Liquidators of the insolvent company which owns the former Victoria Hotel say they are pleased Marine Terrace will be back to normal this weekend — two weeks after a blaze destroyed the hotel.
Liam Beatty & Geoff Vivian
Geraldton is on the cusp of a housing construction boom, with the local council reporting a 120 per cent surge in building permit applications last month.
A house fire in Wandina that left a $350,000 damage bill overnight is believed to have been caused by tea light candles.
A 17-year-old boy had to be rescued in dramatic fashion last night after his car got washed away, forcing him to cling to a tree for two-and-a-half hours in floodwaters near Geraldton.
Making vulnerable Mid West residents feel safer in their homes and reducing crime are the aims of a new program run by WA Police.
A “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” has emerged to buy what could be Australia’s biggest collection of tins, with the current museum owner eager to see the tourist attraction live on.
The Exmouth business community has praised a Labor commitment, if re-elected, to fast-track construction of workers’ accommodation to meet a “critical shortage” in the tourist town.
Less than a week after emergency workers escorted the Yamaji Art Centre team into their damaged store to salvage their art, they can be heard chuckling in the store temporarily housing their work.
Buildings and roads are in need of repair after more than 110mm of rain was dumped on Mullewa this week.
Phoebe Pin & Liam Beatty
No one was injured in the three-car pile up near the Professionals Geraldton office, which was caused by a distracted P-plate driver.
In Geraldton today, Health Minister Roger Cook says COVID-19 vaccinations will start in Geraldton on March 15, whether or not the Pfizer vaccine is available.
The Victoria Hotel may now just be a pile of rubble, but Geraldton residents say a wrecking ball cannot touch the memories and friendships made while living and working at the landmark venue.
After an unfortunate crime spike in Geraldton police have had great results with the successful launch of Operation Heatshield2, writes Sen. Sgt Jason Scragg.
Sen. Sgt Jason Scragg
Council rejects tenders for Cathedral Ave roundabout project after sharp increases to civil construction costs.
Good job, three kids, four pets and possibly nowhere to live.
Contractors estimate the site of the former hotel will be cleared by Friday as Marine Terrace begins to recover from the fire fallout.
Geoff Vivian & Liam Beatty
More than half of Geraldton supermarket shoppers are still not using the SafeWA app, despite checking in being a condition of entry at most local businesses and venues.
Elise Van Aken & Phoebe Pin
Frontline workers in Geraldton will start receiving the COVID-19 vaccine in less than two weeks, as health authorities embark on the “logistical challenge” of transporting the vials across WA.
Eight buoys will be placed along the coast from the North West to Perth to provide monitoring allowing scientists to build predictive models and inform the public about the impacts of ocean warming
A man accused of firing a homemade shotgun during an argument on a Geraldton street will stand trial. Police uncovered a cache of weapons when he was arrested.
A man jailed over the brutal, unprovoked bashing of a stranger in a Geraldton pub last year — which left the victim unconscious — had only been out of prison for less than a month.
Earlier this month, O’Malley told me Profit Moon, the new Xhalisse EP, would be bigger, heavier and more energetic than her previous work. Well, I think she’s hit the nail on the head.
A “stupid” decision to throw glass bottles — one of which hit a police officer — into a near-riot outside a Geraldton pub has landed a man a suspended jail term and fine.
The City of Greater Geraldton will consider two capital works initiatives aimed at improving safety at the foreshore water park in response to concerns raised by residents.
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