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$100k for the Swan Valley

CONCEPT plans for a state-of-the-art tourism facility in Caversham� are well underway, following a $100,000 injection by the Federal Government. The Kadadjiny – Noongar Cultural Centre will be an integrated, cultural facility and it is proposed for land just north ...

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Traffic devices not approved

WA Police will be asked to increase patrols in and around Bronzewing Ave in an effort to reduce hooning in the area. The City of Swan has agreed to refer the issue to police after deciding not to install traffic ...

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Weeding out garden escapees

Shire of Kalamunda Eastern Hills Catchment Management officer Michelle Yeomans (left) hand weeding Veld Daisy with Lesmurdie resident Kerry Davies. The Shire of Kalamunda has been working with residents of Basildon, Ford, and Graelou Roads in Lesmurdie over the past ...

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Helping the homeless

Jill Pearce, Joanna Narrier and Sue Theunissen from Karnany Aboriginal Service get ready for Homeless Persons Week activities. AS part of Homeless Persons Week Swan Emergency Services in Midland will be holding an open house on Tuesday between 10am and ...

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Sue’s a Paul Harris Fellow

THE Rotary Foundation of Rotary International has recognised Sue Hurt of Henley Brook by naming her a Paul Harris Fellow during the Rotary International Dinner for the Swan Valley Rotary Club. Ms Hurt is not a member of Rotary, which ...

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Classic comics exhibition

COMIC book fans will get the chance to see a sample of the world’s largest comic book collection, spanning 1960 until the present, at a free exhibition opening in Ellenbrook this week. The exhibition is a collaborative project between the ...

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Designer hits international stage

BALLAJURA fashion designer Shane Newton hit the international stage at Paris Fashion Week last month where he showcased his edgy punk rock inspired Jekyll & Hyde collection. The self-taught menswear designer launched his label ZSADAR in 2010 and was named ...

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Turtles left to drown

THE Department of Parks and Wildlife has called for community help to report people trapping native turtles in Perth’s lakes and rivers including Sherlock Park in Jane Brook. DPaW senior wildlife officer Rick Dawson said at least 30 oblong, or ...

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Bleak outlook for growers

STONE fruit imports from the US could decimate the hills industry if it brings new pests and diseases into the region according to local growers. Hills Orchard Improvement Group spokesman Brett Delsimone said US stone fruits were due to reach ...

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Fighting to keep the vollies

THE Town of Bassen
dean has written a letter to the Department of Fire and Emergency Services Commissioner in a last minute bid to overturn a decision made to deregister the Bassendean Volunteer Fire and Rescue Brigade and transfer volunteers to ...

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