Doppler web

Watheroo doppler now online

Real time rainfall and wind data will now be available to farmers in a 256 kilometre radius from Watheroo with the launch of the state’s latest Doppler radar on June 8. An initiative of the Nationals WA made possible with $23 million Royalties for Regions funding, the Watheroo Doppler will complement Doppler radars already operational […]

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Spring Flower Festival Competitions

With the Spring Flower Festival coming up 15 – 17 September, the school holidays is a good time for kids to get creative and enter some of the competitions held as part of the festival. Make your own mini garden Create an imaginary world in a mini terrarium! It could be a fairy garden, hobbit hideout, beachscape or Jurassic world… Use interesting plants, flowers and natural […]

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Jack Collins of Muchea – 1st in the U 18 Steer ride at the Mogumber Junior Rodeo. Luke Metcalf (recent winner of NAIDOC Perth 2017 Sportsperson of the Year) stepping in as bull fighter. Photo: EJ stock photo

Congratulations to Luke Metcalf – winner of the NAIDOC Perth 2017 Sportsperson of the Year Award.

Luke Metcalf is a Ballardong/ Noongar man who has been a cowboy his whole life. Having grown up working the land, he entered the sport of rodeo from a very young age and made it his mission to be competitive at every opportunity, now competing in rodeos locally, nationally and internationally. Rodeo is a tough […]

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Preserve those lemons!

This recipe is based on the traditional Moroccan method of preserving lemons, and the jars make great Christmas presents. Use the lemons to add flavour to salads, steak, curries or anything! • Thin-skinned juicy lemons • Lots of rock salt • Cardamom pods • Bay leaves • Chillies • Olive oil • Large jars Soak […]

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Wheatbelt Business Excellence Awards finalists announced

For the second year in a row, the Wheatbelt Business Network is holding the Wheatbelt Business Excellence Awards with more entries received this year from businesses right across the region. “We received over 50 entries into the business awards with 33 finalists announced,” said Amanda Walker, WBN Chair. The 33 finalists will compete for 6 […]

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Solar power success story

When Amber Neuman built herself a new house on her 74 acre property in Beermullah last year she opted to go completely off-grid for power – installing solar panels with a battery storage system instead of connecting with Western Power. “Western Power gave me an estimate of around $45,000 just to connect power up to […]

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AFL rookie Matthew Taylor visits junior footballers

The Gingin Junior Football Club were treated to a visit from former Chittering Broncos junior footballer, and now AFL rookie for North Melbourne, Matthew Taylor. Matthew was enjoying a visit home during his team’s bye round and at his own instigation offered to visit the team and pass on some knowledge. He took the team […]

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Nahrel Dallywater and Li Cunxin. at the Positive Schools Conference

Inspiration and mindfulness

  When I reported last month on the wellbeing and mental health topics raised at the Positive Schools Conference in Fremantle, I promised more on Keynote Speaker Li Cunxin. Li has one of those inspiring life stories that restore your belief that you can do anything. Born into poverty in Mao’s communist China, at 11 […]

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Lions Club founding board members

Moora Lions Club celebrates 20 years of service

This year the Lions Club of Moora are delighted to celebrate 20 years of service to the community. In July 1997 20 new Lions members met at the Moora Bowling Club where they were presented with the Lions Charter by the then District Governor, Mike Kelly. Several of these founding members are still active in […]

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The children from Bullsbrook Playgroup enjoying the updated play equipment at Lowery Park, Bullsbrook

Parks and Nature Walks in the Northern Valley

PARKS AND PLAYGROUNDS Bindoon Clune Park, Cnr Gray Road and Great Northern Hwy Bullsbrook Pickett Park, Maroubra Ave Lowery Park, Chittering Gardens Corner Railway Parade and West Road, West Bullsbrook Turner Road, West Bullsbrook (next to the museum, open Wednesdays and Sundays) Gingin Granville Park Jurien Bay Dobbyn Park Foreshore Lower Chittering Sussex Bend, Maryville […]

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