Vic man fights for life in Thai hospital

A Melbourne man is fighting for life in Thailand after competing in a martial arts fight last year. Sy Leafa, 23, has been in hospital since September 9 after a muay thai bout in Bangkok’s Lumpinee stadium ended with him getting hit by an elbow to the head in the …

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New Boyup Brook recycling hub at CRC

Boyup Brook has a new recycling hub at the Community Resource Centre, putting a colourful face to their efforts to encourage recycling. Trainee Sharon Lampard was inspired to create the new hub by a piece of unused furniture. “It’s upcycling at its best, because it was a piece of old …

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Boyup Brook Shire Council welcomes new CEO

The Boyup Brook Shire Council has started 2020 with a new chief executive at the helm. Chris Smith came to the shire from the Franklin Harbour council in South Australia, having served as the chief executive there since 2015. “I looked around and there were a number of CEO jobs …

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Yellow Wiggle discharged from hospital

Yellow Wiggle Greg Page has been discharged from hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest during a fundraising concert for bushfire victims. The Wiggles shared the news through their official Twitter account on Wednesday afternoon. “Thank you all for your questions and concerns about Greg,” the statement read. “We are happy …

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Aussie star Ewan takes Tour stage win

Australian sprint star Caleb Ewan made up for his team’s tactical error on stage one by claiming stage two of the Tour Down Under with an incredible burst of speed and power. Ewan (Lotto-Soudal) grabbed the overall leader’s ochre jersey as he narrowly beat two-time defending champion Daryl Impey (Mitchelton-Scott) …

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Aussie star Gardner blasts maiden WNCL ton

Ashleigh Gardner will enter next month’s Twenty20 World Cup in cracking form, having posted her maiden one-day hundred to deliver NSW a 24-run win over Queensland in Canberra. Gardner blasted seven sixes and 13 fours in Wednesday’s knock of 136, which came off 108 balls and lifted the Breakers to …

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Watch and Act alert for Nannup bushfire

There is a threat to homes and lives due to an out-of-control and unpredictable bushfire raging just outside the Nannup townsite. The 4.10pm update on the Emergency WA website said the Watch and Act alert was now in effect for people in the area bounded by Brockman Highway, Gypsum Road, …

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