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Toxic foam info session in West Bullsbrook

THE Department of Defence is holding a community information session in West Bullsbrook to give an update on the detailed environmental investigation into per- and poly- fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at Pearce air base and nearby areas. Members of the investigation team will ...

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Plans threaten final resting place

THE land earmarked for development on Schmitt Road may well be valued at $1.5 million by the Western Australian Planning Commision, but for one long-time Kalamunda resident and her daughter, its value far exceeds any dollar amount. Norma Walsh was ...

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Chance encounters 20 years apart

FOR two decades Desmond Headland Sr wondered what happened to the little girl he rescued from a car wreck in November 1998, until a chance meeting saw the pair reunited last week.  Mr Headland was travelling on Great Northern Highway ...

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Barrie Oldfield’s legacy lives on

AN otherwise insignificant patch of land in Lesmurdie found appreciation in Barrie Oldfield and will now be renamed in his memory.  The City of Kalamunda will rename Willoughby Park on the corner of Willoughby Road and Sanderson Road to Barrie ...

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Vision to put Perth Hills on tourism map

A PROPOSED alliance between six local governments is set to bolster tourism opportunities and investment in the Perth Hills. The Perth Hills Tourism Alliance (PHTA) is a joint-collaboration between the Cities of Kalamunda, Swan, Armadale and Gosnells and the Shires ...

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Ellenbrook theatre celebrates 10 years

THE Ellenbrook Theatre Company has two reasons to celebrate its end of year pantomime as the occasion marks the theatre’s 10-year anniversary and its biggest performance yet.  Pioneers Carol and Brian Harris began the theatre company with a group of ...

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