Car crashes into Kalgan River

A car has crashed into the Kalgan River after the driver swerved to miss a kangaroo. The red Toyota sedan left the westbound lane of Lower King Road bridge after swerving to miss a kangaroo on the road overnight. The vehicle ended up stuck in the river bed. The driver …

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Match Preview – Scunthorpe vs S’land

Last Updated: 18/01/19 10:59am Scunthorpe boss Stuart McCall has no new injury problems as he prepares for Sunderland’s League One trip to Glanford Park. Matthew Lund made his first appearance since December 15 as a late substitute in last weekend’s 2-1 win at Scunthorpe with the club managing his return …

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Match Preview – Crawley vs Port Vale

Last Updated: 18/01/19 11:12am Josh Payne begins a two-match suspension for Crawley and will miss Saturday’s League Two clash with Port Vale. The midfielder received his 10th caution of the season in Tuesday night’s loss at Mansfield. Joe McNerney is available again following a three-match ban for his sending-off in …

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Spend time with ‘puppies of the sea’

Baby sea lions are known as pups, so it seems only fitting that the website of Jurien Bay tour operator Turquoise Safaris should refer to these playful, curious mammals as “the puppies of the sea”.  Turquoise Safaris is among the local companies offering tours to see the colony of rare …

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Match Preview – Carlisle vs Cheltenham

Last Updated: 18/01/19 11:06am New Carlisle manager Steven Pressley will oversee his first game in charge against Cheltenham at Brunton Park on Saturday. Pressley has been appointed until the end of the season and will be aiming to move into the Sky Bet League Two automatic promotion places. New loan …

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Apprenticeship sign-ups, including girls, trend upwards

The number of apprentices who have signed up at Central Regional TAFE to work for Northern Star Resources is on the rise. This year 19 first-year apprentices have signed up, increasing on 14 last year. Kalgoorlie Campus portfolio manager for industry services Mitch Brennan said they were continuing to see …

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Match Preview – Rotherham vs Brentford

Last Updated: 18/01/19 11:27am Richie Towell is back for Rotherham Rotherham will add midfielders Richie Towell and Matt Crooks to their squad for the visit of Brentford. Towell, who boss Paul Warne hopes to sign permanently in the next two days, returns from a three-match suspension while Crooks is hoping …

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Grant helps secure future for travelling arts group

A local community arts organisation is set to soar into the future with a big helping hand from the State Government. Broome’s Theatre Kimberley secured almost $30,000 in grants to continue travelling across the Kimberley region telling local stories through the art of circus, dance puppetry and music. The funding, …

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Match Preview – Morecambe vs Stevenage

Last Updated: 18/01/19 11:19am Morecambe remain without a host of players for the visit of Stevenage. Striker A-Jay Leitch-Smith was the latest casualty after suffering a torn hamstring a fortnight ago which has ruled him out for the season. James Sinclair, Andy Fleming, Aaron Wildig, Barry Roche and Lamin Jagne …

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