Direct flights from Melbourne to the South West have been pushed back yet again, marking the ninth delay for the long-awaited route.
As COVID restrictions throughout the Capes increase with the newly introduced mask mandate, fears rise for businesses in the community, with ‘not enough time’ to adapt to regulations.
Among the already existent complacency within the community surrounding the vaccination mandate, the McGowan Government’s long-awaited Service WA is also proving to be a miss within the Capes.
The South West can expect another sweltering weekend as WA experiences one of the hottest summer periods in history.
Hospitality businesses in the Busselton-Margaret River region are connecting with future junior staff members through a recently launched online platform.
Three’s a crowd at Dunsborough Theatre Group, which is set to ring in their 2022 season with a trio of one-act plays.
The future of the Australian surfing scene is in good hands, with a new set of young grommets taking on the Yallingup surf for the 2022 Taj’s Small Fries competition last weekend.
A new dance school has stepped with its inaugural dance concert.
One of the toolies who attempted to gatecrash last year’s leavers celebrations has been fined for his failed efforts and fake ID.
The inaugural Busselton Raising the Vibe festival has been revealed to have raised $10,000 to support mental health services in the region.
Margaret River library has expanded its collection of language books, thanks to a $500 cash boost for books.
The town’s new top cop says he’s here keen to get to work tackling the South West’s antisocial behaviour.
It’s one of the biggest commercial projects the South West has seen in a decade - including 61 holiday homes, a 65-room hotel, 36 camping spots and a retail centre on pristine beachside land.
Ethan Jeremy Hughes pleaded guilty to driving through the Busselton Ironman event last month with a blood alcohol reading more than five times the legal limit.
The private development would see a $118 million five-star hotel erected at the townsite, containing 121 rooms, as well as a pool, spa, gym, function centre, restaurant and bar.
A 19-year-old man at a Busselton rooftop bar is alleged to have thrown a pint of beer to a friend and missed, hitting a woman downstairs.
Families, children and leaders of the South West descended on Busselton last week for the annual Legacy WA children’s holiday camp.
Sam Whiteman has made a shock return to the Sydney Thunder squad on the eve of the Big Bash League finals, despite the highly anticipated return of one of Australia’s Ashes heroes.
As WA begins to count down the days until the boarder open, South West schools are scrambling to ensure they are prepared to continue educating during what could eventually become the regions worst outbreak.
Busselton police are calling for information after a woman narrowly avoided injury from an arrow shot.
As police continue to investigate the suspicious bushfire that burnt through more than 200ha of property in the South West, parts of an idyllic tourist destination remains closed to the public.
Busselton Repertory Club’s highly anticipated 2022 pantomime has continued the company’s roaring success, delivering another lively and personable production in the shape of Jack and the Beanstalk.
The Festival of Busselton found the perfect way for locals to cool off on a hot Sunday afternoon with the Big Waterfight at Signal Park.
The South West is set for its coolest weekend in weeks, with the mercury likely to drop well below 30C in most parts of the region.
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