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Middle Swan business benefits

A MIDDLE Swan business has benefited from a raft of new measures encouraging and supporting entrepreneurship, to help turn business ideas into a reality, according to Employment Minister Michaelia Cash. Senator Cash visited Other Avenues Collectables, which sells second-hand curios ...

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Wattle Grove business wins award

WATTLE Grove business owner Thomas Crook has combined his creative talent with his entrepreneurial drive and plumbing expertise to take out an award at the 2016 Master Plumbers & Gasfitters Association of WA Awards for Excellence Gala on December 3. ...

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Quest Midland work halts

WORK at the Quest Midland site stopped in about August but a spokeswoman for Quest Apartment Hotels says the building is on track to be completed in the second half of next year. Echo News asked Quest Apartment Hotels whether ...

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A rainbow of sea containers

Two businesses in Midvale helped an artist create a rainbow of sea containers and the industrial spectacle tips the scales at 66 tones and makes a bold entry statement to Fremantle.  The $145,000 public artwork, entitled Rainbow, was built from ...

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Aldi opens in Mundaring

MT HELENA resident Annemarie Jorden was amongst the first shoppers to wander the aisles of Aldi’s store in Mundaring on Wednesday. The German emigrant joined a handful of eager shoppers who queued up waiting for the budget supermarket chain to ...

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Ausmumpreneur finalist

HILLS businesswoman Lara Gandini has been named a finalist in the Australia-wide Ausmumpreneur Awards for 2016. Ms Gandini, who was nominated for her success in developing Kindy Dance Time, made it through the first round of voting in the People’s ...

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A wisecracking physio calls it a day

The doors will close quietly on a career that has spanned 42 years when physiotherapist Karl Sturtridge officially retires next week, with as little fuss as possible. But those close to him believe there will be quite a fuss when ...

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Consumers urged to get wasteless

With millions of tones of single use plastic containers going to landfill each year, two award-winning Mundaring business owners are doing their bit to encourage people to ditch the waste for Plastic Free July. Wasteless Pantry co-owner Jeannie Richardson said ...

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Queen of the meat department

WHEN Forrestfield resident Colleen Prosser started working for Coles 35 years ago, the supermarket had just introduced the first electronic scanner into its stores. Now the 57-year-old Forrestfield team member is excited to celebrate her 35-year service anniversary with Coles ...

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Small business wants reform

WHEN Federal Small Business Minister Kelly O’Dwyer spoke at a Swan Chamber of Commerce lunch during the lead up to the July 2 election during question time an accountant said small business was more interested in tax being simplified than ...

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