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A very special Anzac Day

AFTER� nearly a year of planning and preparation, three teachers and 21 students from Darling Range Sports College are about to embark on a journey of a lifetime to celebrate Anzac Day.� In a first for the school, the Remembrance ...

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Work not delayed: city

THE City of Swan says work to prepare intersections in the city for upgrades is running on time. Last week (Projects on Time: utility) Western Power spokeswoman said the utility’s work at the Gnangara Road intersection had been delayed while ...

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Election cash splash

A SWARM of politicians trekked to the Perth fringes� during the week to announce key election promises ahead of the March state election. Four of the six eastern metropolitan electorates are held by Labor including Forrestfield by a margin of ...

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Back down angers Zannino

ELLENBROOK residents are entitled to feel neglected after the Liberal Party’s back down on providing a bus rapid transit system according to City of Swan Mayor Charlie Zannino. Speaking personally Cr Zannino, who also stood for pre selection for West ...

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Signs under attack

BOTH the Swan Hills sitting member and a candidate in the State election on March 9 say their elections signs are being vandalised or stolen. WA Labor candidate for Swan Hills Ian Radisich said since he first put up election ...

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Fire exposes rift

AFTER the Bullsbrook fire last week WAFarmers is calling for better coordination between the Department of Fire and Emergency Services and local fire fighters to ensure the best response to fire emergencies. WAFarmers president Dale Park said he recognised the ...

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City joins G20 and chips in $4000

THE City of Swan went behind closed doors last Wednesday night to discuss a proposal to join the G20 – a group of councils drawing up new boundaries to create fewer metropolitan councils. During the week the city said its ...

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Big win or election spin?

The premier Colin Barnett has promised a university campus for Midland but critics says its success is dependent on too many variables. A UNIVERSITY in Midland has become an election promise this week, with the Premier announcing a partnership with ...

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Aged care site mooted

There are many challenges, which need addressing a parcel of land on Wilkins Rd can be developed into an aged care facility. RESIDENTS say plans to fast track an aged care development in Kalamunda are a drop in the ocean ...

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Residents rally

RESIDENTS in Woodbridge have rallied together over a proposed development on Plymouth St, which they say will have an adverse effect on adjoining properties and the environment.� The land, which is privately owned, has a rezoning application lodged with the ...

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