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Pampering for mums

THREE pre-primary classes at Saint Helena’s Catholic Primary School have treated students’ mums to a pampering session to celebrate Mother’s Day. Pre-primary teacher Simone Bannatee said the mums were treated to a hand massage and manicure, a foot spa and ...

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KidSport grant knocks down barriers

Luke, Michael, Andrew and Benjamin Donnelly can play football thanks to KidSport. KIDSPORT grants have helped two sets of twins in the Shire of Mundaring take part in team sports. Amy Donnelly is the mother of two sets of twins, ...

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Bite away from winning

THE Brook Bar and Bistro in Ellenbrook was a bite away from winning WA’s Best Steak Sandwich competition held at the Crown Casino in Perth last week. The Brook was awarded a close second place as it battled it out ...

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Faragher to raise flag

The Swan Guildford Historical Society’s Celia Miller and Bromwyn Facer at the Mechanics Institute. Picture: ANITA McINNES ON WA Day this year the Swan Guildford Historical Society will hold a flag raising ceremony to mark the foundation of the Swan ...

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Bandicoot bait warning

A Kalamunda resident suspects this bandicoot may have died after ingesting snail bait. A KALAMUNDA resident has warned householders to be careful when using snail baits after he found a dead bandicoot in his carport. Steve Slavin said he suspected ...

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Division over poll results

DEBATE has erupted over the results of the Shire of Kalamunda’s community poll asking ratepayers whether they supported the amalgamation of the shire with one or more local governments. Shire President Sue Bilich said the results showed an overwhelming number ...

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Aged care push

By 2030 it is estimated more than half the population will be older than 70 prompting calls for more aged care accommodation. Picture: SARAH BROOKES THE lack of aged care facilities in the region is worsening and action needs to ...

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Looking after mates

Men’s Sheds around the state are throwing their support behind the farming families who have hit hard times. Picture: WA FARMERS FEDERATION. MEN’S Sheds throughout Western Australia are rolling up their sleeves to help farming families who have fallen on ...

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Growers worry about imports

While concerned about imports table grape grower Graeme Roscic of Henley Brook says he is confident consumers will always pay for quality produce. SWAN Valley growers are concerned about what relaxing the import laws for table grapes in Western Australia ...

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A big ‘thank you’ to police

Gayle Dunn is relieved her son Mitchelle is home safe and grateful to police, who have increased their patrols, for finding him. WEST Swan resident Gayle Dunn had no idea her son missed his school bus, nor that he had ...

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