Top news in the Busselton Dunsborough Times this week

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Rylan Cockman, Taye Cockman, Kayden Cockman & Ayre Cockman.
Camera IconRylan Cockman, Taye Cockman, Kayden Cockman & Ayre Cockman. Credit: Unknown/Supplied, Karen Majer.

This week’s Busselton Dunsborough Times dance troupes across the region urge the community to back the Busselton Performing Arts and Convention Centre project, an exclusive look into a father’s agonising wait for answers to the suicide-murder of his family and daredevils prepare for the annual WA Gravity Enduro.

Gravity Enduro coming

River will host the WA Gravity Enduro race on July 31 and August 1 respectively.

More than 500 competitors will speed through timed stages, rocketing round hairpin bends and flying over bumps and jumps on the Pines trails off Carters Road.

Fathers quest for answers

The grieving dad of four children killed in the 2018 Margaret River murder-suicide will appear before a powerful parliamentary committee next month as it considers an inquiry into the Osmington shootings.

Aaron Cockman has continued his search for answers after the Margaret River massacre, when Peter Miles, 61, shot dead Taye, 13, Rylan, 12, Arye, 10, and Kadyn, 8, their mother Katrina and his wife, Cynda, before turning the gun on himself at the family’s Osmington hobby farm.

Let’s not dance around the issue

Busselton dancers are urging the community to support the development of a performing arts centre after being forced to hold their latest eisteddfod in a cramped hotel conference room.

Dancers from across the South West, Peel and Perth regions converged on Busselton for the latest Elite Eisteddfod dance competition in which more than 100 performances were held over five days last month

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