Monthly Archive: June, 2016

Arson suspected iro JBay warehouse fire

By Bev Mortimer The Jeffreys Bay police are investigating a case of arson in respect of the fire that destroyed a Billabong warehouse in Da Gama Road between around midnight on 28 June and the early… Continue reading

Metro’s Mayor Danny gets support from Rastas

The Rastafarian Community of Nelson Mandela Bay, has pledged its  unconditional support towards the municipality initiatives to combat crime, drugs and gangsterism in the Northern Areas and Township communities.  The Council Chairman, Jerome Brown,… Continue reading

Big fire destroys JBay warehouse

Updated 3 pm Updated at 9.10 am By Bev Mortimer A huge fire consumed a big warehouse in Da Ga Road in the vicinity of Billabong Village last night, 28 June. Firemen were… Continue reading

No electricity this Sunday, 3 July

There will be no electricity in the whole of Kouga this Sunday,,3 July  from 5 am to 7 pn, The alternative date has been moved to 17 July so as to accommodate the Winterfest.  … Continue reading

CSF lighthouse climber in hospital

A man who decided to climb the Cape St Francis Lighthouse landed up in hospital on the weekend. The man believed to be in his 30s and from Port Elizabeth (name withheld) apparently… Continue reading

Grant ‘Twiggy’ Baker charges monstrous waves to victory

South Africa’s Grant ‘Twiggy’ Baker claimed victory today at the Puerto Escondido Challenge, besting a field of 24 of the world’s best big wave surfers in towering 20-to-35 foot surf off the coast of… Continue reading

Monster waves at ‘Big Wave’ Challenge in Mexico – see video

  Grant ‘Twiggy’ Baker in Semi-Finals of this event  – See video of monstrous waves and wipe-outs –  link is below   South Africa’s Grant ‘Twiggy’ Baker was placed second in his Round… Continue reading

Shark attack at Ryspunt, Western Cape

A 43 year-old man was attacked and bitten by a suspected White shark off-shore of Arniston in the Western Cape this morning, 23 June. The man from Bettys Bay suffered multiple lacerations and… Continue reading

Body of baby recovered from Sea Vista garden

A body of a baby was recovered from a grave in a back garden of a Sea Vista property this morning, 23 June by St Francis Bay police, The police acted following a… Continue reading

JBay security vehicle petrol-bombed – R5000 reward

By Bev Mortimer A security vehicle was petrol-bombed in Jeffreys Bay last week. And KB Special Eye Security has offered a R5000 reward for information that will lead to the arrest and conviction… Continue reading