Local Posts – Posts relevant to Greater St Francis Area

House in Cape St Francis lost to fire

House in Cape St Francis lost to fire LATE THANKS We forgot to mention possibly the most vital cog in any of the disasters that may befall our St Francis community - NSRI. NSRI form an important and integral part of the SF DVG and so a big thanks to...

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Customer Satisfaction Survey

Kouga Customer Satisfaction Survey The municipality is conducting a Customer Satisfaction Survey to help us determine which services work and which need attention. Your help in distributing the form will be greatly appreciated. Completed forms can be...

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The Kouga Budget

The Kouga Budget - How the money will be spent The Kouga Council approved the municipality’s operating and capital budgets for the new financial year at a meeting on 31 May. Executive Mayor Horatio Hendricks said Council’s aim had been to table a pro-poor...

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Load Shedding

Load Shedding - Is there or isn’t there? Well it seems there definitely is Load Shedding again and it will continue for at least the next ten days, possibly longer. Eskom has said that once all their staff have returned to work, well those who do actually...

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Some St Francis Paddler Results

Highlighting St Francis Bay Paddlers in SA Marathon Champs Champs What a great weekend for St Francis with the South African Canoe Marathon Champs having enthralled a large audience not hindered by the wind and occasional rain to line the banks and cheer...

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Load Shedding

It seems there is much confusion regarding Load Shedding. In news received after posting this article there has been confirmation that Load Shedding has been called off for the weekend but will remain a threat if the unions and Eskom cannot reach agreement...

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Canoe Marathon Program

Judging by the number of people crowded into the pub at Joe Fish, Cape St Francis Resort yesterday evening, this event has already brought huge benefit to our community. With another registration day at the resort today, even more competitors, their...

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Two more World Title Holders to race

Two more World Title Holders in the Line Up for the SA Canoe Marathon Champs Adding to the number of world champions / record holders competing in this weekend’s SA Canoe marathon champions ships are two of South Africa’s if not the world’s finest. Local...

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Boat crew rescued off Kromme River Mouth

Sarah Smith, station commander at Station 21 St Francis Bay reported that just before 10h00, yesterday, 12th June, NSRI St Francis Bay duty crew were activated following eye-witness reports of a boat capsized almost a nautical mile off-shore of the Kromme...

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Sport and other news

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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NMB Dam Levels

A reminder that we all need to save water Dam Levels 19th June With the little rain we have received recently at least our dam levels have stabilised in that they have improved but only very, very slightly. Coming off already seriously low levels we are...

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Some St Francis Paddler Results

Highlighting St Francis Bay Paddlers in SA Marathon Champs Champs What a great weekend for St Francis with the South African Canoe Marathon Champs having enthralled a large audience not hindered by the wind and occasional rain to line the banks and cheer...

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Lawler and Nonaka Take the Jordy Smith

Lawler and Nonaka Take QS Titles at Jordy Smith Cape Town Surf Pro pres. by O’Neill Jordan Lawler (Australia) and Minami Nonaka (Japan) captured the prestigious World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) Men’s and Women’s titles respectively in the...

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Canoe Marathon Program

Judging by the number of people crowded into the pub at Joe Fish, Cape St Francis Resort yesterday evening, this event has already brought huge benefit to our community. With another registration day at the resort today, even more competitors, their...

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Two more World Title Holders to race

Two more World Title Holders in the Line Up for the SA Canoe Marathon Champs Adding to the number of world champions / record holders competing in this weekend’s SA Canoe marathon champions ships are two of South Africa’s if not the world’s finest. Local...

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Boat crew rescued off Kromme River Mouth

Sarah Smith, station commander at Station 21 St Francis Bay reported that just before 10h00, yesterday, 12th June, NSRI St Francis Bay duty crew were activated following eye-witness reports of a boat capsized almost a nautical mile off-shore of the Kromme...

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The excitement is building

The excitement is building with the SA Canoe Champs this weekend St Francis Bay canals will be awash with paddlers this weekend as the South African Canoe Marathon Championship kicks off in the biggest paddling ever to be held on our waterways. With 300...

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Results – TUNA CHALLENGE 2018

Results - TUNA CHALLENGE 2018 - Better late than never Inclement weather plagued this years Tuna Challeng and Friday was the final day as Saturday saw more bad weather blow in. Results thus are from Friday as the final day. 30 Fish came in on Friday...

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