Local Posts – Posts relevant to Greater St Francis Area

DEDEAT gives go ahead on Spit

Action at last on the fast eroding spit as DEDEAT has at last given approval that work can commence on restoring the spit on the St Francis Bay Canals. SFT has often stated that reasons that the St Francis Bay beach has eroded as has the spit and even the...

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Returning To Cape St Francis

They Are Returning To Cape St Francis Way back in August last year a whole bunch of fitness enthusiast who seemingly enjoyed pain and suffering more than most,  enthralled all of St Francis and indeed most of the Kouga region, competing in the African...

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Name and shame water abusers

A reader submitted a comment yesterday that whilst walking past a St Francis Bay property yesterday afternoon he noticed that a front lawn was being watered using pop up sprinklers so to check whether it was municipal water or not, he turned the water off....

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Propaganda or a Life or Death situation?

Propaganda or a Life or Death situation - You Decide! There  is no doubt that some SRA detractors will claim the following to be more SRA propaganda but if there is only small chance that this comment on the yesterday’s post “Body of Youngster Recovered”...

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We pinned our flag to the SRA mast

Why we pinned our flag to the SRA mast A few readers have taken umbrage to the fact that St Francis Today is openly supporting the proposed SRA. One reader is calling it “biased and condescending piece of journalism”.  First may I clarify as I have on...

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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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Are we resting on our Laurels?

DA AGM A rather small turnout at the DA AGM held at St Francis Bay Golf Club gives one an impression that now that Kouga is in the control of the DA all is well. But more concerning than the relatively small gathering was the age group of the assembled...

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What are you doing to save Water

Dam levels as at 19th February There has been virtually no change in dam levels this past week so please stick to the 60 litres per person per day and share any ideas on saving water below. Share your ideas or what you are doing to save water as a business...

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New Teachers at St Francis College

St Francis College Welcomes New Teachers For 2018 The new school year got off to an exciting start at St Francis College where four new teachers were welcomed into the fold. “In a major coup for our school, we have secured the services of Mr Ralton Fortuin...

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Your Vote Counts so don’t waste it

Last years original SRA votes do not count - Please Re-VOTE As the deadline for votes on the proposed 2018 SRA (Special Rates Area) approaches it really needs your vote to make it a fair process. Whether your vote is FOR or AGAINST the proposed SRA it is...

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Sport and other news

Jill’s Groovy Scoops

Jill’s Groovy Scoops - 100% natural ice cream in town Jill’s Groovy Scoops - the best, and only 100% natural ice cream in town are still available if you haven't seen them on sale outside Spar as in years gone by. Since moving permanently to St Francis Bay...

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Comment on new news format

Please tell us how you found this new news format! We do hope you will find reading this new format will indeed prove easier and look forward to your comments so let us know, either way, yes or no.

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Busy weekend for NSRI

NSRI in action from early Saturday morning NSRI St Francis Bay had a rather busy week when just after midnight on Saturday, 09th December, NSRI St Francis Bay duty crew launched sea rescue craft Spirit of St Francis II to rendezvous with the fishing vessel...

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Local athletes excel

Local athletes excel at 51/50 Triathlon A few locals did exceptionally well over the weekend  at the Nelson Mandela Bay African Triathlon Series  with Cape St Francis’ Lyn Slogrove taking the top level podium position in the 65 – 69 ladies race. Better...

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Pam Golding Properties “Blankie” Drive

78 blankies for kids at Disney Creche in Sea Vista Article published on Facebook by Jane Arderne! “Yesterday we handed out 78 blankies to Disney Creche in Sea Vista. Pam Golding Properties and I would like to thank our dear friends who gave so much time,...

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Dune Ridge Wine Festival

Don’t miss the first Dune Ridge Wine Festival this Saturday This Saturday, the 25th November, will see the first Dune Ridge Wine Festival being held - a wonderful day out for friends and family that promises to be the event of the season. Tickets for the...

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Rotarians Support Young Cricketers

St Francis Rotarians Support Young Cricketers When St Francis Bay Golf Club groundsman Petrus Vena approached his friend Peter Butland for advice on how to raise funds to buy much needed cricket equipment for his newly active cricket team, Peter turned to...

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Bitcoin

Bitcoin - to invest or not? By Kirsten Doyle For several years, Bitcoin has been hailed as the next best thing in foreign exchange markets and a monetary evolution in our ever digital world. It has outperformed pretty much every major foreign-exchange...

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Ladies Open Weekend

Pam Golding Properties Ladies Open Weekend Rocked St Francis Bay Great golf, great organisation, great food and great entertainment. That is what 144 lady golfers experienced during the weekend of 11th and 12th November in the Pam Golding Properties Ladies...

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Sea Shell Book

New Life for Sea Shell Book St Francis Bay publisher and publishing facilitator, Write-On Publishing, has just delivered a consignment of the book "The Sea Shells of Jeffreys Bay" to the Jeffreys Bay Shell Museum. So what? you may ask. What makes this...

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