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  • 02 Aug 2018
    Millions of Bitou’s uncollected service charges a write-off?

    I was shocked to see R17-million written off for “indigent” debt during a recent Bitou Special Council meeting.
    Bitou provides R36-million a year in indigent subsidies for water, electricity, and refuse for registered indigent households. This is funded from an approximately R100-million...

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  • 27 Jun 2018
    Police bungling boggles the mind

    I refer to the article ‘Wild West chase on N2 concludes with speedster’s death in Plett cells’, as reported in your issue on June 13 [turn to page 4 of that edition at www.cxpress.co.za].
    On reading this story I had to check the date to make sure this was not some form of April Fool’s...

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  • 09 May 2018
    Each store in Plett should designate a buddy for the differently-abled

    You’ve just got to love Plett’s new Checkers with its wide aisles and non-slip floors! But here’s another suggestion: this store and every store in Plett should have a DAB or Differently-abled Buddy available during trading hours.
    Some weeks ago I saw a mother with a trolley and her son...

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  • 02 May 2018
    Hospice Plett: life without its vital service is unimaginable and unacceptable

    I cannot say more about Hospice Plett, than has already been written by the ubiquitous Hilary Matthews in CXPRESS of January 31 [turn to page 5 of that edition at www.cxpress.co.za], and in a February 15 article in What’s New In Plett, entitled ‘Hospice Plett needs YOU’.
    However, as a...

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  • 25 Apr 2018
    Malema coverage debated

    These letters appeared in CXPRESS of April 18 and 25 respectively

    EFF cover causes ‘fear and confusion’

    I hate to criticize but have to say what I want to say.
    I am extremely disappointed and annoyed with the placing of Malema and the EFF’s “freedom fighters” on the front page of...

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