Remedial works will soon begin on Franschhoek Pass following a rockfall which took place earlier in June 2019, which has left the Pass closed for nearly two months. The Provincial Department of Transport and Public Works announced that the remedial works are about to begin on August 6 to better[…]
The Franschhoek community will be seeing growing Islamic activity in the future as the establishment of a masjid finally approaches. Official Imam of the Franschhoek Masjid and Islamic Centre, Imam Ali Reza Abrahams, said they were excited by the prospect of finally having a place of worship in the tiny,[…]
Western Cape fire crews supported by four helicopters fought tirelessly to contain the fire which was ravaging in the Franschhoek mountains. In a statement released by the Cape Winelands District Municipality’s (CWDM) Fire Services, which worked tirelessly together with their partners the CapeNature and Winelands fire Protection Association (FPA), confirmed[…]
Firefighters in the Franschhoek mountains have changed their strategy to keep the fire away from the town because of changed winds by doing a “backburn” from the Franschhoek Pass to the fire, the Cape Winelands District Municipality said on Thursday night. “The pass will serve as a firebreak while helicopters[…]
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