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Margaret River police hunt Cowramup fibreglass cow thieves

Zannia Yakas Margaret River Police hope to catch the people who stole a fibreglass cow from Cowaramup recently.

Margaret River rebel act leads to injuries for Harley passenger

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Liam Ducey Revving a Harley Davidson motorcycle in front of the Margaret River Police Station has led to a man being airlifted to hospital with serious injuries.

Big name chefs lured to Margaret River Gourmet Escape

A gourmet food festival in Western Australia has lured a three Michelin star chef from the third best restaurant in the world to this year's event - and also wooed back Heston Blumenthal.

Margaret River's '$100,000 reward' bike returned to owner

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Zannia Yakas The most-wanted bike in Margaret River has been returned to a man offering a $100,000 reward to catch the thief who took it.

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WA helicopter crew save birthing whale from shark

Tim Carrier Margaret River tourism operator used helicopter to scare a shark away from a calving whale off Cowaramup.

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People should prepare for stormy weather in Perth and South West

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People living between Geraldton to Albany, including Perth, have been warned to brace for storms as a strong cold front approaches the South-West.

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Elderly woman in SW cave fall

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An elderly woman is to be winched to safety after falling in a South-West cave.

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Woman missing from crash scene found safe

Crashed car at Cowaramup

Police are searching for a woman whose crashed car was found in Cowaramup, just north of Margaret River, on Friday night.

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Dangerous weather warning for South West

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People living in the southwest of the state have been warned to stay indoors with a storm system expected to bring dangerously high winds to the region.

Morning storms cause widespread damage across Perth

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Liam Ducey Wild weather has caused havoc throughout Perth on Monday morning, with major power outages knocking out traffic lights and debris causing major commuter delays.

Inquest begins for bodyboarder swept out to sea

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Aleisha Orr The uncle of a man who died after being caught in a rip at a beach near Margaret River recounted the tragic events of that day at a Coroner’s inquest on Tuesday morning.

Dangerous winds, heavy rainfall in Perth and WA's South West

Seriously dark clouds heralded the arrival of bad weather on Sunday morning.

Robyn Preston Those in WA’s South West are warned to prepare for widespread damage to homes and property, as severe weather and damaging winds hit homes on Sunday.

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SES called out to help with storm damage

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Adrian Beattie Wild weather has begun to hit across much of the south west of WA.

New bushfire building standards for WA

Mandatory provisions for the construction of new homes in Western Australia's bushfire-prone areas will apply from May 2015.

WA artist scores with the FIFA World Cup

This brightly coloured chip container was designed by David Spencer.

Sandy Powell A Fremantle-based artist will be one of 12 from around the world to have their art featured in an iconic location during the FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

100k/hr winds for Perth and other parts of WA

People in WA are being warned that heavy winds may result in structural damage overnight.

Aleisha Orr A severe weather warning has been issued for parts of the lower part of WA including Perth.

Perth strips down and inks up for tattoo expo

Myra Jacob with tattoo artist Rikirau Luttenberger from New Zealand

Candice Barnes The distinctive hum of tattoo machines ran well into the night, as artists worked their masterpieces into the skin of eager clients at the Australian Tattoo and Body Art expo over the weekend.

DFES: severe weather warning from Kalbarri to Windy Harbour

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Aleisha Orr People in much of the southern part of the state are being warned to prepare for bad weather now as a cold front edges closer.

Gracetown teen's Santa impression leads to rescue

Fire and emergency workers free a teenager trapped in a chimney.

Liam Ducey Gracetown teenagers becomes stuck in chimney after locking himself out of his house.

Tributes paid to surfer Chris Boyd killed in Gracetown shark attack

Chris Boyd

Staff writers Tributes have been paid to the surfer who was killed by a shark off a WA beach on Saturday.

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