Workshop uncovers art venture keys to success

Fear of failure and difficulty striking an appropriate work-life balance are some of the key issues facing budding artists seeking to turn their craft into a business, and Bunbury artist Andrew Frazer attempted to shed light on them at a workshop in Kalgoorlie this week. Held at Black Crow Studios …

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Farmer invites aspiring growers to lease plot of land

An Esperance farmer has opened his 108-acre property to aspiring market gardeners wishing to capitalise on the growing local food movement. Brad McMeikan bought Daly Downs just over a decade ago and he said he had been developing parts of the property to the point where it would be ready …

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Local businesses flock to workshops on marketing

A business adviser says Goldfields businesses from all industries need to develop their social media presence in order to keep up with the developing online world of marketing. Kalgoorlie-Boulder Chamber of Commerce and Industry Business Local adviser Sharni Foulkes held two workshops on Monday teaching Goldfields businesses how to capitalise …

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Sonix are supreme again | The West Australian

Sonix have won back-to-back Eastern Goldfields Netball Association premier league titles after an “intense” grand final victory against Rookies. Sonix triumphed 48-43 in the clash at Goldfields Oasis Recreation Centre on Friday last week, with centre Phoebe Berndt named player of the match. Sonix coach Janelle Fleay said the grand …

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Young ace revels in return to region

Perth’s lights shine bright for most young country sportsmen, but Kalgoorlie College and Souths soccer star Jace Reilly believes a move back to the Goldfields this season was a step in the right direction. Reilly, 16, claimed the Goldfields Soccer Association’s highest individual honour as the men’s best and fairest …

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Pussy Riot Pyotr Verzilov ‘poisoned’ says German doctors

GERMAN doctors treating a member of Russian protest punk group Pussy Riot say that claims he was poisoned are “highly plausible” but stressed they can’t say how this might have occurred or who was responsible. Pyotr Verzilov has been receiving intensive care since arriving in Berlin from Moscow at the …

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