• Gary’s Goats

    Long-time Gingin goat farmers, Gary and Theresa Harley appreciate the benefits of dairy goats as ...

Feast of Northern Valleys Flavours competition

We’re calling all local producers, food professionals and home cooks to send in a recipe which uses locally produced, in-season produce. The top 12 recipes will be featured in a “Feast of Northern Valleys Flavours calendar for 2015 published by the Northern Valleys News. If you are a primary producer – please share how you […]

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Gingin Netball – talent pool

The Gingin Netball Club is lucky enough to have some very accomplished and experienced members and coaches. Pictured in the foreground at Wednesday night registration is Aimee Hamilton, a local Gingin Netball Club player who has recently been selected to play for the Wheatbelt Flames State League team. The Wheatbelt Flames plays within the State […]

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2014 Gingin bull sale

On Thursday 6th of March Gingin played host to the Midlands Cattle Breeders Association who held their 26th Annual Gingin Bull Sale. 80 Bulls from within the boundaries of the Northern Agricultural Region were offered to the highest bidder by livestock representatives from both Elders and Landmark. Angus, Limousin and Murray Greys were joined this […]

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Gingin Triathalon

Start your training today for the first Gingin Triathalon on Sunday April 6th. This Be Active family orientated event will cater for people of all ages and fitness levels. The Be Active Gingin Triathlon will consist of two event categories designed to encourage individual and team participation, provide a healthy challenge and test the limits […]

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Josh Fraser, Bullsbrook

Josh celebrates 5th place in Australia

Josh Fraser is a 16 year old from Bullsbrook who has been racing junior sedans since he was 10 years old. Josh has been named captain of the JSRA (Junior Sedan Racing Association) Australian Team for the upcoming challenge against the New Zealander’s at Moora speedway Saturday 8th March. Six of New Zealand’s best drivers […]

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Free to range

Poultry grower Rob Kestel welcomes anyone concerned about animal welfare to visit his Gingin farm, where he raises well over 800 000 meat birds per year under contract for Ingams. He believes Australian reared poultry experience some of the best standards in the world, a topic he researched as part of a Nuffield scholarship 4 […]

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Fires in Gingin Town

Gingin locals were on high alert with the recent town fire, which came very close to local businesses. Danger was averted by firefighters who were able to bring the flames under control metres away from stored propane gas containers and other flammables at the back entrance to the local Thrifty Link Hardware. The outcome could […]

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Highway to Muchea

VISITING the Swan Valley today, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss reaffirmed Australian Government funding of $615 million to the Swan Valley Bypass project. “The 37 kilometre Swan Valley Bypass project reflects the Australian Government’s national priorities of boosting productivity and creating strong connections that have both economic and […]

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50-Year Volunteer Service Badge.

George Grant is celebrated with the W.A. 50-Year Volunteer Service Badge. George has been a member of the Gingin West Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade since its formation in 1962 when he was sixteen years old and had been attending fires with his father from the age of fourteen. During his service George has held the […]

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Magnificent Mangos

Locally grown mangos are just weeks away from their peak, and the magnificent mango trees at Tony and Jenny Maddern’s Avalon orchard in Gingin are laden with slender green fruit. By mid February the fruit will reach maturity, with bulging cheeks and a gently rounded hook at the tip. Then, the Madderns and their crew […]

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