Australian golf great Peter Thomson dies

Australian golfing great Peter Thomson has died after a battle with Parkinson’s disease. The five-time British Open champion had been fighting the disease for the past four years. Based in Melbourne, Thomson was 88. Thomson died at home surrounded by his family on Wednesday morning. He is survived by his …

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Police arrest driver over servo crash

Tim EdmundsAlbany Advertiser Wednesday, 20 June 2018 10:14AM Camera IconCaltex York Street owner Mark Jenkins.Picture: Albany Advertiser, Laurie Benson Facebook IconTwitter IconEmail IconLink Icon Police expect to charge an Albany man after he allegedly deliberately rammed the entrance to the Caltex Star Mart on York Street, causing extensive damage on …

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Rob Wiley quits as East Fremantle coach

East Fremantle will be on the hunt for a new coach for 2019 after Rob Wiley announced he wouldn’t be extending his tenure beyond this year. Wiley, who will see out the season, informed the playing group of his decision to resign on Tuesday night. It has been a horror …

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Bridgetown barque replica in town’s honour

You could say it is one man’s special tribute to Bridgetown during its 150th anniversary celebrations. Yornup retiree Robert Farquhar has spent years crafting a replica of the sailing ship after which the town was named. It has been on display at Mitre 10 on Steere Street where his grandson …

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Tigers celebrate 100 years which began in Jardee

Shannon BochenekManjimup-Bridgetown Times Wednesday, 20 June 2018 10:26AM Camera IconTigers Thomas Walker, 13, Shaun Hodgson and Daniel Ward have third and fourth generation links with the Jardee Football Club. The player model the jerseys with sponsor Nathan Walter (back centre).Picture: Shannon Bochenek. Facebook IconTwitter IconEmail IconLink Icon Tigers Football Club’s …

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Passionate Manji farmer in running for national honour

Manjimup’s Mitchell East has been short-listed for the 2018 Young Grower of the Year Award. Ahead of the national award’s Gala Dinner where the winner will be announced tonight, Mr East spoke with the Times about his nomination with just three years of commercial farming under his belt. “I didn’t …

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