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You made a bad day better, thank you
08:40 Thu, 16 February 2017
Estelle Smuts writes:  After a very tough day at the vet with one of my fur kids, I visited our local Fruit & Veg store to pick up a few...
Letter writer gets machines moved
08:25 Wed, 15 February 2017
Anonymous writes:Recently there was a letter in the Knysna Plett Herald re the front end loaders that are parked inside a residential property in...
Goodbye to Upper Town after 25 years
08:09 Thu, 09 February 2017
Terry Szendrei writes:  As I retire from the home I have occupied for the past 25 years I would like to pay tribute to those who have made...
Sad lot of a moulting seal
08:09 Thu, 09 February 2017
Jannie of George writes (following visiting the seal at the Heads):  According to my identification, the seal that was "stranded" at Coney Glen...
School grateful for donated wood
08:09 Thu, 09 February 2017
Knysna Secondary School Eco-Club writes to thank Mr Willcox, the CEO of Woodmillers: "Thank you so much for your very generous donation of wood to...
Reading animal behaviour can be deadly
08:09 Thu, 09 February 2017
Dr Greg Hofmeyr of Port Elizabeth Museum writes:  Just read you article on animals and anthropomorphism. I really enjoyed it. Perhaps it needs a...
Praise for British Academy Knysna
08:45 Thu, 02 February 2017
Ron Gillespie from Brenton-on-Sea writes:  I recently attended a parent-teacher-pupil meeting at the new British Academy school in Fichat...
Hout Bay resident a Knysna cleaning hero
10:30 Wed, 01 February 2017
Allan McCabe writes about the story of a cleaning hero:  I, along with a lot of others, really enjoyed seeing in the new year with family and...
Knysna should harvest water from new souces
07:37 Wed, 01 February 2017
Rodney Mazinter writes:  Your front page article (January 5) about the water crisis in Knysna refers. You are applauded for making this issue a...
Industrial parking in residential area
08:33 Thu, 26 January 2017
Concerned resident writes: With reference to: 16 Unity Street, Knysna in the central residential area, opposite the St George''s Anglican Church,...

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