Ailish Delaney is journalist at the South Western Times covering all things local council, community issues and lifestyle. She has a passion for pop culture and the arts and is always on the hunt for the next best brunch location.
From lockdowns and scandals to record-breaking events and elections, 2021 was a year to remember for Bunbury.
Amy Johnston, Jacinta Cantatore, Jackson Barrett and Ailish Delaney
Vandals target a popular South West family playground in the lead-up to Christmas
After two years, my time in the South West has come to a close but my deep appreciation for the communities across this region and those who let me share their stories will stick with me forever.
The fate of a contentious caravan overnight rest stop in a quiet South West town hangs in the balance after a decision on its future was deferred until February.
The South Western Times brings you a guide of the best ways to kick 2021 to the kerb and bring in the new year on Friday night.
The South Western Times has looked back at the headlines from 2021 as we say goodbye to the year that was.
Jacinta Cantatore, Jackson Barrett, Amy Johnston and Ailish Delaney
A South West childcare centre is playing Santa and teaching children the true meaning of giving at Christmas by supporting local police working over the festive period.
The backdrop of the pristine South West is ready to set the stage for the annual celebration of culture and community at Nannup Music Festival.
Perth is preparing to sweat through record-breaking temperatures on Christmas Day and the South West is set to share some of the heat.
Festive cheer was in the air on Saturday as Bunbury residents came together to embrace community spirit and Christmas joy for a night of carols.
The Bunbury Herald has compiled your guide to the best and brightest Christmas lights displays in the area to light up your night of festive fun.
The Bunbury Donor Centre needs 130 people to donate blood between December 27 and January 3 to keep up the blood supply during a busy time of the year.
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