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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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  • 07 Feb 2018
    Let’s take some tips from our Nordic counterparts

    Further to ERROL FINKELSTEIN’S ‘Quo vadis, Plettenberg Bay?’ in CXPRESS of February 7, the following addendum…

    ECOTOURISM (as per Wiki) is defined as a form of tourism that involves visiting fragile, pristine, and relatively undisturbed natural areas, intended as a low-impact and often...

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  • 31 Jan 2018
    Vigilance and effective partnerships lead to arrest of Schoongezicht murder suspect

    EXCELLENT collaboration between the SAPS and a Bitou-based security company led to the speedy arrest of a suspect who had been positively linked to the brutal murder of Penelope K Cumming, 63, on January 30.
    Said Southern Cape polices spokesman captain Malcolm Pojie: “This arrest through...

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  • 24 Jan 2018
    ‘Powers that be have made up their minds’, so seismic surveys off our coast now going ahead

    Environmental authorisation has been granted to Sungu Sungu Oil (Pty) Ltd to conduct the proposed 3D seismic survey within the Pletmos Basin off the Southern Cape coast.

    Stakeholders were informed of this decision on January 11 by Wanda Marais of SRK Consulting, who handled the Environmental...

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  • 24 Jan 2018
    Plett Tourism needs a lifeline…

    …if it is going to continue with its brand and experience development - and its work to build an inclusive economy. Chairman PETER WALLINGTON suggests why we need your support.

    The Old Rectory’s emergence in 2017 as a five star boutique hotel and spa – some 240 years after it was first...

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  • 24 Jan 2018
    Is Plett no longer a prime holiday destination?

    Letters and opinions on the past holiday season and local tourism in general, informed on various levels ranging from research to mere hearsay, have featured in the past two editions; in the response below, CEO of Plett Tourism PETER WALLINGTON sets the record straight

    The short answer to the...

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