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ROCK STAR: A blow to Carla Germishuys’s face left her with two black eyes and a swollen nose when she was attacked during a hike with her boyfriend on Wednesday January 20 Photo: Alistair Hill

In June 2013, CXPRESS Garden Route Newspaper celebrated 15 years of bringing news, views and entertainment to local residents and visitors – an apt time indeed to strengthen our online presence with this bright new website.

Whereas space is always at a premium in our hard-copy publication, the opposite is true for cyber space and we invite you to make the best of this user-friendly opportunity to share your stories and photos with us. CXPRESS is published and distributed every week on a Wednesday, but at www.cxpress.co.za you can submit news any day of the week. When we run out of time or space on newsprint, this forum provides the perfect spot to include the many extra stories and images received. Now get typing – we're looking forward to hearing from you!

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  • 15 Nov 2017
    Public safety force prepared for peak holiday season

    BITOU’S senior manager of Public Safety, Andile Sakati, held an inspection of its Public Safety force - comprising Traffic Control, Fire and Rescue, and Law Enforcement - on the morning of Monday November 13 as part of preparations for the forthcoming holiday season.
    The inspection took place...

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  • 15 Nov 2017
    Littlest Miracle’ brings hope this World Prematurity Day

    BORN at just 25 weeks and weighing only 395 grams, micro-premature baby Jazeel Hlophe is defying the odds as she grows stronger each day, so much so that she is expected to be discharged from Netcare Clinton Hospital soon after World Prematurity Day, commemorated on November 17 this year.
    “Baby...

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  • 08 Nov 2017
    DA voters meet on Monday over mayor’s motor plan

    A November 6 email invites supporters of the Democratic Alliance (DA) to a meeting in Plettenberg Bay’s Piesang Valley hall to discuss “the high cost to Bitou of the mayor’s vehicle and his bodyguards”.
    It continues: “Articles in the press stating that the mayor’s car is costing...

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  • 01 Nov 2017
    Dogs poisoned by heirloom robbers

    ON the evening of Friday October 20, a house-breaking occurred in Kransbos - the hamlet consisting of houses scattered along the R340 gravel road, about 8km up Prince Alfred’s Pass.
    Of the six dogs on the premises, the smallest two were poisoned, leaving the Rottweiler and three large Labradors...

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  • 25 Oct 2017
    Tick-tock, tick-tock as Plett’s biggest money-spinner propels towards D Day

    Organisers of Plett Rage - the student festival which brings thousands of school leavers to Bitou each year - have announced the new venue for the event, despite not having the necessary approval from Bitou Municipality yet - YOLANDÉ STANDER reports

    PLETT Rage organisers last week announced on...

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