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A (relatively) rare sighting

Spotting a leopard in the wild is a rare and special experience. A sighting apparently almost as rare is to find the entire Cape...

Work starts at Franschhoek Theatre site

Supporters of the Franschhoek Theatre (old Screening Room) will be happy to learn that the project is moving ahead and work has commenced on...

Franschhoek students win provincial model UN debate

On Saturday, 12 August, two students from Bridge House School, Anaïs Masson and Ross Gauntlett, and two students from Franschhoek High School, Luvo Gcuku...

“I want my office back”, says mayor

Stellenbosch mayor, Adv. Gesie van Deventer, now has an office in Franschhoek.  The Mayor spends the first Friday of every month in Franschhoek. Upon...

Groendal gets a new library

Groendal residents have had to make do with their, admittedly, fully-equipped container library for the past decade. The container library was donated to the...

Roll out the barrels!

The DStv Franschhoek Bastille Festival on 15 and 16 July, was Franschhoek’s 24th Bastille Festival. On the Saturday the weather was wet and wintery...

Franschhoek Theatre project reaches a milestone

The team working to create the Franschhoek Theatre at Franschhoek High School are making steady progress. In June they reached an important milestone when...

FAK vereer Sleigh in Franschhoek

Die Federasie van Afrikaanse Kultuurverenigings (FAK) het op Saterdag, 20 Mei, die NP van Wyk Louw toekenning aan dr. Dan Sleigh oorhandig. Díe toekenning...

First winter storm hits

The first major winter storm hit Franschhoek and large parts of the Western Cape on 6 and 7 June.  In anticipation of severe conditions...

Another extension of Franschhoek’s urban edge?

Franschhoek’s urban edge watchers will know that in 2013 the municipality slipped through an extension of the village’s northern and eastern urban boundaries. It...

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