Local Posts – Posts relevant to Greater St Francis Area

Cape St Francis SANCCOB Closing

Sad News - Cape St Francis SANCCOB Closing The following press release was received regarding the closure of the Cape ST Francis facility. Apart from the wonderful that SANCCOB does the centre has also proved a huge tourist attraction. So Sad! The Southern...

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St Francis College News

Success For St Francis Song Birds St Francis College girls excelled at the “Knock on Wood” Festival at Woodridge College on 31 July 2018 which was  judged by the well known conductor and musician, Richard Cock. Each of the seven girls sang a song from a...

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Pullovers Make For A Warmer Winter

The kids of Balobi Disney Creche will be a little warmer this winter Leslie Moore and Cathryn Hempel invited St Francis Today for a brief tour of Talhado Children’s Haven last week before crossing the road to the Balobi Disney Crèche where Leslie and...

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SANCCOB thanks two ‘heroes’!

Penguin saved from long suffering death Over the weekend the local Cape St Francis SANCCOB branch received a call to rescue a distressed penguin on Main Beach in St Francis Bay.  On arrival SANCCOB staff found a penguin struggling in the surf and although...

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Shakti Shanti for Talhado

Local clothing company Shakti Shanti is collaborating with Talhado Children's Haven and Tharros Child and Youth Care Centre to promote empowerment in women and children in our local communities: Shakti Shanti, our local St Francis upmarket yoga clothing...

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Gamtoos water shortages critical

Stricter restrictions on the cards for Kouga as a whole As water usage at Hankey and Patensie remain dangerously high, Kouga Municipality has renewed its call on residents to cut back on consumption drastically. Meanwhile, the Kouga region as a whole might...

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Opportunity for StF Business

Stall space available at Jeffreys Bay’s “makietie” Local businesses, entrepreneurs, churches and community organisations are invited to apply for stall space at the "Jeffreybaai Kia Makietie" in September. The “makietie” will take place at the Jeffreys Bay...

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Humansdorp Secondary Supports NSRI

Some heart-warming good news worth shouting from the chimney tops. It is always touching to hear about the generosity of people for worthy causes and St Francis residents are well known for their generous contributions to charities and other needy causes....

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Sport and other news

A Paddlers Delight

Canals Winter Challenge (or was that the Summer Challenge) The Pam Golding Properties Canals Winter Paddling Challenge  set off under perfect conditions and overseas visitors were no doubt confused as to why it is called a ‘Winter Challenge’ when it is...

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Paddlers Bonanza

Paddler Bonanza on St Francis Bay Canals this weekend Paddling (canoe & surfski) has become a hugely popular sport / pastime in St Francis and recently attracted some of South Africa’s finest at the SA Canoe Marathon Championship. Amongst those who...

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JBay Wind Farm MTB Classic

Declan Sidey and Yolande de Villiers overcome challenging conditions to win JBay Wind Farm MTB Classic The sixth edition of the JBay Wind Farm MTB Classic took place on Saturday 14 July. Some 500 riders of all ages and skill levels braved wet and chilly...

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NSRI lends a hand to Long Arm of the Law

NSRI Jeffreys Bay had an unusual call out yesterday causing them to launch sea rescue craft Discovery Rescue Runner 12. A man suspected of having committed petty crime on the beach had taken to the sea to escape law enforcement officers at Supertubes ...

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Jordy Smith Advances to Quarters

Jordy Smith Advances to Quarterfinals at Corona Open J-Bay The Men’s Corona Open J-Bay completed Rounds 3 and 4 today in pumping 1.3 - 2 metre waves at the world-famous Supertubes to determine the Quarterfinalists of Stop No. 6 on the World Surf League...

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The 2018 JBay Winterfest Opens

The 6th edition of the JBay Winterfest opened yesterday The 6th edition of the JBay Winterfest opened today, with the waiting period of the Corona Open JBay officially started yesterday in gale force  winds with  lashing rain but ideal surf. All the top...

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A Final Performance

Andrew Young in his final St Francis performance. After 3 appearances in St Francis Bay, we are delighted to present his final show of this Tour. A never seen before music extravaganza "Diamonds" After completing his Saxophone and Clarinet studies in...

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Wind Farm MTB Classic

Firmly established as one of the top events on the Eastern Cape off-road calendar, the JBay Wind Farm MTB Classic promises to once again be a highlight of the JBay Winterfest. Over the past five years, organisers of the JBay Wind Farm MTB Classic have...

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Day One of Ballito Pro

Willard Beach Delivers for World’s Best Surfers on Day One of Ballito Pro Willard Beach in KwaDukuza delivered a picture perfect day of world-class surfing in warm, windless midwinter sunshine and excellent 1.0 to 1.3 metre waves to kick off the historic...

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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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