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Loveable eccentric

Well-known Kalamunda resident Stan Perry will be sadly missed. LONG time Kalamunda identity Stan Perry died in Melbourne last month and friends say the loveable eccentric will be missed. Family friend Bruce Thorpe said Stan had� accumulated a significant collection ...

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Conservation trailblazer honoured

Graeme Rundle has been honoured for his service to conservation and environment. THIS year’s Queen’s Birthday honours have highlighted the work of several residents including the late Graeme Rundle who was recognised for his significant service to conservation and the ...

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Criticism of tourism quip

Ambulance ramping in May at WA hospitals was the worst ever. WEST Swan MLA Rita Saffioti has criticised the Health and Tourism Minister Kim Hames after he said “tourism tends to be after hours – night time and on weekends” ...

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Minister lays down the law

PLANS by the City of Swan and the Town of Bassendean to voluntarily amalgamate may have been dealt a blow with the State Government saying it may withhold funding unless a proposed merger fits its model. At its council meeting ...

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Winter burn-offs

Kalamunda residents can burn garden refuse during the cooler months but the Shire of Kalamunda says as a courtesy they should advise neighbours first. The onset of cooler weather has heralded the start of the unrestricted burning season and prompted ...

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Winter burn warning

Residents are advised to let their neighbours know when they burn on their property. WITH the onset of cooler weather prompting residents to carry out winter burns comes the warning to let your neighbours know of the potential smoke hazard. ...

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A win for safety

Noelene Butler and her two children Molly, 12, and Joseph, 11, have welcomed a State Government decision to fast forward installing safety barriers at the railway crossing in Toodyay Road. Parents have argued for improved safey at the crossing for ...

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Ellenbrook a hotspot

City of Swan Ellenbrook ward councillor Patty Williams in the fast growing suburb. Land sales in the area grew by more than 25 per cent in the March quarter. LAND sales in the City of Swan increased more than in ...

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Nurse experience

TEENS toying with a career in nursing or midwifery can get a first-hand glimpse of life on the job thanks to a new work experience initiative. The Get Real Experience and Try��� Nursing and Midwifery Work Experience Program is running ...

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Donors needed

Laura-Lee and Jean-Pierre Hunwick of Henley Brook will give blood at Midland on Friday. HENLEY Brook resident Laura-Lee Hunwick will join donors around the world in donating blood in commemoration of World Blood Donor Day on Friday. World Blood Donor ...

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