Local Posts – Posts relevant to Greater St Francis Area

Further increase in local COVID-19 cases

COVID-19 infections continued to climb in the Kouga region last week. According to the latest report from the Department of Health, the number of active COVID-19 cases stood at 65 on 26 October. The active cases were located in Humansdorp (34), Jeffreys...

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St Francis College Head moving on

Outgoing headmaster Warwick OsmondIt is with much sadness that the St Francis College says goodbye to headmaster Warwick Osmond at the end of the year. We caught up with him to chat about his time at St Francis College, and the road ahead.It has been a...

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Wildflower Chase 2020 St Francis Field

A report by Colleen SmithThe lockdown, because of Covid-19, called into question whether we hold a Wildflower Chase this year or not. Dave Bowmer and I discussed it – there was no spectacular display of the pink and yellow Senecio’s that we had last year...

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Manoa Robb Wins Monster Combo Round 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7qwgkpf8WQ&feature=youtu.beIt is a big congratulations to Manoa Robb, the official Round 1 winner of the Monster Combo. Manoa's efforts see him win a R2000 Pollywog gift voucher and an entry into the final, with a...

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Sport and other news 

Lewis Hamilton: A Career In Numbers

SPORT With a full-throttle obsession for records; Formula 1's quest for accolades is constant. The greatest, the fastest, the most successful. It completely fits then that the career of one of the greatest drivers the sport has ever seen is categorised...

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St Francis College Head moving on

Outgoing headmaster Warwick OsmondIt is with much sadness that the St Francis College says goodbye to headmaster Warwick Osmond at the end of the year. We caught up with him to chat about his time at St Francis College, and the road ahead.It has been a...

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A busy weekend for NSRI on southern coastline

NSRI Oyster Bay duty crew were activated on Saturday afternoon following a request for assistance from a fisherman on a fishing sea kayak who reported to NSRI EOC (Emergency Operations Centre) that he was in difficulty off-shore of Skuitbaai,...

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World Food Day 2020 – 16th October

World Food Day 2020: Sustainable seafood links ocean health with people’s lives and platesFood insecurity is a reality for many South Africans with nearly half of the nation’s households living under the poverty line and not being able to afford basic...

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Swart Maandag (Black Monday) Drive

PRESS RELEASEThe organizers of the Swart Maandag (Black Monday) peaceful protest drive based in the beautiful town of Jeffreys Bay, Eastern Cape would like to inform you of the following.We are a small town with a BIG voice, but also known to the rest of...

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Monster Combo Round One Voting Opens

Round 1 – FIGHT!Time to get out of the kitchen as things are heating up in Round one of the Monster Combo. With Public Voting opening today why not pay homage to a handful of the best rides so far in the competition. From today the judges, you included,...

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SA Canoeing Champs, St Francis

Hamish Lovemore and Esti Van Tonder both toppled the established giants of marathon paddling by winning the men's and women's' titles at the SA Marathon Championships in St. Francis on Sunday.The anchor event of the P.W. Harvey & Carey Olsen St....

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