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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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  • 13 Mar 2014
    Anonymous art on Nature’s Valley beach pleases the eye

    NATURE’S Valley resident and former owner of the village shop and restaurant Beefy Mance shared this pic and asks: “What beast is this on the beach of Nature’s Valley - a giraffe, or perhaps a kudu?
    “From afar and at certain angles its visual effect is amazing. As one gets closer, it...

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  • 13 Mar 2014
    Plett Probus ladies invite guests for a Fat meet

    The Ladies Probus Club of Plettenberg Bay held its AGM at The Fat Fish recently, and pictured here are the committee and guests, from left, Christine Dunker, Carol Boardman, president Cheryl Main, Probus Garden Route chairperson Robin Robertson, Linda Alexander, Linda Coulthard and Probus...

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  • 13 Mar 2014
    PEOPLE AROUND TOWN: Joan McRae – Knysna Red Cross volunteer secretary for a quarter century

    GIGI LEWIS interviews interesting Garden Route residents and visitors that happen to cross her path

    WHEN Joan was born in Pretoria 98 years ago, the city’s pace was a far cry from the hectic buzz that has replaced the sedate lifestyle of yore and become our inheritance.

    After schooling in...

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  • 08 Mar 2014
    Historic Sunday walk to Hobie Beach...

    Anne Beale sent a series of pics capturing the adventures of two young head of cattle, seemingly lost on Plett’s highway to the Beacon Island and rest of lower town on March 2, and wrote: ‘These two decided to take a Sunday walk up Odlands. Trying to figure out which way to go, they finally...

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  • 08 Mar 2014
    Dramatic rescue rakes in kudos from Dr Klaus

    A leisurely Sunday walk around Robberg Nature Reserve turned into a potential tragedy when 78-year-old Dr Klaus Busacker fell from a rocky ledge and landed on his head, sustaining deep facial cuts, a bunch of scratches and a broken tooth, on February 23. With the help of Knysna couple Stefan and...

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