Letters

CXPRESS readers love airing their views and the most enjoyable part of our job is receiving and sharing them. Sometimes friendly, sometimes fierce, always fiery and sincere – every single opinion counts towards building an informed, involved and participating CXPRESS community.

Please note that views expressed in this paper are not necessarily those of the Editors or Staff of CXPRESS. Pseudonyms may be used, but all correspondence must include the writer's name and contact details. We reserve the right to edit where we see fit.

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  • 16 Aug 2017
    Municipal officials, not residents, to blame for Knysna’s water crisis

    So I see that Knysna has yet another municipal manager [turn to page 5 of the July 12 edition at www.cxpress.co.za and read ‘Newly-appointed MM has his eye on re-engineering Knysna with green economy hues’]. The musical chairs continue.
    Mr Chetty published a statement in another newspaper...

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  • 02 Aug 2017
    I’m back on my feet, with shiny new tools, thanks to you all!

    I am writing this letter for two reasons - firstly, to thank everyone for what they have done for me and secondly, if perhaps you find yourself in the same predicament, to encourage you to swallow your pride and reach out.
    You’ll be amazed at the great number of kind, helpful and generous...

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  • 12 Jul 2017
    Nature powers berated for valuing plant life above human interests

    I read with interest, as one does, the letter and report regarding the recent devastating fires by Mrs Mudge and Mr Ackhurst [see pages 4 and 15 of the June 28 edition at www.cxpress.co.za], both with valid and interesting points.
    Mr Ackhurst’s proposal to re-establish belts of indigenous...

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  • 05 Jul 2017
    Taking Flight

    Kranshoek resident KAYLIN KIETAS, 18, penned these words after CX Country’s recent fire disaster

    By messages received ringing and vibrating through your hands, alerts were sent out, telling us to get ready: a storm is on its way. A rush went through our hearts as we were forwarding messages...

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  • 28 Jun 2017
    Open letter to Bitou mayor about our fire future

    I realise that you must have been as horrified as everyone about the fires which our area has been subjected to, and I send my condolences to you and to everyone in your municipality that has suffered in any way.
    I have lived in Bitou since 1976, and was personally affected by the fire at The...

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