Police need help to find the stabber of Sea Vista resident

  The Humansdorp SAPS request anyone with information related to the murder of Thulasni Zayedwa who was stabbed to death at the age of 28, 2 November 2008, in Sea Vista, St Francis Bay.  Anyone who might be able to assist with information is urged to contact the investigating officer, Detective Warrant Officer Corne Smit…

Thyspunt still the preferred site for nuclear-1 – latest EIA Report

Thyspunt is still the preferred site to build a nuclear power station This is the conclusion in the copious 702-page Revised Draft EIA Report Version 2 for the Eskom Nuclear Power Station and Associated Infrastructure (Nuclear-1). In the Report it states more than once that not only is Thyspunt the preferred site but that it…

Six slaughtered sheep in taxi

By Bev Mortimer Six slaughtered sheep were found in a taxi in Sea Vista by alert SAPS officers last month. Captain du Toit said that on 22 August at 9 pm St Francis SAPS stopped a suspicious vehicle  in Tarragona Street. Upon searching the vehicle they found six sheep that had been slaughtered. After interrogation,…

House on St Francis canals is burning

 Breaking….A house in Sunset Drive on the Kromme in the canal area, St Francis Bay , caught alight in the fierce electrical storm that raged in the early hours of the morning. It appears to have been struck by lightning. The house belongs to Julie Vardy. In the fierce winds dubbed, ‘The Black Southeaster’ firemen…

Video cameras stolen from Talhado pre primary

  Video cameras to the value of R130 000 were stolen from the Talhado Pre Primary School in Sea Vista, St Francis Bay,  this month. A total of 25 cameras were stolen according to St Francis Bay SAP Captain du Toit. He asks if anyone is approached to buy these cameras,  or  if anyone has seen…

May 2015 is the new date for the Thyspunt EIA

By Bev Mortimer Breaking… May 2015 is the new latest date for the long  awaited Revised Draft Environmental Impact Assessment Report for the proposed Nuclear-1 power station at Thyspunt to be available for public comment. This was announced at a mini Nuclear Summit held at St Francis Links Golf Estate in St Francis Bay today,…

Marchers hold meeting on when to march again

A group of around 100 angry Sea Vista residents gathered in Homestead Road, St Francis bay,  this afternoon and sat on the grass verges on the corner of the R330. They were waiting for other comrades who had been arrested this morning and then would decide if they would march again today, they said.  The…

62 year-old left tied up for hours after robbery

A 62-year-old man from  St Francis Bay was left tied up for several hours in his Otters Landing home after theieves made off with his TV and other goods. The man managed to extricate himself, believed to be after about five hours, and reported the incident to the police. According to Gerda Swart, SA Corporarate…

4 Shacks burnt in Sea Vista this morning

Four shacks burnt down at the Kosovo informal settlement at Sea Vista, St Francis Bay, this morning, 14 March 2014.  The fire was reported at 9:35 am. Firefighters from both St Francis and Humansdorp were dispatched. The fire was completely extinguished by 10:23 am.  The shacks were home to two couples and four young men – no children….

Handbag stolen yesterday found in bushes

A delighted  St Francis Bay couple had their handbag returned to them this morning after it was stolen from their parked car  in the industrial area of Sea Vista, St Francis Bay , yesterday.  Some Sea Vista people going into the bushes this morning for a smoke found the handbag with the passports and IDs,…

Winter Festival of Events Starts in JBay, St Francis Bay

The two Kouga towns of Jeffreys Bay and St Francis Bay have a bumper series of events lined up for the visitors and holiday makers for the next fortnight. There are exciting social and sporting events – designed to suit most people’s interests.  A big draw of the Kouga Winter Festival will be two sporting…

News Flash! No water cuts in Lyme roads north and south today

Due to poor weather condition, the advertised water shutdown to Lyme Road North and South, St Francis Bay, will not take place today, 5 June. Weather-dependant, the new water main line will now be connected either tomorrow Thursday, (6 June) or Friday, (7 June) at which time the water supply will be interrupted. (edited)  …