Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Contributor, Yanchep News Online


Sun City Yacht Club is in the heart of Two Rocks

During a visit to Sun City Yacht Club reporter Betheney A’vard talked to club members about their focus on introducing people to sailing but also found out about the Two Rocks community rallying together to seek heritage status for the area.

Alkimos Ball Club a big hit with kids

Alkimos Ball Club was created in 2016 and offers tee-ball and baseball for both juniors and seniors. The aim of the club is to allow people to pursue these sports in a friendly social environment.

Australia Day volunteers serve about 700 breakfasts

At the Australia Day breakfast in Two Rocks yesterday volunteers served about 700 breakfasts with assembly-line precision to community members and families. Organised and run by the Yanchep Two Rocks Community Recreation Association (YTRCRA) the breakfast has been held since 1991 when it started as a sausage sizzle in the park.

Yanchep man remanded to appear in court again

A Yanchep man, who appeared in Joondalup Magistrates Court on January 17, will remain remanded in custody until his next court appearance on February 28 ... 16 unlicensed firearms, including a sawn-off shotgun ... unlicensed native wildlife, including a carpet python snake and 34 geckos ..

Evacuation centre set up in Gingin

The Department of Communities has set up an evacuation centre at the Bendigo Centre Recreation Grounds on Weld St in Gingin for people affected by the Bindoon-Chittering bushfire, which has burnt 2600ha ... Register with Register.Find.Reunite to let your family and loved ones know you’re okay via from any computer or mobile device, or at an evacuation centre.

Two Rocks school a winner at education awards

Two Rocks Primary School is one of five public schools named in the 2023 WA Education awards. This week Education Minister Tony Buti announced Two Rocks Primary School was the winner of the excellence in school leadership category.

Police seek information after Gabbadah fatal crash

Major crash investigators are seeking information regarding a fatal crash which occurred in Gabbadah, near Seabird on Saturday, December 2. WA Police said about 3pm, a blue Nissan Navara utility was travelling south on Indian Ocean Dr when it left the road and struck a tree, near Tuart Rise.

Big turn out for Gingin local government election

Sitting councillor Frank Peczka of Lancelin has won 21.13 per cent of the vote to keep his seat on the Shire of Gingin council for the next four years. This afternoon Mr Peczka said he was proud but humbled by the community support, which was reflected in his high first preference vote of 482.

Retirement village residents value keeping their pets

Jann and Alan Page were unequivocal about their choice for a retirement village when they were looking 13 years ago ... Bethanie Beachside was the only provider that accepted furry companions and the Pages were among the first dozen couples to move in.

Making the switch from Telstra Velocity Network to Opticomm Network

A wave of residents in Yanchep, Alkimos, Butler and Brighton (in Velocity connected areas) is set to make the switch from the legacy Telstra Velocity network to the upgraded Opticomm network from August 2023 onwards. Opticomm has upgraded the Telstra Velocity network ahead of the transition to provide residents with access to more reliable connectivity.