A group of Augusta women have finally won support from the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River Council to develop a new community childcare centre within the Augusta Recreation Centre.
Some of the shire’s younger residents have flagged the region’s lack of public transport as one of the biggest issues they’d like to see addressed.
WA’s Regional Joint Development Assessment Panel has approved a major new winery on Clews Road in Cowaramup with the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River’s support.
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has caused some ups and downs for many hospitality operators, Margaret River’s Brewhouse is going from strength to strength.
Four councillors have rejected moves to tighten up approvals for short-stay apartments within Margaret River town centre.
Councillors have debated at what point Cowaramup’s urban sprawl should be contained.
Another of Margaret River’s most trusted senior doctors has spoken out about the shortcomings of the local hospital and alleged the WA Country Health Service is operating with long-known safety risks.
Homicide detectives say there is no evidence of foul play behind the death of 39-year-old woman Rachel Jewell, who was found dead beside a walking trail next to Bussell Highway on Monday morning.
Hugh Vincent Veldon, a drummer and music teacher otherwise known by his stage names Marty Moon and King Wasabi, has admitted to uploading child abuse material to Facebook and Yahoo.
Disabled youth will be able to appreciate the popular Cape to Cape track with special guided tours thanks to the State Government’s inaugural hiking grants.
A 32-year-old driver died after their Hyundai i20 crashed into a tree on Jamison Road.
Despite being the only perinatal-focused support agency in the region and facing up to a 50 per cent increase in inquiries, Radiance Network South West is running on empty
Homicide detectives are investigating the circumstances leading up to the discovery of a woman’s body in Margaret River this morning.
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Police and detectives have cordoned off the scene on the path that leads from the suburb of Rapids landing into the town centre.
Conservation groups will oversee work on the botched winter diversion trail on behalf of the Wadandi Aboriginal group.
The Shire of Augusta-Margaret River has extended public consultation on a major new foreshore management plan for Prevelly and Gnarabup to increase local participation.
A fundraising concert with a difference will hit Margaret River’s Uniting Church later this month.
Councillors have unanimously voted to keep the Fearn Avenue festival precinct closed to traffic.
The unexpected success of Fearn Avenue’s festival precinct as a gathering space is having unintended consequences which traders say the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River must now address.
Public figures across the Capes have welcomed Murray McHenry’s call to develop a train connection between Bunbury and Margaret River and on to Augusta.
One of the region’s most famous faces was singled out in the WA Day honours list for his contribution to the State’s sporting industry.
Margaret River offered a few bright sparks at the weekend’s WA Bodyboard Titles, with locals winning the under-18 and over-35 divisions and named as State champions.
The South West indigenous community will be highlighted at this year’s CinefestOZ with the launch of IndigifestOZ.
Road safety experts are urging drivers to remain vigilant on South West Roads as statistics reveal the region to be the top holiday destination this winter.
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