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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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  • 20 Sep 2017
    Brexit… A long and winding road

    THERE is considerable irony in the growing acceptance that the UK faces a “hard” Brexit and that negotiations to part ways with the EU are likely to be lengthy. However drawn out, the timeframe to reach agreement on Brexit will pale beside Britain’s 50-year struggle to get in!
    The United...

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  • 20 Sep 2017
    Historic day for Plett Wine Route as Jan Boland pays a visit

    Famed producer Jan Boland Coetzee held an historic first ‘Symposium on Pinot Noir’ at Bramon Estate to assembled winemakers… and lucky they were! - PETER BISHOP reports

    THE full effect of Jan’s symposium on Pinot Noir will take a decade to be realised. It will take discipline as much as...

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  • 16 Sep 2017
    The ‘Big Cleanup’ this International Coastal Cleanup Day marks one year to World Cleanup Day 2018

    The ‘Big Cleanup’ this International Coastal Cleanup Day marks one year to World Cleanup Day 2018

    Covering nearly 1,500 kilometres of the South African coastline, with a number of nodal cleanups to be implemented from Melkbosstrand in the west, to Ballito on the east coast of South Africa,...

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  • 13 Sep 2017
    Update on the state of Bitou’s aid to fire victims

    Although Bitou Municipality has not officially responded to requests for information regarding the distribution of donated aid following the June wildfires, disaster relief experts who have volunteered their services since the establishment of the Joint Operations Control Centre (JOCC) at...

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  • 13 Sep 2017
    Matter of Shoprite versus Plett Primary tantamount to ‘corporate bullying’

    CXPRESS is in possession of an extensive file that documents the chronological development of a mounting battle between the developers of the new Shoprite centre, Bitou Municipality, and Plett Primary School - this is a brief history of the current crisis

    BACK in 2013/4, when rezoning...

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