The growing reputation of Margaret River Region Open Studios is propelling it towards year-on-year growth, festival chair Jim Davies says.
Capes regional politics just received a shake-up, with the WA Parliament endorsing significant boundary changes to the Vasse and Warren-Blackwood electorates.
Residents will have the chance to get up close and personal with the big man himself when Santa comes to town later this month.
Margaret River police have voiced serious concerns about the behaviour of local drivers.
A grassroots industry festival for the creative community will be revived next year after languishing during the pandemic.
Councillors would make the final decision on the future of the Margaret River Pro next week when considering the World Surf League’s latest permit applications.
The WA Planning Commission has overturned changes made by councillors late last year to a new subdivision in Karridale.
Margaret River firebrand Willow Hardy has claimed the top division at the Australian Junior Surfing Titles on Phillip Island, with the region narrowly missing out on the top male division prize too.
The Shire of Augusta-Margaret River could be moving away from subsidising operating grants for a number of local organisations and groups.
Concerns about the draft version of the region’s new planning scheme continue to grow
Residents have petitioned the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River to intervene in traffic concerns on busy Tunbridge Street, fearing lives are now at risk.
Volunteers have turned out in their masses to keep the region’s beaches clear of rubbish as part of Tangaroa Blue’s annual WA Beach Clean-Up
The volunteer committee behind Augusta’s Centennial Hall were thrilled this week to reveal a generous Lotterywest grant.
Surfers from the Capes region are flying the flag for WA as part of a 34-member squad that dived into competition at the Australian Junior Surfing Titles at Phillip Island this week.
Storied Rosa Brook photographer Stephen Blakeney’s latest exhibition opens today at his treasured community’s local hall.
A group of the most prominent regional doctors have pleaded with health authorities to stop allowing elective births at Margaret River Hospital.
Doctors fear feared any closure of obstetric services was part of a gradual shift to downgrade services in Margaret River.
The Margaret River Business Network will go it alone in the relaunch of the locals’ gift card.
The region’s peak tourism body has opened its signature Aboriginal heritage experience at Ngilgi Cave near Yallingup.
The owners of Voyager Estate have downscaled their still ambitious pitch to build a luxury hotel and amenities in the ruins of Wallcliffe House.
The Shire of Augusta-Margaret River could be without a permanent chief executive for more than half a year as councillors prepare to start the recruitment process to replace Stephanie Addison-Brown.
The State’s housing crisis is not just driving long-term residents out of the South West region, but forcing some to wait in cheaper overseas hotspots like Bali for affordable WA rentals.
Shire president Julia Meldrum has apologised to her colleagues for her rough first few weeks in the top job.
A fascinating insight into how the natural world can be harnessed through science will be the main topic of discussion at Augusta’s Centennial Hall tomorrow.
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