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Buried Perth boy pleads: ‘I don’t want to die’

Riley Stiles was trapped for four hours after nearly being buried alive. An eight-year-old boy who was almost buried alive in Perth’s northern suburbs pleaded with his father, “I don’t want to die”, as sand came crashing down on top of him. Riley Stiles was trapped for four hours in a collapsed trench on Sunday afternoon. Riley’s father Matt says ...

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Perth start-up to build on low-cost wall design

A Perth start-up plans to revolutionise Australia’s house building industry by delivering a low-cost precision-engineered wall system that can be used for bespoke designs. Pro9 Global, which formed in July after 10 months of proving the concept in Europe, has developed a prefabricated wall system for residential, commercial and industrial buildings which it says can speed up construction and enhance ...

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6000 Goldfields residents without power

[unable to retrieve full-text content]It comes as the region struggles to recover after Saturday’s super-storm. Click here to Read from the source

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Buzzer beaters miss in two tight clashes

Round six of the men’s Bunbury Basketball Association season was a thriller, with two tight games at the South West Sports Centre on Friday night. An undermanned Aces White fell one point short of a win against the Bulls, with Brody England missing the game-winning shot on the buzzer as his team lost 50-49. Both teams traded the lead throughout ...

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Leschenault sting Redbacks

Hay Park are still without a one-day victory after losing to Leschenault by 36 runs at Hay Park on Saturday. Leschenault skipper Tom Buchanan won the toss and elected to bat despite heavy rain overnight. The Hay Park pitch played well and openers Buchanan (30 runs) and Jarrad Quinn (17) started well, before Dylan Gordon (1-12 off four overs) trapped ...

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City of Rockingham CEO to step down

The City of Rockingham has announced that chief executive Andrew Hammond has handed in his resignation and will leave his post on April 30, 2018. The decision of Mr Hammond, now in his 10th year in the role, has taken the Council by surprise according to Mayor Barry Sammels, who said the search for a replacement would begin immediately. “Andrew ...

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Marist suffer third-straight loss as Eaton continue on

Marist suffered their third-straight loss when the undefeated Eaton handed them a six-wicket defeat at the Eaton Sports Ground on Saturday. The Blues were sent in to bat after Eaton skipper Clint Hewson won the toss, with a tough pitch and some good bowling from the Beavers seeing Marist bundled out in the 49th over for just 147. Marist were ...

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Kelly leads Colts to win

Young fast bowler Ethan Kelly tore through Collie’s batting line-up, taking six wickets to lead Colts to a nine-wicket win at the Bunbury Recreation Ground on Saturday. Rain had made the deck lively and Colts captain Cruize Ciallella sent the visitors in to bat after winning the toss, with Kelly (6-11 off 6.4 overs) and Connor Ipsen (3-16 off six ...

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Four partygoers taken to hospital following wild brawl at Gippsland Bachelor and Spinsters Ball

Partygoers at a Gippsland Bachelor and Spinsters Ball on the weekend were beaten and stomped after a wild brawl broke out. Four people were seriously injured in the ‘absolutely crazy’ fight at a reserve on the South Gippsland Highway in Victoria about 12.30am on Sunday. A 24-year-old and a 22-year-old man, as well as woman in her 20s and a ...

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