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Pole replacement hiccup

A POWER outage which stopped over 400 children playing basketball on a Friday night at the Mundaring recreation grounds has left parents in the dark about why they were not notified. Western Power is 18-months into a 1.35 billion program ...

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Dr speaks out over Midland Hospital plan

Dr Marcus Rumpus has spoken out about his concerns over the new Midland Hospital that will replace the ageing Swan District Hospital. Picture: SARAH BROOKES A RETIRED obstetrician from Swan District Hospital has spoken out against the State Government’s decision ...

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Bleak Christmas for axed workers

Hundreds of workers at the Welshpool and South Guildford headquarters of WesTrac have been told this week that they have lost their jobs. Picture: SARAH BROOKES RETRENCHED WesTrac workers from the company’s South Guildford headquarters will struggle to find new ...

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Truck parking issue returns

A dispute about the parking of trucks in Tomlin St continues with the City of Swan going behind closed doors. THE City of Swan went behind closed doors to discuss three Ellenbrook development applications on Wednesday evening. One of the ...

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Boom gate warning

A damaged boom gate on this level crossing on Great Northern Hwy in Upper Swan caused a traffic jam. A BOOM gate on Great Northern Hwy in Upper Swan damaged by a truck could have resulted in someone being injured ...

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Vaulters to show their skills

Kieran Halliday is competing in the State Vaulting Championships at the State Equestrian Centre. KIERAN Halliday is competing in the Western Australian State Vaulting Championships at the State Equestrian Centre today and tomorrow. Vaulting teams and individuals from around WA ...

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Mums walking off the blues

EVERY week a group of new mums take part in a pram-pushing walk in Aveley to help keep them mentally and physically healthy. Last Monday during Postnatal Depression Awareness Week the mothers, their babies and staff from Midland Women’s health ...

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Young jobseekers get skills

Indigenous jobseekers have gained qualifications while working at Cullacabardee Aboriginal Community. SEVEN young indigenous jobseekers have recently worked alongside Polytechnic West construction lecturers at the Cullacabardee Aboriginal Community in Whiteman Park. The youngsters increased their employability skills by completing a ...

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Aveley park run for fun, fitness

Aveley residents at Central Park ready for their free, weekly timed 5km parkrun or walk designed for all abilities. ESTABLISHED in 2004 in the United Kingdom parkrun is a not for profit community running organisation, operating throughout Australia, to provide ...

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