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Bridgetown Star print edition is coming!

Bridgetown Star print edition is coming!

The Bridgetown Star has been going for several months now and while I’ve been out and about collecting stories one thing I’ve heard from many people is that they prefer to get their local news in a good old-fashioned paper form, rather than online. I’ve learnt that...
Blackwood Biosecurity “in chaos”

Blackwood Biosecurity “in chaos”

Blackwood Biosecurity has been left without staff following the retirement of its executive officer and the resignation of its biosecurity officer in a situation that one Bridgetown-Greenbushes shire councillor has described as “chaos”. Biosecurity issues are...
Life-saving phone app locates you in an emergency

Life-saving phone app locates you in an emergency

Elza Wallis with the life-saving First Responder app. A new mobile phone app from St John Ambulance promises to be a life saving addition to any phone that will give you the help you need exactly when you need it – in an emergency. Elza Wallis, emergency medical...
Rabbits galore around Bridgetown and the southwest

Rabbits galore around Bridgetown and the southwest

Rabbits are appearing in big numbers around Bridgetown in a phenomenon that’s being repeated throughout the southwest. However, Blackwood Biosecurity thinks help may be at hand with the release of the K5 strain of calicivirus which has been shown to reduce rabbit...
Bridgetown Citizens of the Year celebrated

Bridgetown Citizens of the Year celebrated

Citizen of the year Erica Duffett speaks at the Australia Day ceremony It wasn’t just our newest citizens who were being recognised on Australia Day, it was our citizens of the year as well. It was fitting recognition for individuals and groups who have made an...