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Kickboxer thwarts robbery

A LOCAL martial artist remained cool, calm and collected when he walked into an alleged armed robbery at the Gull service station in Lesmurdie earlier this month. Kalamunda Kickboxing and Martial Arts owner Murray McKechnie said he did not know ...

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Julie is a cut above the rest

TALENTED Kalamunda hairdresser Julie Jeffery has claimed the crown in a prestigious national hairdressing title that will see her jet off to America as part of her prize. Ms Jeffery, proprietor of Pierrot’s Hair Studio in Kalamunda, won the Aveda ...

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Local excellence awarded

(Left to right) Dr Warren Thyer, Dr Greg Caddy, Dr Sean Stevens, Ms Dot Melkus and Dr Liz Marles at the awards ceremony in Darwin. MEAD Medical Group in Kalamunda has won this year’s Royal Australian College of General Practitioners ...

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Oxfam walkers blaze the trail

Team 214 standing left to right: Collectively, Bill and Anne Kerr, Kerry Miller and Tom Weir were the oldest team in the state to compete at this week’s inaugural Oxfam Trailwalk. A TOTAL of 1196 walkers finished the state’s first ...

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ABC road show rolls in

SWAN View Senior High School was the only metropolitan school in the state selected to take part in an initiative that lets students get hands-on with media technology. The ABC road show set up at the school last week as ...

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Gunning for our history

EVERYONE is invited to come and celebrate 100 years of Guildford’s association with artillery on Gunner’s Day next month. The day is a unique Guildford event and the only purely regimental march – outside Anzac Day – held in Western ...

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Insecticide ban extended

A DECISION to ban an insecticide on peaches and apricots has come at the worst possible time according to growers who are set to harvest in coming days. The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority said the ban on fenthion ...

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New councillors sworn in

COUNCILS held special meetings on Monday night to swear in councillors amid renewed calls for compulsory voting in local government elections after a low voter turnout.� Just 28 per cent of enrolled voters participated in council elections by October 19, ...

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Residents ramp up campaign

Lockridge residents Connie Drew and Yvonne Caldwell, Bassendean MLA Dave Kelly and Liz Drew of Lockridge are against the State Government’s plans for a disability justice centre in Caversham. Picture: ANITA McINNES A RESIDENTS’ group against the establishment of a ...

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