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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 cheerleader in USA

By Anita McInnes WHILE cheerleading may look glamorous it requires a lot of hard work and commitment. Jasmin Wilburn of Ellenbrook and her teammates train four times a week, for about 2hr a session. Her parents Gavin and Jody Wilburn ...

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Black Ducks bring home silver

JUNIOR wheelchair basketballer Daniel Pavlovic of Darlington  recently played in a team, which represented WA. The Black Ducks competed for the honour of the Kevin Coombs Cup from April 14-18 in Ballarat, Victoria. The Black Ducks came home with a ...

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High Wycombe athlete a champ

ANTOINE Vargiolu of High Wycombe has qualified for the Little Athletics nationals. At the state championships held in March Vargiolu broke the boys U12 100m state record of 14.4s, which had stood since 1979 of with a time of 12.3s. ...

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Anzac Day service at Ascot

By Anita McInnes RACING returned to Northam on Thursday. Open Era prepared by Northam trainer Cliff Smith and ridden by apprentice jockey Jerry Noske of High Wycombe was first in the XXXX Gold Handicap (1300m). Jockey Shaun O’Donnell of Bullsbrook and ...

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Gidgegannup Bulldogs get first win

  By Brian Pallister THE Gidgegannup Bulldogs travelled to Pickering Brook for their first game of the 2015 Hills Football Association season. The Bulldogs were victorious beating Pickering Brook 14.15 (99) to 7.12 (54). Pickering Brook captain Jonathon Vecchio won the ...

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WAPC probes land clearing

EXCLUSIVE By Anita McInnes THE Western Australian Planning Commission is investigating whether Stockland may have cleared land in the Belhus historic precinct without approval. A spokeswoman said the commission was not aware of any approvals to clear Western Australian Planning ...

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Names for new seat

By Anita McInnes THE Australian Electoral Commission is calling for public comments on the suggested names for the redistribution of federal electoral boundaries in Western Australia. The redistribution will result in the state having 16 federal seats instead of 15. ...

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Housing over 55s

SENIOR residents can attend a free information session this month for those seeking information about retirement. The session, Making Informed Housing Decisions, will be run by the Seniors Housing Centre at the Old Midland Courthouse, Helena Street Midland on April ...

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Bianca wins Gallipoli tour

By Anita McInnes THE WA winner of the Simpson Prize Bianca Sumich was due to go on an orientation tour of the Golden Horn on Friday, April 17 as part of the Gallipoli Battlefield Tour awarded to state winners. Last ...

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Honey shop can expand

By Anita McInnes A WEST Swan business has won approval for a 250sqm tourist facility, which will give it more room to display and sell its honey and honey products. The City of Swan said the owners Phil and Elizabeth ...

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