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Key grab ends balloon championships

NORTHAM balloon pilots Andrew Clements and Sven Tetlow finished 11th and 14th respectively in the National Ballooning Championships, which have ended after a key grab competition. In the key grab competition the balloon pilots had to fly into the Northam ...

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Races support Toodyay clubs

TOODYAY Race Club will help not-for-profit groups including the Toodyay Bushfire Brigade, Toodyay State Emergency Services, Toodyay Karate Club and Toodyay Cricket Club fundraise at their annual Toodyay Picnic Race Day on Saturday, September 23. Toodyay Race Club secretary Geoff ...

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Another year of Ageing Disgracefully

AGEING Disgracefully, the fun and information packed event for seniors is back this month. Guest speakers will include gardener, horticulturist and storyteller Sabrina Hahn, motivational speaker Dr Peter Dingle and exercise physiologist and author of If only I’d known I’d ...

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Hendra virus warning for owners

EASTERN suburbs horse owners and trainers are being reminded to take precautions against Hendra virus if they take their animals north of Shark Bay. Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development senior veterinary officer Michael Paton said with three recent ...

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Cricket club celebrates a milestone

MIDDLE Swan Cricket Club is holding a friendly T20 match between a team of MSCC Legends and a combined team of Swan Helena District Cricket Association Legends to help celebrate its 140th anniversary on Saturday, September 23. The game will ...

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Accolades for teachers

TWO staff members at West Beechboro Primary School have been announced as finalists in the 2017 State Education Awards. Kelly Wylie has been named as a finalist in the WA Aboriginal and Islander Education Officer section of the education awards, ...

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Teacher in line for top award

A WATTLE Grove Primary School teacher tasked with pushing talented students out of their comfort zone has been named a finalist in the 2017 State Education Awards. For Sawyers Valley resident Carl Sanderson his nomination is the culmination of a ...

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Drug expert: Assessing rehab options

MOST people when they hear “rehab” think of residential rehab, but there are also non-residential options in the form of day programs and outpatient counselling, according to 360Edge director Nicole Lee. Dr Lee said residential rehab was very intense and ...

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