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Gold win for honey masters

By Claire Ottaviano A DESIRE to grow and the ability to adapt in a changing world saw a Swan Valley small business join tourism heavy weights at this year’s State tourism awards. The House of Honey and its Sticky Spoon ...

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No sweet ending in JobKeeper

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By Claire Ottaviano ONE year after border closures all but shut the doors on the Swan Valley, some small business owners are now fighting the next battle as the end of JobKeeper strikes another blow to tourism in the region. ...

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Pickering Brook to expand

Pickering Brook expansion

By Melissa Sheil A BLUEPRINT for the sustainable expansion of the Pickering Brook townsite has excited residents pushing for tourism growth in the area. Last week, phase one of a two-phase report on the sustainable future planning of the townsite ...

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Decision on Rigi delayed

By Breanna Inferrera A DECISION to reopen Chalet Rigi restaurant with an increased capacity has been put on hold to allow the community – and councillors – more time to read and understand the associated reports. At Tuesday night’s special ...

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Love returns to Rothwood

By Claire Ottaviano LOVE is in the air again at Rothwood wedding venue in Wattle Grove as brides and grooms restart their wedding planning thanks to lifted COVID-19 restrictions. Future husband and wife team Ana Cruz and Daniel Soulsby put ...

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Wine producers in fight to survive pandemic

IN WELCOME news for Swan Valley wine makers, the State Government has relaxed liquor restrictions that, according to Swan Valley Wine Makers president Garth Cliff, would have left wineries battling to survive. However there is still concern the industry is ...

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