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Students honour fallen

Falls Road Primary School student Zak Booth lays a wreath during a special Anzac Day assembly at the school last week. Picture: CHRISTIE VAN DER BEEKE. FALLS Road Primary School students paid homage to those who fought and died in ...

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Good wines on the way

Corin Lamont from Lamont’s Swan Valley enjoys a glass of red wine while celebrating the end of a successful season for growers and winemakers. Picture: ANITA McINNES THE wine grape season has resulted in some quality fruit being picked, which ...

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School confusion

Helena Valley mother Renee Myles says the Education Department has left parents in limbo over what high schools they can send their children to. PARENTS have been left scratching their heads over which high schools their children can attend with ...

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A cautionary tale

Midland police are warning shoppers to think more carefully about security following a spate of thefts where shoppers have been easy targets. A SPIKE in burglaries and car thefts in Midland has prompted police to urge residents to be more ...

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Setting a good example

St Helena’s Catholic Primary School students have received friendship bracelets from children detained on Manus Island after the students sent them visas WHILE the Australian Government and the general public seem to have put asylum seekers and in particular their ...

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Scarecrows take centre stage

PARENTS and children at the Silver Tree Steiner School are getting to work creating scarecrows for the Bickley Valley Harvest Festival to be held on the May 4 and 5. The school children are finger-knitting belts, sewing button eyes and ...

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Toodyay big on heritage

Heritage Minister Albert Jacob (right) with Toodyay Shire president Kevin Hogg who said he was delighted to win against much bigger shires at this years heritage awards THE historic town of Toodyay dominated the �Western Australian Heritage Awards on Tuesday ...

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Fire investigation still on: DFES

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services is still investigating the Shady Hills February 28 fire. Picture: RILEY MILLS THE cause of the February 28 bushfire, which started in Middle Swan before spreading to Walyunga National Park and Shady Hills, ...

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Need for more netball courts

Ellenbrook Netball Association junior players Madison Beggs, Grace Beazley and Brittany Walsh train on one of the two courts at Coolamon Oval. Picture: ANITA McINNES THE City of Swan says it is aware of an increased demand for netball facilities ...

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Swan Valley’s fun family bike ride

Swan Valley-Gidgegannup ward councillor Darryl Trease takes the time to look over vintage bikes ridden by Myrene and Malcolm Bell. BIKE enthusiasts are invited to join a fun, family bicycle ride through the Swan Valley. “The ride is a free ...

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