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Sand River Bridge still closed, pedestrians can now cross over

The temporary bridge is closed for cars but pedestrians can make use of it. Municipal officials are on site monitoring the situation. Kindly note that the R330 falls under the jurisdiction of the… Continue reading

Sand River bridge is now closed – we are temporarily marooned again

The temporary crossing across the Sand River towards St Francis Bay has been closed.   According to an announcement from Kouga Municipality, the crossing, which was built after the Sand River bridge washed away on… Continue reading

Storm water about to flow over Sand River bridge

Photo, above: The wall of the Sand River bridge taken at 4.15 pm yesterday. The temporary gravel bridge over the Sand River could be closed for maintenance as early this morning it was… Continue reading

NSRI jetski suffers engine failure at Billabong Pro

NSRI St Francis Bay sent their sea rescue craft Spirit of St Francis II to assist the Jeffreys Bay rescue station after the latter’s jetski sustained motor failure. The NSRI team members were… Continue reading

Potholes on Sand River bridge

The Sand River on the Links side.   By Bev Mortimer A visit to the Sand River bridge at 4.15 pm today  after continous rain throughout the day during which an estimated 29… Continue reading

Jordy wins Billabong JBay, Parko in lead for ASP World title

Champion Jordy keeps South African flag flying! Photo: Billabong/ Karen Jordy Smith (ZAF), 23, won the 2011 Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay in a hard-fought Final over Mick Fanning (AUS), 30, in front of a… Continue reading

Jordy takes quarters, now through to the semi finals

Local favourite, South African Jordy Smith, used his past years of experience in Jeffreys Bay to choose  waves that offered the highest scoring potential and to take the quarterfinal victory over Damien Hobgood… Continue reading

Billabong Final Event is on from 7.30 this morning

The final day of the Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay at Supertubes  has been called ‘On!’ this morning with the Quarterfinals starting at 7:30 am. “The champion will be crowned this morning,” an Asp World… Continue reading

Epic surfing marathon of three rounds today at Billabong

The world’s best surfers put on a high-performance clinic today in pumping six-to-eight foot (2 – 2.5 metre) surf  at the Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay. Certainly making up for lost time  with all… Continue reading

Man bitten by shark

A 27 year-old male surfer and tour guide was admitted to an East London hospital after being bitten by a shark on his right lower leg and left upper arm. Dawid Struwig, 27,  who had been… Continue reading