Fire rips through property

WITNESSES of a blaze in Southend claim to have seen “large fireballs” during an inferno that caused more than $300,000 worth of damage. Country Fire Service […]

Launch fees rock boat

PROFESSIONAL fishermen launching off the Beachport Boat Ramp will see a 232pc increase in launch fees under Wattle Range Council’s draft budget.[…]

Wetland transformed

A MAJOR wetland between Southend and Beachport is being transformed with 18 rare tussock grasses planted recently. The plants were transplanted 140km from Taratap to the […]

Sailing: Southend hosts high level event

SOUTHEND will be awash with catamaran sailing boats this weekend as Rivoli Bay Sailing Club hosts the Taipan States Title. The two-day regatta will attract sailing […]

Holiday safety plea

HOLIDAYMAKERS at Beachport and Southend are urged to slow down this festive season particularly around children. Wattle Range Mayor Peter Gandolfi said with the influx of […]