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Confusion reigns

CONFUSION hung in the air at last week’s City of Kalamunda meeting after the Mayor denied the City had made an appeal to the Supreme Court against a State Administrative Tribunal (SAT) decision. On December 14 the SAT supported a ...

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Case of the missing trees

PARKERVILLE resident Bob Roget says thieves may have stolen trees currently at the centre of a court case against him by the Shire of Mundaring. The Shire will allege that Mr Roget illegally moved about eight to ten trees from ...

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Motions considered at Mundaring council

COUNCILLORS discussed and made decisions on eight out of 10 electors’ motions at a Shire of Mundaring Council meeting this week. During deputation and question time several residents spoke for the motions, presented by electors at the December annual electors ...

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Have a swing at free open day

MUNDARING Tennis Club will hold a free open day to welcome new members and celebrate a recent grant to upgrade lighting. Club publicity officer Felicity Pexton said the $150,000 government grant would replace the current old basketball lights and help ...

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Twilight markets bring crowds

WARM weather drew in crowds for the second annual Mundaring Twilight Markets last weekend. Mundaring Rotary Club president Geoff Francis said the local community, government and business run and supported event was a “roaring success” with several thousand people attending. ...

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Slime-tastic

WHEN two Parkerville youngsters started making slime in their backyard, no one could have foreseen how their success would also help children and youth in need. Blayz Meredith, 8, and his step-sister Jorja Trew, 10, are not only taking on ...

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New Midland day surgery build starts

THE first sod of soil was turned at the site of a new specialist centre and day surgery in Midland this week. Construction of the new Midland Specialist Centre and Day Surgery, operated by Health Integra, was celebrated with a ...

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Kalamunda elector calls for Stirk Park review

ONLY one motion was presented at this week’s City of Kalamunda annual electors meeting while eight residents took the opportunity to question the Council on various matters. Lesmurdie resident Allan Mappin from the Kalamunda Club asked the Council to review ...

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Lunar event attracts hills crowd

SPECTACULAR views from our hills and eastern region attracted people from all around Perth for last week’s Super Blue Blood Moon. About 80 moon gazers with telescopes and cameras in tow set up on the edges of the weir, with ...

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