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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 Mar 2017
    Questions and heartbreak after crime-heavy days rock Plettenberg Bay

    The tragic passing of a 21-year-old man, stabbed to death in KwaNokuthula last week, turned out to be a forerunner to a grim weekend in Bitou; two further murders in Kranshoek and Wittedrift, also knife attacks, have overshadowed the violent mugging of two holidaymakers at The Wedge, and the...

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  • 15 Mar 2017
    GS challengers gun for Mongolia in sweltering Storms River sun

    THE BMW GS Trophy 2018 Regional Qualifying event (www.gstro phy.co.za) took place in picturesque Storms River Village on March 11, when highly-skilled bikers converged on this quaint Tsitsikamma hamlet.
    The weather played along nicely - some might say too nicely, as it was a scorcher of close to...

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  • 08 Mar 2017
    Safety a major concern at new Plett shopping centre

    Well-known Plettenberg Bay architect Roberto Boni has voiced a long list of concerns regarding the development generally referred to as ‘the Shoprite centre’ currently under excavation next to Plett Primary School - NIKKI RIDLEY reports

    ALTHOUGH formal objections include aesthetics, among...

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  • 01 Mar 2017
    Houses lost in fire’s path as it blazes through Plett’s hills and dales

    SOON after today’s edition, CXPRESS of March 1, rolled off the printing press, some of the fires reported on so extensively flared up again in the stifling hot and windy conditions of February 28.
    By late afternoon, various teams were fighting fires in several locations within the triangle...

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  • 01 Mar 2017
    Weekend fires fought with combined force

    Bitou firefighters have been working around the clock to maintain a fire in the Wittedrift area after it broke out on Friday February 24 - YOLANDÉ STANDER reports

    THIS was one of at least two fires that flared up around Plettenberg Bay since the start of the weekend, but Plett South Fire...

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