Coast News

Man charged over historical child sex offences


Police have charged a 53-year-old Kenwick man over historical child sex offences. Between 1989 and 1992 the man allegedly sexually assaulted a girl who was known to him. She was seven-years-old at the time of the first offence. The man has been charged with four counts of indecent dealing of …

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Fire causes $100k damage to Lakelands home

PIC: File

A fire at a Lakelands home has caused around $100,000 damage. Fire crews were called to the house on Tandure Heights around 6.30pm on Monday. The blaze was believed to be sparked by an electrical fault in an air conditioner. It took firefighters about 20 minutes to extinguish the blaze. …

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Stranded striped dolphin rescued near Point Peron

PIC: Rick Dawson, Department of Parks and Wildlife, Western Australia.

A striped dolphin that became stranded near Point Peron boat ramp was rescued over the weekend. Department of Parks and Wildlife staff, community members and the Rockingham Volunteer Sea Rescue group assisted in the rescue on Sunday. “The distressed dolphin was lifted with wet towels and a sling into the …

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Casuarina bushfire downgraded

PIC: Kwinana News & Crime Reports/Facebook

A bushfire burning in the eastern part of Casuarina in the City of Kwinana has been downgraded to an advice. The blaze, which started near the intersection of Mortimer Road and Casuarina Road, is now contained and under control. Firefighters spent the night patrolling the area and mopping up. The …

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Fire crews extinguish suspicious blaze in Waikiki


Fire crews have extinguished a fire at a park in Waikiki. The blaze started around 10am on Friday in scrub on the corner of Fairview Drive and Oakwood Crescent. It took fire crews less than half an hour to extinguish the blaze. DFES believe the cause is suspicious. Anyone who saw …

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Meadow Springs battlers claim Division 1 Lotto prize

champagne from bottle

A Meadow Springs couple are Western Australia’s newest millionaires having claimed the Division 1 prize from Wednesday night’s Lotto draw. The husband and wife, aged in their 50s, have been playing Lotto for 30 years and said a tough 2016 has made the win all the sweeter. “Finding ongoing work …

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Three Rebels bikies jailed over Port Kennedy carpark bashing

Paul Marsandi was jailed for six years and four months over a violent attack in Port Kennedy. PIC: Sharon Smith

Three Rebels bikies from the Rockingham chapter have been jailed over a violent baseball bat attack in Port Kennedy. Former vice-president Paul Marsandi, 31, president Jason Gastarov, 41, and nominee Christopher Allen, 35, all admitted to beating Robin Christopher Yarran in a carpark in June 2014. The confrontation, which was …

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