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Anita Mcinnes received a highly commended in the 2009 WA Media Awards suburban section for her reporting. Two of her sons were born at Swan District Hospital and for many years she was a partner in a small business, which operated in the Gingin-Muchea-Bullsbrook area. As a mature age student Anita studied journalism at Curtin University before working in Busselton, Dunsborough and Rockingham with West Regionals. She says the best part of her job is meeting eastern suburb residents and visiting the many attractions in the area.

Pearce fireys speak out

FORMER firefighters from Pearce air base say the Department of Defence should be testing all firefighters who have been exposed to toxic chemicals, which are part of an on-going investigation. The firefighters are also angry no-one from the department has ...

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Help for grape growers at last

FOUR months after the Swan River flooded and the former Barnett Government declared the Swan Valley a natural disaster grape growers can finally get some financial assistance. In Devastation for grape growers (Echo News, February 16) table grape grower and ...

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Crestmoor Pass tower goes up

THE new mobile tower Optus is building at Lot 600, Crestmoor Pass has angered nearby residents. A spokeswoman for the concerned residents said 80 per cent of residents within a kilometre radius of the tower signed statements voicing their opposition ...

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Comment on Bullsbrook quarry sites

RESIDENTS can comment on proposed site remediation at Lot 12 Chittering Rd and proposed land remediation at Lot 1 Jenkins Rd until the end of this month. The City of Swan previously advertised an application for the rehabilitation of an ...

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No 1st birthday party for Ryker

THERE was no birthday party on June 4 for Ryker Hasson but when you understand what he has been through to reach his first birthday it is easy to understand why. Scott and Shelley Hasson of Brabham said everything about ...

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Hawks too strong for Bushrangers

PICKERING Brook withstood a third quarter fight back by Parkerville to secure a 16.7 (103) to 9.9 (63) win in their round seven Hills Football Association clash. In the first quarter neither team could get on top. Bushrangers Toby Bennett-Smith ...

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Homes at risk due to faulty cables

THOUSANDS of homeowners across Australia remain at risk of electrocution or house fires due to faulty Infinity electrical cables installed in their homes. According to Australian Competition and Consumer Commission statistics 293km of Infinity cables were either sold or in ...

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Cottage has charm and mod cons

A BLEND of old and new this Midland cottage has polished timber floors and high decorative ceilings reminiscent of the 1930s while the essential areas are ultra-modern. Super modern with stone top benches, stainless steel appliances including gas stovetop, under-bench ...

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