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Hout Bay resident a Knysna cleaning hero
14:29 Tue, 17 January 2017
Allan McCabe writes:  I, along with a lot of others, really enjoyed seeing in the new year with family and friends. We got to bed after 01:00 and...
Lightweight wheelchairs a blessing for Hospice patients
14:02 Tue, 17 January 2017
Hospice Knysna-Sedgefield writes: We would like to sincerely thank the MG Car Club and Duncan Paton for coordinating the purchasing of two...
Firefighters our unsung heroes
08:31 Thu, 12 January 2017
The Ebenezer team writes:  Over the festive season, when we are all relaxing and enjoying ourselves, there is an unsung group of dedicated...
Wheelchair parking not wheelchair-friendly
08:31 Thu, 12 January 2017
Steve Norton writes:  Every second Wednesday I drop off, and later collect, my mom from the hairdresser in the Ou Fabriek. She is in a...
Barking dogs: estate''s house rules not applied
08:31 Thu, 12 January 2017
Lawrie Cremen writes:  My sympathies go to you regarding dogs yapping and barking repetitively.  We live on a prestigious estate in...
Upper Old Place drain water woes
08:31 Thu, 12 January 2017
Jacques du Toit wrote on Facebook:  What is the ongoing problem with the drains in Upper Old Place above the corner of Stinkhout and...
Bitou council, please make ratepayers proud again
11:42 Wed, 21 December 2016
Charl van Deventer writes:  I remember the day that our mayor was hoisted up in the air and unveiled the beautiful statue of the dolphins...
Clinic year-end lunch to detriment of patients
11:42 Wed, 21 December 2016
Mark Pretorious writes:  On Friday, December 9 at 13:50 I went to the clinic because my nose would just not stop bleeding, I was dizzy and...
Municipal housing standards questioned
08:15 Thu, 15 December 2016
Curlew court resident writes:  The Knysna-Plett Herald of November 17 refers.  The official responsible for Mr Luiters'' eviction clearly...
KPS a prime example of how a school should be run
08:15 Thu, 15 December 2016
John Graham writes:  Yet again another year has flown past (they go quicker as you get older!). I have happily been involved with Knysna Primary...

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