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Daniel defends his absence

Midland-Guildford ward councillor Daniel Parasiliti has defended his absence at the special council meeting last month and said not being able to hear the debates that ensued is another reason why City of Swan council meetings should be recorded. Mr ...

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Alban: New school for Aveley

AVELEY families will benefit from a new primary school set to open in 2019, the State Government announced on Tuesday, January 31. The new school in Aveley North will be built for 540 students at cost of $17.3 million and ...

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Tempers flare over Midland Oval design

Councillors who have ignored ongoing criticism about the lack of public open space in the Midland Oval redevelopment and who voted down the opportunity for a rethink on the design, should hang their heads in shame, says a furious resident ...

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Plan for new Lord St youth centre

WHITEMAN Park is likely to become home to a new recreation facility for youth in the area with the State Government committing $100,000 for planning the facility. Planning Minister Donna Faragher said the final Whiteman Park strategic plan 2017-2021 released ...

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Foster carers needed

FOSTER carers from Bullsbrook to Pickering Brook are needed to care for children and young people in need. Department for Child Protection and Family Support Midland acting district director Kylie Noakes said the department was looking for people willing to ...

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Rain will increase stable fly activity

PROPERTY owners in rural and semi-rural areas in the City of Swan and Perth Hills are encouraged to take early action to control stable fly following wet weather this week. Department of Agriculture and Food project manager Don Telfer said ...

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Petitioning for more support

The Cancer Council is petitioning politicians in the lead up to the state election to tackle the poor level of investment into cancer research, which the organisation says needs to change. The Cancer Council Western Australia (CCWA)  has unveiled its ...

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Biosecurity for WA bee industry

BEEKEEPERS in the eastern suburbs will have some protection from honey and bee product imports that could introduce damaging pests and diseases and threaten the state’s valuable agriculture and food sector. The outcome is a result of negotiations between the ...

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Man dies after Ellenbrook fight

MIDLAND detectives want any witnesses who have not spoken to them after a fight about 10.30pm on Main St, Ellenbrook on Friday, February 3 to come forward. On Tuesday, February 7 WA Police said a 37-year-old man injured in the ...

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Women’s cricket a hit at Lilac Park

ABOUT 5000 people turned out to watch a series of Women’s Big Bash League matches at Lilac Hill Park in January. The WBBL games attracted the biggest crowds since the famous Lilac Hill Festival matches, which were held at the ...

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