Women treated like royalty at St Francis Links

  By Bev Mortimer   While many celebrated Women’s Day on Tuesday this week at home with their families, others participated in sports’ activities and some were literally treated like royalty. In lovely… Continue reading

St Francis Bay’s canal property owners have been saved thousands

 – St Francis Bay Riparian Association wins ruling that most canal properties don’t need an EIA before building or renovating A dispute between the St Francis Bay Riparian Owners Association and Kouga Municipality… Continue reading

Highlights of Women’s Day trail walk and run

More than 100 people participated in the Enid Pretorius Properties trail walk and run to Cape St Francis lighthouse and back. Some managed the full distance of 30 kms, others completed more than… Continue reading

Rhino hunting moratorium will result in fewer rhino numbers

Wildlife Ranching South Africa (WRSA) has asked the DA to reconsider its request for a moratorium on rhino hunting.   “A further moratorium (even temporary) on rhino hunting would immediately result in a decrease… Continue reading

Bakkie plunges into Struisbaai harbour

NSRI volunteers managed to get a driver out of his sinking bakkie and to safety after his vehicle crashed off the Pier into Struisbaai harbour yesterday. NSRI Agulhas volunteer duty crew and Emergency Services… Continue reading

St Francis Rotarians collect groceries for Sea Vista

Thanks to volunteer Rotarians and the generous St Francis community, five full trolley loads of foodstuffs were collected from outside Village SuperSpar yesterday. The groceries will be distributed to soup kitchens in Sea… Continue reading

Permission needed for any holiday events over season

Holiday entertainment on Council land Proposals for holiday entertainment on Kouga Council-owned land during December and January are invited from event organisers. Individuals and organisations, including churches, who wish to use Council land to… Continue reading

Sand River bridge update – all fine, bridge still open

Came back from PE today and crossed the bridge at 1 pm. River is flowing swiftly through the outflow pipes and there is a steady amount of water gushing down from the Links… Continue reading

The Sand River is not closing at 12 pm

Rumours have been running wild in St Francis today with phones belonging to the Kouga municipality, to members of the disaster management team and those of St Francis Chronicle running off the hook with queries… Continue reading

Thyspunt nuclear power station – a fait accompli?

Attendees at a meeting with senior Eskom officials this week say they were left with no doubt a nuclear site at Thypsunt is a fait accompli. Asked if the establishment of Thyspunt was… Continue reading