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…

Minister of Energy’s full speech to the Kouga community

Community Address by the Minister of Energy, Dipuo Peters, at the Kouga & Saartjie Baardman Community Outreach Event on 15 March 2013   Good Morning, Molweni, Sanibonana, Goeie More,  It is truly my privilege and pleasure to address all of you in the beautiful province of the Eastern Cape, home to some of the greatest…

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…

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…

News Flash! February print edition now online

 The St Francis Chronicle February 2013 print edition is now online. Read all about the news and reviews in St Francis Bay and Cape St Francis, the social events  the highlights of the sports events, community news, corridors of power, what’s happening, biz news and more…. Read the entire paper here: http://www.safricavoyage.com

Forthcoming Events in January – February 2013

23 January – Save the Rhino talk  Warren Manser from the Chipembere Rhino Foundation will be the guest speaker at the “Friends of the Heritage Centre” January meeting.  Warren will be speaking on the plight of the rhino and the work being done by the Chipembere Rhino Foundation to help preserve these magnificent animals.  Time: 2.30 pm.  Place:  Heritage Centre…

Spaniard with chest pain arlifted by heicopter off ship

Two NSRI rescue swimmers and a Netcare 911 paramedic were hoisted from a helicopter onto a ship at sea  to stabilise a Spanish seaman suspected of having a heart attack yesterday. The patient was then transferred to a Port Elizabeth hospital by helicopter and is exected to make a full recovery. According to Ian Gray of NSRI Port Elizabeth…

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…

SFB Residents Association update

This week there has been significant pothole filling in St Francis Drive particularly around the area of the storm water drain installed for drainage of the ‘dam’ on the corner of Diaz and St Francis Drive.  On Monday, weather permitting, this area should be slurried.  The two areas where the Residents Association installed piping last…

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…