Tag Archive: newspaper for St Francis Bay

Temporary Sand River Bridge still holding

Though looking worn the Sand River bridge is still holding after this week’s soaking rains. The bridge is on the only access road to St Francis Bay in the Eastern Cape of South… Continue reading

Tarring of Sand River Bridge underway

The tarring and widening of the Sand River Bridge has started! (By Bev Mortimer) Improvements to this bridge mean the hordes of visitors and holiday makers to the coastal town of St Francis… Continue reading

The Ruins concert on 31 December!!

The Ruins, one of South Africa’s biggest New Year’s Eve music concerts will return to St Francis Bay on 31 December this year. Although they are keeping things under wraps at this stage,… Continue reading

Sand River Bridge to be tarred before end of November (updated 28 October 2011)

By Bev Mortimer: Tarring of the Sand River bridge will be done before the end of November this year. That is the word from Marius Keyser, chief engineer at the provincial Department of… Continue reading

Improving Education plans for Kouga

A new building for Sea Vista Primary in St Francis Bay, renovating Hankey Primary and establishing a high school in Jeffreys Bay were discussed last week. These and other educational improvements for Kouga topped the… Continue reading

MTB Challenge at St Francis Links has been postponed

The St Francis Bay MTB Challenge that was due to be held at St Francis Links next month (September) has been postponed to 27 November owing to excessive rain in the area during the… 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

Sand River Bridge likely to be opened by 2 pm today

Informed sources say that if all goes according to plan – and weather permitting – the new temporary bridge over the Sand River should be completed by the Roads Department contractors by 2… Continue reading