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Julie Matheson Party signs disappear

JULIE Matheson Party candidate for the Swan Hills Danusha Bhowaniah says since early February 30 of her campaign posters have been taken from the area. Ms Bhowaniah said some of them had disappeared from areas where they had been put ...

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Powerful memoir set in Herne Hill

FORMER Herne Hill resident Michelle Mazal has written a powerful memoir. Mazal’s story Burning the Vines starts with her earliest childhood memories living near the Perth domestic airport. When she is nine-years-old her family moves to the Swan Valley and ...

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Flood damages other businesses

IT is not just grape growers having to deal with the after effects of the Swan River flood but other Swan Valley property owners are also counting the cost of the February 11 flood. Corinne Reside from farm stay Settlers ...

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New Kalamunda interchange promised

WA Labor says if successful at the March State Election it will build a new interchange at the Kalamunda Rd and Roe Hwy intersection. Opposition Leader Mark McGowan said the $86 million project would create about 300 new jobs for ...

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Midlandia is back this month

MIDLANDIA is set to return with comedians Peter Helliar, Tom Gleeson, Charlie Pickering, and Dave Callan, comedy hypnotist Matt Hale, Australian Survivor contestant and magician Matt Tarrant as well as theatrical performers 360 Allstars and Bingay out to impress. Previously ...

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Plan for Swan Valley board

WA Labor has committed to reviewing and finalising the Swan Valley Development Plan and legislation if it wins government at the March 11 State Election. On Saturday, February 25 West Swan MLA Rita Saffioti said WA Labor would take the ...

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Bushmead has a rich history

THE City of Swan’s newest suburb, Bushmead at about 318ha is one fifth of the mean size of suburbs in the metropolitan area. Lands Minister Terry Redman said the mean size of a suburb within the metropolitan area was about ...

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Grass cycling while SpeedDome upgraded

THERE will be grass track cycling held at Midland Oval on Mondays and on one of the sports fields at Governor Stirling Senior High School on Thursday while the Perth SpeedDome undergoes an upgrade. National Cycling Centre WA director Amanda ...

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Frack-free signs disappear

A KALAMUNDA resident who is a member of Frack Free Future says signs put up by the group have been stolen in recent weeks. Alexandra Hegarty said it appeared the signs had been taken in a planned coordinated effort. “These ...

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