Accused killer Ambrose Clarke welcomes retrial

Alleged killer Ambrose Clarke has spoken for the first time since his murder conviction was quashed, saying he was looking forward to proving his innocence at a retrial next year. In 2013, Mr Clarke, 53, and his brother Xavier Clarke, 51, were sentenced to life behind bars with a minimum …

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New dates for club’s major feature races

Albany Racing Club will make sweeping changes to its two biggest races next season, with the Albany Cup and the Fitzpatrick Plate to be held on new dates, announced last week. The $100,000 Fitzpatrick Plate and $100,000 Albany Cup have traditionally been held together on the same card on Easter …

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Young guns take Wavefest crowns

Denmark’s Lachy Ross capped an impressive weekend of surfing by claiming his second Wavefest crown, winning the open men’s final in familiar surroundings at Parry beach on Sunday. The major Albany Boardriders competition of the year attracted strong numbers across six divisions in the 21st edition, held on Saturday and …

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Marwick a step closer to playing in State side

Railways midfielder Zane Marwick is in line to represent his State after impressing with a best-on-ground performance for the WA State Country side in their second trial match last Friday night in Perth. Making his debut, Marwick was awarded the match ball after the State Country squad enjoyed a 34-point …

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Letting stress drift away in a float tank

The feeling of weightlessness is strange. The slightest movement and it feels like you’re spinning slowly in space as the mind plays tricks, trying to grapple with this new sensation. The slightest contact to anything is magnified as the sensory deprivation kicks in. This is flotation tank therapy and I’m …

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