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Mums walking off the blues

EVERY week a group of new mums take part in a pram-pushing walk in Aveley to help keep them mentally and physically healthy. Last Monday during Postnatal Depression Awareness Week the mothers, their babies and staff from Midland Women’s health ...

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Young jobseekers get skills

Indigenous jobseekers have gained qualifications while working at Cullacabardee Aboriginal Community. SEVEN young indigenous jobseekers have recently worked alongside Polytechnic West construction lecturers at the Cullacabardee Aboriginal Community in Whiteman Park. The youngsters increased their employability skills by completing a ...

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Aveley park run for fun, fitness

Aveley residents at Central Park ready for their free, weekly timed 5km parkrun or walk designed for all abilities. ESTABLISHED in 2004 in the United Kingdom parkrun is a not for profit community running organisation, operating throughout Australia, to provide ...

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Timeless classics

The Swan Harmony Singers will perform Singing in the Rain and other songs during their Midland concert. HIT numbers from the movies, spiced with the flavour of Christmas, will be among a selection of timeless favourites when Swan Harmony Singers ...

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The competition gets hairy

THE ultimate Mo-down showdown is taking place between Midland Gate and Rockingham shopping centres as they battle it out to raise money for Movember this month. During November each year, Movember is responsible for the sprouting of millions of moustaches ...

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Home reno show hits hills

Film crews and tradesmen have lined Coulston St in Boya as Channel 7 films House Rules. TRAFFIC has been brought to a standstill along a suburban street in the hills as Channel Seven films a home renovation show. A team ...

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Help for typhoon victims

THE Swan Valley Rotary Club says there is something individuals can do in the face of overwhelming catastrophes such as the Syrian refugee crisis or typhoon Haiyan in the Phillipines where the number of people left homeless could be 800,000 ...

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Fire plan put to the test

THE Shire of Mundaring will hold a simulated fire exercise on Facebook to allow residents to test the effectiveness of their bush fire survival plan. From 10am to 10.30am on Sunday December 1, staged exercise information would be posted every ...

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Excellence is ‘business is usual’

Wayne Bull (centre) with David Vella (left), Thomas Hodgkin, Dennielle Massang (left) and Chloe Katich-Placzek. Photograph: JOHN GILL. AWARD-winning educator Wayne Bull believes excellence is not something reserved for special occasions but an everyday habit that can be cultivated. “Excellence ...

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A stranger danger alert for three schools

PRIMARY School children in Midvale, Ellenbrook and High Wycombe have been the target of predatory behaviour in three separate incidents this month prompting a warning for children to take care when going to and from school. On Monday this week ...

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