Tag Archive: St Francis Chronicle free newspaper

Preparations underway for R74 000 3-day surfing event in JBay this month

The three-day Jeffrey’s Bay Surf Challenge is set for 28-30 April at The Point, Jeffrey’s Bay. And a number of former World Tour professionals have confirmed their attendance. The event is sponsored by… Continue reading

Desree wins SuperSpar St Francis Bay Talent Show

By Bev Mortimer: Desree Swarts  last night won the St Francis Bay SuperSpar Talent Show, pipping several other talented performers to the post.. Desree, 38, was over the moon when her name was… Continue reading

Excitement mounts for SuperSpar Box car race

After the success of the Christmas Box Car race, St Francis Bay’s SuperSpar has decided to make this a twice yearly event. Everyone is invited to join in the fun on the public… Continue reading

St Francis United Church ladies celebrate with gifts and tea

The building of the Church House on the corner of Walton and St Francis Drive in St Francis Bay is almost 100% completed. The ladies from this new inter-denomination church – from Anglican,… Continue reading

A giant of a Titanic dinner raises R10 000 for NSRI

It was a long voyage to savour 10 different courses of a sumptuous dinner in commemoration of the last repast held on the ill fated Titanic ship that sank 100 years ago on… Continue reading

R15-million shark research project and film in False Bay

A $2-million Ocearch shark research and filming project in False Bay has attracted opposition from two shark cage diving operators and an author. The Ocearch project, headed by American Chris Fischer, the producer… Continue reading

Sea Vista residents divided and confused over Thyspunt

Exclusive article by Bev Mortimer (From the April 2012 print edition)” There is confusion among the more than 6000 squatters and long time residents of the sprawling township known as Sea Vista on… Continue reading

At least R10-million allocated to repair Sand River Bridge

Exclusive article by Bev Mortimer: (From the April 2012 printed edition) An estimated R10-million has been allocated for the repair of the Sand River Bridge. This was revealed in a  meeting of the… Continue reading

SA Government decision on Thyspunt only likely in 2013

Exclusive article by Bev Mortimer: (From the April 2012 print edition) The go ahead or not for the development of a nuclear power station at Thyspunt is only likely to be announced early next… Continue reading

R60 000 for Rotary projects in Pellsrus and Sea Vista

More than R60 000 was raised for Rotary projects in Pellsrus and Sea Vista through the Rotary Easter Golf Day in St Francis Bay. “We are thrilled with the outcome of this year’s… Continue reading