Accommodation To rent in St Francis Bay

ACCOMMODATION TO RENT   Bedroom/lounge and bathroom with shower to rent. R1500 a month. Available 31 January or 28 February 2013. No kitchen facilities. Unfurnished, but basic furniture can be provided if needed. Cute garden, own entrance to garden and street. Parking under carport. Internet facilities available for use. Will suit a single person. Advert…

Tutu gets Human Rights prize, congratulated by Zuma

President Jacob Zuma congratulated Archbishop Desmond Tutu for being awarded the UNESCO/Bilbao Human Rights Prize in France last night. “President Jacob Zuma wishes to congratulate South Africa’s Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Mpilo Tutu, one of the country’s legendary human rights campaigners, on receiving the UNESCO/Bilbao human rights prize,” said the Presidency. The biennial UNESCO/Bilbao Prize was…

Fab fundraiser party – photo gallery

A fun ‘Gourmet Burger’ evening had the St Francis Bay Golf Club rocking last night to the music of local, popular muso, Johan.  The event was organised by parents of the St Francis College kids with MC Jo Brown and R7000 was raised!! Funds raised will go to the Friends of St Francis Fire & Rescue…

Eat gourmet burgers and rock to music by Johan for charity

A charity fundraiser for all rescue operations in St Francis will be held at the St Francis Bay Golf Club from 7 pm  this Friday, 16 November 2012. On the menu are Gourmet Burgers!!   Tickets are R75 p/p including the light supper and live music by Johan. The event has been organised by parents of the St…

Mutual and Federal’s St Francis Bay claims are R20-m so far

Mutual & Federal, a member of the Old Mutual Group, yesterday, (13 November 2012) announced that it has so far registered claims worth approximately R20 million –  arising from the St Francis Bay fire disaster.  “Depending on whether more customers contact us, we might see an escalation of claims in the coming days”, says Heidi…

KC Properties takes over letting division of AlvaMerle Estates

Well known Merle Peens of AlvaMerle Estates in St Francis Drive, St Francis Bay,   last month passed her  rental business on to Kerry Clare of KC Properties. The pair are seen here after the handing over of the business. A delighted Kerrry Clare, right, said: “We would like to take this opportunity to thank Merle…

Dana Pretorius wins R50 000 voucher

Dana Pretorius of St Francis Bay won a R50 000 voucher from PPC Cement today. He received his share of the recent nation wide R1.1-million PPC Cement competition. There were three winners from the Eastern Cape and Dana was one of the lucky ones to walk off with an early Christmas present. Dana’s voucher is redeemable…

New Tourism Club offers exciting benefits

By Bev Mortimer Join the best Club in St Francis – join St Francis Tourism! This is the new motto for St Francis Tourism, its new drive and plan of action to promote the St Francis area, swell the number of visitors here and the number of Tourism members. St Francis Tourism will undoubtedly benefit…

Permission needed for any holiday events over season

Holiday entertainment on Council land Proposals for holiday entertainment on Kouga Council-owned land during December and January are invited from event organisers. Individuals and organisations, including churches, who wish to use Council land to present or hold recreational activities (from sport to outdoor church services, to music events for the public) during the summer holiday season…

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 August.  Kouga Executive Mayor Booi Koerat said  the Metro’s punitive tariffs had been also been applicable to Kouga for the bulk purchase…