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ROCK STAR: A blow to Carla Germishuys’s face left her with two black eyes and a swollen nose when she was attacked during a hike with her boyfriend on Wednesday January 20 Photo: Alistair Hill

In June 2013, CXPRESS Garden Route Newspaper celebrated 15 years of bringing news, views and entertainment to local residents and visitors – an apt time indeed to strengthen our online presence with this bright new website.

Whereas space is always at a premium in our hard-copy publication, the opposite is true for cyber space and we invite you to make the best of this user-friendly opportunity to share your stories and photos with us. CXPRESS is published and distributed every week on a Wednesday, but at www.cxpress.co.za you can submit news any day of the week. When we run out of time or space on newsprint, this forum provides the perfect spot to include the many extra stories and images received. Now get typing – we're looking forward to hearing from you!

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  • 21 Mar 2018
    Meetings scheduled to guide post-fire management of invasive plants

    AFTER the fires of June last year, there has been a tremendous re-growth of invasive plants throughout affected areas in Knysna and Plett.
    This poses a challenge for private landowners who are not only rebuilding their lives after, but are obliged in terms of national legislation to control alien...

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  • 07 Feb 2018
    Let’s take some tips from our Nordic counterparts

    Further to ERROL FINKELSTEIN’S ‘Quo vadis, Plettenberg Bay?’ in CXPRESS of February 7, the following addendum…

    ECOTOURISM (as per Wiki) is defined as a form of tourism that involves visiting fragile, pristine, and relatively undisturbed natural areas, intended as a low-impact and often...

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  • 07 Feb 2018
    Meet some more of Bitou’s awesome crime-fighters

    OTTO Olivier of Plettenberg Bay Crime Prevention Association (PBCPA) says the cooperation between all security and emergency stakeholders to effect swift arrests after an attack at Keurbooms Heights on Monday night was nothing short of brilliant.
    “An enormous shout out to Plett Station...

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  • 31 Jan 2018
    Vigilance and effective partnerships lead to arrest of Schoongezicht murder suspect

    EXCELLENT collaboration between the SAPS and a Bitou-based security company led to the speedy arrest of a suspect who had been positively linked to the brutal murder of Penelope K Cumming, 63, on January 30.
    Said Southern Cape polices spokesman captain Malcolm Pojie: “This arrest through...

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  • 24 Jan 2018
    Is Plett no longer a prime holiday destination?

    Letters and opinions on the past holiday season and local tourism in general, informed on various levels ranging from research to mere hearsay, have featured in the past two editions; in the response below, CEO of Plett Tourism PETER WALLINGTON sets the record straight

    The short answer to the...

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