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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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Costs rile developers

WHO pays for infrastructure including playgrounds, community centres and libraries in subdivisions and how much they pay are contentious issues between local governments and developers. When the City of Swan reviewed capital expenditure for the urban growth corridor and development ...

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Have a safe Xmas

MIDLAND Police are urging drivers to slow down and double-check their blind spots following a fatality in Midvale last week. Major Crash Investigators are still looking for witnesses to an incident that claimed the life of a 62-year-old motorbike rider ...

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Buffer rejected

Sports News George ‘n’ Bobby seek Cup run TRAINER Jim Taylor was delighted when Bells Tower won at Ascot on Wednesday but disappointed when his Perth Cup hope, Uncle George, failed to fire. Before the $60,000 ATA Handicap (2200m) Taylor ...

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Time for giving

THE Kalamunda community will individually pack and deliver parcels to hundreds of locals in need this festive season amid concern from WA’s peak social services body that charities are struggling with declining Christmas donations. Sharing a Hills Christmas coordinator Peggy ...

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Stirk Park carols bring in a crowd

DESPITE last week’s searing temperatures Mundaring businesses have reported a brisk trade in the lead up to Christmas and many are expecting a last minute rush to boost sales. The Naked Butcher owner Gary Hine said his sales were up ...

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