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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.

Sandalford slams Caversham proposal

A FOUR-storey development proposed for Caversham has no place in the Swan Valley, which has special planning legislation designed to preserve viticulture, according to one of the valley’s top wineries. Sandalford Wines chief executive officer Grant Brinklow said said the ...

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Swan Valley fracking row continues

SWAN Valley residents can attend an information night about fracking and the unconventional gas industry at the State Equestrian Centre. Marg Whan from Gasfield Free Swan Valley, which is hosting the event, said she hoped Brigadoon and Baskerville residents would ...

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Beware of fake scratchies

GLOSSY travel brochures with fake scratchies are arriving in the mailboxes of Echo News readers with at least one of the two cards enclosed declaring a $US190,000 win. Consumer Protection commissioner David Hillyard said Get It On Holiday travel brochure ...

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Bushfood treat for diners at Lilac Hill

BUSHFOODS, culture and the Australian landscape will all be part of a special dining experience at Lilac Hill Park next weekend. Dale Tilbrook from Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery and the Fervor crew who harness locally sourced native produce and share it ...

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Treetop retreat in Mahogany Creek

FAMILIES, entertainers and those seeking sanctuary will be impressed by this five-bedroom two-bathroom home in Mahogany Creek. A gabled front veranda leads to the raised formal entry. The formal lounge and formal dining have high ceilings, which together with the ...

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Councils to vote on EMRC plan

AT a special meeting earlier this month the Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council met behind closed doors to decide it would send rubbish to a yet-to-be built incinerator in Rockingam. As one of the member councils the City of Swan went ...

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