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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.

Petrol Power ready to roar

By Anita McInnes TRAINER Jim Taylor of Bullsbrook says Petrol Power is back in form after getting over the after effects of a wind operation. But Taylor said he would do his best during the next few weeks to avoid the ...

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Westral first race back for King

By Anita McInnes CYCLIST Bella King will be among those tackling the historical Westral Wheelrace on Sunday, June 28. The mens and womens Westral Wheelraces, sponsored by Echo News, are part of the Perth Winter Track Cycling Grand Prix at ...

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A narrow win for Bulldogs

By Brian Pallister GIDGEGANNUP squared the ledger with a slender two-point win over Chidlow in their 9.15 (69) to 10.7 (67) round nine encounter. To atone for their loss against Parkerville the prevoius week Chidlow dominated the centre clearances with Matt ...

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Funds for five black spots

By Anita McInnes THE Coalition Government will fund some important black spot projects in Pearce during 2015-16. Pearce MHR Christian Porter said under its Black Spot Program the Coalition Government would provide $422,440 for road works on Roland Rd in ...

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More money for roads

STREETS and roads in the shires of York, Toodyay, Northam, Mundaring and Kalamunda and the City of Swan will benefit from the Roads to Recovery Programme being doubled in 2015-16. Pearce MHR Christian Porter and Has- luck MHR Ken Wyatt ...

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Off-roaders damage Gnangara Rd

  By Anita McInnes THE City of Swan hopes peer pressure to do the right thing will stop off-roaders damaging the stretch of Gnangara Rd, which is under construction. City of Swan project manager Doug Bruce said quad bike and ...

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Scouts wash cars to help Nepal

THE 1st Darlington Scout Group car wash on the weekend raised $1000 to donate to the Save the Children Fund Australia in support of the victims of the April earthquakes in Nepal. During the fundraiser the 1st Darlington Scout Group ...

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Overpass to open mid 2016

MAIN Roads WA says the new Reid Hwy Malaga Dr interchange is due to be completed by mid 2016. According to the utility’s website the project includes about 1.3km of four-lane dual carriageway and 1.3km of single-two lanes off and ...

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Information is key says survivor

By Ingrid Jacobson ANN Revell is a breast cancer survivor who uses experience gained during some of her darkest days to shine light on the difficult path she once travelled for women now facing a similar challenge. Despite having retired from ...

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Wasteful Hawks defeat Roos

By Brian Pallister PICKERING Brook had to dig deep to get the four points in their round eight home ground win last weekend. Steven Atterton scored five goals for Pickering Brook’s 12.13 (85) to 10.8 (68) win over Mundaring. The first ...

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