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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

Agricultural technology is alive and well and happening in Franschhoek. Steven Frankel and Craig Taylor have opened an agritech business called Fruitlab where they...

Place Vendôme Tree Massacre

Franschhoek residents reacted with horror when they saw that three magnificent wild fig trees at the Place Vendôme Lifestyle Centre in Main Rd had...

Tackling Littering Together

In true Franschhoek fashion three local businesses have joined forces to tackle the twin problems of illegal dumping of refuse and littering – problems...

Bridge House IEB Matric Results

Bridge House School Matrics of 2020 achieved excellent results in the Independent Examinations Board (IEB) examinations and the school maintained its 100% pass rate...

Stellenbosch Determined To Shed Loadshedding

At its council meeting on 27 January 2021 Stellenbosch Municipality gave the first step to possibly becoming the first municipality in the country to...

The Good Food (& Tree!) Co.

Franschhoek residents reacted with horror when they saw that three magnificent wild fig trees at the Place Vendôme Lifestyle Centre in Main Rd had...

Defy Assists Isabelo to Enrich Local Lives

Defy has donated various appliances to Margot Janse’s Isabelo charity as part of their campaign to recognise often unsung heroes. Janse was identified as a...

Covid Claims Two Councilors

Two members of the Stellenbosch Town Council passed away from Covid-19, only three days apart. EFF Councilor Derrick Hendrickse (55) passed away at the Stellenbosch...

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