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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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  • 09 Aug 2017
    Parking off in Plett

    The intricately-decorated car pictured here was spotted in the Central Beach parking lot two Sundays ago. Said Derek Frielinghaus, who took the pic, when prodded for details on the car’s town of origin or driver: “The registration number was CA and I saw what I thought was the car’s owner...

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  • 02 Aug 2017
    Water shedding may soon be a reality in Knysna as consumption surpasses supply

    Should Knysna’s water levels drop any further, the town can expect even harsher water restrictions which may well include ‘water shedding’ - YOLANDÉ STANDER reports

    LAST week the water level of Knysna’s main holding facility, the Akkerkloof Dam, reached 30%, which means there was only...

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  • 26 Jul 2017
    Objections to Rage land use close tomorrow - but does anybody know?!

    During a meeting on July 18, about 20 interested and affected parties representing businesses and residents in the vicinity put their heads together to start planning - or is that averting disaster? - Plett Rage 2017, with particular focus on the land use of Central Beach erven 248 and 4371. The...

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  • 26 Jul 2017
    R4-billion development plans harboured no more

    THOSE opposed to the controversial R4-billion small boat harbour development in Plett breathed a sigh of relieve when it came to light that, due to a missed deadline, a new application would have to be submitted to get the project back on the cards.
    The Department of Environmental Affairs and...

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  • 26 Jul 2017
    Repo rate cut welcomed, but do get house in order, says Seeff

    THE decision to reduce the repo rate by 25 basis points announced by the Monetary Policy Committee of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) is excellent news, according to Seeff Property Group chairman Samuel Seeff.
    “That brings the repo rate down to 6.75% (home loan base rate of 10.25%) and...

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