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And they’re off and racing!

By Rebecca Peppiatt IT’S that time of year again when competitive dads and adrenaline junkie kids collide with some good old fashioned fun and community spirit. The annual Hills Billy Cart Festival returns to Mount Helena on October 31 after ...

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Kicking cancer with pink belts

By Claire Ottaviano A MIDLAND judo academy is going pink to belt cancer. Santos Judo Academy owner Dawn Santos created the pink martial arts belts to raise money and awareness of the National Breast Cancer Foundation with the campaign Go ...

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Fundraising push for autistic son

By Rebecca Peppiatt The mother of a 17-year-old star basketballer with autism is doing all she can to ensure her son makes it to a national championship comp next year. Jayden Hislop from Swan View has been playing the sport ...

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Grasshopper soccer jumps to Swan

By Melissa Sheil NON-COMPETITIVE soccer for kids will soon kick off in the City of Swan. The Grasshoppers soccer program will begin in Ellenbrook and Swan View in the next few weeks, with aim of teaching children aged two to ...

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Footy fantasy come true

By Melissa Sheil TWO local footy fanatics lived out their AFL dreams last weekend, having been granted the opportunity to present medals to the premiership winning team at the Grand Final. Clarissa Griffiths from Ellenbrook and Mackenzie Davitt from Gidgegannup ...

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Rally victory for Rullo

By Melissa Sheil THE 2021 Targa West four-day rally race concluded on Sunday, September 19, with a local taking out the top prize for the second time. Gooseberry Hill resident Peter Rullo won the coveted Competition Modern category with co-driver ...

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Shire’s booking blunder costs club

By Rebecca Peppiatt SHIRE of Mundaring has been forced to apologise over an embarrassing triple booking blunder that left a community group out of pocket and seeking compensation. Two football clubs had locked in games at the Mundaring Oval on ...

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Targa West returns

By Melissa Sheil PERTH’s iconic rally race festival kicks off its 17th year next week, with 64 drivers (12 local), hitting the tarmac. Make Smoking History Targa West, will take place from September 16 to 19, across Ellenbrook, Whiteman Park, ...

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