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Municipality hands over title deeds

On 16 January the lives of 117 families changed forever when they became home owners. Executive Mayor Gesie van Deventer handed over the title...

Change starts for twenty

Franschhoek Hospitality Academy The first class of the Franschhoek Hospitality Academy gathered on 15 January. For the 20 selected students – who were joined by...

Mayor: Defeat the water challenge!

As the Mayor of Stellenbosch, I would like to share information regarding the greater Stellenbosch water situation with our residents. This will help to...

Effective education is the key to country success, says visiting Rhodes professor

Professor Matthew Lester, who lectures tax and corporate governance at the Rhodes Business School in Grahamstown, visited The Kusasa Project’s Early Learning Centre in...

Wesgro water saving initiative welcomed

Wesgro – the Western Cape’s investment and tourism promotion agency – in partnership with the Western Cape Government, CapeNature and Airbnb last year conducted...

Unauthorised construction – no warm and fuzzy feelings

Labradors, or Labs for short, usually evoke warm and fuzzy feelings, as they’re considered one of the gentlest dog breeds around. The same cannot...

Bussing in trouble?

Residents of Dirkie Uys and La Rochelle Streets are furious at bus and tour companies whose drivers wilfully ignore the 3.5 tonne vehicle weight...

‘Prisoners’ in pass accident

“MVA FHK PASS”, is an all-too-familiar message sent out on local WhatsApp groups. On Wednesday, 29 November, the Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) was however...

Allan Gray Entrepreneurship Challenge achievers to jet off to the US

Two Bridge House Grade 9 students came in the top three of the Allan Gray Entrepreneurship Challenge. Tim Vermeulen came second and and Bocasho...

Double decker tram

The Franschhoek Wine Tram celebrated the introduction of two double-deck railway trams at a function hosted by Vrede en Lust and the Lust Bistro...

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