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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

Thyspunt nuclear power station – a fait accompli?

Attendees at a meeting with senior Eskom officials this week say they were left with no doubt a nuclear site at Thypsunt is a fait accompli. Asked if the establishment of Thyspunt was… Continue reading

All water restrictions lifted in Kouga

All water restrictions in the Kouga municipal area were lifted from 1 August 2011. This follows the announcement by the Nelson Mandela Metro Municipality that it was lifting its punitive water restrictions from… Continue reading

How St Francis potholes can be brought under control

Today three people demonstrated to the St Francis Bay community how the plague of potholes can be brought under control using a bitumen water-based solution. Recognised by SANRAL and municipalities countrywide, the product… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle print edition is now out

Stop Press!! Stop Press!! St Francis Chronicle, your free monthly community newspaper (August 2011 print edition) for St Francis Bay, Cape St Francis and environs  is now out and available at various shops in… Continue reading

Kouga’s junior surfers excel at Pipe Beach

Kouga’s youngsters are scoring in the surf. Several  of them walked away with  top places at the BloodScan Africa Surf Series at Pipe Beach on Sunday. The  third and final BloodScan Africa Surf Series will be… Continue reading

Michelle comes 2nd in Womens div at SA Masters

Michelle Hill (Van Kempen) from St Francis Bay and representing Eastern Province came second in the Women’s section of the inter-provincial SA Masters Cup at Nahoon Reef, East London yesterday. She was pipped… Continue reading

SuperSpar St Francis Bay says : “Thank You!”

St Francis Bay’s Super Spar continued with the great community spirit this afternoon by saying a big “Thank You!” to all the volunteers and the helpers who walked people across a foot bridge while… Continue reading

Goal posts shift about Sand River bridge completion times

Everyone  in authority is suddenly being extremely cautious in what they say about the Sand River being opened today. The goal posts are now continually shifting and no one can give a straight… 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