More than 100 people put on their thinking caps for the Yarloop Community Resource Centre quiz night last month.
“As we all know our small and family-owned businesses are the lifeblood of our local communities.”
A major survey of resource industry companies has found the Peel and South West economies benefited from almost $3 billion from the sectors, a finding welcomed by the Peel Chamber of Commerce.
It may not be a watershed moment, but one in a series of small turning points that are slowly but surely bringing women into sporting realms that weren’t options even five years ago.
WA’s consumer affairs agency is warning South West residents to be vigilant after the region’s peak irrigation co-operative was targeted by an email scam.
Frustrated members of Donnybrook’s sporting community have taken a stand against the shire council in a bid to see their demands met during the development of a new town sports and events hub.
A Bunbury woman has helped provide a lifeline to a local cancer charity by fundraising more than $20,000.
A South West Aboriginal elder is calling on regional shires to make better progress towards reconciliation through publicly recognising First Nations culture and history.
Mathematically, Carey Park are still a chance to play finals footy in 2021, but coach Brett Maguire says the Panthers are just focused on playing with flair.
Margaret River Hawks product Kade Dittmar has rubber-stamped his AFL draft credentials, with a best-on-ground showing in a trial game between the State under-19s and 17s.
Families from Perth and the South West flocked to Leschenault at the weekend for the Bunbury Barbarians Rugby Club’s Junior 7s Carnival.
Two South West sporting heroes are set to put aside an interrupted and uncertain preparation, and the chaos surrounding Japan’s COVID-19 situation, for a chance at Olympic glory next week.
There are a few sporting events that, for those who are that way inclined, can give you butterflies.
Both men’s and women’s teams will be in action against their metro counterparts, the Perth Football League.
Bunbury product Ella Smith’s outstanding season in the midfield for Claremont’s WAFLW team has seen her recognised as the league’s best player, winning the Dhara Kerr Medal last week.
Instead, many will be keen to see who the reigning premiers elect to name on their team sheet.
After knocking off table-toppers Bunbury by 13 points in a grand final rematch on home turf, Busselton Magpies will be looking to continue building momentum towards the finals.
More than 70 dangerous crayfish which pose an “extreme risk” to native crustaceans in local waterways have been seized during a Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development sting.
With the WA Netball League finals looming, the Jets will be looking to maintain their strong form.
Australian indie rock duo Holy Holy are set to bring their electric sounds to the South West later this year as part of a national tour.
They might not be the top team of the South West Netball Football League but the Busselton Magpies have proved they are still finals contenders after dispatching Bunbury Bulldogs 52-44.
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A South West man has been ordered to pay $3000 to his ex-girlfriend’s friend for commanding his dog to bite her while the pair were caught in a scuffle.
Police are investigating a Busselton fatal crash which saw a 61-year-old man die after being hit by a Landcruiser.
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