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Leeu Estates Named SA’s Leading Wine Country Hotel by World Travel Awards

For the second year running, World Travel Awards has named Leeu Estates, the Leeu Collection’s flagship property in Franschhoek, as South Africa’s Leading Wine...

Stuart and Leigh greet PnP

Stuart Downie and Leigh Courtnage laid down the reins as owners of the PicknPay Franschhoek stores in May 2018, after 21 busy years in...

Fire Consumes Recycling Depot

A fire on 4 October destroyed the La Motte facility used by Jocelyn Van der Ross’s Green Spot Recycling. Several tonnes of sorted recyclables that...

Standard Bank Celebrates 100 Years In Franschhoek!

The Standard Bank of South Africa’s opening a branch in Franschhoek on 13 November 1918 was the result of a misunderstanding and the first...

Cape Wine Auction raises record R22.3 million

In a spectacular show of generosity bidders at the Cape Wine Auction, sponsored by Nedbank Private Wealth, helped the event’s organisers to raise a...

Biomimicry to the rescue

Superficially blocks S and T of the Langrug informal settlement may look much the same as the other blocks. Looking a little deeper though,...

La Motte Millennium – new vintage, new award

The latest (2015) vintage of La Motte’s acclaimed Bordeaux-style red wine, La Motte Millennium, was recognised as the Best of Show South African Red...

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...

Bursary boost

The Franschhoek Country Club Estate Development Company (Pty) Ltd (Frandevco), developers of the Fransche Hoek Estate, handed over a financial contribution to the Fremco...

Celebrating 15 years of physiotherapy in Franschhoek

Claire Horn and Associates Physiotherapy is celebrating fifteen years of “Physiotherapy in Franschhoek” this year. We are now 4 physiotherapists – Claire Horn, Villene...

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