There was a young plumber from Albany…

There was a young plumber from Albany, Who was plumbing a girl by the sea, She said, “Someone’s coming”, So he said, while still plumbing, “If anyone’s coming, it’s me”

Rugby World Cup 2011 – this weekends line-up

South Africa v Samoa, 30/9 5:30pm (EST), Albany South Africa (15-1): Patrick Lambie; JP Pietersen, Jaque Fourie, Frans Steyn, Bryan Habana; Morne Steyn, Fourie du Preez; Pierre Spies, Schalk Burger, Heinrich Brussow; Victor Matfield (captain), Danie Rossouw; Jannie du Plessis, Bismarck du Plessis, Tendai Mtawarira. Res: John Smit, Gurthro Steenkamp, CJ van der Linde, Willem … [Read the full story]

Twister hits disaster-torn New Zealand

A violent tornado has ripped through Auckland’s north, killing two and hospitalising ten in a freak storm that has shaken disaster-weary New Zealanders. A twister ripped the roof off a shopping mall, overturned cars, uprooted trees and sent shopper running when it hit the suburb of Albany about 3pm (1pm AEST) on Tuesday. New Zealand … [Read the full story]

Backpacker killed by shark

By David Livingstone A large shark, believed to be a feared great white, has been lurking in waters where a British backpacker lost his life, police said last night. Mortuary attendants have been asked to check if the body of 30-year-old Michael Utley, recovered from a beach in Albany, WA, shows signs of a shark … [Read the full story]

Child killer back behind bars

A notorious Western Australia child killer who served 24 years for murdering a mother and son is back behind bars. Robert Barry Pearce killed his ex-girlfriend and her son in 1984. The boy, Jaime Dunderdale was stabbed more than 40 times. Pearce was then involved in a 1990 plot to blow up the walls of … [Read the full story]