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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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  • 06 Nov 2019
    What better a way to spend your Sunday?

    Acclaimed South African muso Dave Ledbetter and local maestro Martin Wolfaardt kick off their East Coast tour, Beautiful Rebellion, in Plett at 5pm on Sunday November 10 at Stofpad Playhouse. This fabulous new venue boasts plenty of old-school charm. Contact Candice on 060 715 3607 or at

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  • 30 Oct 2019
    Zero tolerance on Guy Fawkes Day

    KNYSNA Municipality is urging all residents to abide the relevant bylaws during Guy Fawkes celebrations on Tuesday November 5.
    Municipal manager Dr Sitembele Vatala said that they would have a zero-tolerance policy with regards to illegal activities. “We have put measures in place to curb...

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  • 23 Oct 2019
    Cape Town conference addresses lack of care for victims of sexual and gender-based violence

    A Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) conference is taking place in Cape Town this week, during which international medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders (MSF) will presenting findings of its study into the lack of provision of mental healthcare to victims of sexual...

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  • 16 Oct 2019
    Bitou mayor ‘sets the record straight’

    IN statement released on Friday, under the heading ‘Actions by the Western Cape Human Settlements minister threaten to delay housing development in Bitou’, mayor Peter Lobese says he is “very disturbed by the utter arrogance and lack of respect” showed by Western Cape Human Settlements...

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  • 02 Oct 2019
    Southern Cape fire risk looms large as November approaches

    BURNING ISSUE: Climate change-related disasters have a very significant impact on the Southern Cape economy and the region is in need for more business investment and healthy, prosperous agricultural and forestry industries - Photo: Pixaby

    NOVEMBER marks the month when a year ago over 100,000...

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