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Social footy for adults

SWAN Districts Football Club is starting a modified social footy competition for adults of all ages. Development officer Chelsea Randall said AFL9s, which was played on a smaller field, was a non-contact game for everyone. “The nine aside game caters ...

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Midlandia prepares to amaze

LOLA Cherry Cola from Lola’s House of Tease, comedian Sami Shah and singer Jacob Diamond were at the Midlandia Locale launch party on Thursday providing a taste of the varied entertainment on in Midland during the Fringe World Festival. Standup ...

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Eastern states grape import concerns

THE Swan Valley Grape Growers Association and West Swan MLA Rita Saffioti are concerned about the threat to Western Australia’s, and in particular the Swan Valley’s table grape and wine industries from the importation of east coast table grapes into ...

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Wyatt to chair committee

HASLUCK MHR Ken Wyatt has been appointed chairman of the Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. Mr Wyatt said Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s commitment, made during his New Year’s message to start the ...

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Fundraiser for Damian

A FUNDRAISER for Damian Walker of Stoneville who has a malignant melanoma will be held at Glen Forrest Bowling Club today. The event starts at 10am with an auction at noon. There will be raffles and a Monster Truck on ...

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Fourth escape from Northam and counting

NORTHAM residents have a right to be unhappy about the constant breakouts from the Yongah Hill detention centre, which Immigration Minister Scott Morrison admits is not acceptable. Speaking on radio this week Mr Morrison said he would look into an ...

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A retail opportunity

ALDI is poised to enter the Western Australian market and this month the discount supermarket chain is throwing out an invitation for local suppliers to work with them. The cut-price retailer has its sights set on establishing stores in WA ...

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Elizabeth takes on galaxy

SWAN View teenager Elizabeth Doogan is among 20 Western Australian beauties who will compete at the Miss Teen Galaxy state finals this week. The 16-year-old Swan View Senior High School student works in retail part-time and hopes the competition will ...

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City reverses decision

THE City of Swan has reversed a decision to refuse an application by a Bullsbrook landowner to operate a food and beverage production and restaurant facility in the town centre after the applicant took his case to the State Administrative ...

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Retailers roll up their sleeves

MIDLAND GATE retailers have joined in the community groundswell of support for bushfire victims by donating goods and services to help. Specsavers co-owner Jean Gordon said her store wanted to support people who have been affected by the bushfires by ...

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