Tag Archive: st francis chronicle community newspaper

Surfer dies after Great White shark bite

A 49 year-old surfer died today after being bitten by a suspected Great White shark on his upper left leg and around his groin area. NSRI Plettenberg Bay volunteer duty crew were activated this… Continue reading

Travis and Jordy win Round 1 heats in Tahiti

 South African surfers Travis Logie and Jordy Smith won their respective Round 1 heats in the Billabong Pro Tahiti.. Surfiing in epic 1.5 to 2 metre waves at Teahupoo on Saturday they moved… Continue reading

Photo highlights of All Blacks and Springboks arriving at PE airport

Kevin Mealamu, who is captaining the All Blacks side that will play against the Spingboks on Saturday, receives a stunning beaded rugby ball trophy from Nonki of African Drumbeat. The inscription on the… Continue reading

EC’s top teen surfers battle it out for honours

The weather may have been cold and rainy but there was nothing miserable about the waves that were 4-6 foot in the final round of the BloodScan Surf Series at Kitchen Windows, Jeffreys… Continue reading

MEC and 45 EC mayors sign service delivery agreements

 Forty five Eastern Cape mayors met in East London last week to individually sign an agreement between their respective Councils and the Eastern Cape (EC) MEC for Local Government and Traditional Affairs. The agreements… Continue reading

And the storm waters came down.. and the bridge still held

    By Bev Mortimer, St Francis Chronicle The heavy rains experienced overnight in the Eastern Cape on 13 August have not affected the second temporary Sand River bridge much.  Apart from the higher and swifter… Continue reading

Sand River bridge still safe to cross – 14 August 2011

  By: Bev Mortimer, St Francis Chronicle     A site inspection at the Sand River bridge at 8 am by officials today revealed that despite fairly heavy rains occurring intermittently throughout the night… Continue reading

Women treated like royalty at St Francis Links

  By Bev Mortimer   While many celebrated Women’s Day on Tuesday this week at home with their families, others participated in sports’ activities and some were literally treated like royalty. In lovely… Continue reading

St Francis Bay’s canal property owners have been saved thousands

 – St Francis Bay Riparian Association wins ruling that most canal properties don’t need an EIA before building or renovating A dispute between the St Francis Bay Riparian Owners Association and Kouga Municipality… Continue reading

Bakkie plunges into Struisbaai harbour

NSRI volunteers managed to get a driver out of his sinking bakkie and to safety after his vehicle crashed off the Pier into Struisbaai harbour yesterday. NSRI Agulhas volunteer duty crew and Emergency Services… Continue reading