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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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  • 18 Apr 2018
    Manhunt launched for Still Bay farm attackers

    STILL Bay SAPS has launched a manhunt to trace the suspects responsible for the death of 62-year-old woman, Heila Killian, late on Tuesday night April 17 on a farm approximately 2km outside Still Bay. The farm functions as a nursery and coffee shop.
    Preliminary investigation and witness reports...

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  • 18 Apr 2018
    Hi-Tec Garden Route Walking Festival a whopper!

    EASTER Weekend on the Garden Route was a celebration of trails, nature and walking. The now well-established Hi-Tec Garden Route Walking Festival had its highest number of participants to date, with over 1,200 bookings for walks between Mossel Bay and Nature's Valley over four days.
    This...

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  • 28 Mar 2018
    The blunder from Down Under…

    John Magill from Knysna added to our entertainment over Saturday’s Ozzie cricket ‘skande’ with this photo and caption: “Camer[a]on Bancroft (didn’t know that box cameras are still being used!)” Memes and rip-offs aplenty as well as outrage from sports circles around the globe...

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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
    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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