Local Posts – Posts relevant to Greater St Francis Area

Help FOSTER

FOSTER needs your help A letter by the chairman FOSTER (Friends of St Francis Nature Areas) and recently published on their website bears republishing to highlight the difficult situation that FOSTER finds itself in the hope the St Francis community will...

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Calamari Festival 2017

Calamari Festival 2017 St Francis Bay has long been famous for its wonderful sporting events in September including the Calamari Classic Golf, squash and bowls tournaments.   Players and competitors travel from far and wide to enjoy the sportsmanship on...

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Calamari Cook-Off

The Great Calamari Cook-Off A great opportunity to show your creativity in the kitchen preparing that winning calamari dish at the Calamari Cook-Off during the Calamari Classic on September 23rd. How often do we all watch TV cooking shows and competitions...

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Cape St Francis athlete brings home Gold

Cape St Francis athlete brings home Gold! Heilie Uys from Cape St. Francis participated in her 7th World Transplant Games last month in Malaga, Spain and returned home with gold medals in golf, discus, shot put and javelin as well as a silver medal in ball...

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Breaching Seekoei mouth

Breaching the Seekoei mouth could lead to bigger problems Kouga Municipality would like to appeal to residents of Paradise Beach not to breach the mouth of the Seekoei estuary unlawfully. The appeal comes in the wake of concerns that the causeway...

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R7-m project to safeguard Santareme

R7-m project to safeguard Santareme from stormwater nears completion Almost exactly five years after a torrent of water crashed through St Francis Bay, damaging houses and municipal infrastructure in its path, the upgrade of the stormwater system at the...

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Our beach?

A little Monday comtroversy - Agree or Disagree e-Mail received from a reader Let’s predict the future of our town. The conversation goes like this. Dad - “Hey kids, great news! We are going to St Francis again this year for our Christmas holidays ! ” Kids...

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CSF Ladies Tea Club

The CSF Ladies Tea Club thank Mike Kimmings The CSF Ladies Tea Club wish to thank Mike Kimmings for his support in hosting their July Cup of Soup 2017 charity event. Here Kimmings hands over a donation to Ingrid Williams from Kouga Hospice.  The donation...

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Nooitgedacht water relief?

ARTICLE TAKEN FROM POST ON ATHOLL TROLLIP's FACEBOOK PAGE The recently completed Phase 2 of the Nooitgedagt Low Level Scheme has undergone a week of testing, and is now approved for ongoing supply to our City. After two years of construction, this...

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Sport and other news

Cape St Francis athlete brings home Gold

Cape St Francis athlete brings home Gold! Heilie Uys from Cape St. Francis participated in her 7th World Transplant Games last month in Malaga, Spain and returned home with gold medals in golf, discus, shot put and javelin as well as a silver medal in ball...

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SPAR EC Hockey Challenge

SPAR EC Hockey Challenge On August 12th, the finalists of the SPAR EC Hockey Challenge will descend on Woodridge College and Preparatory School to battle it out for the title. The five school-girl hockey teams participating in the tournament are Kingsridge...

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CSF Ladies Tea Club

The CSF Ladies Tea Club thank Mike Kimmings The CSF Ladies Tea Club wish to thank Mike Kimmings for his support in hosting their July Cup of Soup 2017 charity event. Here Kimmings hands over a donation to Ingrid Williams from Kouga Hospice.  The donation...

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Another Chokka boat tragedy

NSRI St Francis Bay duty crew were activated early Sunday morning following a request for assistance from the Chokka boat Silver Explorer reporting an adult male crew member onboard suffering a seizure. Silver Explorer headed for Port of St Francis from...

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Canals Winter Challenge

Pam Golding Properties Canals Winter Challenge The 11th annual holding of this popular paddling race on the St Francis Canals will be on Sunday 23rd July at 10am. For the last year two years the race was won by the top doubles combination in the Eastern...

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Filipe Toledo Takes Title

Filipe Toledo Takes Title at Corona Open J-Bay Filipe Toledo (BRA) won the Corona Open J-Bay today, defeating rookie Frederico Morais (PRT) in the final held in pumping 2.0 to 2.5 metre waves at Supertubes in Jeffreys Bay. Stop No. 6 of 11 on the 2017...

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Shark interrupts Corona Open

3-metre great white shark interrupts Corona Open J-Bay Perfect Surf, 10 Point Rides, Re-Surfed Heats, Champions Eliminated and a Shark at Corona Open J-Bay In the most dramatic day of competition surfing experienced at Jeffreys Bay, the world’s best...

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PERFECT 20 for Jordy Smith

A PERFECT 20 for Jordy Smith at Corona Open J-Bay Jordy Smith posted a PERFECT 20 heat in his match-up with 2017 WSL Rookie Leonardo Fioravanti (ITA). This is only the 10th time this feat has been achieved in 40-plus years of professional surfing. A...

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Corona Open J-Bay

Corona Open J-Bay Rounds 2 & 3 Action continued today at the Corona Open J-Bay, stop No. 6 on the 2017 World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT). Competition ran through the remaining 10 heats of Round 2 in excellent conditions at Jeffreys Bay and...

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