Shirley and Shane Gow have been decorating their Esperance home with Christmas lights and static displays for the past seven years to provide some Christmas cheer for youngsters and those still young at heart who enjoy the magic of the festive season.
The Esperance harvest is edging towards the estimated total of 2.5 million tonnes after overtaking the previous record of 2.1m tonnes last week.
A second sea container will be sent to the Philippines as part of the Rotary Club of Esperance Bay's campaign to help the victims of typhoon Haiyan.
The Esperance zone has received the most grain on record after passing the previous highest tonnage of 2.1 million tonnes set in 2003.
There were plenty of Christmas shopping ideas at the Museum Village markets yesterday.
A majority of participants at four community workshops looking at the future of the tanker jetty would be happy to contribute about $100 a year over 10 years to help pay for a new jetty.
Students at three local primary schools experienced the joy of music performed by 45 students from the Esperance Senior High School music program.
Esperance shoppers are being encouraged to park in one of numerous little-used car parking bays around the town to help ease congestion over the summer holidays.
A group of junior pilots about to start flying Australia’s premier fighter jet, the FA18-Hornet, flew into Esperance last Friday to take part in training exercises.
A bunch of scruffy workers were glad to remove one month’s growth of facial hair after taking part in the Movember campaign to help promote men’s health.
The transport corridor project is about 85 per cent complete, with major structural works almost wrapped up, according to John Holland senior project manager Matthew Dinnison.
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