Ailish Delaney is journalist at the South Western Times covering all things local council, community issues and lifestyle. She has a passion for pop culture and the arts and is always on the hunt for the next best brunch location.
Property owners across the South West are likely to be slugged with increased charges in the next financial year, with one council bumping up rates by 4.6 per cent.
As the world counts down the days until this year’s Tokyo Olympics begin, two South West locals have reminisced on their own ties to the Games 21 years ago.
South West residents have been rolling up their sleeves for WA, as almost 1000 appointments were made at the State’s first regional community vaccination clinic in Bunbury this week.
South West home and business owners have been warned to be wary of ‘bitumen bandits’ that have resurfaced in the region after one local business lost $15,000 to the scam.
The Bethanie Elanora community came together to celebrate the spirit of camaraderie for International Donut Day earlier this month.
A 26-year-old man has been charged with criminal damage and assault following an alleged road rage incident that left a car window smashed in Eaton this morning.
An award-winning Ferguson Valley author is bringing young people and mental health to the forefront in a new project highlighting the benefits of reading.
Ratepayers across the City of Bunbury are likely to be hit with a 2.5 per cent increase in their charges this financial year, despite a last-minute attempt from its mayor to slash the expected hike.
Ailish Delaney &Jakeb Waddell
Public figures in Bunbury are divided over Murray McHenry’s call to develop a train connection between Bunbury and Margaret River and on to Augusta, while those in the Capes have welcomed the idea.
Warren Hately & Ailish Delaney
WA’s first regional community vaccination clinic opened its doors in Bunbury today, as the vaccine rollout expanded to include anyone aged 30 and over.
Ailish Delaney, Jackson Barrett & Josh Zimmerman
Vulnerable homeless people in Bunbury are staying in tents pitched out in the cold or sleeping in their cars for shelter as the age-old issue reaches “catastrophic levels” in the South West city.
Book lovers are encouraged to wander in the west and let writers be their guide with this year’s new Love to Read Local Literary Map.
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