Monday, October 25, 2021

Yanchep News Online

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Established in 2016.

Independent online news, lifestyle, business, sport and real estate for Yanchep and the northern corridor in the City of Wanneroo, the rural Shire of Gingin and general coverage of Wanneroo.

Online news and newsletter.


Two new councillors elected to Gingin council

Retiring Shire of Gingin councillors Jacqui Lobb and James Morton have been replaced by Robert Kestel and Erik Sorensen. Sitting councillors Kim Rule and Frank Johnson were returned for another four-year term.

Health and fitness activities for men in Yanchep on Friday

A day for men to get together and learn about health and fitness while also having an opportunity to see displays from specialist equipment suppliers is being held in Yanchep on Friday, October 22.

Earlier articles

Gingin 150th anniversary celebration attracts big crowd

The town’s anniversary celebration attracted a big crowd, who were able to enjoy billy cart racing, entertainment by Renee’s Dance Group, history displays, rubber duck racing, rocket making as well as horse and cart rides.

Small pieces of broken glass in beach sand

Sand at Yanchep Lagoon beach contains small pieces of broken glass with some pieces measuring 5mm to 13mm. Some of it is clear glass but there are also blue and shades of green and brown pieces in the sand ... the City of Wanneroo said the sand contamination issue was quickly detected and the beach and beach access points were closed for public safety.

Bob Kelly recognised by Red Cross for international service

Gingin shire’s Bob Kelly has received an international service award from Red Cross for his pragmatic and innovative approaches to improving the lives of vulnerable people affected by conflict, war and disasters ... Mr Kelly said there was a need for people with skills to give back and look after the most vulnerable. “The missions I’ve done have changed my outlook on life. I’ve got a different attitude towards a whole lot of things.’’

Caraban quarry rejection pleases Woodridge residents

Woodridge residents are thrilled with a decision by Gingin councillors to reject a development application for a new quarry on Caraban Rd but the applicant can take the matter to the State Administrative Tribunal for review. On Tuesday councillor Frank Johnson put forward an alternative motion that the council refuse the application by Sheepco for a quarry to operate on Lot M1332 Caraban Rd.

McGowan Government delays Yanchep rail extension

Yesterday Yanchep News Online reported Opposition Transport spokesman Shane Love had called for the McGowan Government to answer legitimate questions about whether the Yanchep rail extension was on budget and on time. Today in his first Budget as Treasurer the Premier Mark McGowan said as well as the Yanchep rail extension being deferred one year the Joondalup Light Auto Workshop had also been deferred one year with completion now expected in mid‑2024.


About Yanchep News Online

Yanchep News Online provides news, lifestyle, business, sport and real estate for the fast-growing northern corridor in the City of Wanneroo and the more rural Shire of Gingin but also includes some general coverage of Wanneroo.

The name Yanchep was chosen for the website because the Western Australian suburb is expected to become a major centre – some compare it with present day Joondalup – in future years.

Launched in 2016 Yanchep News Online covers the following City of Wanneroo suburbs:  Alkimos, Butler, Carabooda, Eglinton, Jindalee, Neerabup, Nowergup, Pinjar, Two Rocks and Yanchep.

Also Shire of Gingin suburbs: Beermullah, Boonanarring, Breton Bay, Caraban, Cowalla, Cullalla, Gabbadah, Gingin, Karakin, Mindarra, Moore River National Park, Neergabby, Nilgern, Orange Springs, Red Gully, Wanerie and Wilbinga.



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