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Anzac remembrance tour

STUDENTS and participants from the Senator Sterle Anzac Remembrance Tour 2013 returned safely from an eleven-day tour of war sites and memorials from World War I in France and Belgium. The Remembrance Tour was the initiative of Labor Senator for ...

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Skip bins replace bulk collection

THE Shire of Kalamunda has formulated strategies to improve waste services, including scrapping the twice-annual bulk rubbish collection in favour of skip bins. Acting chief executive officer Clayton Higham said changes to the waste strategy were needed for the shire ...

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Chidlow volunteer is still fighting fit

Volunteer firefighter John Coultham is one of 5000 volunteers in the Shire of Mundaring. THIS week is National Volunteer Week and Chidlow Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade member John Coultham is one of thousands of volunteers in the Shire of Mundaring ...

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Mr & Mrs Healy are great

MICK and Von Healy of Swan View are in the running for the Lifetime Contribution to Volunteering Award in National Volunteer Week, which starts on Monday. Men of the Trees nominated Mr and Mrs Healy for the award. A Volunteer ...

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Sun shines for Bickley festival

GLORIOUS autumn weather greeted locals and visitors at the annual Bickley Harvest Festival held over the weekend to showcase the superb produce of the region. As part of the festival Myattsfield Vineyards hosted their annual scarecrow competition to raise funds ...

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A modern treasure hunt

Students Jenna Kassier, Andreea Istratoaie and Sarah Moe in the HBF Geo-Challenge. THREE students form Heritage College in Forrestfield have taken part in a GPS-based treasure hunt, which proponents say is the fastest growing outdoor sport in the world. Heritage ...

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Survery for FIFO workers

FLY-IN fly-out workers including those in the eastern suburbs are invited to take part in a survey about their accommodation, including how it influences their decisions to work at a particular site. Edith Cowan University research associate Anne Sibbel of ...

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Amalgamation advertising targeted

PROMOTIONAL signage put up by the Shire of Kalamunda calling on residents to vote no to council amalgamation have been targeted by a disgruntled ratepayer who has plastered yes stickers across the signs at the weekend. Shire president Sue Bilich ...

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Fruit fly warning

Department of Agriculture and Food development officer Jeremy Lindsey releases sterile fruit flies as part of a trial in the Perth Hills earlier this year. ORCHARDISTS and home gardeners have been cautioned it is critical to get on top of ...

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Church fights decision

The Mundaring Gospel Church is disappointed with a decision by Mundaring shire councillors to knock back its proposal for a meeting hall in Parkerville. THE Mundaring Gospel Church has not ruled
 out taking legal action after Shire of Mundaring councillors ...

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