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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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  • 13 Nov 2018
    What you should know about the condition that afflicts 20-million people in Africa

    ACCORDING to the International Diabetes Federation, approximately 20 million people in Africa have been diagnosed with diabetes compared to 382 million worldwide.

    What is diabetes?
    Diabetes is a condition where your body is unable to use the glucose from the food you eat. Glucose comes from food...

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  • 30 Oct 2018
    Status of fires on the morning of October 30

    GARDEN Route District Municipality release the stats below around 10am on Tuesday morning…
    1. Karatara: Fire not contained, majority of resources deployed to this area.
    2. Bergplaas: To be mopped up, monitoring of area taking pace.
    3. Denneoord: Flare-up at this area and it is being attended...

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  • 30 Oct 2018
    Severe weather warning informs of gale-force winds and high seas

    AROUND 4am this morning (Tuesday October 30), residents of Mossel Bay, George, Knysna and Plettenberg Bay were advised that strong interior winds (50-65km/h) were expected over the Garden Route throughout the day

    Description: Strong winds
    Strong damaging winds often occur along coastal regions,...

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  • 30 Oct 2018
    Western Cape DA commends swift response to Southern Cape fires

    ON Tuesday October 30, DA Western Cape spokesman on Local Government Masizole Mnqasela said the Democratic Alliance in the province was “deeply saddened” by the loss of eight lives amid raging fires in the Southern Cape.
    “I commend the Western Cape department of Local Government’s swift...

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  • 25 Oct 2018
    Please help paving Roscoe’s road to Dubai

    Plett Animal Welfare Service (PAWS) inspector Robert Ruiters’ son Roscoe has been selected to play for our country in Dubai next month, as part of the SA Invitational side that will be competing in the Emirates Dubai 7s tournament.
    The cost of participation per player is R30,500 and includes...

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