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Pniel Female Farmer wins SABF award

Pniel entrepreneur, Claudia Williams, was recognised at a prestigious event at the Birchwood Hotel in Johannesburg on 5 June. The SAB Foundation Tholoana Enterprise...

2018 Bellingham wines built to last

Harvest 2018 is complete and Richard Duckitt, Chief Winemaker at Bellingham is enjoying a momentary reprieve. The Cape’s devastating drought played a dominant role in...

New Huguenot Memorial Museum Manager

The Huguenot Memorial Museum has a new manager. Anita van der Merwe (nèè Du Preez) has taken over the reins from Elvira Johannes who...

New uniforms for FHS first netball team

Franschhoek High School’s first netball team is going into the netball season with brand new uniforms thanks to the generosity of Terbodore Coffee Roasters...

Cricket final goes down to the wire

The Groot Drakenstein Games Club’s Under-12 Cricket Tournament, after eight weeks of round-robin, quarter and semi-finals, resulted in a very apt final between Bridge...

Petite and Pretty

Sarah Ruth Eichler (8) who lives outside Franschhoek on the R301 was recently crowned Miss Petite South Africa 2018 in Pretoria. In May next...

New MP in, speaker out?

Stellenbosch has a new DA MP.  James Vos has replaced Andricus van der Westhuizen, who has been assigned to the George constituency. Vos serves...

The big cheese

Dalewood Cheesery is perhaps not that big a business but they compete with the best and they score big. Regularly. At an understated celebration...

“A journey of 1000 miles starts with a single step”

So says the ancient Chinese proverb. For Barry Phillips his journey of 1000 miles (1600 km) starts with a single push of a pedal...

Service Warriors to improve municipal service delivery

On Thursday, 12 April, the Stellenbosch Municipality formally launched its ground-breaking Service Warrior Project with the induction of 11 new Service Warriors. The project is...

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