort in the Eastern Cape… Continue reading