Tag Archive: st francis bay community news

News Flash!! News Flash!! Cut off of water supply on the St Francis Bay canals

The Kouga Municipality is going to be upgrading and installing new fire hydrants in the canal area next week.  Below is the notice alerting residents that we’ll need to shut down the water… Continue reading

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

Big, fun MTB at the Links on Sunday

Excitement is mounting for the annual exciting Mountain Bike race in St Francis Bay this Sunday month – one of the biggest events of this kind held annually in the Eastern Province. Already… 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

Gulliver’s life-raft found

Early on Friday morning last week some commercial fishermen found the life-raft belonging to Gulliver, Greg West’s yacht that capsized in June this year. Gulliver capsized on 15 June 2011. All four crew… Continue reading

Whistling sound saves two paddlers in stormy seas at Betty’s Bay

Also an NSRI Safety Message to boaters and paddlers. A whistling sound last night led to the rescue by Gordon’s Bay NSRI of two men in kayaks in bad and stormy conditions off Betty’s… Continue reading

Compassionate St Francis residents rally to help homeless

Compassionate people in St Francis Bay rallied to the call to help the homeless people in Sea Vista yesterday. The St Francis Bay Rotary Club collection point at  SuperSpar St Francis Bay gathered… Continue reading

Sprucing up St Francis Bay before season

Finance is available for tarring of the Sand River Bridge by the Provincial Roads Department later this month. This and other sprucing up, repairing and cleaning of St Francis Bay projects before season… Continue reading