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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...

Chemical Spill After Pass Truck Fire

A truck carrying a variety of agricultural chemicals caught fire on the Franschhoek Pass early on Monday, 5 September 2016.  The pass was closed...

Let’s talk about the (Black) Elephant in the room…

Born out of synchronicity, fortuitous friendships and a love of wine, Black Elephant Vintners has extended that passion into partnering its wine collection with...

“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...

Fibre for Franschhoek

Ever had your karma corrupted by slow and unreliable internet connections? Well, you’re not alone.  Some months ago local businessman Tony Fishlock, of online...

The Rewards of Reading

At the end of 2018 Help2read hosted a Recognition Celebration ceremony for their literacy tutor team. The organisers and tutors gathered at Franschhoek’s Wes-Eind...

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...

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...

Sanitary Products for Underprivileged Girls

In commemoration of Youth Month, Sisi, a safety wear brand for women within the BBF Safety Group, has partnered with the Stellenbosch Municipality and...

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...

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