Local Posts – Posts relevant to Greater St Francis Area

Partnership to transform Aston Bay road

The Aston Bay road is about to undergo a transformation.Work has started on a joint project that will help to safeguard motorists and pedestrians while also beautifying the area and putting in place extra recreational facilities for the surrounding...

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Circle Plot Saga Cleared Up

St Francis Today has received several calls regarding the clearing of the land adjacent the roadworks at the St Francis Bay entrance circle. Well St Francis Property Owners in their latest newsletter have cleared up some of these queries. According to the...

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Successful Snare Hunt

A successful hunt for snares was held yesterday Sandra Hardie who organised the SNARE HUNT  commented on the wonderful turn-out for the snare hunt yesterday and thanked those who joined in the hunt. The bounty collected on the hunt included one broken old...

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Standing up for Kouga’s disabled

Eight Kouga residents benefit from Wheelchair Wednesday campaign. Eight Kouga residents are the proud new owners of their own set of wheels thanks to the Wheelchair Wednesday campaign. Mayor Horatio Hendricks and his team last week delivered eight new...

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Kouga aims for hattrick with plastic roads

End of potholes, create jobs and help save the planet This has to be one of the most exciting and significant development and way of dealing with recycling plastic we have seen in the Kouga region to date. No doubt there will be those who will criticize but...

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Fire Retardant for Thatched Rooves

Thatch MarshallFor those who have still have thatch this may be possibly a solution to reducing threat of fire before you consider spending on changing to tiles, tin or the new shingle roof product that many have selected in recent times.redFireLabs is a...

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From greens to ripples

Enjoying a cup of coffee with a fellow Kings Beach Lifesaving Club member from the past, Nigel Harvey, we were joined by a local born and bred youngster who along with Nigel is very involved in St Francis Bay Paddling Club. The topic of conversation...

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State of Kouga Municipality 2019

The State of the Municipality address was held at Mentor’s Country Estate last Thursday (28th February) where Executive Mayor Horatio Hendricks addressed the gathered group."Good afternoon,It is a privilege to stand in front of you today and I would like...

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Sport and other news

30% Off Your Trip To Mauritius

Massive 30% Off Your Trip To Mauritius with The Travel Collective and Beachcomber ToursIn celebration of Mauritius Independence Day (their special day was on March 12th) The Travel Collective is offering 30% off all Beachcomber 5-star resort bookings at...

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3-Legged Loggerhead turtle washed up in Jeffreys Bay

NSRI Jeffreys Bay were alerted following a call from Ettiene Venter of JBay Surf School reporting to have found a small sea turtle on Jeffreys Bay main beach that appeared to be injured,NSRI crew member Elaine Schmidt, who also has the local responsibility...

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The Baviaanskloof journey ends

The climb back up the mountains was just as interesting as our descent earlier in the day. Satisfied after our excellent lunch catered by Cape St Francis Resort, it would have been easy to nod off in the backseat of the 4x4 were it not that the trip is...

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And so the Adventure continues …

And so the Adventure continued but rather than climbing higher and higher we now started descending, steeper and steeper with sheer cliffs falling away to our right from what seemed just inches from the wheels of the 4x4. One can only wonder what happens...

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Use a tour guide when sightseeing

BLOGUse a tour guide when sightseeing  - you see and understand more of what you are seeing!Wednesday saw us embark on adventure to learn a little more about the Adventure Province that is the Eastern Cape. We truly are blessed in St Francis and...

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Grant ‘Twiggy’ Baker Prepares For Mavericks

Grant ‘Twiggy’ Baker Prepares For Mavericks Challenge Big Wave Event South African big wave surfer and two times Big Wave World Champion Grant ‘Twiggy’ Baker is currently in California, preparing for the final big wave event of the 2018/2019 Big Wave Tour....

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Golf & Beauty at Play

Golf, Beauty Treatment and a Ryder Cup Atmosphere!The Pop In Beauty Bar golf morning on 12th February at St. Francis Bay Golf Club (SFBGC) proved to be a GREAT success, thanks to Renee Botha and her team. This is the fifth year in a row that Renee has...

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Man missing at Sundays River Mouth

NSRI Station 6 Port Elizabeth were activated following reports the three men were in difficulty in currents at Sundays River Mouth late yesterday (Sunday 17 February). Apparently a group of around 20 men had been swimming across the river mouth when three...

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Couple attacked on Patensie Farm

Manhunt for two suspectsThe South African Police Service in Patensie have launched a manhunt for two suspects who allegedly attacked a couple (both in their fifties) on their farm in Patensie, last night, 12 February 2019 at about 22:00.According to police...

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