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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.

Ellenbrook arsonist sought

ARSON squad detectives are seeking information from the public to help with their investigation into a suspicious bushfire in Ellenbrook on Monday, April 16. At 2.24pm the Department of Fire and Emergency Services were called to a bushfire on Farmaner ...

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Station upgrade for new rail links

THE proposed Morley-Ellenbrook and Forrestfield-Airport rail links will both use Bayswater station as a central junction. A Metronet team spokeswoman said Bayswater Station had been flagged as an important junction as part of the planning for the Forrestfield-Airport link and ...

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Money to improve roads

THE federal government has allocated $215,000 to the City of Swan to seal shoulders to 1.5m and install centre lines, edge lines and reflective raised pavement markers on Campersic Rd, from Hardwick Rd 1.6km north to Carmarque Dr, Millendon.  The ...

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Delay in e-conveyancing

CONVEYANCERS do not want the requirement to start electronically lodging certain documents relating to the registration of interests in land made compulsory at this stage, according to East Metropolitan MLC Charles Smith. On Friday, April 13 Lands Minister Rita Saffioti ...

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Caversham sinkhole repaired

A SINKHOLE in Caversham caused by leaks from a drainage pipe has cost the City of Swan about $138,000 to have repaired. City of Swan chief executive officer Mike Foley said the city first became aware of the sinkhole on ...

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Herb cycling to beat type 2 diabetes

HERB Boltong of Baskerville is planning to circumnavigate Australia on his electric bike to show that people with type 2 diabetes can lead highly active lives. When the 74-year-old cyclist was diagnosed with diabetes 10 years ago he was shocked, ...

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Lifestyle home in Morangup has views

THE jewel in the crown of this Morangup home is a fully enclosed indoor heated pool and entertainment room with barbecue and kitchen facilities. Plenty of windows allow natural light into the pool and entertainment room, which also has a ...

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Do you want to drive a train?

DID you want to be a train driver when you were little and then your life took a different path? If you still have a desire to make your childhood dream a reality the Bennett Brook Railway might just be ...

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Shorten promises Midland projects

OPPOSITION leader Bill Shorten was in WA this week promising to help relocate the Midland station closer to the hospital and to extend the train line to Bellevue if Labor wins the next federal election. Mr Shorten said if Labor ...

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