News

Speech Contest for International Museum Day

Museums worldwide annually celebrate International Museum Day on 18 May. In the Western Cape museums affiliated with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport...

Municipality

Waste Material Recovery Facility Commissioned

Mayor Gesie van Deventer launched a brand new waste material recovery facility (MRF) in Stellenbosch on 25 March 2021. The facility will service the...

Another 48 Residents Become Homeowners

On 18 March, just before the Human Rights Day longweekend, Stellenbosch Municipality handed over another 48 title deeds to beneficiaries in Mooiwater, Franschhoek today. ...

Stellenbosch Determined To Shed Loadshedding

At its council meeting on 27 January 2021 Stellenbosch Municipality gave the first step to possibly becoming the first municipality in the country to...

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

Tourism Minister Visits

The Minister of Tourism Honourable Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane spent 24 hours in Franschhoek on Thursday, 18 March 2021, as part of an outreach programme to...

A Brighter Hospitality Future with Defy

The Franschhoek Hospitality Academy has a new strategic partner: Iconic SA appliance brand Defy. “We are delighted to have Defy help us in our ambition...

Men of Culture

Agricultural technology is alive and well and happening in Franschhoek. Steven Frankel and Craig Taylor have opened an agritech business called Fruitlab where they...

Education

Speech Contest for International Museum Day

Museums worldwide annually celebrate International Museum Day on 18 May. In the Western Cape museums affiliated with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport...

Town and gown unite against COVID-19

If we all work together, we can minimise the coronavirus risk, protect lives and livelihoods, and safeguard the success of the academic project. WIM...

Bridge House IEB Matric Results

Bridge House School Matrics of 2020 achieved excellent results in the Independent Examinations Board (IEB) examinations and the school maintained its 100% pass rate...

Sport

Training Tennis Talent

Training Tennis Talent The courts of the Franschhoek Tennis Club were chock-a-block with energetic youngsters on Wednesday, 17 March. They were all there to try...

Giordano Back on Track!

Franschhoek racing talent Giordano Lupini returns to the track at Killarney after a year away on 10 April, when he commences a come-from-behind title...

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...

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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