FROM THE ARCHIVES — MAKING NEWS 10 YEARS AGO
Patients requiring treatment at the Manjimup Medical Centre are in for a long wait.
What was a delay spanning several weeks a year ago when the Manjimup-Bridgetown Times
reported on a rural doctor shortage has now blown out to several months.
Bridgetown winery Rosenthal Wines was named most successful Blackwood Valley exhibitor overall for the second successive year at the 2008 Blackwood Valley and WA Boutique Wine Show on Friday night.
Harewood Wines of Denmark was judged the most successful exhibitor overall, winning two gold medals and three bronzes.
In good news for starter buyers, the Federal Government recently announced it would invest $1.5 billion to help first homebuyers purchase a home, and last week WA Housing and Works Minister Troy Buswell announced an extra funding injection for the First Start shared equity housing assistance scheme.
The Federal funding was welcomed by LJ Hooker Pemberton principal Colin Wallbank, who said this commitment was a great boost for market confidence.
The Manjimup Country Club is anticipating a field of hundreds for its major event, the 32nd JB Ipsen Memorial Tournament, which takes place this weekend.
October 22, 2008