Local Posts – Posts relevant to Greater St Francis Area

FREE breast cancer screening

FREE breast cancer screening at Saturday's St Francis Park Run PinkDrive will conclude their outreach to the Kouga Community on 21 October 2017 by providing their FREE breast cancer screening services to the community of St Francis and Cape St Francis ....

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Pennywhistle Wildflower Chase

Pennywhistle Wildflower Chase available for one day only At the beginning of October St Francis Today in an article "Why visit Namaqualand when we have as good on our doorstep" where Cape St Francis Resort with FOSTER promoted a fantastic opportunity with...

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Summer Wellness Expo

Summer Wellness Expo to be held at St Francis Links Following on the success of last year’s well-attended Expo, St Francis Animal Rescue is hosting another ‘Summer Wellness’ Expo at The Links Golf Club on Saturday November 4th, from 10h00 am until 17h00....

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Peter Bosman

Well known and longtime St Francis Bay resident Peter Bosman passed away peacefully at Jeffreysrus in Jeffreys Bay on Sunday evening 15th October after a long struggle with cancer. Born in Cape Town, Peter attended school in Pretoria and later at St John’s...

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Three Cheers

Three Cheers to all those who worked so hard to stop Thyspunt happening Being somewhat indisposed for the past six weeks through illness has been frustrating particularly as there has been so much meaty news during the period that I lay flat on my back...

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Sand River Bridge Open

Sand River Bridge Opened for traffic yesterday afternoon St Francis Today thought we would try and make a bit of a comeback today but alas it seems the ed is not quite up to it after suffering a collapsed lung following recent heart surgery. Possibly...

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PinkDrive’s services

PinkDrive’s services to benefit communities in the Eastern Cape PinkDrive will be offering their services to communities in the Eastern Cape during October. Communities from Jeffreys Bay, Humansdorp, Sea Vista, Clarkson and Kareedouw will receive...

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Rivers for Life

Rivers for Life athletes to take on the Kromme   WESSA is proud to be associated once again with an open water event which aims to heighten awareness around the state of our country’s rivers and the urgent need to restore them.  The “Rivers for Life”...

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Blue Flag Awards

2017/18 SOUTH AFRICAN BLUE FLAG AWARDS Dolphin Beach in Jeffreys Bay provided the ideal setting for the 2017/18 Blue Flag launch. The wide, sandy beach makes it popular with families, while its legendary surfing spot “Supertubes” has given the beach...

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Wild Flowers in St Francis

Why visit Namaqualand when we have just as good on our doorstep? Not be as expansive as offered up in Namaqualand but our wild flowers are just as breathtaking. Driving between Cape St Francis and St Francis Bay one does get a glimpse at some of the...

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Sport and other news

Summer Wellness Expo

Summer Wellness Expo to be held at St Francis Links Following on the success of last year’s well-attended Expo, St Francis Animal Rescue is hosting another ‘Summer Wellness’ Expo at The Links Golf Club on Saturday November 4th, from 10h00 am until 17h00....

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Three Cheers

Three Cheers to all those who worked so hard to stop Thyspunt happening Being somewhat indisposed for the past six weeks through illness has been frustrating particularly as there has been so much meaty news during the period that I lay flat on my back...

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Billabong SA Junior Champs start today

Junior Champs kick off at Lower Point JBay today The Billabong SA Junior Champs presented by BOS, the country’s most prestigious annual surfing event for competitors aged 18-and-under, gets underway in the fabled high performance waves of the Lower Point...

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Seal Point hosts Billabong Junior Series

Billabong Junior Series chmpions crowned at Seal Point, Cape St Francis The 20th annual champions in the Billabong Junior Series pres. by All Aboard Travel were crowned at Seal Point in Cape St Francis on Sunday after the fourth and final event in 2017...

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Whale set free

Whale set free from ocean bed Following a report from a passing ship on Sunday morning reporting a whale in distress 40-nautical miles off-shore between Plettenberg BAy and Knysna. A South African Whale Disentanglement Network (SAWDN) volunteer response...

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Mrs Ball’s Chutney

A slice of humour seasoned with Mrs Ball’s Chutney Barrie Thomson a raconteur from Jeffreys Bay entertained a group of Prime Timers at St Francis Links last Friday to a most enjoyable hour discussing both the myths and the known facts about a South African...

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Thyspunt Alliance comments

Kemm’s nuclear arguments fatally flawed A letter received from Thyspunt Alliance’s  Hilton Thorpe discusses flaws in Dr Kemm’s arguments "The article in the August, 2017 edition of the Chronicle, which quotes Dr Kelvin Kemm at length, is typical. It is...

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Nuclear Saga continues

The Nuclear Saga continues - Fact or creative public relations With nuclear saga back in the news it seems there could be a fine line between what constitutes “fake news” and what is “real”. What is fake and what is real is often dependant on which side of...

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Thyspunt back on the table

Opening an e-Mail in my inbox titled “SA Nuclear Plan to go ahead” yesterday afternoon was really came as no surprise as it really has been quite a long time coming following the court case won by the anti-nuclear activists. That court case was always just...

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Stormy St Francis

Such a topsy turvy week of weather ranging from the most beautiful spring day on Sunday to the frightening storm weather complete with heavy hail and gale force windson Tuesday with the week ending off with storm surf that seems to have caused damage to...

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