Saturday 4 June

High 6:03AM 1.55m
Low 12:14PM 0.56m
High 6:35PM 1.55m

LOCAL NEWS RECAP: (Kouga)

Welcoming The Whales To St Francis – 5 June 2022With St Francis Tourism, Raggy Charters, Cape St Francis Resort, Joe Fish and St Francis Runners.

Property News You Can Use – Presented by Harcourts. Banks are lending despite interest rate pressure.

Expedition Africa will Host the World Championship – The Adventure Racing World Championships Goes to Africa for the first time in 2023, the venue is Cape St Francis Resort.

Surfing Today with Rip Curl: The Rip Curl GromSearch is heading to Cape St Francis.

What’s On At The SUPERSPARWeekend Price Cuts, Father’s Day Recipes and Our New Fridges

ST FRANCIS PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION:

Why Join The SFPO Association? – Here are ten excellent reasons to become members of the St Francis Bay Residents/Ratepayers Association. Also, the SFPO Association has a Quicket page to accept subscriptions. So if you haven’t renewed your Association membership for this year yet, you can now do so very quickly on Quicket. It’s only R500 per annum and R330 if you’re a pensioner.

SPORT:

Ruud sets-up French Open final against ‘idol’ NadalCasper Ruud became the first Norwegian man to reach a Grand Slam final on Friday when he set-up a French Open title clash with 13-time champion Rafael Nadal.

CRIME & CORRUPTION:

Crime crisis continues in first quarter of 2022 with women and children worst affectedAt least 6,083 people were murdered in South Africa between January and March 2022.

REGIONAL NEWS: (East Cape, Port Elizabeth & Southern Coast)​

Johnson welcomes government intervention in NMB’s water crisis“Playing the blame game is not going to help, we need all hands on deck,” Johnson said at a media briefing.

INTERNATIONAL:

Elon Musk seeks 10% job cuts at Tesla over ‘super bad feeling’ about economy –  Email to executives also calls for hiring freeze at electric car maker, which has 100,000 staff worldwide

THIS & THAT:

Man Celebrates Birthday by Collecting 35,000 Sanitary Pads In Stephan Ferreira’s mind, every moment in life is an opportunity to give back. This includes his very own birthday, which he used to collect 35,000 sanitary pads.

TRAVEL:

UK accused of blocking South Africans at airports unless they pass Afrikaans testSouth Africans living abroad have taken their frustrations to social media platform, accusing the UK of blocking them at airports unless they pass an Afrikaans test.

First Indoor Concept Market at St Francis Links clubhouse, Saturday, 2nd July

First Indoor Concept Market at St Francis Links clubhouse, this Saturday, 2nd July. The market will run from 8:30 till 14:00. Start your weekend...

Whats On At The SUPERSPAR – 1 Day Of Specials Today!

One Day Of Price Cuts at the SUPERSPAR - Today! There are some amazing specials for today only, as we try and bring the best prices to our loyal...

Photo Of The Day – Passing The Point

Seaway Osprey passing the point with a rig on board Photo by Gregg Darling

Park Off Music Festival Coming To JBay

  News release 29 June 2022 Park Off Music Festival Coming To JBay   Supertubes Park, Da Gama Road, JBay – This year will see the welcome...

Surfing Today with Rip Curl – Sammy Pupo Scores Best Result In Rio

Saquarema Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Carissa Moore (HAW) and Filipe Toledo (BRA) won the Oi Rio Pro Presented by Corona, Stop No. 8 on the World Surf...

Photo Of The Day – Thyspunt Van Bo Af

The beauty of Thyspunt from the air. Photo by Barry Culligan

Property News You Can Use presented by Harcourts.

Buying A House Can Be A Costly Journey Without An Experienced Guide  The guide comes in the form of a professional and experienced estate agent. But...

Local Man Dies In Plett Shark Attack

Plettenberg Bay beaches have been temporarily closed after a man was recovered from the surf following a shark attack on Tuesday afternoon. National...

St Francis Today Will Be On A Short Break

St Francis Today is going on a short break towards the end of this week. We are on assignment across the country for two weeks and the delivery of...

Rotary Club of St Francis Inducts President for 2022-23

Congratulations to Rotarian Brian Codling who was inducted as President of the Rotary Club of St Francis for 2022-23 at a gala dinner at St Francis...

ENTERTAINMENT:

Doc Antle, Zoo Owner from ‘Tiger King,’ Arrested by FBIBhagavan “Doc” Antle, the self-stylized guru who gained attention for his turn in the popular Netflix docuseries Tiger King, was arrested by FBI agents in South Carolina Friday and remains jailed on unspecified charges/

ENERGY:

No wind. No gas. No diesel. No powerships. Just solarSouth Africa’s plan to procure emergency power to help Eskom stave off load-shedding before the end of 2022 has been utterly derailed.

BUSINESS & MONEY MATTERS:

New smoking rules for Cape TownThe City of Cape Town has announced several changes as part of an initiative to phase out smoking and tobacco sales.