Local surfers have again dominated the State junior competition, with Willow Hardy and George Simpson snatching the top honours at Trigg at the weekend.
After firing up in a much-reduced format during a COVID-hit 2020, the region’s signature winter festival is back in business and tickets are on sale now.
A local service for families and residents looks to be dead in the water after a lack of any further disclosure from WA’s Department of Communities.
The WA Country Health Service and St John Ambulance are refusing to discuss the effects of a huge jump in call-outs for Margaret River’s volunteer ambos.
Residents are asked to give their verdict once and for all on the future of Margaret River’s Fearn Avenue festival precinct.
People still heading to Rivermouth are on notice lifeguards finish up for the season this weekend.
A volunteer group offering tangible reuse of wasteful plastics is back in business at its new home in Margaret River’s light industrial area, but helpers are needed.
An expensive plan by local labour hire companies to import workers from the Pacific islands could be in tatters after the WA Government withdrew support for hotel quarantine arrangements.
The ground is set to break on Cowaramup’s long-promised tavern site, with news West Winds Gin will develop its site on Hasluck Street.
The Shire of Augusta-Margaret River is giving the region’s youngsters a chance to win a new iPad Mini as part of a short film competition outlining what they love about the region.
The star arrived in the South West yesterday to taste test a local wine being made by a premium winery for her own booze brand.
Ray Jordan and Lily Hoffmann
Officers raided the man’s Margaret River home on March 2 and allegedly found a quantity of child abuse material on electronic devices.
Australis Energy is looking to sink install nearly 40 turbines off the South West coast with the aim of generating power for WA’s electricity grid from late-2026.
Action returns to the SWFL this weekend and fans will be in for a treat, with senior matches spread evenly across a bumper Saturday.
Justin Fris & Jackson Barrett
The Cowaramup Bay Boardriders held their second competition for 2021 at Karates and Ulus at the end of last month.
The region’s youngsters are encouraged to get involved in more workshops which start next week.
Opposition spokeswoman and Vasse MLA Libby Mettam has demanded Tourism WA and the Government immediately release expensive tourism research which cost taxpayers more than $360,000.
Warren Hately & Josh Zimmerman
Residents are urged to head along tomorrow to discard all their broken electronic gadgets and hazardous household waste materials.
Residents concerned about news Brookfield’s future development zone has gone on the market are reassured no clearing is slated for the housing estate’s signature forest.
Margaret River Hospital is increasingly carrying the burden for the region’s acute aged-care shortage, with seniors taking up hospital beds for weeks at a time because they have nowhere else to go.
One of the region’s most senior doctors has flagged serious concerns about worsening conditions at Margaret River Hospital.
Ross Noble is hitting the road and coming to the Margaret River Heart.
The contentious Fearn Avenue festival precinct will remain closed to vehicles for the foreseeable future in a major win for the majority of residents wanting the space kept for pedestrians only.
The new name for a swathe of Margaret River’s coast has been endorsed by the State Government.
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