Local Posts – Posts relevant to Greater St Francis Area

Don’t light a fire today & tomorrow

A burn ban has been issued by Kouga Fire & Disaster management for the remainder of this week due to extreme weather conditions predicted. Warning of Hot North to North western gale force winds expected for next 2 days with a cold front to follow.the...

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Showing their love for the community pets

Never did I imagine that when Stephanie Ernstein and I joined forces to form a small animal outreach on the Sea Vista playing fields some five or so years ago that it would ever grow into what it is today. When Rebecca Tilders decided to retire from the...

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Some updates on our water supply

Further to our post of  May 28th 'An Overview of St Francis Water Supply'  Chris Cowling sent us an update on the dams that supply us with our life sustaining water supply. Churchill and Impofu Dams are both on the Krom River. This means that the real...

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Mission Chokka Industry St Francis

Louanne Mostert so well known to many in St Francis returned on a mission to profile the Chokka fishing industry and the livelihoods that depend on it. "In early March, I had the pleasure of visiting St Francis again. Though it was heart-breaking to see...

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An Overview of St Francis Water Supply

Chris Cowling has submitted the following interesting and indeed important facts about the dams that supply our water "I have noticed that a lot of emphasis is placed on the level of the Kouga Dam, in relation to our available water supply. I would like to...

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Lockdown Ban On Controlled Burns Lifted

The ban on permitted, prescribed burns in the Kouga region has been lifted.Kouga Community Services Portfolio Councillor Daniel Benson said land owners and farmers could once again apply for a permit to conduct controlled burns. "The ban was put in place...

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Sport and other news 

Sea Vista Educational Project

It Takes a village - let's help Dorothy Ker-Fox draws our attention to the desperate needs of the Sea Vista Primary School Sea Vista Primary School in St Francis Bay, moved from their “farm school” site and situation (with minimal / no facilities) into...

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Caution if upgrading Windows 10

If you receive notification to do a Windows 10 upgrade, proceed with caution. This upgrade is not a simple security upgrade, it is a full makeover.Before you click that 'Restart to upgrade' button do it knowing you PC / Laptop will be out of use for at...

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Beware ATM’s during Load Shedding

Collo's BlogThis is written from a recent and ongoing experience and possibly others have had experienced similar problems when using ATM's recently.Two weeks ago 4th February to be precise, I approached an ATM at SuperSpar centre with a spring in my step....

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Ramzi Boukhiam Wins the Oi Hang Loose Pro

Boukhiam defeated Weslley Dantas in the Final of the QS5000 in Fernando de Noronha, Brazil. CACIMBA DO PADRE, Fernando de Noronha, Brazil - Sunday, February 16 - Ramzi Boukhiam (MAR) was victorious over Weslley Dantas (BRA) by a final score of 14.40 to...

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