Urinetown Musical – Forthcoming Event

To pee or not to pee.. that is the question in Urinetown. The title of this musical may cause some sniggering but the subject of where to go to the toilet affects the daily livelihood of the inhabitants of Urinetown – the title of a satirical musical produced by students at Woodridge College. The students…

St Francis: Sleeping no more – open for business!

A St Francis Bay Business Forum (SFBBF) was formed this month to promote future investment and business opportunities, plus positive support for current businesses in St Francis. One of its main goals is also to get businesses in St Francis Bay to work together towards a goal of sustainable growth. At a meeting of interested…

Sand River Bridge 6 pm 14 July 2012 – Photo Gallery

The following photos taken by Bev Mortimer this evening show an extremely strong Sand River flowing down to the Kromme River at 6 pm, plus the build up of water at the bridge base beneath the road across, plus the status of water flowing towards and out of the  pipes beneath the bridge. The Sand River Bridge…

Dam formation at the Sand River bridge causes concern

By Bev Mortimer: Concern from early morning motorists has been expressed following a build up of water into a dam on the one side of the temporary Sand River Bridge during the night, 13 July 2012. A tour round St Francis Bay early this morning  revealed that there was no major flooding in the village…

Shark attack victim recovering in Mossel Bay hospital

NSRI spoke to Jacques Mostert, 29, from Centurion, this morning by telephone and he is in good spirits and recovering well in a Mossel Bay hospital. “He told us that his friend had exited the water while they were surfing and on his way out of the surf he was circled by a shark which…

28 July – Canals Winter Challenge – forthcoming event

28 July – Canals Winter Challenge The annual Pam Golding Canals Winter Challenge , hosted by the St Francis Paddling Club, starts at the Cove, Shore Rd, at 10 am. Registration is from 9am. The long course is 20 kms and the short course 13 kms. R60 p/p The race attracts top PE paddlers, like…

Walk or run for Home Care – forthcoming event

The fun and popular walk or run along the perimeter of St Francis and Cape St Francis will take place on 9 August 2012. The complete distance is: 26km from Enid Pretorius Properties, Village Centre; it is 12 kms to just the Lighthouse; and it’s 14 kms from the Lighthouse (10:30 start from the Lighthouse)….

Gauteng man attacked and bitten by shark near Stillbaai today

A Gauteng man was attacked and bitten by a 4-metre shark today , 6 July, on his left upper leg and his left knee while surfing at Sand Beach, Jongensfontein, 20 kms up the coast from Stilbaai. The shark attack victim, 29 year old Jacque Mostert, from Eldorado Park, Centurion, suffered heavy blood loss from two serious…

Old Car wanted and church announcements

OLD CAR WANTED: If you Have any car for sale then please call me, I would love to buy your car from you God-Bless MY TEL: 079 138 6116 ST FRANCIS UNITED CHURCH: All are welcome at our new Church home “The spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has annointed me to…