The Binningup Surf Life Saving Club’s Silver Salties group received funding from Albemarle’s Community Grants Program to purchase rash shirts to increase team safety and unity during beach-based activities.
Alcoa and Harvey Rotary Club pledged donations to the value of $3000 for Christmas appeal this year among support from the wider community for Harvey Community Resource Centre and affiliated organisations
The festive season will get under way in Waroona on December 8 as the town’s Community Christmas Gala returns for another year.
The Shire of Harvey has rejected a move by Cr Craig Carbone to abolish welcome to country and acknowledgement of country from council meetings and events, but the council’s policy will be reviewed.
Sean Van Der Wielen
The bridge over Mangosteen Drain on Forestry Road in Uduc reopened to traffic on Monday as work continues underneath for another three to four weeks.
The Shire of Waroona has pulled its deposits from the National Australia Bank as a result of the town’s branch closure, with investigations under way on the potential for Bendigo Bank to make its return.
The Shire of Harvey is now set to debate only whether to consider abolishing welcome and acknowledgment of country after a change by Cr Craig Carbone.
In warm conditions, both sides were competitive and displayed why they are likely to feature prominently in finals this season.
The former Zimbabwe Test star showed no mercy against the Bees, blasting 234 off 122 balls, an innings comprised of 38 boundaries and seven sixes.
“This year, I’ve mainly focused on my foot and head movement which has been really good.”
Harvey-Benger’s fourth grade couldn’t repeat the heroics of their previous game, falling to a 40-run defeat away against Donnybrook.
The Cricket Blaster Carnival was held at the Harvey Recreation Ground on the weekend, with more than 30 participants enjoying the game on the turf.
Haydn Jones & Sean Van Der Wielen
Harvey Plumbing and Gas and Harvey Fish and Chips were honoured as winners at the 2023 South West Business Excellence Awards held in Busselton on November 18.
Claudette Rizzi & Sean Van Der Wielen
The Leschenault Progress Association has used funds from the hiring of Settlers Hall to award grants to three other not-for-profit community organisations helping residents.
Students, staff, parents and special guests attended St Anne’s Harvey last week for the official opening and blessing of the school’s Stage Nine developments.
The Harvey-Benger women’s team scored a 123-win over Burekup on Sunday, with a Cricket Blaster Carnival also being held in Harvey.
Year 3 students from Hope Christian School held a bake sale last week, which raised $906 for the RSPCA.
Forestry Road bridge over Mangosteen Drain in Uduc is expected to reopen to traffic by December 1.
10 apprentices were recognised for outstanding achievement at the 2023 Alcoa awards night, which also commemorated the end of training for 30 apprentices at the Wagerup refinery and Willowdale bauxite mine
There are many in the South West who have connections to the 1987-build Australind train which ran for the last time on Sunday. Here are some of their stories.
The highest user of the Shire of Harvey’s free 48-hour recreational vehicle stay locations was discovered by rangers to be a family of five unable to find permanent accommodation.
The 1987-model Australind train made its final journeys between Bunbury and Perth on the weekend, with the service to be replaced by road coaches until the Armadale Line works are completed.
The Harvey Bowling Club is encouraging the town’s residents to have a social go at the sport during its community bowls series this summer.
The Shire of Waroona is set to start an electronic waste recovery project at its waste disposal site this month after receiving a State Government grant earlier this year.
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