News

Spreading Christmas Cheer

An English couple, Colin and Julie Forrester from Manchester, who have been gladly “stuck” in Franschhoek since the start of lockdown decided to bring...

Municipality

Mayor Opens Art & Craft Market

It’s been a long time coming but the new stalls for informal traders next to the town hall are finally being used. Executive Mayor...

Council Role Reversal – Again!

At an urgent council meeting held in the Stellenbosch Town Hall on Monday, 02 November 2020, a new speaker and deputy mayor were elected....

Water Restrictions Lifted: Statement by Executive Mayor Adv. Gesie van Deventer

I am pleased to announce that Stellenbosch Municipality will be lifting all water restrictions. This follows an announcement that the City of Cape Town...

Lifestyle

Make Safety Part of Your New Year’s Fitness and Training Resolutions

You might be a weekend warrior or even a professional competitor – but whatever your fitness and training goals are for 2021, make sure...

Good Food at The Deli & The Bistro

You may have noticed some bright new banners outside Good Food & Co.  Chef Nico Vorster and his fiancé Kelly, who took over the...

Rediscover Your Love for the Finer Things with Franschhoek’s Cap Classique...

The festive season is fast approaching and it’s the perfect time to stock up on your favourite Cap Classique. Running out of ideas on...

Business

From Paw Paws and Baobab to Litchi and Titch

A new shop – almost entirely devoted to soft, smooth skin – has recently opened opposite the Franschhoek Town Hall. The Tatler stopped by...

Biltong & All That’s Good

Two locals taken their love for biltong and droëwors and turned it into a small business: Village Biltong & Deli. Owner Herman du Plessis and...

Three Wins for La Motte at Best of Wine Tourism Awards

La Motte Wine Estate was crowned the winner in three of the seven categories of this year’s Best of Wine Tourism Awards. This international...

Education

Old School | True Sport

There has, for some time now, been a sense in the village that something is afoot at Franschhoek High School. This is indeed the...

KUSASA Pays Tribute To: Jeff Siqwayi ...

We are deeply saddened by the news of Jeff’s death. Jeff was truly one of the handful of kids who inspired us to get...

Sport

Lions Club Bowls Day

The Franschhoek Lions Club held a Bowls Day at the Franschhoek Country Club on Sunday, 22 November 2020. The three-a-side event featured twelve teams that...

Old School | True Sport

There has, for some time now, been a sense in the village that something is afoot at Franschhoek High School. This is indeed the...

Cricket: a Youth Developer

This year’s Under 12 Cricket Tournament at Groot Drak went off extremely well with only one out of a total of 28 games being...

Six-A-Side Success

Health

Make Safety Part of Your New Year’s Fitness and Training Resolutions

You might be a weekend warrior or even a professional competitor – but whatever your fitness and training goals are for 2021, make sure...

From Paw Paws and Baobab to Litchi and Titch

A new shop – almost entirely devoted to soft, smooth skin – has recently opened opposite the Franschhoek Town Hall. The Tatler stopped by...

Periods Don’t Stop For Pandemics

28 May 2020 is recognized worldwide as Menstrual Hygiene Day, which aims to bring together the voices and actions of non-profits, government agencies, individuals,...

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