In a year that saw three South West players represent the WAFL in a State game against South Australia, the footballing heavyweights of the region have made an impact on the WA’s premier football competition.
The Bulldogs are in first place on the ladder with 12 wins from 13 games to start the year, with a 22-point round 11 loss to the second-placed Augusta-Margaret River the only blemish.
Carey Park are in the box seat to be the fourth team to go back-to-back in the SWFL colts competition since 2000.
With the South West Netball Football League heading into another general bye this weekend, the South Western Times takes a look at the story so far across the league’s five competition grades.
Councillors behaving badly could be banned for 10 years as part of sweeping new local government reforms.
The Shire of Augusta-Margaret River is undertaking another review of dog exercise areas.
A childcare centre in Eaton is among 14 from around the State to receive funding aimed at attracting and retaining staff in regional WA, as shortages grip the State.
Victory tastes sweet for the team at Keepers Mead and Brewing Co who took out the top two places on the podium in the BeeKeeping Industry Council Western Australia Honey Month Competition.
A public housing tenant convicted of growing cannabis in his unit on Station Road was formally evicted by the Department of Communities on June 16.
There was a strong turnout for the first Margaret River Lantern Festival last Friday night.
Councillors have waived all cash in lieu and extra parking requirements to support a major expansion for the Margaret River Surgery.
Residents are invited to a celebration on Sunday kicking off NAIDOC Week across the region.
Nature Conservation Margaret River enjoyed a big turnout of volunteers after calling for help for a major week of beach regeneration projects last week.
Coming out of the other side of the pandemic, the Margaret River region is poised to take a major step up in the world of wine, local industry leaders say.
Dunsborough’s Jack Medland is expected to defend his longboard title this weekend at the 23rd annual Whalebone Longboard Classic at Cottesloe’s Isolated Reef.
An arts project which arose out of the pandemic and aims to help lessen the disconnect for elderly people in aged care has reached a crucial milestone.
Decanter’s latest accolades for the Margaret River wine region have extended to its sparkling whites.
Hotspots in the Margaret River region have been identified as areas with some of the lowest superannuation back-up in the country.
Cowaramup-based councillors have questioned the wisdom of Main Roads WA’s latest speed-limit changes in the busy hamlet.
A bevy of tourism events have scored funding from Tourism WA’s annual regional events scheme.
The RAC WA will pour $1 million into the Capes region in an intensive review of speed limit changes it hopes to take to Main Roads WA as part of advocacy work to reduce regional WA’s road traffic toll.
State Government authorities have confirmed it could be a long wait for a final decision on the Saracen Property Group’s proposed resort and village development at Gnarabup.
When 23-year-old Georgia Moloney went out to celebrate her friend’s birthday on a spring night in 2020, she could never have known it would be a night that changed her life forever.
Prior to Sunday afternoon’s away clash against Carey Park, Augusta-Margaret River coach Matt Jamieson was expecting his side to respond from a disappointing performance against Busselton under lights.
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