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Pink Lady Classic in Gingin raises over $14,000 for Breast Cancer Network

Tamieka Preston Seventeen of the rodeo circuit’s grooviest grandmas and mightiest mums battled it out against the clock in the Hopes ‘n’ Dreams Pink Lady Classic barrel race held at the Gingin Campdraft grounds on 26 March. It was local lady Lisa Edwards who beat the best on the day with the speediest time of […]

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Hold on to hope, dare to dream and when all else fails, go barrel racing!

The Hopes ‘n Dreams Pink Lady Barrel Classic will be held at the Gingin Campdraft Arena on the 26 March 2017. So far 17 ‘over 40’ riders have registered and qualified to ride – each having raised well in excess of $250 each for Breast Cancer Network Australia. “These riders are putting everything into fundraising […]

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Dedication pays off at the inaugural Lancelin Triathlon

Warm weather was predicted for the inaugural Lancelin Triathlon held on Sunday 19 February 2017 and participants were not disappointed. Ideal swimming conditions from 8am followed by a cycle and run into the wind gave participants from the Gingin Shire and North Coast Triathlon Club a challenging triathlon. Competitors tackled two courses with the long […]

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Bullsbrook Community Centre named after beloved local resident

The City of Swan has named its newest community centre after one of its longest serving residents. The Ethel Warren Bullsbrook Community Centre was officially named on 17 February at a small ceremony attended by four generations of Mrs Warren’s family and her friends. City of Swan Mayor Mick Wainwright said Mrs Warren had spent […]

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Local business takes out state award

Local family-run business Gingin Trading has been awarded the prestigious 2016 Thrifty-Link WA Store of the Year Award for customer service and retail excellence. Business owners, Len and Moyra Choules were presented the hotly-contested award at the Independent Hardware Group National Awards Dinner on Wednesday 8 February on the Gold Coast. The win follows a […]

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King of the fruits

Fresh fruit giant AGRIFresh is poised to produce more than 45% of the mango market share in WA when it hits commercial production next year, but Western Australia’s largest citrus company co-founder, Joseph Ling, explains that they got into mangoes by default. With extensive citrus orchards already stretching as far as the eye can see […]

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Hunta crowned Champion All Round Junior Cowgirl

Fourteen-year-old Hunta Gallacher of Bullsbrook has been crowned Australian Champion Junior All Round Cowgirl at the recent ABCRA National Championships held in Tamworth on the last weekend in January. Hunta has spent the past year in the eastern states training and competing to achieve her goal, based at the stables of champion barrel racer Bianca […]

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2040 Farming – The Next Generation

Farmers from across the Wheatbelt and further afield are invited to Moora on Thursday 23 February for a day-long seminar on the future of farming in WA. Hosted and arranged by Bankwest, 2040 Farming – The Next Generation, is a chance to hear from a range of speakers about how farming is changing throughout WA. […]

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How on earth do you milk a camel?

Spending a year traversing five Australian deserts on camel-back clearly taught ‘camel whisperer’ Stephen Geppert a few things about handling these majestic dromedaries – but it wasn’t until he became a part of Australia’s newest commercial camel dairy that he became an expert at milking them. In a dusty Dandaragan paddock, he’s bringing his last […]

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Hunta crowned Champion All Round Junior Cowgirl

Fourteen-year-old Hunta Gallacher of Bullsbrook has been crowned Australian Champion Junior All Round Cowgirl at the recent ABCRA National Championships held in Tamworth on the last weekend in January. Hunta has spent the past year in the eastern states training and competing to achieve her goal, based at the stables of champion barrel racer Bianca […]

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