Cranbrook in full flight for Bloom Festival

The Bloom Festival got off to a flying start on September 22 when about 2000 people attended the Three-Sixty Bloom Extravaganza in Cranbrook. Hidden Treasures of the Great Southern organise the event and included a distinct aerial theme this year. There were helicopter joy rides available, along with more subdued …

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Minister’s praise for school | The West Australian

The Minister for Education and Training (Sue Ellery) visited the region recently and met the principal, students and representatives from Kalgoorlie- Boulder Community High School. What was most significant about her visit was the public acknowledgement of the “remarkable turnaround” by the school under its current leadership team. The new …

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The Celt at peak for race

Trainer Anne King is confident she will continue her affinity with Kalgoorlie’s Race Round when she starts The Celt in today’s $120,000 Listed TABtouch Hannans Handicap (1400m). King, who won last year’s Boulder Cup with Already Famous, said The Celt was at peak fitness for the Hannans after four starts …

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Local riders shine at State BMX titles

Five Eastern Goldfields BMX Club riders won their divisions at last week’s State Championships in Kalgoorlie-Boulder. Josh Tickell was first in the 12 boys’ 20-inch event with a lap time of 37.949sec. in the final at Eastern Goldfields club’s Marshall Street track on Saturday. He was 1.6sec. quicker than second-placed …

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Lewis Hamilton hopes for McLaren and Williams revival

Fallen superpowers were slowest of all at the Russian GP By James Galloway Last Updated: 02/10/18 3:20pm Lewis Hamilton says he is saddened by McLaren and Williams’ struggles and hopes there is “light at the end of the tunnel” for F1’s fallen giants. The two teams have claimed 36 drivers’ …

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Marathon relay’s 40th anniversary | The West Australian

Holly ThompsonManjimup-Bridgetown Times Wednesday, 3 October 2018 10:28AM Camera IconLast years winning veteran swimmer Julia Norris of Rusty Ironmen team comes ashore. Facebook IconTwitter IconEmail IconLink Icon The LiveLighter Blackwood Marathon Relay will be held on October 27 with this year marking its 40th anniversary. The event will start in …

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Laverton roadhouse plan to sell used cars

A Laverton businessman says he is hopeful of striking a deal to sell cars in the remote northern Goldfields town, arguing it will help stop people from remote Aboriginal communities being scammed by passing salesmen. Des Cannons, who owns Laverton’s supermarket, received planning approval last month for a new roadhouse. …

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