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Rodeo Arena to close

STAMPEDE Arena will have to find a new home with the Department of Defence telling the organisation it has to leave its Bullsbrook premises by the end of February next year. On November 6 the department said the rodeo organisation?s ...

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Civilian flights from Pearce?

THE Department of Defence has revealed it has recently considered the potential for Pearce air base to support civilian flights as part of a State Government aviation strategy. A department spokeswoman said Defence had been working with the West Australian ...

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Subdivision ruffles feathers

Residents are concerned trees used for roosting by endangered cockatoo species will be lost if a new development goes ahead in Parkerville. DOZENS of residents met this week to air their concerns over a proposed 58-home development on land owned ...

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It’s a top school

Bullsbrook 2012 Year 12 students Cody-Rose Pfitzner and Mia Kingwell talk about their future education opportunities with principal Bernadette Jones. BULLSBROOK District High School principal Bernadette Jones is crowing about the school’s success in the annual school achievement tables. In ...

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Dole push punishes mums

Single mum Vanessa reports to Centrelink in Midland after the Federal Government push to put single parents with a child turning eight on the dole. SINGLE mums with children turning eight this year who have a mortgage will struggle to ...

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Support for PMH

Stitches the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation bear receives a $14,000 cheque from Commercial Tavern owner Lance Booth. AFTER just handing over a cheque for $14,000 to Princess Margaret Hospital� Foundation the owner of the Commercial Tavern is keen to thank ...

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Designer hits world stage

MUNDARING furniture design student Jack Flanagan has a bright future in his sights after he impressed the upper echelons of the London design world at a show in Chelsea. Mr Flanagan was selected to showcase his finesse with furniture at ...

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Local park ‘dangerous’

HELENA Valley residents say children are at risk of injury after contractors left their natural wetland playground a dangerous mess. � Carabeen Avenue resident Angela Johnston said the installation of a steep slope at the park to accommodate a sewerage ...

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Drug awareness for youth

ChemCentre science business manager Dominic Reyolds shows Mental Health Minister Helen Morton some ecstasy samples at the ChemCentre laboratory. NEW research showing fewer 12 to 17-year-old students were using ecstasy in Western Australia since 2008 has prompted the State Government ...

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Weather Ok for growers

HIGH hopes last spring for a top-notch crop of stone fruit have been dented by a series of wild storms in December followed by Perth’s fiercest heat wave in nearly 80 years. But despite the tough conditions industry representatives say ...

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