Local Posts – Posts relevant to Greater St Francis Area

Disgusting Mr Mayor – Disgusting

A cesspool of filth and potential disease has to be taken seriously The occasion of Mandela Day saw SFT go on a walkabout through the dusty streets of Sea Vista (and China Town) this past Wednesday. Following four volunteer ladies from St Francis Animal Rescue as they...

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Hundreds receive houses on Mandela Day

Hundreds receive ownership of their houses on Mandela Day More than 600 residents received the title deeds to their RDP houses at a special Nelson Mandela Day event at Humansdorp today (Wednesday, 18 July). The event was one of three activities hosted by...

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Kouga Municipality for Mandela Day

Kouga Municipality will be hosting three events tomorrow in celebration of Nelson Mandela Day.   The programme is as follows:   1. Hand-over of title deeds What: 631 RDP housing beneficiaries will receive the title deeds to their houses. Time: 9:30 Venue:...

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??? Namba Wan

Geagte Redakteur, In u St Fr Today het ek al baie nuttige info gekry. Dankie daarvoor. Die afgelope ruk ondervind ek egter heelwat frustrasie want die nuus wat ek op u website kry is meestal NIE, dit wat u in u lysie van nuus wat belowe word, kry nie. Dit dui vir my...

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Tighter Water Restrictions

Tighter water restrictions as supply dams drop below 20 percent Nelson Mandela Bay Executive mayor, Athol Trollip, has announced tighter water restrictions as the combined capacity of the Metro's main supply dams drops below 20 percent. Addressing the...

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Help Is At Hand as SRA Levy Kicks In

St Francis Property Owners put forward a propesal to those needing assistance with then SRA levy Few will not have noticed how a trip to your favourite supermarket has you either leaving with a lighter packet of groceries or a lighter wallet. A visit to...

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To FNB or not to FNB

To FNB or not to FNB that’s the question. A reader sent this as a "Have Your Say" post I recently received the obligatory annual increase from FNB where I hold a business account. It got me to thinking, as they tried to justify the increase with additional...

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Cancer – The Dread Disease

CANCER THE DREAD DISEASE Introduction to cancer Overview of available treatment Promising new research from Australia in aid of Hospice Talk by Dr DJ Comyn Specialist Anaesthetist Past president of Critical Care Society Founder member of the Resuscitation Council...

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Sport and other news

Paddlers Bonanza

Paddler Bonanza on St Francis Bay Canals this weekend Paddling (canoe & surfski) has become a hugely popular sport / pastime in St Francis and recently attracted some of South Africa’s finest at the SA Canoe Marathon Championship. Amongst those who...

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JBay Wind Farm MTB Classic

Declan Sidey and Yolande de Villiers overcome challenging conditions to win JBay Wind Farm MTB Classic The sixth edition of the JBay Wind Farm MTB Classic took place on Saturday 14 July. Some 500 riders of all ages and skill levels braved wet and chilly...

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NSRI lends a hand to Long Arm of the Law

NSRI Jeffreys Bay had an unusual call out yesterday causing them to launch sea rescue craft Discovery Rescue Runner 12. A man suspected of having committed petty crime on the beach had taken to the sea to escape law enforcement officers at Supertubes ...

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Jordy Smith Advances to Quarters

Jordy Smith Advances to Quarterfinals at Corona Open J-Bay The Men’s Corona Open J-Bay completed Rounds 3 and 4 today in pumping 1.3 - 2 metre waves at the world-famous Supertubes to determine the Quarterfinalists of Stop No. 6 on the World Surf League...

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The 2018 JBay Winterfest Opens

The 6th edition of the JBay Winterfest opened yesterday The 6th edition of the JBay Winterfest opened today, with the waiting period of the Corona Open JBay officially started yesterday in gale force  winds with  lashing rain but ideal surf. All the top...

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A Final Performance

Andrew Young in his final St Francis performance. After 3 appearances in St Francis Bay, we are delighted to present his final show of this Tour. A never seen before music extravaganza "Diamonds" After completing his Saxophone and Clarinet studies in...

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Wind Farm MTB Classic

Firmly established as one of the top events on the Eastern Cape off-road calendar, the JBay Wind Farm MTB Classic promises to once again be a highlight of the JBay Winterfest. Over the past five years, organisers of the JBay Wind Farm MTB Classic have...

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Day One of Ballito Pro

Willard Beach Delivers for World’s Best Surfers on Day One of Ballito Pro Willard Beach in KwaDukuza delivered a picture perfect day of world-class surfing in warm, windless midwinter sunshine and excellent 1.0 to 1.3 metre waves to kick off the historic...

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A Double Medical Aid Bill?

(BLOG) Who will be able to afford two medical aids? Being man down with a bad dose of flu (yes men do suffer flu worse than women) I had a short moment of consciousness and happened on the ENCA TV broadcast of our honourable Minister of Health spelling out...

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Aloe Cup Kicks Off In Jeffreys Bay

Not only is Jeffreys Bay the Kwela Town of the Year, home of the JBay Winterfest, but its also has the rugby field with the best view in South Africa. Overlooking Main Beach and the golden beaches towards the Gamtoos River, the Jeffreys Bay Primary...

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