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  • 19 Apr 2017
    Unleashing to be considered only once safety from dog attacks can be guaranteed

    With reference to the letter ‘Robberg Beach is big enough for all of us’ [turn to page 19 of the April 5 edition for the letter, and also the article regarding the beach-leash issue on page 5 of the April 12 edition at www.cxpress.co.za].
    As a dog owner and lover myself, I fully understand...

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  • 12 Apr 2017
    It’s too late to panic: prepare to queue for water from tankers... from wherever

    As much as I’d like to let go of our water crisis, thoughts keep popping up into my head.
    Due to lack of corrective action on the part of our councils over many years, it has occurred to me that should we survive the forthcoming water crisis, we will be in exactly the same position again and...

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  • 29 Mar 2017
    Plett folk, let’s not miss the vote again...

    At least 21 registered Plett residents missed the vote in August 2016, while there was no reason for them to stay away from the ballot box. The result, seven months later, is that the Bitou municipal management skills cupboard lays stripped bare.
    For a long time we had no Municipal Manager (MM)...

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  • 22 Mar 2017
    Startling revelations about speed limits…

    The subject of carnage on our roads has occupied the press constantly, and it is thus understandable that the various traffic departments have looked into the matter.
    An intense study by the officials involved has produced the following observations and suggestions:
    • Deaths and injuries on the...

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  • 22 Mar 2017
    Ratepayers, take careful note of Bitou property valuations

    Bitou Municipality has recently announced the release of the property valuation roll. Property owners have until Friday March 24 to raise any objections.
    As a property owner who took the time to check, I was horrified to note the huge unrealistic increase in the value of the property which I...

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