Two arrested over Jayde Panatioyou murder

Robbery has been ruled out as the  motive for the murder of  Jayde Panatioyou in 21 April . This was revealed in a statement by the  SAP  detective team assigned to the murder investigation of Jayde. The statement revealed that the SAP have arrested two suspects and there is a prima facie case against the pair. …

St Francis Nautical Festival Programme 28 April – 3 May

Programme for Nautical Festival from 28 April – 3 May 2014 Monday 28 April SA Longboard Championships starts at Seals in Cape St Francis – finish on 3 May.  Surf Movie Night at the Cape St Francis Resort on Monday Night. Tuesday 29 April: SA Longboard Championships at Seals, Cape St Francis.  From 7 pm…

Winter Festival of Events Starts in JBay, St Francis Bay

The two Kouga towns of Jeffreys Bay and St Francis Bay have a bumper series of events lined up for the visitors and holiday makers for the next fortnight. There are exciting social and sporting events – designed to suit most people’s interests.  A big draw of the Kouga Winter Festival will be two sporting…

Forthcoming events 19-27 February

19 February : Rotary End Polio Now Awareness Swimarathon at 5 pm, old Hotel pool. Swimming enthusiasts in St Francis Bay and Jeffreys Bay are once again participating in the Rotary Global Swimarathon for 2013 in their respective towns. Last year St Francis swimmers contributed towards establishing a new Guiness World Record and boasted having…

Multi-million rand mansion sold in St Francis Bay

One of St Francis Bay’s canal-fronting mansions has just made local real estate history as the second most expensive house ever to be sold in the picturesque village. Listed at R18.5-million, it was sold to a KwaZulu-Natal businessman within 10% of the asking price. This stunning mansion that resembles an oppulent boutqiue hotel inside was…

Mini Building boom and good deeds after the fire

Building boom and positivity follows St Francis Bay fire – feature By: Bev Mortimer From out of the ruins green grass is starting to grow beneath the 75 burnt houses ravaged in the horrific runaway fire on 11 November 2012. There is a hive of activity in St Francis Bay right now buoyed by a predominate wave…

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…