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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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  • 16 May 2018
    Bid in next three days and you may score one or both luxury stays!

    Here’s a real win-win situation: if your bid on a week in Plett’s iconic Beacon Island Resort or two nights in the Drakensberg beat the rest of offers received so far, you will wallow in luxury at a hugely reduced price and Johandrie Peens will be able to test her kickboxing skills in the...

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  • 09 May 2018
    Regulations for dogs on Bitou beaches

    IN the interest of clarity surrounding the regulations for dogs on beaches, and to improve compliance, the following information was supplied by Plett Animal Welfare Services and Nature’s Valley Trust:

    Robberg & Central Beach areas
    From BI Resort to Robberg 5 Beach: NO dogs (Red zone)

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  • 02 May 2018
    Who passes on a blind rise with a full school bus ahead?

    Thought this one was too good not to share… Unlike my previous report, which captured some reckless passing on the N2, this took place on Robberg Road on April 19 at 2:24pm. This driver is passing on a blind rise with many cross entrances - not to mention that the school bus was full of...

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  • 02 May 2018
    Former Plett lass survives the Philippines…

    Filming of the sixth season of Survivor South Africa kicked off in the picturesque Republic of the Philippines late last year, and one of the contestants has a strong connection with the Garden Route, having attended Plett Primary and Wittedrift High before concluding her school career at...

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  • 25 Apr 2018
    Hawks to investigate Bitou as AUF-DA drama intensifies

    “If your hands are caught in the till in this province, then we will not hesitate to chop them off, no matter whose hands it is,” according to Western Cape MEC for Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning Anton Bredell after the DA in Plett laid a criminal complaint...

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