Local Posts – Posts relevant to Greater St Francis Area

Recycling to re-open

Rotary Recycle Swap Shop Project Having been closed since before Christmas the Rotary Recycle Swap Shop Project is due to re-open on the Thursday 6th April at the site at God's Care on Tarragona Road, Sea Vista. Although aimed primarily at the kids of Sea Vista, local...

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Leaproach – new specie discovered

Leaproach - New specie discovered in Irma Booysen Nature Reserve, Cape St Francis! Entomologist Jonathan Colville from the South African National Biodiversity Institute at Kirstenbosch Cape Town, collected a brand new species of jumping cockroach ( Leaproach) in the...

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Rotary donate Soccer Kit

Rotary Club of Poynton donate UK Football Kit to Local Team Saturday morning football practice was a day to remember for the boys and girls of the St Francis Galaxy football club. UK Rotarians, John and Anna Bissell representing the Rotary Club of Poynton and District...

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Comments and Posts

Comments and Posts on SRA There appears to be some misunderstanding as to how comments are added to articles on St Francis Today (SFT) with some readers suggesting we may be ignoring their comments by not publishing them or rather hiding them by not publishing them in...

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United we conquer

United we conquer - Divided we fall Reading an article in the Financial Mail published on Friday, “Bankruptcy stalks Nelson Mandela Bay” truly brings things into perspective regarding the DA’s ability to hold onto power that was hard won in the August 2016 municipal...

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Cape St Francis Civics comment

There has been much written both in terms of articles posted on St Francis Today and comments in response to these posts regarding Cape St Francis’ participation in St Francis Property Owners Special Rates Area proposal. Recent communication with members of Cape St...

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Interclub Surfing Championships

2017 Billabong South African Interclub Surfing Championships Defending Champions Seal Point Boardriders host the Billabong South African Interclub Championships for the second time this weekend. A record twenty five teams representing twenty one surf clubs from all...

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The Money Spend

Where the money will be spent! The St Francis Property Owners (SFPO) to their credit have done a huge amount of work researching and consulting to develop a working proposal to save St Francis from the decline it is experiencing. It would appear that there are still...

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The debate continues

The SRA debate continues Prior to our brief ‘holiday’ last week, St Francis Today was in the process of compiling a document covering many of the questions asked and answered in various posts and comments on our publication regarding the SRA. We are...

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Please save water

Water savings not enough to ward off tariff increase Kouga residents will have to cut back their water usage even further over the next two months to avoid steep tariff increases. This is the warning from Infrastructure, Planning and Development portfolio councillor...

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Sport and other news

Funds for Hospice

Food & Wine benefits Hospice One of the highlights of the St Francis Christmas calendar is the annual St Francis Food and Wine Festival hosted by St Francis Links. Last year's event was no exception with over 300 enthusiastic tasters  and buyers attending the...

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A Teddy Valentine

Teddy's for Disney Crèche Kids Two St Francis Bay business owners joined forces to bring a little love and joy to the children at the Balobi Disney Centre Crèche in Sea Vista on Valentine’s Day.  Well known Anne d’Aussy, owner of Bard’Au Beauty and Wellness in the...

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Drowning at The Cove

Man drowns at The Cove St Francis NSRI Duty Crew were alerted to a drowning in progress at the Cove on the St Francis Bay Canals on Saturday afternoon and immediately dispatched rescue swimmers to the scene. Two  private boats that were in the vicinity also assisted...

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Rotary donate Soccer Kit

Rotary Club of Poynton donate UK Football Kit to Local Team Saturday morning football practice was a day to remember for the boys and girls of the St Francis Galaxy football club. UK Rotarians, John and Anna Bissell representing the Rotary Club of Poynton and District...

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Municipal outreach

Municipal outreach to register households for service subsidies Households with a combined monthly income of R3000 or less have been invited to register for municipal service subsidies. Kouga Executive Mayor Elza van Lingen said the municipality would be holding an...

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Interclub Surfing Championships

2017 Billabong South African Interclub Surfing Championships Defending Champions Seal Point Boardriders host the Billabong South African Interclub Championships for the second time this weekend. A record twenty five teams representing twenty one surf clubs from all...

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Bowls Club Champion

St Francis Bay Bowling Club Champion of Champions The winner of the Ladies St Francis Bay Bowling Club Championship plays against the winner of the Men’s St Francis Bay Bowling Club Championship for the Champion of Champions Competition to determine the Club Champion....

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SRA Q&A’s

Some SRA Q&A's In answer to some of the questions raised by e-mail and on comments on posts, St Francis Property Owners responded to questions submitted to them by St Francis Today. SRA Q&A's Does Cape St Francis form part of the overall vote or is CSF...

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Owl nesting boxes

Install an owl nesting box Paulene Hardy contacted Owl Rescue Centre South Africa and has arranged for the installation of owl nesting boxes in St Francis Bay. For a sum of R900 they come to any home in South Africa, find the most suitable position, supply and erect...

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Surfing South Africa

2017 Surfing South Africa Newsletter PST – CHANGE OF NAME TO THE SAST Delegates at the final NATCOM Meeting of 2016 approved a proposal by the SSA Board that the name PST (Pro Surf Tour) be changed to the SA Surf Tour (SAST). The SAST will cater for surfers in the U10...

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