Amputees to benefit from cycle of hope

Port Hedland was stop number 25 for the START Foundation cyclists who are riding 3135km from Perth to Broome to raise funds for amputees. START is a not-for-profit organisation that empowers amputees in life through sport by providing grants for a new limb, limb modification or equipment modification. Nineteen cyclists …

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Port Hedlandstand out in NW comp

The future of netball in Port Hedland looks promising with the Port Hedland Netball Association winning three out of six divisions at last weekend’s 2018 North West Championships. Netball teams from Port Hedland, Broome, Derby, Karratha, Newman, Kununurra, Paraburdoo and Tom Price descended on the Faye Gladstone Netball Courts in …

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West Coast big guns Sock it to Sarcoma

What was intended to be a playful punch, became a life-saving blow for Kalgoorlie-born and raised Simon Hicks. Mr Hicks was dealt agonising pain in October last year when his friend’s eight-year-old son jokingly punched him in the right arm. The former manger of Hannan Street’s historic Australia Hotel, who …

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EMR Capital to buy BHP’s Cerro Colorado copper mine

Owen Hegarty’s acquisitive EMR Capital will buy BHP’s Cerro Colorado copper mine in Chile for up to $US320 million. EMR will pay $US230 million up front, $US40 million for the sale of existing copper inventory and $US50 million in progress payments depending on the copper price in the future. The …

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The Midland Oval plan dividing a community

Midland Oval — or the Midland Junction Recreation Ground, as it was originally known — was a sporting hub for the region for most of the last century. Sports including football, cricket, soccer, cycling, athletics and lawn bowls, and even trotting and log chopping, have used it at various times …

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Match Preview – Denmark vs Australia

Victory for Denmark will ensure a finish in the top two of Group C Last Updated: 20/06/18 4:08pm Denmark v Australia will meet in Group C Denmark will be eyeing a spot in the last 16 of the World Cup when they take on Australia in their second Group C …

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