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Hayden wins new role

East Metropolitan MLC Alyssa Hayden is the new parliamentary secretary to Kim Hames. AS parliamentary secretary to Health and Tourism Minister Kim Hames, Alyssa Hayden says she will be following the deputy premier around a lot while she learns more ...

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Plea for an alternative route

Bullsbrook residents say their roads would struggle to accommodate more truck movements. RESIDENTS near a new sand quarry on Maralla Rd want the trucks entering and leaving the mine to use Gaskell Ave and exit onto Gnangara Rd, instead of ...

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We’re not a showroom

Many Darlington residents oppose a plan to build a display home on a residential street. THE Rural Building Company says it will take the Shire of Mundaring to the State Administrative Tribunal after councillors voted against plans by the company ...

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What a waste

A BURST water main in High Wycombe has leaked hundreds of thousands of litres of water and formed a lake on the back of Perth’s hottest summer in 80 years. A High Wycombe resident, who did not want to be ...

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New waste facility

THE City of Swan plans to put a waste transfer station on Lot 4 (No 121) Stock Rd West in Bullsbrook with the council agreeing to advertise the proposal for public comment once it obtains environmental approval. At its meeting ...

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Allsorts add to school centenary

Michael Grau’s sculpture will be part of North Cottesloe Primary School’s centenary celebrations. BASSENDEAN sculptor Michael Grau’s liquorice allsorts has been added to the Town of Cottesloe’s sculpture collection. Grau and Spanish artist Manuel Ferreiro Badia works were bought by ...

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Students show cattle skills

Edward Ironside of Lesmurdie showing beef cattle at the Wagin Woolorama. EDWARD Ironside of Lesmurdie and some of his fellow students at Narrogin Agricultural College have had some success at the Wagin Woolorama. The college had many successful entries in ...

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Toodyay and Northam shine

The Newcastle Gaol is a finalist in the Western Australian Heritage Awards. JENNY Edgecombe from Toodyay Historical Society is a finalist in the outstanding voluntary contribution to heritage by an individual category in this year’s Western Australian Heritage Awards. The ...

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Grower learns from trials

Keith Pekin from Perth Region NRM and table grape grower Tony Kundid at his Belhus property checking some trial equipment. TABLE grape growers Tony and Allyson Kundid of Belhus are taking part in a government-funded agriculture trial in a bid ...

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A quick chat to the Prime Minister

DESPITE still not having a Federal candidate selected for one of Australia’s most marginal seats six months out from the election, the Prime Minister stopped by the electorate of Hasluck to chat over a coffee during her three day visit ...

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