For anyone out there who has a passion for making their home light up with Christmas joy, this is your time to shine.
As thousands of families get into the festive spirit across our city, the Advertiser team is gearing up for a Christmas lights judging marathon to determine the best of the best.
York Street and Stirling Terrace are the heart of our city, but they are also obvious hotspots for antisocial behaviour, whether it is vandalism or worse.
Two men have been killed in separate crashes in WA’s Great Southern region this week.
Cameron Newbold & Liam Croy
A Vietnam War veteran, Peter Aspinall became the first regionally-based RSLWA State president when he was elected to the position in 2016.
The Youth Educating Peers project brought its educational workshops for young people aged 12-25 and workers in the local youth sector this week to spread the message about WA’s syphilis outbreak.
The “preliminary geotechnical assessment” lays out five short-term recommendations to enable mitigation and remediation works at the site of the slow-moving landslide.
The South Coast Alliance has commissioned a Regional Net Zero Emissions Roadmap set to determine the actions, time frames and plan to achieve net zero emissions in the region by 2050.
Work on the $13.1 million facility started in May with the service scheduled to be operational in the second half of next year.
Albany Men’s Shed recently donated a handmade wooden picnic table to the centre, marking the start of a new partnership between two community organisations.
The City switched on its inaugural Christmas Lights Trail through the Albany CBD on Saturday night which includes 14 twinkling installations dotted from the top of York Street to Anzac Peace Park.
More than 50 new water tanks are set to be constructed across regional WA, with more than 20 allocated to Wheatbelt shires including Wagin, Williams, Wandering and Narrogin.
Tom Shanahan & Isabel Vieira
Katanning is being pushed towards the forefront of Australia’s renewable future on the back of a bold new energy strategy aiming to give the community “ownership” of its energy.
GNP 360’s Horsepower Highway was recognised at the Tidy Towns Sustainable Communities Awards at the weekend for the project’s contribution to community wellbeing.
Friends Sally Bishop, Meghan McNally and Kat Tweddle have fine-tuned a trio that aims to bring back the delights of swing dancing
Australian country musician Tom Curtain has hit the Great Southern Highway with his We’re Still Here show this summer.
Jen McRae describes herself as a survivor of a “terrible time in history for women” known as the forced adoption era.
The Lake Grace Community Men’s Shed, the Lake Grace Community Resource Centre and the Lake Grace Artists’ Group have been announced as recipients in the latest round of Federal funding.
Early on Sunday, November 14, an offender or offenders broke into a St Johns Ambulance volunteer’s home on McLeod Street in Kojonup after they were called out.
A pair of Esperance fishermen should buy themselves a Lotto ticket after a close call with a shark off the Esperance coast.
Kendenup were restricted to 104 batting first on their home deck before Tambellup chased down the total with ease, securing victory in the 26th over.
This will be the start of another strong season for the Albany club with seven meetings from December until May, highlighted by the WA Modified Sedan Title on January 22.
Passionate Albany bowler Tim Scott is writing a fortnightly column for The Extra, keeping our readers up to date with the local bowls scene.
Glorious conditions greet riders for opening event of new Albany Cycling Club season.
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