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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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    Current plusses for Plett... and helpful Apps that can add to a brighter future

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  • 19 Jul 2017
    Recovery will only be possible if we’re in it together

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  • 19 Jul 2017
    Far-reaching consequences of seismic survey along our coast of grave concern

    More than 1,500 people voiced their concerns over the proposed oil and gas prospecting survey along the Southern Cape coast before the final environmental impact assessment report was submitted to the Petroleum Agency of South Africa for a decision – YOLANDÉ STANDER reports

    A decision on...

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  • 12 Jul 2017
    Public called upon to be part of healing process

    AS the winter school holidays kicked off, the Knysna Tourism board extended a heartfelt invitation for visitors to support the town by attending the many events offered under the Oyster Festival banner from July 7-16.
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  • 05 Jul 2017
    Child pornography still slips under the radar comes sentencing time

    Anti-child abuse support group THE GREEN HEARTS submitted this information pertaining to the case of William Beale

    IN January 2015, William Beale was arrested for the possession and distribution of child pornography after a sustained effort by international police to trace his IP address on the...

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