Carnarvon Shire councillor Brett Smith resigns citing work commitments, ill health and ‘friction in Shire’

Geoff VivianMidwest Times Thursday, 24 May 2018 2:50PM Camera IconWelcome to Carnarvon sign.Picture: Midwest Times Gascoyne-Minilya Ward councillor Brett Smith has resigned from Carnarvon Shire Council. When the Midwest Times contacted him Mr Smith confirmed he had resigned this morning. He cited “work commitments, ill health and friction in the …

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Lack of consultation causes angst amongst residents

Several Bunbury residents are afraid they will be living in fear if an affordable housing project goes ahead. The mostly elderly residents live alone and are so frightened about the State Government’s proposed Tiny Houses Pilot Project most do not want to be named. The South Western Times spoke with …

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Roses help combat cruel disease

Bunbury mother Clare Yearsley is urging people to buy a rose tomorrow for 65 Roses Day which aims to raise money for cystic fibrosis research. Mrs Yearsley said money raised would benefit her three-year-old daughter Milania Knapinski who was diagnosed with the disease at birth. “Since having Milly being born …

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Small comfort in Mandurah for junior titles

Great Southern residents have had a tough time in the second round of the WA Junior Surfing Titles, held in very small conditions at Pyramids Beach in Mandurah at the weekend. Pemba Spargo, Noah Amess and Gianluca Contreras were all knocked out in their respective first rounds, while Albany’s Holly …

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BBL clubs keen to sign AB de Villiers

The Big Bash League battle to sign South African superstar AB de Villiers is on. De Villiers revealed on Wednesday, via a video message on Twitter, he’d ended an international cricket career spanning 114 Tests, 228 ODIs, 78 Twenty20s and numerous astonishing boundaries. Several BBL clubs have since reached out …

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Glasses no longer allowed in passport photos

If you wear glasses and are due for a new passport, then take note: spectacles will not be allowed in photos from July 1. The Australian Government’s travel advice website Smartraveller today tweeted about the change to passport photo guidelines. The Australian Passport Office said the change would further strengthen …

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