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Editorial 29 January 2015

It can be done.  I was in Cape Town last week, and as we drove past the large townships I noticed the inevitable rubbish next to the road – and I was sad.  Kaap, o Kaap jou mooiste Kaap…

That was on Thursday morning.  On Friday we used the same road, but then piles of blue bags filled with roadside rubbish caught my eye.  Wow!  Auntie Zilla is at it again – the rubbish had been collected, so I was wondering how many days it would be before it is collected…

Monday morning we were there again – not a single blue bag in sight, they had in fact been collected, and staff in orange uniforms were already working to clear the weekend’s rubbish.

Man, if they can do it, why can’t we?  We are loosing it – the open space towards Marina Martinique, the road leading from Humansdorp, not to forget the section between St Francis Bay and Cape St Francis.  Nee man.  Who can come up with a workable sollution?  Just like Cape Town?

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2014/5 Events Calendar

Saturday 31 January

08:00 St Francis parkrun

09:00 – 12:00 Morning Market @ 167 St Francis Drive

February

Wednesday 4 February

19:00 Full Moon Beach Run & Walk from Cape St Francis Resort.  5km.  Registration at Joe Fish from 19:00, race starts at 19:00.  Headlamps required.  Free entry. Read more …

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Community Diary

Fridays

  • 08:30 – 13:00 Bridge Club at St Francis Links, contact Wendy McKenzie on 042 294 0541
  • 08:30 – 09:30  The Studio, Village Centre:  Yoga for all levels
  • St Francis United Christian Church Home Groups:  10:00 Pat Munro (042 294 0583)
  • 10:30 – 11:30 Nadine’s Boot Camp for Girls, contact 079 509 2071
  • 11:00 – 13:00 Balobi Fresh Fish Market @ Port St Francis – 042 2940 148
  • 13:00 Tabs at Bowls Club
  • From 14:00 Tennis lessons by coach Clare Millson –  group or private, adults and children at the St Francis Bay Tennis Club.  Contact Clare on 042 294 0630 or 0732215524. Read more …
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Two for the price of one, in the name of love

Penguins are a good example for us human beings – they mate for life, making them a universal symbol of true and lasting love.  Why don’t you show your love in the month of Valentine’s Day by adopting a pair of African penguins from SANCCOB Eastern Cape in Cape St Francis?  For only R500, you can say ‘I love you’ to that someone special and help SANCCOB continue to save African penguins from extinction. Read more …

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Perfect new venue for private parties in CSF

A new beautifully constructed wooden Boma at the Cape St Francis Resort is the perfect setting for an intimate gathering.  The Boma was completed at the end of November 2014, and offers seating for up to 50 guests.  With it’s own bar and large braai you can sit back relax and enjoy the privacy with friends, family and colleagues. Read more …

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Photos by Sea snappi – 6312 and surrounds…

These pics are a true reflection of not only our life in the the greater St Francis and the Kouga, but in South Africa – enjoy them with me, a remarkable diary of what we all share in 6312…! Read more …

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Robin Auld Trio at the Music Kitchen

Slide guitar, harmonica, African blues guitar stylings and soul vocals all feature in the fresh roots sound of Robin Auld, who is bringing his electric trio to PE’s Music Kitchen on Saturday 7 February. Read more …