Ghost scam targets Chinese woman in Perth CBD

Police are investigating a ‘blessing scam’ which targets elderly Chinese women by exploiting their traditional beliefs. Also known as the ghost scam or ritual scam, the swindle scares its victims into handing over valuables which are then stolen during an elaborate deception, police say. The scammers usually approach a victim …

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Snow hopes start to melt

There is a slim chance of snow falling on Bluff Knoll this morning as a cold front hits the region. The forecast for 5am this morning was just 2C; however, the wind and rainfall factors meant the chance of snow had dropped down to 5 to 10 per cent. The …

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Options open for gallant Marie’s Diamond | Racing News

Last Updated: 04/07/18 11:36am Mark Johnston, trainer High-profile races at Newmarket and Goodwood are under consideration for Marie’s Diamond following his narrow defeat in the Railway Stakes at the Curragh on Saturday. Mark Johnston’s juvenile disappointed when favourite for the Woodcote Stakes at Epsom last month, but bounced back to …

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Big truffle helps Muscular Distrophy cause

A 480g Southern Forests truffle raised $3500 towards Muscular Dystrophy last week when it was auctioned at the Truffles for Muscles event. Sourced from Manjimup Truffles, the delicacy was sold to Lesley Murphy who is a former board and staff member of event organisers Muscular Dystrophy WA. The event this …

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WA new car sales continue to rise

We’re halfway through the year already and 2018 is shaping up nicely for WA new car dealers. Federal Chamber of Austomtive Industries’ sales figures have been released for June and not only are WA sales up on the same time as last year – they’ve grown more than any other …

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Raymond Tusk set for Coral-Eclipse clash | Racing News

Last Updated: 04/07/18 11:38am Trainer Richard Hannon Raymond Tusk is set to make a speculative bid for glory in the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown on Saturday. Richard Hannon’s charge made a big impression on his racecourse debut at Newbury in April, before finding the Charlie Appleby-trained Loxley too strong in a …

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