The Bunbury and Districts Cricket Association has named a 25-man squad for the opening two games of the Country Cup, headlined by two new big-name recruits and a number of juniors.
SEE THE PICTURES: It is hoped the 12m-high entrance to the $32 million underwater observatory at Busselton jetty will be as iconic and recognisable as Sydney’s famed bridge.
Hay Park defied a top-order wobble to push past Donnybrook at the weekend and produce their first 2-0 start since their debut season — more than a decade ago.
The Shire of Capel has elected its new Shire president and deputy president after four successful elected candidates were sworn into the council days after the states local government elections.
BTC chief executive and racing manager Alex Doble said this would allow the club’s two biggest events to remain a crucial part of the industry’s calendar.
Also coming to the party was first-drop Shawn Gillies, who blasted a breathless 48 off 32 balls as the visitors eyed off a massive score to defend.
The four Harvey Shire councillors who put their hand up to contest their seats were all easily re-elected at the weekend, while two fresh faces have also been added to the mix.
On the back of a steady (1-20 off 8.1 overs) bowling spell, Crudeli crafted an unbeaten 66 off 103 balls, which ensured the hosts finished strongly after facing some early resistance.
Harvey and Harvey-Brunswick-Leschenault have named their football queens in recent weeks.
Beach safety has been given a boost in the lead up to summer thanks to the installation of automated shark detection towers.
Chemicals leaching into groundwater from a South West landfill site were identified in July, according to the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation.
Biodiversity and cultural and community values are at the core of the management plan for the newly-created Kalgulup Regional Park.
A 56-year-old Australind man has fronted court accused of uploading toddlers and young children being molested on social media.
Rotary members collected the donated food in the last week of term three, finding themselves with a record-breaking total of 10,033 cans.
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.
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The South West Football League has a new leader with decorated goal umpire and board member Jason Crowe set to take over as the general manager.
The City of Busselton has reminded the local industry they will continue to pursue illegal development as they succeed in its second extraction industry conviction this year.
South West FIFO workers will have an easier trek to work, as Fortescue Metals Group celebrates its inaugural flight from Busselton.
South West businesses are supporting people with disability and injuries to help them get their foot in the door as part of a week aimed at supporting jobseekers to overcome barriers to employment.
Climate conscious young people in Bunbury will be joining thousands of students across the country using their voices to fight for action as part of a National Climate Strike tomorrow.
She may have scaled the peak of the world’s most lucrative individual sport, but Shani Waugh is excited at the prospect of leading a team in what she considers her “favourite sport in the world”.
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.
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