Thursday, May 26, 2022

Anita McInnes, Yanchep News Online


Atlantis Beach set for a seven-day back up

Gingin trainer Cliff Green has Atlantis Beach on a seven-day back up after his win in the Crown Perth Handicap (1600m) on Roma Cup day ... while carrying 58kg, 18hh Atlantis Beach finished one and three-quarter lengths clear of his closest opposition to nail the second win of his career.

Gingin plans for a consolidated caravan park at Guilderton

Parts of Dewar and Edwards streets will need to be permanently closed prior to their inclusion into a consolidated caravan park reserve if the Shire of Gingin proceeds with an agenda item.

Delay to Gingin Emergency Services Centre

When the new emergency services centre was announced for Gingin last year it was expected to be finished by April this year but the project is running behind with some site works among the jobs still to be completed.

Regional newspaper inquiry makes 12 recommendations

A report from the Inquiry into Australia’s regional newspapers released earlier today has made 12 recommendations including that the Australian Government ensure a percentage of government print advertising is placed in regional newspapers.

Sites announced for mobile network upgrades

Yanchep, Yanchep East, Gingin, Lancelin and Guilderton are all set to benefit from infrastructure upgrades to mobile network sites designed to improve mobile phone services for communities during emergencies. One hundred and forty-one infrastructure upgrades in WA will be funded as part of the second round of the Commonwealth mobile network hardening program, worth $10.9 million.

Yanchep editor gives evidence at inquiry into regional newspapers

Yanchep News Online gave evidence at the Inquiry into Australia’s regional newspapers on Tuesday, March 1 speaking as a regional representative from the Public Interest Publishers Alliance.

Proposed expansion of marine park north of Two Rocks

A proposal to expand the Marmion marine park will if adopted result in the marine park’s boundary starting north of Two Rocks, according to information released by the Parks and Wildlife Service. At present the Marmion marine park, which occupies about 9500ha, is situated between Trigg Island and Burns Rocks.

Wanneroo rejects cuts for growers as solution to looming water crisis

The City of Wanneroo is calling on the McGowan Government to build a new desalination plant in Alkimos by 2028 saying the Water Corporation’s reliance on the Gnangara Mound to supply water for Perth and Peel is unsustainable. The city’s call, which also includes a request for a wastewater recycling plant, is in response to the government’s release of the draft Gnangara groundwater allocation plan (GGAP).

Three men charged after violent Guilderton home burglary

Police will allege that about 1.45am, a number of men armed with axes forced entry into a property on Dewar St and assaulted two men, who were sleeping inside at the time. Both men (aged 49 and 60) received extensive injuries and were flown to Royal Perth Hospital for treatment.

Teen shows leadership, community spirit and her love of horses

A member of the Woodridge Horse and Pony Club, Two Rocks teenager Chenin Hislop has been nominated by president and chief coach Morag Gemmell in the 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards WA in the regional service award category.