Local Posts – Posts relevant to Greater St Francis Area

Annual Sports Meeting

St Francis College Vs Hermitage House Annual Sports Meeting The annual sports meeting, a two day tradition of sports and comradeship between these two schools took place on Friday and Saturday 19 and 20th May this year with the school teams challenging each other to...

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New municipal valuers

Public meetings to introduce Kouga’s new municipal valuers With the compilation of Kouga’s new General Valuation Roll set to commence in July 2017, four public meetings have been arranged to explain the process to property owners. Kouga Executive Mayor Elza van Lingen...

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General Valuation Roll

Data collectors start gathering info for new General Valuation Roll The official municipal valuers will be collecting preparatory data in Kouga towns for new General Valuation Roll from 24 May to mid-June 2017. Kouga Executive Mayor Elza van Lingen said the data...

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Final team arrives

Final team arrives and the party is on It is almost inconceivable the mental strength the back runner teams on the Expedition Africa must have had to keep going, knowing they were never in the prizes, yet they did. Two teams in particular must be congratulated for...

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Expedition Africa opening eyes

Expedition Africa opening eyes to the beauty and history of our area. Following Expedition Africa has not only been a rather interesting exercise in managing one’s social media activity but also renewed this scribe's interest in the beauty and history of an area...

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Teams Bridge Tournament

Annual Teams Bridge Tournament Compliments were the order of the day at the Annual St Francis Bay Teams Bridge Tournament which was run from Friday 12 May to Sunday 14 May 17. This tournament has built up a reputation for excellence and this year was no exception....

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What a weekend in St Francis

s What a weekend in St Francis and a little further afield The weekend kicked off early with the ‘Meet the Teams’ function at Cape St Francis Resort. The Sea Vista Marimba Band set the mood with their energy and even had a member of the Japanese Expedition Africa team...

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UK ROTARIANS ASSIST TALHADO

UK ROTARIANS ASSIST TALHADO MONTESSORI SCHOOL Early this year, St Francis Rotarians were given a tour of the Talhado Montessori School (formerly Talhado Children's Haven) in Sea Vista. Visiting UK Rotarian from the Rotary Club of Woking District, Robin Jackson and his...

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Sport and other news

World Surfing Games

Clean Sweep for SA as All Four Men Advance at World Surfing Games The South African surfing team built on the momentum from team captain Bianca Buitendag’s medal performance in the women’s event when all four men advanced to Round 2 of the 2017 ISA World Surfing Games...

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South African Surfing Team for World Games

South African Surfing Team ready to show their class at the 2017 ISA World Games in Biarritz, France The South African Surfing team of four men and two woman leaves for Europe today to take on some of the World’s best surfers from over 40 countries at the 2017 ISA...

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JBU Supertrial

Another Four Surfers Announced For JBU Supertrial With the waiting period for the JBU Supertrial powered by Monster Energy just around the corner, the contest organisers have released the names of four more invited surfers. These surfers will join the other eight...

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Cell C Goodwave

Local surfers invites to Cell C Goodwave Surfing Event Known as one of the best beach-breaks in the world, the New Pier in Durban is set to host the exciting Cell C Goodwave surfing event during the next good swell. Rated as a World Surf League Specialty Event, the...

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Better late than never

Better late than never - King of the Kromme results Greg Louw, the "Bay Bullet", in a time 1hr 44min is the 2017 "KING OF THE KROMME", winning R1500, plus 12 months bragging rights, and his name engraved on the beautiful trophy ... again! This is the first time in 11...

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JBU Supertrial

Four More Invitees Announced For The JBU Supertrial The waiting period for the 2017 edition of the JBU Supertrial powered by Monster Energy is coming up fast, so without any further ado here are the next four invited surfers into this prominent event. Local surfer...

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NSRI Open Day

NSRI Open Day and you are invited This year the National Sea Rescue Institute celebrates 50 years of saving lives at sea. Each Station around the coast will have its own celebration and we at Station 21 – St. Francis Bay have combined our Open Day and 50th...

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Open Water Swimming

St Francis Open Water Swimming Club celebrates one year anniversary Why anyone would start a swimming club at the onset of winter, especially to swim in cold open water rather than warmly heated swimming pool is beyond most people’s sensibility for surely this puts...

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Thyspunt Proposal Flawed

Hilton Thorpe comments on Thyspunt Work Groups Following yesterdy's post on the Thyspunt Work Groups to be established to help prepare the Kouga municipal area for the construction of a nuclear plant at Thyspunt, local anti-Thyspunt activist activist Hilton Thorpe...

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