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Ian Collett: Body found in search for missing man

Police have spent the day with the family of Ian Collett after road workers discovered the body of a man believed to be the missing grandfather in bushland along Albany Highway in Ashendon. Mr Collett, who had dementia, went missing from his Canning Vale home in May and despite a …

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Bushfire claims Bibbulmun Track’s Sandpatch camp site

A section of the Bibbulmun Track remains closed after May’s Torndirrup National Park fire, with a camp site destroyed by the blaze. The bushfire burned 620ha including the southern section of track near the camp site, between Sandpatch and Albany. A Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attraction spokeswoman said the …

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Fundraiser for Men’s Shed | The West Australian

Therese ColmanAugusta Margaret River Times Thursday, 21 June 2018 11:50AM Camera IconMargaret River Men’s Shed members John Turnbull, Terry Hutchings, Noel Bradley and Simon Pemberton.Picture: Therese Colman Facebook IconTwitter IconEmail IconLink Icon The Margaret River Men’s Shed will hold a raffle this weekend to kick off a fundraising campaign for …

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Mel Gibson loses bid to block film release

Mel Gibson has lost a key round in his battle for control of “The Professor and the Madman” potentially clearing the way for the release of the star-crossed film about the origins of a dictionary. The picture is based on Simon Winchester’s book about the collaboration between Professor James Murray …

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Record number of complaints noted

The Shire of Denmark has recorded one of the highest number of complaints about councillors in WA, according to a recent report. A Local Government Standards Panel report revealed the Shire received seven complaints in 2016-17, equal with the Town of Cottesloe as the most of all local governments in …

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The WAFL Show – round 12 preview

The West Australian Thursday, 21 June 2018 11:58AM The WAFL Show – round 12 preview The West Australian Facebook IconTwitter IconEmail IconLink Icon Demons excitement machine Cody “Ninja” Ninyette reckons this is the week Perth will beat West Perth for the first time in six years.

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Crunch games to test Royals’ mettle

A testing fortnight ahead awaits for Royals as they face ladder leaders Railways and then defending premiers North Albany but coach James McRae is confident his side can start to build momentum as they chase a finals berth. The Lions sit inside the top four with three wins from their …

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New two-lane Tone Bridge “win-win”

The new $5 million two-lane bridge which officially opened at Tone Bridge last week has been hailed a “win-win” for Boyup Brook and the region. The 53m-long structure replaces a one-lane bridge which had been a bottleneck on the Boyup Brook-Cranbrook Road, linking the shire to Bunbury and Albany. “It’s …

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