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  • 08 Feb 2017
    Seasonal postal situation leaves much disappointment in its wake

    In CXPRESS of February 1, Ann Ellis bemoaned the fact that seasonal greetings from the UK took seven weeks to arrive in Plett (read ‘Christmas card arrives on January 25’ on page 11 of that edition at www.cxpress.co.za) - below, readers from Brenton to Brussels share similar experiences

    Oooh...

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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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  • 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
    Prepare for a shock when seeing Bitou’s seasonal electricity tally

    Plettenberg Bay residents, please be aware when you receive your electricity accounts this month.
    We have just received our account and noted we are now being charged for November 2016 to January 2017. So Bitou is adding the two months’ consumption figures together and then charging you the...

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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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