Electricity to be increased by Kouga Municipality to almost 14%

Kouga Municipality has announced a steep, almost 14% increase (13.87% for electricity on average) in electricity prices from July this year, plus increases for other services averaging around 7 % as follows: •… Continue reading

Breaking… finally, a pedestrian bridge across the Kromme River

By Bev Mortimer A Storms River type suspension bridge across the beautiful Kromme River at St Francis Bay in the Eastern Cape has at last become a reality, following its final ratification at… Continue reading

Easter is Coming!!

  It is great have so many people already in town. The shops restaurants and sporting facilities are currently doing well, plus the builders and related trades. St Francis Chronicle Easter edition is… Continue reading

Shock, sporadic 3-4 hour water cuts in Cape St Francis and Sea Vista during 3 weeks

Cape St Francis and Sea Vista residents face water interruptions for up to three four hours during the next three weeks and during municipal water tests. This follows yesterday’s municipal announcement at short… Continue reading

SA and 6 other countries sign international SKA treaty

South Africa and six other countries signed the international treaty in Rome, Italy, today, 13 March,  that will establish the Square Kilometer Array Observatory (SKAO) as an inter-governmental organisation, tasked with building and… Continue reading

Kouga Municipality launches plastic roads project this morning

Kouga Municipality claims it is pioneering a new approach to building roads from plastic in Africa as it believes this could spell the end of potholes, create jobs and help save the planet.… Continue reading

Humansdorp woman arrested for husband’s murder

Humansdorp SAPS detectives yesterday arrested a woman for allegedly murdering her husband. It is alleged that on 9 March the couple had a heated argument at their residence in Gill Marcus during which… Continue reading

Body found in Hankey

The body of an unknown man with an open head wound was found yesterday, 9 March in Hankey. The Hankey SAPS is investigating a case of murder and is looking for information that… Continue reading

JBay’s ‘Steezy’ Sawyer 2nd in World Longboard event

  JBay’s ‘Steezy’ Sawyer 2nd in World Longboard event After winning the one-off title decider in Taiwan in December, Sawyer, who is the top seed and reigning WSL long-board champion was elated to… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle March edition is now out!!

St Francis Chronicle March 2019 edition is now out!!   The paper is already available on the shelves  at: Some select shops in PE; at St Francis Bay Spar at Blue Label Bottle… Continue reading