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  • 15 Oct 2013
    Power thieves rob us all

    Plett resident Roger Davis sent this pic and wrote: ‘Pictured here is one of the many illegal electricity connections that Bitou council turns a blind eye to in Qolweni, right up against the N2. These illegal connections, which are rife in the sprawling squatter camps, are one of the many...

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  • 06 May 2013
    Dakota cover unearths memories of Air Cape days

    CXPRESS of March 27 featured a photo of a Dakota on its front cover and, inside, stories by long-time Plett locals who remembered well the days when Air Cape did its daily ‘milk run’ from the Mother City via Oudtshoorn, George and Plett to PE, returning on the same route - the below letters...

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  • 04 May 2013
    On dissing the George chicken law

    Mr Greeff, you and your mother know that it is illegal to have chickens in town (see ‘Screaming chickens ruffle feathers in George’ on the News & Views page of issue 360). Why don't you obey the law?
    In your ‘defence’, I can see that you are trying to sidestep the real issue, which is...

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  • 04 May 2013
    Local lifeguard programme top notch

    Port Elizabeth resident ANDREW AUBIN recently addressed this letter to Bitou’s mayor and municipal manager – we thought it warranted repeating here

    I have been a property owner in Plettenberg Bay from 1987 to date. Over this period I spend Christmas holidays and every second weekend, over...

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  • 30 Jan 2013
    Knysna park marred by lawn-mowers’ languor

    I took this picture of the park on George Rex Drive between Bosun’s Pub and the African Market, on January 18. A resident of Lower Old Place, I frequently use this area to walk my dogs, as do many other Knysna locals.

    Our refuse is removed on Friday mornings, but some put their rubbish out on...

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