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Stand to stay a success

LITTLE Possums supporters made a stand to stay at their Mundaring Sharing-based premises by filling the Mundaring Shire’s public gallery on Tuesday night, leading to an alternative motion in their favour. The group have been leaving their mark around the ...

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Big plans at pool this summer

A NEW swimming club in Mt Helena has started the summer season with 32 members, but is still in need of a coach. Mt Helena Residents and Ratepayers Association president Joan Quinn has been on a mission to save the ...

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Six decades of health care

MEAD Medical has celebrated its 60th anniversary. The GP centre, established by the late Dr John “Jamie” Jamieson, celebrated with a public event at its Kalamunda surgery last week. Past and present doctors, staff and patients, as well as a ...

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Postal services vital to small community

MUNDARING Shire president John Daw and Swan Hills MLA Jessica Shaw have thrown their support behind the replacement of postal services in Mt Helena when the current licensed Australia Post Office closes in March. Owner Jeffrey Webster has been running ...

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Gift donation appeal for Christmas

THE Swan Valley Visitor Centre needs your help to fill its Salvation Army Christmas appeal collection box.  The drop-off point, on the corner of Swan St and Meadow St in Guildford, has received plenty of food items but no gift ...

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Proposed Hills townsite moves ahead

AFTER two decades the proposed North Stoneville townsite has taken another step forward with public comment on the structure plan now open.  The revised North Stoneville Structure Plan 34 (structure plan), released in November, includes 1350 residential and 60 rural ...

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Mundaring electors move 17 motions 

YOUTH, skateparks, pool hours, bushfire guidelines, and financial reporting were some of the topics addressed by Mundaring ratepayers at the 2018 annual electors’ meeting on Wednesday. Nine electors made 17 motions, all carried by about 60 people and passed back ...

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Sweet temptations promote the Swan Valley

THE Swan Valley Sweet Temptations Trail, which launched earlier this year, is one target of a new initiative to promote WA’s fresh produce and stunning landscapes to travellers. Thirteen other initial trails including the Chittering Farm Flavour Trail are being ...

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Federal PFAS inquiry calls for blood tests

A FORMER chief of the fire section at Pearce air base has welcomed a Parliamentary inquiry report, which is damning of successive federal governments and their handling of PFAS contamination. Retired RAAF firefighter and Flight Sergeant in charge of the ...

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