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Village News

Commencement of Wreck Removal Operations of ‘Elke M’ at St Francis BayA contractor, Resolve Marine, has been identified

St Francis Bay gears up for People’s TriathlonThis year’s event, on February 24,  promises to be a thrilling spectacle, with participants gearing up for a day of intense competition and camaraderie.

A Dog With Stick On The Beach – Photo Of The Day.

Girl Goes For A Late Evening Dip – Jigsaw puzzle ready for your Monday morning brain exercises. 

Regional:

Simple Ways to Show Love to Your Community Stop asking, and start doing!

This & That:

Surfing World Champion Filipe Toledo Announces Withdrawal from Remainder of 2024 CT Season – a one-year mental health break from competition.

SPORT:

JBay’s Jordy Smith Gets 5th Place at Pipeline, Hawaii The swell showed up for Finals Day and offered a dreamy canvas for the world’s best athletes to showcase their talent.

Crime:

Court orders SAPS to investigate ‘organised crime’ attacks on Intercape busesFive provincial commissioners had failed to carry out their duties.

ACTION SPORT:

All The Winners From Darkfest 2024Freeride MTB Is Alive And Well

Politics:

Land, jobs and energy dominate as EFF launches its manifesto ahead of pollsThe EFF was the first of the top three political parties to launch its manifesto ahead of the upcoming polls, at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban.

Village Sport:

St Francis Links Golf News: Santa Says – A big day for Nico Malan.100 golfers teed off here last Saturday to salute AND raise funds for Nico Malan High School. 150 attended the dinner that followed!

International:

Grisly secrets of the ‘disappeared’ of Anglo-Irish war uncovered by researchIrish state’s founding fathers killed and disappeared five times more people than Provisional IRA would do over 30 years

HEALTH:

One energy drink a month increases risk of disturbed sleep, study findsPeople consuming cans daily sleep half an hour less than those drinking occasionally or never, researchers say

Energy:

Load shedding moving down to stage 5To probably move back to stage six and beyond quite soon afterwards.

SFPO

Long Term Coastal Protection Solution – The latest fundraising update for the St Francis beaches.

Wine On Water Incoming

While we all know that Wine On Water is loads of fun, and possibly the best jol in St Francis Bay (except the kids will tell you that Billy's Beach...

What’s On At The SUPERSPAR

Wine Of The Week Labri Chardonnay 2022 One cannot mention La Bri, without referring to the past, as the property is an essential piece of the South...

This Is Elliot – Photo Of The Day

World Record Attempt Ride For Child 2024

Pediatric Care Africa is calling on all motorbike clubs, organisations, and riders in the Western and Eastern Capes, as well as throughout South...

Kouga Municipality First Thursday is back

Making government more open and accessible to all residents Kouga Municipality is committed to bringing open, accessible, transparent, and...

Food:

Waste not – How to turn stale bread into fresh pasta – recipe

Fundraising Update

Tech:

Iran-backed hackers interrupt UAE TV streaming services with deepfake news –  Microsoft analysts cite reports saying disruption by group known as Cotton Sandstorm also reached audiences in UK and Canada

SURFING TODAY:

Gallery – Girls Charging At Pipeline

Environment:

Atlantic Ocean circulation nearing ‘devastating’ tipping point, study finds –  Collapse in system of currents that helps regulate global climate would be at such speed that adaptation would be impossible