The family of an eight-year-old boy who drowned near a Walpole camp site have broken their silence over his tragic death.
Nannup Shire council’s deputy president was defeated by a new face in the local government election at the weekend.
Josh Sunderland & Ben Loughran
The Manjimup Rovers said farewell to the 2021 season in style at their awards night on Saturday.
Manjimup Shire president Paul Omodei has breathed a sigh of relief after finishing on top in the local election on Saturday.
A Perth man has demolished the previous fastest record of an ultramarathon across the south coast of Western Australia.
Senior basketball returned to local courts last week for the opening round of the 2021-22 Manjimup Amateur Basketball Association season.
The Boyup Brook Shire has seen the return of a number of a familiar faces and one newcomer take a seat on the council after Saturday’s election.
The Bridgetown Leisure Centre courts have received a valuable facelift ahead of the new basketball season, thanks to support from local businesses.
Construction work on what is being touted as the “best skate park in the South West” began this week in Bridgetown.
Musician Mikey Long shares his excitement ahead of playing next month’s Blues at Bridgetown festival.
A group of desperate Hazara Afghans are asking for the Manjimup community to help them organise a fundraiser for visa applications to save family members still trapped in war-torn Afghanistan.
A South West magistrate has labelled a young man the “poster boy” of acting without thinking after he admitted to stealing food and alcohol from a pub last month.
The Bridgetown and Greenbushes communities have a handful of fresh faces representing them after three new councillors were voted in at local government elections on Saturday.
A Manjimup football talent has shared how she’s found the first few weeks of AFLW pre-season as she starts to settle in at the Fremantle Football Club.
The Bridgetown Historical Society has been given special recognition by the Royal Western Australian Historical Society with a 2021 Merit Award.
In its first meeting back since a brief hiatus earlier in the year, the Manjimup Chamber of Commerce and Industry has pledged to stand by the businesses within the town.
Read up on this week’s top stories and more in the latest edition of the Manjimup-Bridgetown Times.
Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup Shire President Brian Piesse says he feels an 8.6 per cent rate rise was behind him being dumped from council at Saturday night’s election.
Police have revealed they have recovered the body of an eight-year-old boy believed to have fallen out of a kayak during a family camping trip near Walpole.
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One started the season with a dominant win thanks to a swashbuckling ton, while the other very nearly slipped up on a banana peel double-figure target.
All six BDCA women’s captains spoke with Jackson Barrett ahead of the season’s opening round.
Leading up to the local government elections, the Nannup Shire has a mixed bag with one contested seat, three candidates elected unopposed and one chair left vacant on the council.
Police are using state-of-the-art technology in Deep River near Fernhook Falls as the search for a missing boy continues in north Walpole.
Brianna Dugan and Daryna Zadvirna
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