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SW businesses warned about burglary spike

Bunbury businesses are being urged to be vigilant following an increase in the number of commercial burglaries in the past four weeks, according to the Bunbury-Geographe Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The Chamber sent an email to its members on Friday to remind business owners to not leave cash on …

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Blackburn excels in poor conditions

The forecast of wet and windy weather was not looking too good for golf on June 9, but it did not deter 46 players from teeing up. Only a few groups who teed off late found themselves a little wet at the end of RG Upton and Co’s STIHL day. …

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New search for missing NSW boy William Tyrrell

Police will begin a fresh, large-scale search of bush on NSW’s mid north coast for missing Sydney boy William Tyrrell. William was playing in the yard of his grandmother’s home in Kendall near Port Macquarie when he disappeared, aged three, on September 12, 2014. Hundreds of locals and emergency services …

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Porsche’s electric supercar to be called the Taycan

Porsche has announced its upcoming all-electric supercar will be named the Taycan. According to the company, the name has oriental origins and is roughly translated as “lively young horse”, referencing Porsche’s logo. The Taycan was first previewed with the Mission E concept at the 2015 Frankfurt motor show and followed …

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Tourist ‘hoon’ clocked at 155km/h near Cape Range

Exmouth police are urging drivers to slow down near Cape Range National Park after a car containing four tourists was clocked at almost double the 80km/h speed limit on a road in the area. Officers pulled over the group of male and female Singaporean nationals, who they later discovered were …

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West coast is best coast vibe

Hedland families rocked out to the tunes of famous bands at the State Of The Art Music Festival on WA Day. The free all-ages concert hosted by West Australian Music and the Town of Port Hedland featured performances by The Tommyhawks, Fred Ryan and the Blackstone Ramblers, Billie Rogers and …

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Play halted as bees invade soccer match in Ecuador

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Nope, bees. VideoSoccer players drop to ground to avoid swarm of bees Facebook IconTwitter IconEmail IconLink Icon Video has emerged of South American footballers doing what they do best – dropping to the ground for no apparent reason. The match between Ecuadorian …

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North snap South’s winning streak

The men’s North SBL All-Stars snapped a four-year losing streak on WA Day, comfortably defeating the South All-Stars 123-110 at the Bendat Basketball Centre in Perth. Having added an influx of talent before the game, North All-Stars head coach Ben Ettridge looked on as his side built a double-digit lead …

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Police call for Binningup crash witnesses

South Western Times Tuesday, 12 June 2018 4:25PM Facebook IconTwitter IconEmail IconLink Icon Police are still appealing for information following a crash near Binningup that killed a cyclist and closed off the northbound lanes of Forrest Highway for several hours on the long weekend. The cyclist, 36-year-old Perth man Shivanand …

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Referees aren’t soft on us: All Blacks

THe All Blacks are rallying against claims they get an easy ride from officials because of their world-leading status. The issue of two key refereeing decisions in the first Test against France continued to overshadow New Zealand’s 52-11 win, as the teams began preparations for the second match in Wellington. …

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