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Residents question park spraying

THE blame for the tragic decline of a large unnamed native park that borders Alcala Street and The Broadway is being laid squarely at the feet of developer LWP by several concerned residents who live opposite the park. The previously ...

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Family strengthens Midvale business

S & S Industries, the Siroen family owned business that has become somewhat of an institution in the Bellevue / Midvale area will celebrate 50 years in business on August 19. The thriving company is described as a one stop ...

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Swan Valley egg farm to pay $1.05m

SNOWDALE Holdings, which operates Swan Valley Egg Farm in Bennett Springs, has been hit with a big fine and ordered to set up a consumer law compliance program. This week the Federal Court ordered Snowdale Holdings to pay penalties totalling ...

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New events set to challenge

THE Avon Descent is once again likely to challenge paddlers and power boat crews taking part in the 124km event on August 5-6. For the first time, university students will be officially paddling against each other, competing for the University ...

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To spray or not to spray

THE East Metropolitan Regional Council’s (EMRC) trial of alternatives to spraying glyphosate is a step in the right direction, says leading environmentalist Jane Bremmer. The Alliance for Clean Environment chairwoman said the overall cost of new technologies was not easily ...

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Swan not keen on more tiny lots

A CITY of Swan report has recommended the council does not allow an increased number of 80sqm lots to be created in the Ellenbrook town centre. The proposal to increase the number of micro lots – 80sqm to 99sqm put ...

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A ray of sunshine for local groups

Local community centres and sports and recreation clubs have this week been the major benefactors of a funding injection that will allow these groups to install solar rooftop systems. The Gidgegannup Recreation Club will receive $10,000 in funding assistance from ...

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