Local Posts – Posts relevant to Greater St Francis Area

Property Valuation Objections

Property Valuation Objections dealine is 30th April Following the property valuations conducted by DDP last year property owners have until 30th April to submit their objections to the new General Valuations Roll. The roll, valid for the period 2018 to...

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“A Taste of St Francis”

Coming Soon! “A Taste of St Francis” Write-On Publishing of St Francis Bay will soon release a REPRODUCTION & REPRINT of the iconic 1990's St Francis Bay recipe books "A Taste of St Francis" and "A Second Taste of St Francis", originally produced by the St...

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St Francis Rotary Makro Golf Day

St Francis Rotary Makro Golf Day Around the Corner        The annual Rotary Makro Golf Festival in St Francis Bay taking place on Saturday April 28th at St Francis Bay Golf Club.  This is the fifth year in a row that the title sponsorship is claimed by...

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TheTarragona minefield

All lives matter – please make Tarragona safe! One only needs to spend a half hour or so at the side of Tarragona road opposite the township housing to witness its potential as a death trap every bit as lethal as a minefield.  In the past week at least two...

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Debbi our Iron Hero

St Francis' very own Ironman ...  or is that 'Steel lady' Dedication, determination and just pure courage saw Debbi Nevay Hudson achieve her dream of competing in and completing an Ironman. Running late into Sunday night crossed the line to the delight of...

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Jeffreys Bay Beach to feature on CNN Travel

A Jeffreys Bay beach has been included in CNN Travel’s list of the best beaches to visit in 2018. Paradise Beach at Jeffreys Bay and Mkambati Nature Reserve on the Wild Coast are the only two beaches from South Africa to have made it onto the list. “We are...

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EQS drive moves to Sea Vista

Next week, from Monday to Thursday, the EQS drive will focus on Ward One, with Sea Vista residents invited to visit the community hall to re-register or register for services. Free basic services are available to households with a combined gross monthly...

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Don’t stop the Music

Rock Lily the Pub is closing but not the music! The closing of Rock Lily as a regular weekly music venue will be a huge loss to many of those who have come to enjoy Mike Kimmings’ weekly, more often than not, twice weekly offerings. No longer will the...

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Lest they are ignored

Not much news emanating out of St Francis this week but some interesting posts on Facebook  are worth publishing as they refer to previous post on St Francis Today. The first was a post on the beautiful  Brunsvigia gregaria which is presently blooming on...

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Sport and other news

21-year old Norwegian missing in Sedgefield

Still no sign of missing Norwegian lass Marie Ostboo NSRI reports an ongoing search operation, headed by the SA Police Services, has found no sign of missing Marie Ostbo and the search and investigations are ongoing. The SA Police Services, Community...

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St Francis Rotary Makro Golf Day

St Francis Rotary Makro Golf Day Around the Corner        The annual Rotary Makro Golf Festival in St Francis Bay taking place on Saturday April 28th at St Francis Bay Golf Club.  This is the fifth year in a row that the title sponsorship is claimed by...

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Debbi our Iron Hero

St Francis' very own Ironman ...  or is that 'Steel lady' Dedication, determination and just pure courage saw Debbi Nevay Hudson achieve her dream of competing in and completing an Ironman. Running late into Sunday night crossed the line to the delight of...

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Facebook – The good, bad and maybe…

Facebook - The good, bad and maybe ...  ugly Those readers who have never had a Facebook profile or have deleted their profile will no doubt feel justified in their decision not to be part of the social media phenomena that has some 2-billion plus...

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PE Divers found alive

Two Port Elizabeth divers found alive and well after three-hour search Ian Gray‚ station commander of the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI), Port Elizabeth reports the Port Elizabeth duty crew was activated on Sunday morning following reports from the...

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World Champ is Kromme King

The Pam Golding King of the Kromme was held on Easter Saturday, and won by Surfski World Champion, Jasper Mocke, the new 2018 “King of the Kromme”!  Held in calm warm conditions, with a full moon high tide, the 75 paddlers headed off from Quaysyde, and...

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Royal St Andrews Hotel Port Alfred Classic

Royal St Andrews Hotel Port Alfred Classic pres by Quiksilver Jordy Maree and Josefina Ane Clinch Titles Veteran Matthew Moir Crowned Men’s Longboard Champion Jordy Maree (Cape Town) and Josefina Ane (Argentina) earned the biggest wins of their...

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Shark attack off Cape St Francis

Local lad recovering after shark attack Thankfully the 19-year old lad pulled from the surf by friends and fellow surfers at Cape St Francis beach yesterday afternoon is recovering well in hospital after what was no doubt a harrowing experience. The lad...

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St Francis Junior Surfers Shine

NMB Junior Surfers Shine at 2018 Sea Harvest South African Grommet Surfing Games The Nelson Mandela Bay Surfriders team claimed the coveted SSA and Sea Harvest 2018 Grommet Games Surfing Cup Award for the team with the most points in the Surfing Division...

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Volkswagen Nelson Mandela Bay Surf Pro

World Surf League Africa Launches 2018 Regional Tour Over Easter Weekend Africa to Host 14 Events Offering Prize-Money Totaling Over R18 million in 2018 Participants Include Men, Women, Juniors, and Longboarders Sep 27-30        Cape St Francis    ...

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