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Free Gourmet Village tickets for locals

Western Australia Gourmet Escape presented by Westpac is offering 750 locals from Busselton, Dunsborough, Yallingup, Margaret River and surrounds a pair of complimentary tickets each to visit the The Gourmet Village, at Leeuwin Estate Winery on Sunday November 17, 2019. Residents from Busselton to Augusta keen to take up the offer should register online at
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‘Collapsing’ response times have paramedics calling for help

LONGER response times and rising call-out numbers have left the paramedics' union pleading for more staff in the Central West. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian announced a $1 billion investment into ambulance services in June last year, including 750 new paramedics and staff over a four-year period. While 200 new paramedics joined the ranks during 2018/19, none started
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Astley Cup’s a ‘special’ community event: Undefeated Baker

As an outsider, when you hear 'Astley Cup' you often need a double take and the eventual route goes down Rick Astley road … you know the one. 'Never gonna give you up, never gonna let you down', that sort of thing. But for generations that have progressed through high schools in Orange, Dubbo and Bathurst the Astley Cup means so much more. READ ALSO:
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Carers and friends fun get together at Bowling Club

Ability Links have hosted a carers and friends morning tea and fun get together to recognise the contribution made by unpaid carers in the community. About 14 carers, past carers and their friends attended the Bowling Club last Thursday for a "lovely social morning". Event Organiser Wendy Beetson said it was an enjoyable morning to recognise and show appreciation of the
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Young Cowaramup Bulls battle for bragging rights

The Cowaramup Bulls Red and Bulls Gold met for the second time this season for school playground bragging rights on Derby day on Saturday. The 9s got the ball rolling with a cracker of a game in which both teams had to earn their goals because neither defence was making scoring easy. Oscar Zan had a good game for Gold and Harper Payne looked to be playing with his usual
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Augusta’s Bendigo Bank appoints branch manager

A new branch manager has been appointed at the Bendigo Bank Augusta & Districts Community Branch. Amy Beaton, currently residing in Cowaramup with her partner and with 8 years experience in retail banking, said she was excited to be leading the community branch in a number of ways. "The Augusta & Districts Community Bank has done so much for our community already
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Woman charged with manslaughter after fatal crash

A woman faced court today, charged in relation to a fatal single vehicle crash near Wellington in January. About 1pm on Saturday 5 January 2019, emergency services were called to Goolma Road, Wellington, 50km south of Dubbo, after a small hatchback left the road and rolled. A three-year-old girl sustained critical injuries and died at the scene. READ ALSO: Virtual Reality