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The floods by Jeff Clause

For the past 8 weeks, water has been accumulating in the Sand River catchments above the Sand River Bridge towards Oyster Bay. Water came into the west side of the Links in early… Continue reading

Back to using borehole water as Churchill pipe breaks

St Francis is now using borehole water again after a section of the main water line from the Churchill Dam to the town washed away on Tuesday this week. The municipality planned on… Continue reading

Motorists stranded as Sand River bridge is demolished

It looks like a tsunami coming!” These words were spoken by one of the disaster management team as he looked towards St Francis Links Golf course  from the top of a hill. And… Continue reading

Stormwater damage to Main beach dune wall

Inadequate storm water drainage at St Francis Bay’s main beach caused flood waters  from the recent rains to gauge a huge donga as the waters flowed across the car park to the cliff… Continue reading

‘Dammed’ if they do, ‘dammed’ if they don’t

Lovely rains in the Eastern Cape and the rising of the dam levels has set consumers’ hopes soaring that water restrictions will ultimately be lifted and the high water tariffs decreased. But it… Continue reading

Flooding in St Francis Bay

The torrential downpours over has caused flooding over all of the Eastern Cape and in St Francis Bay.  The St Francis Links crew have been battling to fight back water gushing in from… Continue reading

Billabong Pro J-Bay next week

   Nex week the World’s Top 34 surfers take to the legendary waves of Supertubes in the Billabong Pro J-Bay, stop No. 4 of 11 on the 2011 ASP Dream Tour. They will also… Continue reading

Eco Walk Fun for the whole family

St Francis Conservancy and Fourcade Botanical Society Eco Walk Fun for the whole family Come and see Winter’s beauty on a guided morning tour in the Sand Rever Dune Field. Date: Thursday, 14th… Continue reading

St Francis Bay businesses robbed

 Two St Francis  & one Jeffreys Bay businesses were robbed of cash and cellphones by armed criminals last week.  All business owners and shopkeepers are advised to be vigilante and more security conscious. In one incident,… Continue reading

Team SA ‘s great start at World Surfing Games in Panama

 Team South Africa had a great start on the opening day of the annual 2011 Billabong ISA World Surfing Games saw tricky one metre waves at Playa Venao on the Pacific Ocean coast of… Continue reading