St Francis runners in parkrun again tomorrow

Join the St Francis runners tomorrow, Saturday 14 September.  The popular parkrun at St Francis Links will take place at 8 am tomorrow and not 7 am (as incorrectly stated elsewhere). All are welcome!  

NSRI St Francis Bay evacuates wounded fisherman from chokka boat today

St Francis Bay volunteer duty crew this evening, 1 July,  evacuated an injured  fisherman from a chokka boat.  The 33 year old chokka fisherman,  Alwyn Kettledas from Humansdorp, bleeding profusely from a head wound, was brought ashore in the NSRI sea rescue craft and transferred by ambulance to hospital. According to Marc May, NSRI St…

Forthcoming Events in St Francis Bay 25-29 June – updated

There are some exciting things happening this week, starting from today when you can take your kids to Sustainable Seas Centre at the port to have some fun. Plus there are other events, ranging from upmarket lunches to teen parties to sundowners and golf, not least the fab morning market.  See below: 25 & 27…

What to do in St Francis over Easter holidays 2013

 By Bev Mortimer (Copyright) There is a wide variety of things to do in St Francis over the holidays. When you’re tired of sun tanning or the weather is miz there are plenty of fun activities lined up daily – from social happenings to sports events to enjoying the natural beauty of the area. We…

Best summer property sales in years

This summer has seen the best property sales in St Francis for a few years, with well over R100m in sales, including many properties sold for more than R4m. There have been sales all the way from Riverglades on the Oyster Bay Road, to Otters Landing, at the end of Santareme. There have been at…

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…

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…