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Eskom suspends supply interruptions to 5 municipalities who have paid

  Sunday, 15 January 2017: Eskom has suspended planned supply interruptions to five municipalities and confirms that payments have been received and payment plans agreed upon with Nketoana, Nala, Tokologo, and Mantsopa municipalities… Continue reading

Man found on Kabeljous Road with stab wounds

Yesterday morning  Jeffreys Bay NSRI  coxswain, Shaun Kotze, found the man allegedly stabbed by another with a knife during an altercation. According to Rieghard Janse van Rensburg, NSRI Jeffreys Bay station commander, the… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle January 2017 print edition is now online

The January 2017 print edition of St Francis Chronicle is now available online for our readers countrywide in South Africa, for those in Southern Africa and for those across the globe. Click on… Continue reading

Three saved from drowning in St Francis Bay

Two women and a boy  were saved from drowning at St Francis Bay’s popular Granny’s’ Pool today by a Clifton  lifeguard on holiday in this Eastern Cape town. The lifeguard assisted in getting… Continue reading

Don’t set off Chinese lanterns

The NSRI appeals to everyone  not to  set off sky lanterns, aka Chinese lanterns as they are confused with distress flares and they can set off fires.  Sky lanterns floating in the sky… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle December 2016 edition is now online

The December 2016 edition of St Francis Chronicle is now available online for our readers countrywide in South Africa, for those in Southern Africa and for those across the globe. Click on the… Continue reading

PE teen drowns at JBay this morning

A 16 year-old teenager from Port Elizabeth drowned at Jeffreys Bay today.  The teen apparently slipped into a hole at Paradise Beach while playing volley ball with friends early this morning and disappeared… Continue reading

Reduce water usage in Kouga – appeal by Kouga Mayor

At the start of the busiest part of the festive season all people in Kouga are being asked to reduce water usage urgently to ensure a continual supply throughout December.  Water supply in… Continue reading

Water restrictions and punitive water tariffs in Kouga

Kouga residents will have to pay more than double for their water bill each month once punitive tariffs come into effect 1 January 2017. Kouga Council yesterday approved the immediate imposition of water… Continue reading

Temporary repairs to St Francis Bay’s beach start

 News Flash!! The St Francis Bay’s Anne Avenue Beach is getting a temporary facelift  and  its  parking lot is closed  from today at both access points until renovations are over.  Big trucks of… Continue reading