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Author Archives: Michelle Beaven

Callout to comment on dog laws

THE Shire of Mundaring is seeking input from ratepayers on its proposal for specified dog exercise and prohibited areas. Council adopted a recommendation from officers who have put forward a detailed list of dog exercise areas in Bellevue, Boya, Chidlow, ...

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Shire rejects Darlington tower

THE Shire of Mundaring has rejected  an officer’s  recommendation to approve a telecommunications tower in Darlington after a group of residents sought legal advice from high profile Perth lawyer John Hammond. The Optus phone tower application was defeated on Tuesday ...

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Ride for a cause

MT Helena resident Ben Ward is setting off on a fundraising venture which will see him riding a postie bike along the Gibb River Rd. The married father of two will be leaving Sonny, 4, and Kit, 1, in the ...

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70 years of marital bliss

Guildford couple Frederick and Ellen (Lynn) Harris will celebrate 70 years of marriage this Wednesday, May 17. Fred, who was born in Wyalkatchem in 1924, was raised on a farm in the eastern wheatbelt town of Ejanding. Lynn was born ...

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Di Rosso resigns from Kalamunda Shire

COUNCILLOR Simon Di Rosso has resigned from the Shire of Kalamunda Council. In accordance with the Local Government Act 1995, council has requested approval from the WA electoral commissioner to postpone an election for the vacancy in the north ward ...

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Quick sales turnover in Perth Hills

GLEN Forrest and Helena Valley are among Perth’s top 10 suburbs selling property faster now than during the “boom” according to recent figures from REIWA. In the year to January 2014, the average amount of days it took to sell ...

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Mundaring takes out top planning honours

THE Shire of Mundaring has shined in national awards for innovative thinking. The shire was awarded nationally for improving planning processes and practices at the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) national awards for planning excellence 2017, held at Sydney’s Ivy ...

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106 years young

TO reach the ripe old age of a century is certainly a milestone, but to celebrate your 106th birthday is something for the record books. Florence (Flo) Beatrice Smart (nee Wakefield) was born at home on April 22, 1911 in ...

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Shire wins accolade for youth project

THE Shire of Kalamunda has picked up a national award for its innovative youth engagement projects. Winners of the 2017 national awards for local government were announced this week, with the shire’s youth employment project taking out the category for ...

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