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Teen road racer takes state title

JUST one day after claiming the State Road Racing championship, 15-year-old Bronson Pickett was back in the classroom. The High Wycombe teenager won the production series title at Collie Motorplex on Sunday.   Bronson was the youngest competitor. “When I ...

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Combustion tech gets nod from EPA

A REPORT recommending the approval of combustion technology to turn waste to energy, in the form of electricity, at the East Rockingham Waste to Energy facility is open for public appeal until November 5. The revised Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) ...

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Have a say on heritage listing

LEMON scented gum trees once under threat of removal have been drafted for entry into the Municipal Heritage Inventory. The trees came under fire in November 2016 when council approved St Peter’s Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church, requiring the removal of ...

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Passion ignites female firefighting group

CHIDLOW Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade firefighter Catriona McCarthy has started WA’s first female firefighter organisation to create opportunities for women to network and support one another. Female Firefighters WA launched earlier this year with the philosophy to LEAD through leadership, ...

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Missfits up for WA music award

STONEVILLE based indie rock group Band of Missfits are vying for most popular new act in the 2018 WA Music Awards.  The band are competing against nine others in the public voting category of the awards.  Singer-songwriter Kym Redmond, drummer ...

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City throws weight behind Viveash concerns

THE City of Swan have thrown their support behind the Viveash community and their opposition to an infill development that would see 12 driveways exiting onto Muriel Street. The Demol Investments development would see 29 two-storey units developed on lot ...

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Concern despite public support for Oval business plan

SWAN Valley Residents and Ratepayers Association (SVRRA) president Howard Dawson gave a damning assessment of the City of Swan’s Midland Oval Redevelopment Precinct business plan at Wednesday night’s Agenda Forum meeting. This assessment came as the City unveiled responses to ...

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