Local Posts – Posts relevant to Greater St Francis Area

Kouga Enjoys Bumper Season

Compliments have been pouring in for Kouga Municipality in the wake of a successful festive season.While the overall visitor tally is still to be finalised, the demand for municipal services was greater than last year, suggesting an increase in the amount...

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A Caring Community

Community joins in to search for missing petThe St Francis Animal Loving Community came together yesterday when a group searched an area from St Francis to Rebelsrus looking for a missing much loved dog. This is a follow up to our article "Much loved...

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Blues and a Picnic

Blues on the River Picnic with Gerald Clark After touring Eastern Europe for a several years Gerald Clark is bringing his band from the Czech Republic South Africa for a 14-day tour! The musicians joining him are some of the finest and most talented Czech...

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Recycling – a success story

Make it a permanent Recycling Facility Please Mr MayorThe temporary recycling depot proved a huge success over the season. It was extremely well supported by home owners and holiday makers all of whom adhered to the requirements to pack their recyclables...

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R2000 reward for missing dog

Much loved Oakley missing in RebelsrusSt Francis Animal Rescue has asked St Francis Today to publish this plea for anyone who may have information on missing Oakley to conact the number at the bottom of this post. A R2 000 REWARD is being offered for the...

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Meths arrest in JBay

Police arrests suspects with over R300,000 TikPolice arrested four suspects in possession of crystal methamphetamine  (commonly known as tik) valued at R327 000 and also seized a vehicle used in conveying the illicit drugs in Jeffreys Bay today.At around...

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And so it is back to work

As a great season draws to a close, a happy, wonderful and successful 2019 to all SFT readers!After 13 days not following the news at 4:00 am it is really quite a challenge to start work again this morning. No doubt that will be the feeling of many readers...

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Vandals Hit At Church

Church signs vandalised but perpetrators caught on CCTVIt is regrettable that during the holiday season hooliganism, bad behavior and vandalism increase. All will have noticed the number of street and other signs that are uprooted, defaced, broken etc....

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Beware of risks of renting out for the holiday

Read if you rent your home out over the season or as an AirB&B!   An article published in Moneyweb yesterday makes interesting reading particularly as many St Francis homeowners rent out their properties over the season. Maybe those who do should check with...

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Sport and other news

When Four Pounds earned 8p

Movie Ticket Prices Set To RocketAn article in ‘MyBroadBand’ titled ‘Massive movie ticket price hikes in South Africa’ prompted me to look back at the cost of movies when growing up.Four pounds of used newspapers, 1.81kg for those who schooled after...

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Cell C Goodwave Surf Contest Surfers Names Announced

St Francis & JBay Surfers in lineup The event organisers of the 2019 Cell C Goodwave have announced the invited surfers for the upcoming tournament. The one-year waiting period for this contest officially starts on Monday 21 January 2019. The event...

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Lyons Group Yellowtail December Competition

News from Port St Francis Ski Boat And Yacht Club 23 boats with 87 anglers, 14  Juniors and 4 Ladies.The competition was run over 2 days with a total of 14 Yellowtail and 9 Bonito of size being weighed.  Unfortunately the weather wasn’t kind on the 2nd day...

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Vandals Hit At Church

Church signs vandalised but perpetrators caught on CCTVIt is regrettable that during the holiday season hooliganism, bad behavior and vandalism increase. All will have noticed the number of street and other signs that are uprooted, defaced, broken etc....

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Gabriel Medina Claims Second World Title

Gabriel Medina Claims Second World Title, Wins Billabong Pipe MastersGabriel Medina (BRA) has won the 2018 World Surf League (WSL) Title by claiming victory at the  Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons at Pipeline in Hawaii in epic  2 to 3 metre...

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The importance of Disaster Management

This could have been a far greater disaster had a Disaster Group not been formed after the Cape St Francis fires of 2016.After the fires of 2016 that threatened Cape St Francis in 2016 a group was formed comprising members from Cape St Francis Civics,...

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An appeal from SANCCOB

Please don't try to catch catch the injured bird/penguin -  call for helpThis time of the year when all our visitors come to our beautiful towns, it is important that they know how to respond when finding a distressed Penguin or Seabird on the beaches and...

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Take a Walk in the Woods

Walk in the Woods and experience the beauty that surrounds usA wonderful way to start the day is to take a walk. In St Francis we are blessed with wonderful options, on the beach, along the river mouth or the Wildside amongst others. But one option that...

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NSRI’s safety tips for the Summer holidays

The NSRI suggest ways to enjoy a safe summerRule number one, for a safe experience at the beach, is to choose a beach that has Lifeguards on duty and to swim between their flags.That way you don’t need to worry about rip currents, or suddenly getting out...

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