A Margaret River man has been fined after cutting up a tree for firewood from a local national park ahead of winter last year.
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.
West Australians can be assured their favourite Margaret River pub is going above and beyond in the fight against COVID amid recent exposure announcements.
The Margaret River community and local business scene is being encouraged to embrace local culture, with applications now open for HEART grants in the 2022-2023 financial year.
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 new captain of Augusta’s Volunteer Fire and Rescue brigade is urging residents to join the group as fires continue to ravage the South West.
Augusta’s new Kangaroo Garden has been brought to life by one of the region’s finest emerging Aboriginal artists.
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.
Collie residents who chose to shop local have helped reinvest more than $2 million into the town’s economy over the festive season.
A South West magistrate has slammed a Bunbury man’s “abhorrent behaviour” towards his ex-partner, which involved him leaving several threatening voicemails over a three-month period.
It would be naïve to think we could ride out this pandemic from behind Fortress WA’s walls and wait until the rest of the world had “learned to live with it” long enough for the virus to be over.
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.
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