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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.

Houghton shiraz wins at royal show

A HOUGHTON Wines shiraz has won four awards at this year’s Perth Royal Show. The Houghton Shiraz 2015 won the Royal Agricultural Society of WA trophy for best shiraz, the Ian Smith Memorial trophy for best 2015 vintage dry red ...

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Key grab ends balloon championships

NORTHAM balloon pilots Andrew Clements and Sven Tetlow finished 11th and 14th respectively in the National Ballooning Championships, which have ended after a key grab competition. In the key grab competition the balloon pilots had to fly into the Northam ...

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Races support Toodyay clubs

TOODYAY Race Club will help not-for-profit groups including the Toodyay Bushfire Brigade, Toodyay State Emergency Services, Toodyay Karate Club and Toodyay Cricket Club fundraise at their annual Toodyay Picnic Race Day on Saturday, September 23. Toodyay Race Club secretary Geoff ...

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Another year of Ageing Disgracefully

AGEING Disgracefully, the fun and information packed event for seniors is back this month. Guest speakers will include gardener, horticulturist and storyteller Sabrina Hahn, motivational speaker Dr Peter Dingle and exercise physiologist and author of If only I’d known I’d ...

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Hendra virus warning for owners

EASTERN suburbs horse owners and trainers are being reminded to take precautions against Hendra virus if they take their animals north of Shark Bay. Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development senior veterinary officer Michael Paton said with three recent ...

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Big Forrestfield home appeals

THERE are many options for the buyer of this two-storey Forrestfield home, which can house two families independently. The top floor of the four-bedroom, two-bathroom home is a complete family home on its own with three king-sized bedrooms, a semi-ensuite, ...

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Cricket club celebrates a milestone

MIDDLE Swan Cricket Club is holding a friendly T20 match between a team of MSCC Legends and a combined team of Swan Helena District Cricket Association Legends to help celebrate its 140th anniversary on Saturday, September 23. The game will ...

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Drug expert: Assessing rehab options

MOST people when they hear “rehab” think of residential rehab, but there are also non-residential options in the form of day programs and outpatient counselling, according to 360Edge director Nicole Lee. Dr Lee said residential rehab was very intense and ...

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