News

Local at the Olympics

When the Tatler learned that Franschhoek-based open water swimmer, Michelle Weber, qualified for the Olympic Games in Tokyo we just had to get in...

Municipality

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Clean Audit for Stellenbosch Municipality a Beacon of Hope, Says DA

The Democratic Alliance (DA) announced on Monday, 28 June 2021, that “Stellenbosch Municipality, under the leadership of Executive Mayor Gesie van Deventer, her DA...
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Municipality Serious About Safety

Safety and Security is a priority for the Stellenbosch Municipality, according to Mayor Gesie van Deventer. During the tabling of the 2021/22 budget, the...

Waste Material Recovery Facility Commissioned

Mayor Gesie van Deventer launched a brand new waste material recovery facility (MRF) in Stellenbosch on 25 March 2021. The facility will service the...

Lifestyle

Local at the Olympics

When the Tatler learned that Franschhoek-based open water swimmer, Michelle Weber, qualified for the Olympic Games in Tokyo we just had to get in...
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Boschendal Wines Wow at Decanter World Wine Awards

Boschendal Estate continues to take its award-winning reputation globally. Most recently it pocketed a Gold medal at the Decanter World Wine Awards in London...

Winelands Col’cacchio Pizzerias Celebrate Community With #Mycolcacchio During Lockdown

As disheartening as it is to be facing a third wave of the global pandemic, South Africans can still come together around great pizza...

Business

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Property Dynamo Jaco Rademeyer Starts New Franchise in Stellenbosch

Gqeberha-based real estate personality Jaco Rademeyer is staking his claim on the Western Cape by setting up premises in the scenic university town of...

Tourism Minister Visits

The Minister of Tourism Honourable Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane spent 24 hours in Franschhoek on Thursday, 18 March 2021, as part of an outreach programme to...

A Brighter Hospitality Future with Defy

The Franschhoek Hospitality Academy has a new strategic partner: Iconic SA appliance brand Defy. “We are delighted to have Defy help us in our ambition...

Men of Culture

Education

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A Glass of Gold

Reinventing and Restoring Rugby at Franschhoek High School Former Springbok assistant coach Gary Gold recently joined Train Camp at Haute Cabrière as a guest of...

More Wheelchairs from Bread Tags and Bottle Caps

Bridge House’s collaboration with the Bread Tags for Wheelchairs organisation reached another milestone during the recent school holiday when the seventh and eighth wheelchairs...

Speech Contest for International Museum Day

Museums worldwide annually celebrate International Museum Day on 18 May. In the Western Cape museums affiliated with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport...

Sport

Local at the Olympics

When the Tatler learned that Franschhoek-based open water swimmer, Michelle Weber, qualified for the Olympic Games in Tokyo we just had to get in...
Gary Gold with the Springboks

A Glass of Gold

Reinventing and Restoring Rugby at Franschhoek High School Former Springbok assistant coach Gary Gold recently joined Train Camp at Haute Cabrière as a guest of...
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Franschhoek Hosts Africa’s Swimming Elite

As the most-watched sport at the Olympic Games, and one of South Africa’s top performing codes in the tally of medals, swimming gets relatively...

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Giordano Back on Track!

Health

Make Safety Part of Your New Year’s Fitness and Training Resolutions

You might be a weekend warrior or even a professional competitor – but whatever your fitness and training goals are for 2021, make sure...

From Paw Paws and Baobab to Litchi and Titch

A new shop – almost entirely devoted to soft, smooth skin – has recently opened opposite the Franschhoek Town Hall. The Tatler stopped by...

Periods Don’t Stop For Pandemics

28 May 2020 is recognized worldwide as Menstrual Hygiene Day, which aims to bring together the voices and actions of non-profits, government agencies, individuals,...

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