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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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  • 24 Jan 2018
    Is Plett no longer a prime holiday destination?

    Letters and opinions on the past holiday season and local tourism in general, informed on various levels ranging from research to mere hearsay, have featured in the past two editions; in the response below, CEO of Plett Tourism PETER WALLINGTON sets the record straight

    The short answer to the...

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  • 17 Jan 2018
    Peak season sees 11.5% increase in international arrivals with regional trips on the rise

    INITIAL reports on the December 2017 peak tourism month show high growth in international arrivals, and an increase in visitors to regions across the Western Cape.
    According to Airports Company SA, Cape Town International Airport registered 127,309 international arrivals for December - an 11.5%...

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  • 17 Jan 2018
    Unwanted in New Horizons

    Tina van Reenen of Marine Way Animal Hospital and Bitou CVC shared this sad news last week: “Claire Everard was dropping off someone when she noticed this poor animal - no owner and nobody ever reported it as lost. Just scrounging for food, it even wagged its tail when Claire approached it....

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  • 06 Dec 2017
    Youngster’s quick alert ensures tragedy-free Sunday for Kwano mother

    PRETTY clued up. That’s how Ross Badenhorst describes his six-year-old son, Cameron, who on Sunday greatly contributed to the rescue of two local boys not much older than himself, after they were caught in a rip at Plett’s Hobie Beach.
    Badenhorst dispelled reports of his son running from the...

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