PORTLAND’S own Henry Rundell is working up a sweat for a good cause this month as part of the Stroke Foundation’s annual Stride4Stroke campaign. Every dollar raised through Stride4Stroke will help the foundation prevent stroke, fund research and support survivors and their families at all stages of the recovery journey. Mr Rundell will walk a […]
IT goes without saying, that cancer one of the most horrible experiences a person can go through. For a child, it is arguably even worse. So when a Year 9 student at Portland Secondary College, Jaymon White, was diagnosed with leukaemia earlier this year, his friends decided they had to do something – anything – […]
GROUND was officially broken at Kyeema Support Services’ My Place Portland project yesterday, with work on the $1.6 million specialist disability accommodation soon underway. Full story in Friday's Observer.
THE South West District Football League will have a heated new rivalry in 2022 with former Heathmere coach Leon Davis signing with Heywood as senior coach for next year. Full story in Friday's Observer.
ANYONE who has driven through Narrawong – and we presume that should include just about every Observer reader – cannot fail to have noticed the manicured grass archway and plant stall on the Nolan St corner. Full story in Friday's Observer.
ONE of Glenelg Shire’s largest annual events is set to go ahead in 2022. More details in Friday's Observer.
ONE Portland youngster is giving back to those with breast cancer, with a head shave, raffle and a number of other events planned to raise funds for the vital cause. Full details in Tuesday's Observer.
CAMERON Gleeson and Brodie McKinna have claimed Westerns Football Netball Club’s top playing awards in their senior football and A grade netball sides respectively. Full story in Tuesday's Observer
APPLICATIONS for the Leadership Great South Coast (LGSC) Community Leadership Program are closing soon, with one program alumni encouraging interested community members to throw their hat in the ring. Full story in Tuesday's Observer.
THE coronavirus pandemic hasn’t been kind to many parts of the community, but in Portland arts has been one sector that has risen above the hurdles to, if not thrive then at least keep its head above water. Full story in Friday's Observer.