Local Posts – Posts relevant to Greater St Francis Area

Tops are Tops and Fill her Up!

Some local news on awards and a fuel warningNo the price of petrol and diesel is not about to go up but the filling station is about to come down.The old filling station is to be demolished starting Monday 26th November resulting in no petrol being...

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Clean-up drive across Kouga

Kouga Municipality has been intensifying efforts to clean up illegal dumping sites across the region. Community Services Portfolio Councillor Daniel Benson said the focus was on cleaning up public spaces where illegal dumping was a problem.“Illegal dumping...

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Pure decadence

But oh so delishChocolate heaven arrived in St Francis Bay last week when the Chocoholix shop finally opened after weeks of frustrating chocolate lovers. And WOW, it was worth waiting for!Chocoholix found its roots in the little Kwazulu Natal hamlet of...

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Grannies Pool II

Closing the Grannies Pool slipway was not as one reader has suggested, a clandestine plot by the organisers of the SRA to extract money out of those not living on the canals by forcing them pay to launch at the small boat harbour. When approached  by SFT...

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Grannies Pool Slipway

Did Kouga Municipality keep it quiet anticipating objections?Interesting that the slipway at Grannies Pool has been shut down without  notice or reason. It seems the Kouga Municipality has purposely kept this quiet with no press release on their website...

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KougaBook Festival to Host Author Day

Promoting  reading Yesterday we featured Sue Rae Fox's launch of her fourth book 'Where the Truth Lies'. Today at the bottom of today\s news, Laura Freeman introduces readers to the tiny Dutch The dwarsligger – dwars: crossways, liggen: and now news that...

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St Francis Author Launches New Novel

Susan Rae Fox so very well known for her dedication to the welfare of  the cats and dogs of Sea Vista as Chair of St Francis Animal Rescue, has found time in her busy schedule to write and launch her fourth book, ‘Where the Truth Lies’.Those who have read...

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And some would rather forget!

St Francis Bay Canal Fires - Armistice Day 2012With most of the world commemorating Armistice yesterday there would be some around St Francis Bay who would rather not remember the events of Armistice Day six years ago when at around 4:30 on Sunday 11th November that...

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Sport and other news

St Francis Author Launches New Novel

Susan Rae Fox so very well known for her dedication to the welfare of  the cats and dogs of Sea Vista as Chair of St Francis Animal Rescue, has found time in her busy schedule to write and launch her fourth book, ‘Where the Truth Lies’.Those who have read...

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New Principal For St Francis College

VETERAN Eastern Cape educator Warwick Osmond will take up the reins as headmaster at top private primary school, St Francis College, in February.Currently acting headmaster at Dale College Boys’ High School in King William’s Town, Osmond said he intended...

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Lest we Forget

Yesterday Armistice Day was commemorated around the world to remember those fallen in battle, not only during the Great War of 1914 -18, but also in remembrance of  lives lost in all wars around the globe since and including those on our borders. Watching...

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NSRI Pink Rescue Buoys win International Award

NSRI Pink Rescue Buoys win International Award for Innovation and TechnologyThe NSRI’s Pink Rescue Buoys won the 2018 IMRF (International Maritime Rescue Federation) award for Innovation and Technology at a prestigious gala dinner in Norway on Thursday...

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91 photos in 14 days making Impressions

Impressions taking shape as photos roll inA very gratifying total of 91 pictures have so far been uploaded to the Write-On Publishing “Impressions of St Francis” website for possible inclusion in the forthcoming St Francis Photobook., being produced by...

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New Travel Company opens in St Francis

The Travel Collective, a partnership between two local residents, Craig Jarvis and Greg Darke opened for business this week.  Commenting on the new business Craig said “the goal is to be fresh-thinking and unconventional in our approach to travel. We will...

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International Beach Tennis For St Francis

Tennis South Africa and KIA Motors South Africa partner to grow beach tennisThe sport of beach tennis is set to flourish with the news that Tennis South Africa (TSA) and KIA Motors have partnered to launch a high-profile International Tennis Federation...

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There are none so blind

A blog post on the St Francis Property Owners lit up this past weekend with a string of positive comments With little news to report on today and with the fires seemingly controlled for the moment, thank goodness, we felt maybe a blog post could fill a...

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Luke Slijpen Clinches Bronze Medal

South Africa Eighth Overall at  VISSLA ISA World Junior Surfing Championship Luke Slijpen (Hout Bay) clinched the Bronze medal in the U18 boys division and the South African team finished eighth overall out of the 44 nations and 361 athletes who...

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Operation Festive Season in Humansdorp

A multidisciplinary forces Operation Festive Season in Humansdorp Cluster yielded positive results after a shebeen was closed, liquor confiscated and 13 spaza shops were fined for contravening several by-laws in Humansdorp and Storms River today.On Friday,...

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