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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 Oct 2018
    Wilderness hosts Adventure Tourism Indaba and Expo this weekend

    THE first-ever Garden Route Adventure Tourism Indaba and Expo is taking place at Wilderness Hotel and on the Map of Africa on October 26 and 27.
    “The aim of the Indaba and Expo is to establish the Garden Route as the most popular adventure tourism destination in the world,” said Alewijn...

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  • 19 Sep 2018
    Search for missing German tourist continues

    WESLEY Andrew of the Plettenberg Bay Crime Prevention Association (PBCPA) Rapid Response Unit confirmed today (Wednesday September 19) that no sign has yet been found of the German tourist who was reported missing on September 15.
    Niels Frederik Szenbek, 26, was last seen on Saturday afternoon...

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  • 15 Aug 2018
    Premier urges release of state-owned land for housing

    WESTERN Cape premier Helen Zille last week called for the release of several mega-properties that can be developed for affordable housing in the Cape Town metro.
    The properties are owned by the national government, and are all well-located for affordable housing.
    Writing in her Daily Maverick...

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  • 03 Aug 2018
    Please back our bravest when they head west for ‘firefighter Olympics’ next weekend

    SOME members of the Bitou Fire Department crew have been training for months for the annual Toughest Firefighter Alive competition, which they take on in their spare time. Seven members have made final cut to complete for what is regarded as the Olympics for firefighters in Cape Town Next...

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  • 04 Jul 2018
    ELEVEN TOURISTS RESCUED WHEN BOAT FLIPS AT KNYSNA HEADS

    Knysna, 4 July, 2018

    A group of international tourists have been rescued after their charter boat capsized at the mouth of the Knysna Heads

    At approximately 13h20, a commercial charter boat, owned and operated by Knysna Rib Adventures, capsized whilst making its way back from the Knysna...

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