A WA man has been given a 12-month suspended sentence over an incident that left a police officer with two bone fractures and a dislocated shoulder last year.
A man has been fined after pulling his pants down twice in public while intoxicated on Melbourne Cup Day in the Wheatbelt town of Kulin last year.
A good crowd gathered in Boddington at the weekend to mark the opening of the town’s first community gym, BoddFit, at the Old Pavilion on Club Drive.
Bottom-placed Lake Grace caused the upset of the season after belting ladder-leading Wandering in round 13 of the Upper Great Southern Cricket Association A-grade competition on Saturday.
Volunteers are the lifeblood of regional communities and Narrogin shire president Leigh Ballard has served the Wheatbelt South community as a bushfire brigade volunteer for around 30 years.
After a two-year drought, the Old Dogs of the Upper Great Southern Cricket Association bounced back with a win over the Young Guns in the T20 Slam at Narrogin on Friday night.
South Fremantle Football Club made a welcome return to Pingelly for the WAFL club’s regional open training session at the Pingelly Recreation and Culture Centre on Saturday.
About 100 Rabobank clients from around the upper Great Southern gathered on Friday afternoon to mark 20 years of the Narrogin branch providing support to agribusiness in the region.
Temperatures across the Great Southern and lower Wheatbelt soared as Albany experienced its hottest day of the year so far, reaching 44.1C at 1pm.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development is keen for local business operators to call in for a chat at Woolorama in March to find out how to become a supplier for the State Government.
The Narrogin Amateur Swimming Club is looking for new members, swim coaches and community support to help raise funds for training equipment and to keep the medals coming.
A proposed overhaul to Australia’s working holiday program has sparked fears for local businesses.
The Shire of Narrogin has called on the community to be vigilant with a recent spate of deliberately-lit fires in the Wheatbelt South suggesting the work of arsonists.
Narrogin Caravan Park will soon be harnessing the power of the sun with the Shire of Narrogin announcing the installation of 72 solar panels at the Shire-owned and operated site.
Eligible kids from across the Great Southern and Wheatbelt will beat the heat this summer with free pool entry on offer as part of a WA government pilot program aimed at easing cost-of-living pressures.
The family of an experienced skydiver who died after suffering critical injuries following ‘a hard landing’ in the Wheatbelt have paid tribute to a ‘beautiful’ soul.
A new national level crossing safety strategy has come under fire from safety advocates who say there was no proper consultation prior to its release, and that empirical evidence continues to be ignored.
More than 80 young swimmers made a splash in Mt Barker on Saturday for the Great Southern Regional Championships swimming event.
Wandering landed a resounding win at home over Towns in round 12 of the 2023-24 Upper Great Southern Cricket Association A-grade competition on Saturday.
Star Perth Lynx players Anneli Maley and Chloe Forster visited the region last week to inspire the next generation of budding young basketballers.
About 100 people gathered in Narrogin for the Upper Great Southern Hockey Association Hockey WA Regional Development Weekend.
It might have been too hot for horses in the Great Southern on Saturday but that didn’t stop hundreds of people from descending on Jingalup for a big day out at the Wandecla Races.
Narrogin residents old and new are invited to come along to celebrate the community and the volunteers who make it strong at the Narrogin Thank a Volunteer Event and Expo.
Great Southern police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a 24-year-old man who police believe could assist them with ongoing investigations.
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