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Big ‘controlled’ burn in St Francis Bay today

The municipality is doing a controlled ‘Big Burn’ today( Monday 14th May) with the ‘Working for Fire’ people. The burn is taking place on the open ground on St Francis Drive between Tarragona… Continue reading

Full Gobodo report to be released to all Kouga councillors

A special Council meeting to discuss the controversial Gobodo report decided to make the full report available to all councillors. The attachment to the agenda was a summary of the report and not… Continue reading

Driver of crashed car at the bridge ran away – update

Car lands in Sand River… The driver of a car that  swerved off the Sand River bridge last night ran away. The police are now  looking for the driver, who is from Hankey,… Continue reading

Gunmen hold up terrified petrol attendants – update

The St Francis Bay petrol station was held up by armed robbers last night at 6 pm. The gun-toting robbers allegedly made off with the office computer as well as a cell phone… Continue reading

Stop Press!!! Gunmen hold up local petrol station and a car goes of the bridge

Gunmen rob petrol attendants The St Francis Bay petrol station was reportedly held up by armed robbers last night at 6 pm. The gun-toting robbers allegedly made off with cash, the office computer… Continue reading

Big stink over toilets cut-back

By Bev Mortimer: Kouga ratepayer associations and residents have expressed horror that Kouga Municipality is reducing the number of sanitised toilets by half in informal settlements right across Kouga this month. Fears have… Continue reading

The Spit can Split in Spring

By Bev Mortimer: There is a high probability that the canal dune Spit will be breached this year. “Should a large wave event occur around the equinox spring tides in September this will… Continue reading

71 year-old St Francis Bay woman stabbed and robbed

By Bev Mortimer:  A 71 year-old St Francis Bay woman was struck on her face and stabbed on her forehead, then robbed in her own home. According to a police report from the… Continue reading