Lisa writes about tourism, business, health, education and human interest news happening in the Mid West and Gascoyne for The Geraldton Guardian and Midwest Times.
“Smooth talker”, “family man”, “charged with manslaughter” — these are just some of the words used to describe the man who built a Geraldton primary school when his great-grandson came to town.
Bella, the 10-year-old Staffordshire bull terrier, was the last of her litter to find a home. Now, she is the most popular dog in Geraldton — well, at least in terms of her name and breed.
Almost 900 concerned Geraldton residents have urged the City to make the foreshore water park and playground area safer, with councillors considering the matter at tonight’s council meeting.
A building order to demolish the old Victoria Hotel in Geraldton has been issued to the owners. Administrators of the insolvent company say they will act tear it down as quickly as possible.
Liam Beatty & Lisa Favazzo
Part of Geraldton’s main street will remain closed to traffic for the foreseeable future until the charred remains of the old Victoria Hotel are torn down due to safety risks.
The building now faces demolition and part of the road is closed to the public, but — despite the smoke and low foot-traffic — most neighbouring businesses reopened today.
Lisa Favazzo & Liam Beatty
But, breakfast lovers are overwhelmed for choice in Geraldton, especially one street over on the Terrace. Does the Murch’s offering of coffee, poached eggs and pancakes stack up?
A damaged wheelchair at the Aquarena is set to be fixed after a Cape Burney woman complained it was an “accident waiting to happen” and put barriers in the way of people who used the facility.
A little lamb with a big heart swept a local teenager off her feet this Valentine’s Day after it was born with a very special mark.
Three Geraldton public primary schools will get virtual clean power plants if Labor is re-elected, Premier Mark McGowan promised yesterday while visiting a leafy Wandina park.
Mid West Gascoyne District Supt Roger Beer — who travelled to the town to support local police — said the shire had had a peaceful few days, with no new related incidents over the weekend.
A quarter of Carnarvon’s growers have requested individual damage inspections, as government officials calculate the losses after this month’s floods.
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