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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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  • 24 May 2018
    Back to his alma mater: meet Plett Secondary School’s youngest member of staff

    FASEEGH Everson, 23, from New Horizons is not only the youngest staff member at the moment, but the very first Plett Sec learner to return to work at his old alma mater.
    Born in Athlone, Faseegh’s family moved to Plett when he was a young boy. He completed his schooling years in Plett and...

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  • 23 May 2018
    South Africans urged to have their blood pressure tested regularly

    GLOBALLY, it is estimated that approximately 7.5-million people die annually from complications due to high blood pressure (also known as hypertension).
    The Heart and Stroke Foundation of South Africa estimates that more than one in every three South African adults is currently living with...

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  • 16 May 2018
    Bid in next three days and you may score one or both luxury stays!

    Here’s a real win-win situation: if your bid on a week in Plett’s iconic Beacon Island Resort or two nights in the Drakensberg beat the rest of offers received so far, you will wallow in luxury at a hugely reduced price and Johandrie Peens will be able to test her kickboxing skills in the...

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  • 09 May 2018
    Regulations for dogs on Bitou beaches

    IN the interest of clarity surrounding the regulations for dogs on beaches, and to improve compliance, the following information was supplied by Plett Animal Welfare Services and Nature’s Valley Trust:

    Robberg & Central Beach areas
    From BI Resort to Robberg 5 Beach: NO dogs (Red zone)

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  • 02 May 2018
    Who passes on a blind rise with a full school bus ahead?

    Thought this one was too good not to share… Unlike my previous report, which captured some reckless passing on the N2, this took place on Robberg Road on April 19 at 2:24pm. This driver is passing on a blind rise with many cross entrances - not to mention that the school bus was full of...

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