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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 Jan 2014
    Matrics do Eden proud, with Wittedrift Bitou’s brightest star

    MOST high schools in Plettenberg Bay and Knysna made the province proud by obtaining a higher matric pass rate than the Western Cape average of 85.1% this year. Head and shoulders above the rest was Wittedrift High, continuing its 100% pass streak.

    In 2012, the school also obtained a perfect...

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  • 15 Jan 2014
    White Christmas on South Cape coast as cocaine worth millions washes up

    THE discovery of R100-million worth of what is suspected to be pure or uncut cocaine on Garden Route beaches over the festive season has sparked fears that the Southern Cape coastline is an easy target for drug smugglers.

    And Knysna harbour has been identified as being susceptible to the...

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  • 18 Dec 2013
    Face of destiny changed by Derek’s great gran

    Plett resident Derek Frielinghaus shared this riveting bit of history, penned by his uncle HARRY ROSE-INNES with the comment: ‘I did not realise that my great grandmother also did her bit to help the Boer prisoners in the concentration camps but earlier this year Trish and I visited the...

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  • 18 Dec 2013
    Plett comments on harbour report - ‘Crime like you can’t believe’

    OUTRAGE is spreading across the Plett community after 3D graphic renderings for the controversial R4-billion planned small boat harbour have been circulated - this a month after the final scoping report for the 87’000m² development by Western Cape Marina Investments was released, highlighting...

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  • 18 Dec 2013
    Do you know the parents of these children in need?

    THE Plett branch of Child Welfare South Africa would like anyone with information regarding the following people to contact them:

    * The biological mother of a child born out of the relationship between Shireen Grootboom and Wilmon Mthimkhulu.

    * The location of relatives of the late Mr Tutuse and...

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