While many towns have felt the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic over the past 10 months, Vasse has experienced record growth.
Reducing staff and opening hours or shutting altogether could be the reality for many Capes tourism providers if JobKeeper ends in March.
People who have taken up new year’s resolutions are being urged not to push themselves too far, to give themselves the best chance of succeeding.
Catherine Massey & Jackson Barrett
Hundreds of people were welcomed to Busselton’s city centre on Wednesday evening as they perused stalls at the annual Petticoat Lane.
The Capes region would see two new dedicated Youth Police Officers under a Liberal-led State Government, according to Vasse MLP Libby Mettam.
Four Busselton teenagers this week set sail on a new experience aboard Sail Training Ship Leeuwin II for a seven-day voyage.
Busselton cystic fibrosis advocate Jackie Fraser has urged the Capes community to “Walk the Talk” for organ donation this Valentine’s Day.
Yoga at Yallingup’s classes on the grass this year marked their seventh summer providing relaxing fun
An increase in soil testing this summer has seen Capes farmers flourish in sustainability and productivity as they fight to reduce their fertiliser use.
Education and efficiency are on the agenda for Busselton Water this week as it launches a new waterwise program for Capes irrigators.
The Liberal party says if elected it will spend $10 million to complete the Wadandi Track between Busselton and Augusta.
Japanese-owned mineral sands producer Doral has been given a conditional environmental nod to develop the Yalyalup project about 11km south-east of Busselton.
After a sweltering two weeks in the region, Red Cross Australia has offered some important tips to help West Aussies beat the heat this summer.
A terrifying home invasion at the weekend has sparked a warning for the Capes community to be particularly vigilant with home security this summer.
Shadow transport minister and Deputy Opposition Leader Libby Mettam says if elected the Liberal Party will repeal “unnecessary” new legislation forced on vintage-car owners.
A well-known and loved animal farm in Yelverton has this week shut its doors.
The Busselton Health Campus marked a milestone in 2020 when it delivered its first Christmas baby, five years after its renovation.
Fourteen months of hard work paid off for Caroline Bannister at the weekend when she opened Margaret River’s first art collective.
The Busselton Margaret River Cricket Association returned from its Christmas break with the first round of its shortest format.
Busselton Jetty will launch an interactive app next week in an Augmented Reality twist.
It has been a whirlwind 12 months for Perth Glory women’s skipper Natasha Rigby, who has gone through a wealth of change on and off the pitch.
A pre-feasibility study into future developments of the Cape to Cape Track by Tourism WA found the introduction of an overnight walker fee could bring the track up to world-class standard.
Jackson Barrett & Bella Kitchen
John Graham’s in-form talent Fatal Attack looks hard to beat in tonight’s Chaff City Pinjarra RWWA Westbred Feature SS Pace (2030m) at Busselton.
The window of opportunity for South West recreational marron fishing officially opened this week, with the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development set to be out in force.
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