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Modified plan approved

Belhus landowners including Sue Hall have been arguing for a bigger buffer, from Stockland’s Vale estate, for their properties and the Belhus historic precinct. Picture ANITA McINNES BELHUS residents hoping to reach a compromise with the developers of about 148ha ...

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Shelters for the disabled

TWO bus shelters built along Lesmurdie Road are inaccessible and dangerous for elderly and disabled public transport users, according to a local resident. Lesmurdie resident Peter Ethell said he was flabbergasted when he saw the design of the bus shelters. ...

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Rubbish dump

ILLEGAL dumping has continued at a 300-hectare historic timber reserve in Mt Helena with calls for stronger measures to deter offenders to be fast tracked. Resident Barrie Pack, who has waged a long fight to halt the practice, said he ...

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Park avoids public scrutiny

An artist’s impression of the $70 million Outback Splash water park on Neaves Rd, Bullsbrook. AVID council-watchers were no doubt surprised when news broke about a new water playground to be built in Bullsbrook. But that is because Funday Investments ...

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Helping others

Jason Wang says his wife Deborah has been a fantastic friend and support for him during his battle with cancer. A SOUTH Guildford resident has started a five-week program to help others better enjoy their lives and deal with being ...

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Students learning magnified

Clayton View Primary School students Anne Blurton and Deakin Camilleri enjoy getting a good look at plants with the help of new microscopes generously donated by the Midland Rotary Club. THE Midland Rotary Club has presented 30 magnifying microscopes to ...

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Fundraiser a big success

The Hills Big Band performs on stage at the Glen Forrest Primary School fundraiser. GLEN Forrest Primary School has raised nearly $30,000 to help improve school facilities. The school’s parents’ and citizens’ association held the triennial school fete and art ...

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Fundraiser offers great prizes

The Flying Turtles rose to the challenge in 2000 and will again this year thanks to the generosity of local businesses who have donated lots of prizes for a quiz night to help raise much needed funds for two nominated ...

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A clear choice: Evans

THE Labor candidate for the seat of Hasluck Adrian Evans says voters have a clear choice at the next Federal election due in September. Mr Evans, a heay duty mechanic by trade, said he was the last apprentice taken on ...

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Veronica gets dragged into drama

Veronica the mannequin has swapped her racy red dress for a more demure look in a bid to deemed more ‘appropriate’. A MANNEQUIN set up to catch the eye of prospective Midland Newsagency customers has also attracted the ire of ...

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