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NSRI St Francis Bay evacuates ill fisherman off chokka boat

St Francis Bay duty crew were called out to assist a 48 year-old Humansdorp fisherman on the chokka fishing boat,Vukane, yesterday evening just before 7 pm. He was suffering from an epileptic seizure,… Continue reading

Quick action by NSRI saves child’s life

Immediate resuscitation efforts by NSRI Knysna volunteers to an unconscious four year-old child struggling to breathe, saved the child’s life yesterday. According to NSRI Knysna, the boy had been pulled out of the… Continue reading

Forthcoming Events – 1st week of March 2012

*  3 March 2012: How to ‘break the grip of the rip’ The St Francis Kromme Trust Heritage kids and Woodridge Lifesavers are teaming up for an ‘Action Beach morning’ to make everyone… Continue reading

Four Kruger Park officials arrested for rhino poaching

Four SANParks Kruger National Park (KNP) officials were arrested in connection with rhino poaching activities yesterday afternoon. The arrest follows an earlier discovery of two freshly killed rhino  found in  Pretoriuskop.  The animals had… Continue reading

Kouga Council strives to save Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay

Saving the prestigious Billabong Pro J’Bay will be on the agenda when Kouga Executive Mayor, Booi Koerat, meets with Billabong SA this week. In a television interview on Tuesday, Mayoral Committee member, Vernon… Continue reading

Humansdorp rapist gets 8 years

A 21 year-old Humansdorp man was sentenced to 8 years imprisonment for raping a 20 year-old woman in 2011. Johan Kettledas was sentenced at the Humansdorp Magistrates’ Court earlier this month for the crime… Continue reading

JBay and St Francis Rotary Clubs raise R3500 in Swimarathon

In an attempt to break a Guinness Book World Record, Rotary Clubs of Jeffreys Bay and St Francis participated in the global Rotary Swimarathon yesterday. The record attempt was to have the most… Continue reading

Political parties’ actions threaten integrity of residents’ associations

The major political parties in South Africa are on a path that threatens the autonomy and integrity of residents and ratepayers’ associations. This was said in a statement by the new chairman of… Continue reading

The new 6-star Billabong event will run in 2nd week of July

This year’s 6-Star Billabong Pro J -Bay will run in the second week of July, immediately after the Prime rated event in Ballito and offers a prize-purse of US $155 000 (approx. R1.2… Continue reading

Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay downgraded this year

The Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay (Event No 5 of 11 on the 2012 ASP World Championship Tour), has been downgraded from an ASP World Title event to an ASP 6-Star for 2012. In an… Continue reading