Police have pledged to continue searching for a young toddler lost in Yallingup bushland until he is found, despite facing ‘appalling’ conditions.
Authorities are searching for the three-year-old in the area around Karli Rise in Yallingup, with the boy understood to have wandered off from a short-stay rental with his family’s two dogs.
Jackson Lavell Lee, Jackson Barrett and staff writers
The Margaret River Region continues to be a colourful oasis this week, with Open Studios continuing its display of local artwork.
Local Capes artist Merilyn Hutton last week opened an exhibition of floral paintings at Gralyn Estate’s cellar door.
In a successful bid to generate excitement and intrigue, Busselton Dymocks and The River Hotel have secured renowned Australian novelist Craig Silvey for back-to-back author events.
A new campaign by the McGowan Government has highlighted labour shortages in regional WA in the hospitality industry, jobs usually filled by international backpackers.
Catherine Massey and Jackson Lavell-Lee
Warren-Blackwood MLA Terry Redman is calling for a task force to address “unprecedented worker shortages” in regional agriculture and tourism businesses.
Three days of simultaneous judging of 364 wine exhibits from 29 wine regions in Coonawarra and Margaret River wrapped up the 2020 James Halliday Australian Cabernet Challenge last week.
The Bay to Bay Action Group has taken aim at the City of Busselton’s new community engagement policy after councillors voted to adopt it 9-0 at their meeting last week.
Travel agents in the Capes area say they have been ignored by the State Government, which has endorsed online booking company Wotif for its Wander out Yonder tourism campaign.
Margaret River-based Liberal MLC Steve Thomas is calling on the WA Government to review Royalties for Regions and offer upkeep funding for local government projects created under the scheme.
The Dunsborough Oilers Basketball Club is disappointed its push for an indoor multi-purpose facility in Dunsborough is not included in the plans for the Dunsborough Lakes Sports Precinct.
The oldest markets in the South West, the Vasse Markets, returned to trading a fortnight ago with great success after almost six months closed because of COVID-19 restrictions.
Local artists are being encouraged to enter a book-cover art competition.
The Busselton Magpies completed their journey back to the finals on Sunday with a 78 point thumping of the Harvey Bulls at Harvey Recreation Ground.
Busselton’s future footy stars were on display last week when six Towns Junior Football Club players were recognised for playing 100 games for the club.
Sunday saw the last of the regular season matches for both the Busselton women’s and men’s Western Australian Volleyball League teams.
The Sportspower Busselton City ladies’ premier league were crowned South West Soccer Association champions on Sunday, scoring their 100th goal in the process.
The Busselton Squash Club men’s A-grade team won the Leschenault Teams Classic last weekend at the Leschenault Leisure Centre.
Employers lined up in droves to take part in this year’s Forest Personnel WorkABILITY Day.
Former City of Busselton councillor Gordon Bleechmore moved a motion of no confidence in the council’s handling of the Busselton Performing Arts Convention Centre on Tuesday night.
The Busselton Swimming Club competed in the WA State Age Swimming Championships over the weekend and brought home an array of medals.
An unexpected surge in South West weddings following COVID-19 restrictions has seen businesses in the industry substantially increase their sales compared to last year.
Sales of gym memberships in Busselton and Dunsborough increased markedly in the past four months after the relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions.
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