Photos from around the region

From striking gold to digging deep for the Red Shield Appeal, here is the week in photos. 

WHAT A FIND: Navarre Minerals has struck more gold, this time during its diamond drilling campaign, part of the Irvine Gold Project near Great Western. PHOTO: Peter Pickering.

WHAT A FIND: Navarre Minerals has struck more gold, this time during its diamond drilling campaign, part of the Irvine Gold Project near Great Western. PHOTO: Peter Pickering.

EXCITING: Works at the Irvine Gold Project near Great Western which uncovered more gold this week. PHOTO: Peter Pickering.

EXCITING: Works at the Irvine Gold Project near Great Western which uncovered more gold this week. PHOTO: Peter Pickering.

KEEP DRILLING: Gold was found this week at the Irvine Gold Project near Great Western. PHOTO: Peter Pickering.

KEEP DRILLING: Gold was found this week at the Irvine Gold Project near Great Western. PHOTO: Peter Pickering.

GOLD MINE: Scenes from the Irvine Gold Project near Great Western which found more gold this week. PHOTO: Peter Pickering.

GOLD MINE: Scenes from the Irvine Gold Project near Great Western which found more gold this week. PHOTO: Peter Pickering.

GOLD WORKS: Workers at the Irvine Gold Project near Great Western a Navarre Minerals project which uncovered more gold was found this week. PHOTO: Peter Pickering.

GOLD WORKS: Workers at the Irvine Gold Project near Great Western a Navarre Minerals project which uncovered more gold was found this week. PHOTO: Peter Pickering.

STRIKING IT LUCKY: A worker poses at the Irvine Gold Project near Great Western. PHOTO: Peter Pickering.

STRIKING IT LUCKY: A worker poses at the Irvine Gold Project near Great Western. PHOTO: Peter Pickering.

EUREKA: Equipment at the Navarre Minerals drilling campaign which struck more gold this week. PHOTO: Peter Pickering.

EUREKA: Equipment at the Navarre Minerals drilling campaign which struck more gold this week. PHOTO: Peter Pickering.

DIG DEEP: Captain Greg Turnball urging the community to give generously for the upcoming 2017 Red Shield Appeal. PHOTO: Peter Pickering.

DIG DEEP: Captain Greg Turnball urging the community to give generously for the upcoming 2017 Red Shield Appeal. PHOTO: Peter Pickering.