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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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  • 12 Feb 2014
    Help KwaNokuthula detectives find these armed robbery suspects

    KWANOKUTHULA detectives are requesting the assistance of the public after an armed robbery occurred at a Bitou primary school on January 15.

    On the first day of school at around 12:30, two armed men entered the reception of Greenwood Independent School and went to the principal’s office. They...

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  • 12 Feb 2014
    K-9 rescues 76-year-old British tourist

    A frightening experience that might well have ended in tragedy was turned into a success story for the George-based Outeniqua K-9 Unit, when rescue dog Vino sniffed out a severely dehydrated 76-year-old British tourist from in a ditch on a farm near Victoria Bay on February 6.

    Margaret Bet was...

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  • 12 Feb 2014
    Fish were jumping...

    DEREK Frielinghaus sent the pic top left of granddaughter Becky McNicol, with fish washed out on Central Beach.

    He wrote: “After having red tide since mid-December, the water temperature suddenly dropped from around 24°C to 8°C on February 1, stunning thousands of fish. I’ve only seen it...

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  • 29 Jan 2014
    Recent red tide causes phosphorescence feast - but don’t go eating the shellfish, folks!

    ON January 20, Knysna's powers that be issued a warning when the red tide observed earlier this month surfaced yet again at the Heads. Locals were cautioned against the collection of shellfish from the Knysna estuary until further notice.

    According to those in the know - including SANParks, the...

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  • 29 Jan 2014
    On a red planet mission: Will Tarn be part of the pod?

    A Plettenberg Bay man has taken one step closer to becoming one of the first people to live on Mars as part of an ambitious project headed by a Dutch non-profit organisation.

    Software developer and former Wittedrift High pupil Tarn Alcock, 27, is one of 25 South Africans who have made it into...

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