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  • 01 Feb 2017
    Reclaim Lookout Beach parking lot… for free!

    It is a well-known fact that Plettenberg Bay has a serious shortage of beach-front parking during holiday seasons - more so when events are hosted at Central Beach and parking space is cordoned off for service vehicles at these events.
    Plett’s beautiful beaches and excellent weather make it one...

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  • 01 Feb 2017
    Too late to impose this sensible plan?

    Bitou’s waste dump has reached capacity and finding a new dumpsite has been a hot potato for a decade or more.
    At one time the costly solution (to be funded by increased municipal rates) was to close it and transport future refuse 200km to Mossel Bay.
    Much of that enormous Checkers site opposite...

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  • 25 Jan 2017
    Resident action only hope for alleviating Knysna traffic woes

    The letter from ‘Drone’ in last week’s CXPRESS [read it on page 11 of the January 18 edition at www.cxpress.co.za] refers.
    A quick count reveals that motorists have to progress through a series of eight traffic lights (robots) to get from one end of Knysna to the other. Unlike the traffic...

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  • 25 Jan 2017
    Take serious note of Plett’s two faces

    I am a pensioner who lives in The Crags and I wish to make the following observations.
    Our town certainly has ‘two faces’: one is the so-called rich and (some) famous who live in luxurious mansions near the sea, drive expensive, fast cars, can afford only the best, wear the latest trendy...

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  • 18 Jan 2017
    R14-million worth of fuel wasted in Knysna’s seasonal traffic jams

    I estimate that the traffic congestion at Knysna over the recent Christmas holidays must have cost motorists, heavy duty transport operators, and the country, a massive R14-million.
    Approximately 7,200 vehicles per day spent an estimated one hour in traffic congestion passing through Knysna...

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