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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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  • 13 Mar 2014
    Brave shave

    Christy Strever of ShowMe Plett & Knysna – pictured here with Shavathon veterans Charles and Merle Hagerman, who did an incredible job again this year of shaving and spraying for the Cansa cause – shed her hair on Sunday during a wonderfully well-attended and vibey event hosted by The Table...

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  • 08 Mar 2014
    Dramatic rescue rakes in kudos from Dr Klaus

    A leisurely Sunday walk around Robberg Nature Reserve turned into a potential tragedy when 78-year-old Dr Klaus Busacker fell from a rocky ledge and landed on his head, sustaining deep facial cuts, a bunch of scratches and a broken tooth, on February 23. With the help of Knysna couple Stefan and...

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  • 08 Mar 2014
    Historic Sunday walk to Hobie Beach...

    Anne Beale sent a series of pics capturing the adventures of two young head of cattle, seemingly lost on Plett’s highway to the Beacon Island and rest of lower town on March 2, and wrote: ‘These two decided to take a Sunday walk up Odlands. Trying to figure out which way to go, they finally...

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  • 28 Feb 2014
    Paying it forward - and getting it back!

    Plett Surf Lifesaving Nippers Sasha and Berenice, in front at right, and Matthew at back, connected with this Tab-coiffing threesome of local laaities who said they’d really love to learn to swim. Says Mignonne Weiner, who shared these photos and is pictured with the ‘Tin Can Gang’ - now...

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  • 27 Feb 2014
    Jack-knife not the most romantic Valentine’s gift...


    Reader ‘Anne’ sent these pics of a truck running into trouble down the famous Plett hill that leads down to Central Beach on February 14, writing: “Happened to be walking down Odlands when I came across this scene. One has to ask, ‘how did they do it?’ (taking into consideration that...

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