NSRI St Francis Bay evacuates local ill crewman from ship offshore

Article by Bev Mortimer NSRI St Francis, Station 21, evacuated a 29 year-old ill crewman on a trawler, 14 nautical miles off-shore of St Francis Bay, on Wednesday this week, in an almost… Continue reading

Murder probe after man found dead in JBay house

A 79-year-old man was found dead and tied to a chair inside his locked Wavecrest house in Jeffreys Bay last night, 13 November. The SAPS says it is investigating a case of murder… Continue reading

Eskom started load shedding at 10 pm tonight to 5 am tomorrow morning!!

Eskom implemented stage 2 load- shedding this evening from 22:00 until 05:00 Thursday, 7 November 2019: Eskom will implement stage 2 rotational load-shedding this evening from 10 am tomorrow morning. Last week and… Continue reading

Planet Mercury to transit sun on 11 November

  For the first time since 9 May 2016, South Africans will be able to watch Mercury transit the Sun on 11 November at 2.35 pm (14:35 Central Africa Time (CAT). People with… Continue reading

PE Dams at 36 % – people in PE and Kouga urged to save water

Residents and businesses in Kouga that get their water from Port Elizabeth dams have been asked to use water sparingly following an announcement today that dams that supply water to the Nelson Mandela… Continue reading

St Francis Bay surfers ride China’s Silver Dragon river wave

By Bev Mortimer Photo of Silver Dragon wave,  with Dale on jetski and Billy on the wave For the second year in a row St Francis bay surfers Dale Staples , aka Ducky,… Continue reading

NSRI St Francis Bay in two patient evacuations from chokka boats

On Sunday evening, 25 August, NSRI St Francis Bay evacuated two ill patients from two different chokka boats at sea, shortly after each other. Sara Smith, NSRI St Francis Bay station commander, said… Continue reading

St Francis Bay Fires – SAPS seeks 2 men calming bees with smoke

The SAPS seeks information from anyone who knows more about two men, who allegedly started the disastrous fire yesterday by using smoke to calm bees at a beehive in  St Francis Bay yesterday.… Continue reading

About 12 thatch houses burnt in St Francis Bay

Article By Bev Mortimer In a fire that suddenly spun out of control about a dozen thatched houses in Lyme Road North and Peter Crescent in St Francis Bay it is estimated that… Continue reading

Strikers stop protesting in Hankey, arrested people released on bail

After almost three full days of strike action, violence and clashes between police and protesters in Hankey in the Eastern Cape ,  strikers dispersed on the third day of strike action, today, 21… Continue reading