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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.

New aged care facility on track

A NEW residential aged care precinct in High Wycombe is due to open in December. Once completed Karingal Green Aged Care Precinct will offer high-level, 24/7 care services in accordance with world’s best practice and include 160 beds dedicated to ...

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Back-to-front bike to help addicts recover

BUILDING a back-to-front bicycle for use at a rehabilitation centre has involved the input of Ellenbrook Rotary and Ellenbrook Mens Shed. Ed Reed from Ellenbrook Rotary said he asked Darrylin Brain from Linkt Therapeutic Day Centre in Midland how Rotary ...

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Vineyard pests and diseases workshop

INTERNATIONAL, national and local experts will present the latest research and sustainable practices for managing vineyard pests and diseases at Swan Athletic Sporting Club on Tuesday, October 16.  A Department of Primary Industry and Regional Development (DPIRD) spokeswoman said internationally ...

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Pearce medic helps injured truckie

PEARCE air base medic ACW Kristen Jenkins was travelling home on Thursday, September 20 when she saw a lot of firefighters at an incident on Neaves Rd. The firefighters were faced with a man who had become trapped beneath his ...

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Australian homestead close to Mundaring

SET on a 1.3ha block this Australian-style homestead combines country charm and comfortable living while still being close to Mundaring town centre. Set back from the road behind native parkland, the 1993-built clinker-brick home, has formal gardens. The four-bedroom, two-bathroom ...

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Mixed outlook for north eastern suburbs

RECOVERY in the north eastern property market will be patchy with the Perth Hills likely to take less time to recover than Ellenbrook.  Momentum Wealth director Damian Collins, who is the new Real Estate Institute of WA president, said at ...

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Bamboo pest found in fencing

RESIDENTS who have bamboo slat fencing bought from outlets in Malaga need to check for damage following the detection of the pest, bamboo powderpost beetle. The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development said the beetle was identified after a ...

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