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Simply Gorgeous approach to retail business wins award

For mother-and-daughter business owners Sharon Hallam and Stacey Woods, customer service is the key to running a successful retail business. The pair received the best customer service award at last month’s Kalgoorlie-Boulder Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s 2018 Business Awards for their Burt Street store Simply Gorgeous Home and Giftware …

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YouTube outage leaves online users frustrated

Camera IconFile photo.Picture: AP Facebook IconTwitter IconEmail IconLink Icon Popular video-sharing website YouTube is down, causing angst among online users. The outage began shortly after 9am WST and hit users around the world. When users tried to access YouTube videos, they encountered error messages, like the one below. In addition, …

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Call to reschedule footy carnival pays off for city’s economy

Organisers of the 2018 Goldfields Aboriginal Football Carnival say the decision to push the competition back to October this year meant Kalgoorlie-Boulder businesses received a stronger boost from higher attendance numbers than previous years. The football carnival saw hundreds of players from all over WA and South Australia flock to …

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Pink road trip ready to roll

Two West Australian companies have combined their services to spread awareness about the Cancer Council’s Pink Ribbon Campaign, by driving a stand-out 10-tonne skip work platform from Perth to Leinster tomorrow. Perth-based engineering services company Orontide will deliver the 10m-long, bright pink work platform to BHP Nickel West in Leinster …

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Shocking 80computer admit to phone use while driving

A new study has found most West Australians use their mobile phones while driving, despite knowing the dangers involved in doing so. The RAC surveyed 840 West Australian drivers across all ages and genders and from all corners of the State on their driving habits. A disturbing 80 per cent …

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One-stop shop for all glamour services

In the difficult economic climate for Goldfields retailers, one small business owner has combined clothing and beauty to create a one-stop-glamour-shop for Kalgoorlie women. Quin and Co Hair, Clothing and Beauty is the combination of two former Kalgoorlie businesses — Thairapy Hair and Beauty Salon and Lola’s Boutique clothing store …

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Local fare impresses in Canberra taste test showcase

Federal members of Parliament and diplomats had a taste of the Goldfields-Esperance region on Monday at the Showcase WA event at Parliament House in Canberra. Products from local businesses were taken to Canberra by the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder council and Esperance Shire representatives to showcase what the region has to …

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