Local Posts – Posts relevant to Greater St Francis Area

Beach Blondes proving popular

St Francis Brewery wins beer award for Beach Blonde It is that time of the year when beach blondes are not only a dime a dozen on our beaches but also a popular, thirst quenching beer in several of our taverns. News thus of St Francis Brewing Co's  Beach...

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A Dog Day Christmas

Dogs and kids of Sea Vista enjoy an early Christmas St Francis Animal Rescue, that band of dedicated volunteers who give so much of their time caring for the pets of Sea Vista and informal settlement of China Town threw a party at the weekly outreach on...

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Scrooge apology

Owner had every right to block beach pathway The article “A Scrooge in Cape St Francis – Surely not??” certainly managed to get the spider out the hole but we were out of order. Sadly we only elicited the local road community’s side of the story and yes...

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A Scrooge in Cape St Francis?

A Scrooge in Cape St Francis – surely not ???  Hopefully it was an unthinking oversight but the way thorny brush has been piled to block the pathway to the beach on de Jonge Thomas Road in Cape St Francis does sadly appear intentional. A week or so back we...

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Rock Lily Music Bar & Kitchen

A review on the popular Cape St Francis pub by Kirsten Doyle The Rock Lily has been a local haunt of mine since it opened. We used to go there back in the day when it was still called Stix, and I really like the facelift owner Michael Kimmings has given the place,...

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RDP Houses for Christmas

First RDP houses handed over in Kouga in more than a decade Thirty-five families from Humansdorp received the biggest Christmas presents of their lives today when the first RDP houses of the Kruisfontein 391 project were handed over. Kouga Mayor Elza van...

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Christmas Gift from Council

A Christmas Gift to help reduce road accidents Father Christmas must have paid an early visit to Kouga Council for there can be no other explanation for what they are offering as an early and extremely thoughtful gift to Kouga residents. With the recent...

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St Francis Rocks

St Francis really can rock Saturday dawned looking ready to rain on the parade (concert) but as the day progressed so the rain then the wind stopped leaving perfect weather for St Francis Rocks. And what a great day, and concert it was! Congratulations are...

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Busy weekend for NSRI

NSRI in action from early Saturday morning NSRI St Francis Bay had a rather busy week when just after midnight on Saturday, 09th December, NSRI St Francis Bay duty crew launched sea rescue craft Spirit of St Francis II to rendezvous with the fishing vessel...

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Bridge Club end of year function

Fun and Festivity at the St Francis Bay Bridge Club Cheerful colours and innovative décor marked the end of year festivities with the Annual General Meeting, Christmas competition followed by lunch, being enjoyed by members of the St Francis Bay Bridge...

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Sport and other news

Comment on new news format

Please tell us how you found this new news format! We do hope you will find reading this new format will indeed prove easier and look forward to your comments so let us know, either way, yes or no.

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Busy weekend for NSRI

NSRI in action from early Saturday morning NSRI St Francis Bay had a rather busy week when just after midnight on Saturday, 09th December, NSRI St Francis Bay duty crew launched sea rescue craft Spirit of St Francis II to rendezvous with the fishing vessel...

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Local athletes excel

Local athletes excel at 51/50 Triathlon A few locals did exceptionally well over the weekend  at the Nelson Mandela Bay African Triathlon Series  with Cape St Francis’ Lyn Slogrove taking the top level podium position in the 65 – 69 ladies race. Better...

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Pam Golding Properties “Blankie” Drive

78 blankies for kids at Disney Creche in Sea Vista Article published on Facebook by Jane Arderne! “Yesterday we handed out 78 blankies to Disney Creche in Sea Vista. Pam Golding Properties and I would like to thank our dear friends who gave so much time,...

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Dune Ridge Wine Festival

Don’t miss the first Dune Ridge Wine Festival this Saturday This Saturday, the 25th November, will see the first Dune Ridge Wine Festival being held - a wonderful day out for friends and family that promises to be the event of the season. Tickets for the...

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Rotarians Support Young Cricketers

St Francis Rotarians Support Young Cricketers When St Francis Bay Golf Club groundsman Petrus Vena approached his friend Peter Butland for advice on how to raise funds to buy much needed cricket equipment for his newly active cricket team, Peter turned to...

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Bitcoin

Bitcoin - to invest or not? By Kirsten Doyle For several years, Bitcoin has been hailed as the next best thing in foreign exchange markets and a monetary evolution in our ever digital world. It has outperformed pretty much every major foreign-exchange...

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Ladies Open Weekend

Pam Golding Properties Ladies Open Weekend Rocked St Francis Bay Great golf, great organisation, great food and great entertainment. That is what 144 lady golfers experienced during the weekend of 11th and 12th November in the Pam Golding Properties Ladies...

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Sea Shell Book

New Life for Sea Shell Book St Francis Bay publisher and publishing facilitator, Write-On Publishing, has just delivered a consignment of the book "The Sea Shells of Jeffreys Bay" to the Jeffreys Bay Shell Museum. So what? you may ask. What makes this...

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World Title to be decided in Hawaii

Contenders - John John Florence (HAW), Gabriel Medina (BRA), Jordy Smith (ZAF) and Julian Wilson (AUS) For 35 years, the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing has been sharing and celebrating one of the most significant sporting series in the world. The Hawaiian...

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