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Food.Arts.Divinity

Food.Arts.Divinity

Vesh Arumugam, ECU Reporter

August 28, 2017


Filed under Sport and Lifestyle

Walking around the Bell Tower and Barrack Street Jetty on the Swan River can be a multisensory experience, especially when the breeze disseminates the scintillating fragrance of mixed Indian spices from Annalakshmi, the riverside restaurant that serves Indian vegetarian cuisine with a “pay what you...

She Rides: Women on wheels

She Rides: Women on wheels

Ashleigh Melanko, ECU Reporter

August 28, 2017


Filed under Sport and Lifestyle

Are you a woman who likes bike riding and hanging out with friends? If so, you may be interested in She Rides. Created by Cycling Australia, She Rides is a group specifically designed for women who like bike riding. The program introduces women to fitness building, skill developing and friendship a...

Walk to cure Mitochondrial disease

Walk to cure Mitochondrial disease

Andjela Ergic, ECU Reporter

August 28, 2017


Filed under Sport and Lifestyle

The 35km Bloody Long Walk on 17 September is aimed at raising awareness and funds for mitochondrial disease (mito), participants will walk from Sir James Mitchel Park in South Perth and finish at Cottesloe Beach. Jane Hudson, Project Manager of The Bloody Long Walk, said the event is challenging for...

WA hosting BMX National Championships

WA hosting BMX National Championships

Holly Ferguson, ECU Daily Reporter

August 21, 2017


Filed under Sport and Lifestyle

The 2018 and 2021 BMX National Championships for 2018 and 2021 will be held in WA, thanks to a new deal struck by the State Government. The championships are open to competitors aged five to over 50 and will be held over six days with a series of warm-up sessions, heats and finals. Winners in each...

Get sweaty this City to Surf

Get sweaty this City to Surf

Vanessa Vlajkovic

August 21, 2017


Filed under Sport and Lifestyle

Perth people have been pounding the pavement in City to Surf style for 43 years now. Held on the last Sunday of August each year, it has become the highlight of the sporting calendar for many people. Back in 1975 the event was a 12 kilometre run, now it includes a 42km marathon, 21km half marathon...

Pampered ferrets enjoy parklife

Pampered ferrets enjoy parklife

Lisa Simcock, ECU Reporter

August 21, 2017


Filed under Sport and Lifestyle

Ferrets from around Perth met up yesterday at Jackadder Lake, for the Western Australian Ferret and Ferreting Society (WAFFS) annual Ferret Show.  This is one of the biggest days in the calendar for Perth ferrets, where proud pet-parents get to parade their fur-babies in front of WAFFS judges. WAFFS'...

WA rugby mourns The Force

WA rugby mourns The Force

Jack Baker, Staff Reporter

August 21, 2017


Filed under Sport and Lifestyle

The decision from the Australian Rugby Union (ARU) to axe the Western Force from the Super Rugby competition has been met with anguish, disbelief and indignation. A rally held in Floreat to support The Force on Sunday was attended around 8,000 fans, including Andrew Forrest protesting the decision. In...

The Name Campaign

The Name Campaign

Megan Birch, ECU Reporter

August 21, 2017


Filed under Sport and Lifestyle

What’s in a name? Well, if your name is Sam, then $140 worth of free Uber rides. This week Uber is giving away one free ride per day valued up to $20 for anyone whose name starts with “Sam.” According to the Ride share company, “by enlisting Sam’s to be Sambassadors for a week, (they)...

Skate your way downtown

Skate your way downtown

Brigid Dix, Reporter

August 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sport and Lifestyle

With Perth is shivering its way through winter, it's easy to stay cosy at home, but why do that when you can skate your way through Perth to keep warm? Perth in winter isn't as cold as Europe, and we don't have the privilege of our waterways freezing over and becoming a temporary ice rink, but we...

Rising Athletes Race Towards Olympic Goals

Rising Athletes Race Towards Olympic Goals

Greg Corrigan, ECU Reporter

August 14, 2017


Filed under Sport and Lifestyle

Last week Perth based function and venue provider VenuesWest, selected four sporting professionals to represent the company as brand ambassadors. As part of VenuesWest’s Ambassador Program with aid from the State Government, the four athletes will be granted $5000 each to help with their sporting...

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