All water restrictions lifted in Kouga

All water restrictions in the Kouga municipal area were lifted from 1 August 2011. This follows the announcement by the Nelson Mandela Metro Municipality that it was lifting its punitive water restrictions from… Continue reading

Hunting dogs nearly take out bushbuck

An alert guard saved the life of a bushbuck yesterday after two hunting dogs attacked it. The dogs hunting on the road to Rebelsrus would have killed  the bushbuck ram if the guard had not chased them… Continue reading

How St Francis potholes can be brought under control

Today three people demonstrated to the St Francis Bay community how the plague of potholes can be brought under control using a bitumen water-based solution. Recognised by SANRAL and municipalities countrywide, the product… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle print edition is now out

Stop Press!! Stop Press!! St Francis Chronicle, your free monthly community newspaper (August 2011 print edition) for St Francis Bay, Cape St Francis and environs  is now out and available at various shops in… Continue reading

We fix our own potholes!

The St Francis pothole repair project plans to raise money to fix as many of the potholes in St Francis streets as possible before the December holidays. “Right now our roads are not… Continue reading

Anything that floats race and trail walks this long weekend

Beginners and recreational paddlers will have great fun in the ‘Tupperware Race” this long weekend. Similar to the popular Old Year’s Eve ‘anything that floats’ race on 31 December each year, this 3 km mini… Continue reading

JBay youngsters give great performances in PE Surf series

Emma Smith and Steven Sawyer delivered stellar performances during the BloodScan Africa Surf Series, Port Elizabeth The third leg of the series was fiercely contested yesterday at the Pipe, Port Elizabeth, with the Eastern… Continue reading

Pledges pour in for St Francis pothole repair project

Some St Francis companies have banded together to start a pothole project to raise R500 000 to repair potholes in St Francis. Pledges to the amount of R70 000 have been received so far. … Continue reading

Kouga’s junior surfers excel at Pipe Beach

Kouga’s youngsters are scoring in the surf. Several  of them walked away with  top places at the BloodScan Africa Surf Series at Pipe Beach on Sunday. The  third and final BloodScan Africa Surf Series will be… Continue reading

Michelle comes 2nd in Womens div at SA Masters

Michelle Hill (Van Kempen) from St Francis Bay and representing Eastern Province came second in the Women’s section of the inter-provincial SA Masters Cup at Nahoon Reef, East London yesterday. She was pipped… Continue reading