Monthly Archive: July, 2015

Junior surfers at Magnatubes charging epic surf

Crystal Hulett, from St Francis Bay, Eastern Cape. Photo:  © Ian Thurtell Junior surfers like Crystal Hulett and Olivia Brand were the stand-outs in the Girls U20 pro division on day 2 of the… Continue reading

Fun at Oakley X-Over golf championship at the Links

The much awaited golf tournament at St Francis Links was a highlight of the Oakley X-Over event last week. The clear weather held out as the competitors headed out on the golf carts… Continue reading

JBay Surfing update: Brazilian ousts Parkinson

Breaking… Latest Surfing News…       Image: © WSL / Cestari

Gruesome murder at Hankey

Breaking…  The body of a 36 year-old Hankey resident was found with multiple stab wounds in the bushes at the town this morning, 12 July. Uitenhage cluster police have revealed the body is… Continue reading

More than R500 000 raised for beach repairs; residents at odds over beach

There is more than half a million Rands in donations from St Francis Bay residents, businesses and organisations to be used for a Basic Assessment to fix St Francis Bay’s fast eroding coastline.… Continue reading

R40-million development at St Francis Links Golf Estate

The biggest development in St Francis Bay in the last decade is the new R40-million residential development currently underway at the 5-star St Francis Links Golf Estate in this Eastern Cape town. Building… Continue reading

Armed Robbery on Hankey road

Two men travelling on the R331 road between Hankey and Humansdorp in the Eastern Cape were held up by armed men, tied with cables and robbed of valuables last week. The suspects, Vincent… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle & PE Chronicle July 2015 now online

The July 2015 print edition of St Francis Chronicle and PE Chronicle (an insert) can now be read online by our readers across Southern Africa and the globe. Click on the the link… Continue reading

Word’s’s top surfers are in Kouga for J-Bay Open

 The world’s best surfers have arrived in Jbay for the start of the  J-Bay Open todasy, part of the  a world championship.  The event is is Stop N. 6 on the 2015 Samsung… Continue reading

Fisherman suffering seizures evacuated by NSRI St Francis

A 40 year-old chokka fisherman suffering seizures was casualty evacuated from a boat by NSRI St Francis Bay and taken to hospital yesterday. The Jeffreys Bay man, who suffers from epilepsy, was on… Continue reading