Local Posts – Posts relevant to Greater St Francis Area

Bus back on the road

Kids transport finally sorted out The efforts by Kouga Executive Mayor Elza van Lingen to solve the Sea Vista / Humansdorp Secondary School bus saga has finally paid off. The service transporting the children from Sea Vista to school in Humansdorp was...

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News from Cape St Francis Civics

Cape St Francis Civics chairman with all that is happening in Cape St Francis First and foremost, we are in a water crisis, and surrounding areas like Hankey and Patensie are facing an imminent Day Zero situation. We are on 50 litres per day rations and we...

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Who will pick up the bill

It is fair to assume that the petition to ‘Save the Spit’ signed  by several hundred concerned SFB residents had an influence on  DEDEAT’s decision to allow emergency reparations to commence on the spit albeit with certain conditions and restrictions. The...

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Mayor did take the lead

Mayor did take the lead in the Schoolbus saga Few local publications have been more supportive of the DA led Kouga council than St Francis Today and in particular the work being done by Executive Mayor Elza van Lingen. The chaos at the licensing department...

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St Francis Brewing Company

Our roving Foodie – Kirsten visits St Francis Brewing Co The St Francis Brewing Company is definitely one of the nicest venues in town. A nice inside section, as well as a spacious outside area, make it an ideal place for both winter and summer. They have...

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Chaos at Licensing Department

Go back to the old system  unless you can teach staff on how it works! Whoever decided on the new appointment system for drivers licenses made on major error of judgement, he or she forgot to teach the people who work with it on how it works. The concept...

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Tale of Two Kitties

Here is a sad tale of two homeless cats. The tortoise-shell cat is a gorgeous Grand Dame aged 10. Sadly, her beloved owner has Alzheimer's and is moving into a frail care home – and this cat desperately needs to be adopted. She is used to living with one...

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Sport and other news

Sea Vista Primary School Athletes Shine

A group of ten members of the Sea Vista Primary School athletics teams were selected for the Humansdorp Zone team to participate in the Gamtoos Kouga   Zone, held on Friday  16  February  2018. Our athletes were not at all intimidated by competing with the...

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Kids should not hitchhike to school

Kids should not have to hitchhike to school A group of concerned mothers from Sea Vista gathered at the circle at the entrance to St Francis Bay yesterday morning more as a show of concern and support for their kids than a demonstration. Apparently the bus...

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Grant ‘Twiggy’ Baker Finishes Fifth in Portugal

Reigning World Surf League (WSL) Big Wave Tour (BWT) Champion Grant ‘Twiggy’ Baker battled through three rounds of daunting six to nine metre (20-30 foot) waves to finish fifth in the Nazare Challenge at Praia de Norte in Portugal on Sunday. The third stop...

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Body recovered

Body of youngster recovered NSRI confirmed that sadly on Saturday, 27th January afternoon, the body of a 12 year old male, missing in the surf since Friday, was located on the beach at Main Beach, and recovered by the SA Police Services and the body has...

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NSRI in dolphin rescue Cape St Francis

Locals and NSRI in dolphin rescue off Cape St Francis NSRI St Francis Bay had a busy weekend starting with a call late Friday evening to assist Chokka boat Viagro with a crewman who was suffering dehydration. The 33-year old was taken off the fishing boat...

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Man missing overboard

Man missing overboard off fishing vessel activates NSRI St Francis Bay NSRI St Francis Bay duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) early yesterday morning following reports to NSRI Port Elizabeth of a man suspected to be...

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Bathers Saved off Ann Avenue

Bathers Saved off Ann Avenue but one man missing The  NSRI St Francis Bay duty crew were activated shortly after midday yesterday afternoon following reports of multiple people in difficulty in the surf off Anne Avenue Beach. The sea rescue craft Spirit of...

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Other side of coin

Annual visitor gives other side of the coin "I have to vent. Your editorial suggesting that we should "lump it if we don't like it" and use ear plugs because The Ruins and Billy's Beach are so important to the local economy is glib and unacceptably...

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Salubri Food

There’s A New Food Truck In Town Salubri By The Sea  is a healthy and environmentally-conscious food truck operating at Cape St Francis, by the Seal Point Boulevard Car Park writes guest writer, Craig Jarvis. Owned and operated by Cody Futeran and...

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