Monthly Archive: August, 2016

Free entry to national wild life parks

The South African National Park (SANParks) is once again opening its doors to South Africans for free at all its parks during SANParks Week. The week-long annual campaign will run from Monday, 12… Continue reading

Entangled whale thanks its rescuers

Edited by Bev Mortimer   Whale rescue by SAWDN and NSRI Simonstown volunteers In an incredible show of gratitude a Humpback whale entangled in rope for hours offshore of Cape Point yesterday, thanked… Continue reading

R5.5-billion local infrastructure needed if Thyspunt goes ahead

R5.5-billion local infrastructure needed if Thyspunt goes ahead By Bev Mortimer If a nuclear plant is built Thyspunt Kouga people need to be ready and an estimated R5.5-billion worth of infrastructure needs to be… Continue reading

St Francis Bay’s new SAP commander

Humansdorp Custer commander, Brigadier Neil Jantjies introduced the new St Francis Bay station commander to the community , 23 August. Captain Gomoshe, right,  with Brigadier Jantijies, left The new station commander, Captain Nyameka… Continue reading

Sea Vista under water

Sea Vista suburb of St Francis – the place few care about, where people live  in the most appalling conditions, and where few come to their aid. I received calls for help from… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle August edition is now online

The August 2016 edition of St Francis Chronicle is now online. This free, community, print newspaper for St Francis, Kouga and Port Elizabeth readers has been placed online for the benefit of those… Continue reading

Nineteen year-old dies after Storms River shooting

  A 19 year-old man was shot dead in Storms River early this morning 21 August, and the local SAPS police have already arrested a 44 year-old suspect on a murder charge. It… Continue reading

NSRI PE assists SanParks, Sanccob to recover oiled penguins

Edited by Bev Mortimer The NSRI Port Elizabeth assisted SanParks and Sanccob yesterday in recovering oiled penguins on islands offshore of Port of Ngqura. Photo: NSRI Port Elizabeth. They recovered 47 penguins  – 32… Continue reading

How to vote – what happens at the polling station

Today  on Election Day, as a first time voter or not, you might still be unsure about how to go about voting in the Municipal Elections or what happens at the voting station.… Continue reading