News

Celebrating the Fortitude of Huguenot Women

National Women’s Day, celebrated on 9 August each year in South Africa, commemorates the day, 66 years ago, when roughly 200 000 South African...

Municipality

compost

No More Organic Waste to Landfill – by 2027

Local authorities have had headaches because of a lack of landfill space for several years. Stellenbosch Municipality currently transports its waste to a private...
Mayor Gesie van Deventer

Another Clean Audit for Stellenbosch Municipality

The Auditor General of South Africa, at the end of January, announced a clean audit for Stellenbosch Municipality for the 2020/21 financial year. The...
Stellenbosch Municipality Mayoral Committee

New Mayoral Committee Will Get Things Done

Following the inaugural council meeting on 15 November 2021 and it’s continuation on 23 November the Executive Mayor Adv. Gesie van Deventer announced her...

Lifestyle

Celebrating the Fortitude of Huguenot Women

National Women’s Day, celebrated on 9 August each year in South Africa, commemorates the day, 66 years ago, when roughly 200 000 South African...

Rob van Vuuren is Still Standing

A new comedy show about the aftermath of the apocalypse. Rob van Vuuren is a South African comedy legend. Recipient of the Comics Choice Breakthrough...

New Vintage Release of La Motte’s 2019 Bordeaux-Style Millennium

With a successful Franschhoek Bastille Festival still fresh in the public’s minds the timing is perfect for the release of La Motte’s 2019 Bordeaux-inspired...

Business

Franschhoek makes Time’s ‘World’s Greatest Places’ list for 2022

Franschhoek has made Time Magazine’s prestigious list of ‘World’s Greatest Places’ for 2022. This collection includes 50 destinations from around the world that Time’s correspondents...

Wordsworth Bookstore Opens in Franschhoek

After much whispering and growing excitement, Wordsworth Books is officially opening in the next few days. Much hard work has been poured into making...
Anthonij Rupert Wyne’s new MD Carel Chapman

Anthonij Rupert Wyne Appoints New MD

Anthonij Rupert Wyne says goodbye to Managing Director, Gary Baumgarten, who hangs up his hat after 11 years and who has played a pivotal...

Education

Dick Muir

From South to North and Back Again

Dick Muir played five tests and five tour matches for the Springboks and 183 first class games, but it is as a coach that...
Gary Gold with the Springboks

A Glass of Gold

Reinventing and Restoring Rugby at Franschhoek High School Former Springbok assistant coach Gary Gold recently joined Train Camp at Haute Cabrière as a guest of...

More Wheelchairs from Bread Tags and Bottle Caps

Bridge House’s collaboration with the Bread Tags for Wheelchairs organisation reached another milestone during the recent school holiday when the seventh and eighth wheelchairs...

Sport

Dick Muir

From South to North and Back Again

Dick Muir played five tests and five tour matches for the Springboks and 183 first class games, but it is as a coach that...
Johan Fourie and Zach Moolman

SA’s Richest Street Mile to Be Held in the Valley of...

The inaugural Franschhoek Street Mile will take place in November 2022, in this prestigious Cape Winelands village.  Located in South Africa’s Valley of Dreams,...

Health

Mass vaccination drive

Mass Vaccination Drive

Franschhoek may soon be the first village in South Africa to have herd immunity from COVID-19. That is the aim of a mass vaccination...
Dalewood Dairy Products

Dalewood Does More Dairy

Like many of us, Dalewood Fromage’s Rob Visser and his team found that they had a bit more time on their hands during lockdown....

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