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Shire faces no representation

KALAMUNDA residents could be left without council representation next year if the Local Government Minister’s plan to abolish the shire forges ahead. Under amalgamation, all elected members of the Shire of Kalamunda and City of Belmont would be stood down ...

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A concert giveaway

EL Caballo Resort is continuing to offer a great night out for fun lovers with a big concert under the stars this month. The Big Concert Under the Stars with country singers Troy Cassar-Daley and Adam Harvey will delight country ...

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New sculptures prompt debate

THE deft handiwork of some talented men has turned a creative idea into two eye-catching metal sculptures, which now rise gracefully above the Swan Christian College in Middle Swan. Swan Christian College property manager Scott Shaw said the Midland Men’s ...

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Lotto funds helps York retain its heritage

LOTTERYWEST has stepped into help York preserve its heritage with a funding boost that will provide conservation and storage equipment to the Residency Museum in Brook Street, York. The residency museum, which was the first country museum to be recognised ...

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Award winning artists exhibit at Zig Zag

WORKS by two well-know Western Australian artists Gordon Mitchell and Stephen Castledine will open at the Zig Zag Gallery next week. The Hands, Head & Heart exhibition will run from Friday February 21 until Sunday, March 9 and feature paintings, ...

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Rates increase for Brabham developers

BRABHAM developers face increased development contribution rates after the City of Swan carried out an annual review, which concluded an updated rate was necessary. Councillors voted last week to increase the development contribution rate in Brabham by $18,550 a hectare ...

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More public art planned for Midland

ST John of God hospital has thrown open an invitation to local artists to create artworks that will enhance the new hospital’s grounds. Expressions of interest for five of these artworks are now open to Western Australian artists and the ...

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Park rabbits in research

AS part of a research project the Department of Agriculture and Food has been collecting rabbit samples from Whiteman Park. Department research officer Susan Campbell said as with other areas, the number of rabbits at Whiteman Park fluctuated seasonally, predominantly ...

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Tackling a dangerous intersection

PLANS to make a intersection at Farrall Rd and Morrison Rd in Midvale� a whole lot safer are one step closer to being realised following funding being given to the shires of Swan and Mundaring to create a concept plan. ...

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Pearce voters return to the polls

AS Pearce voters prepare to vote again Greens Senator Scott Ludlam says housing affordability and transport will be key issues influencing who gets their votes. Mr Ludlam said the two issues were what voters most wanted to discuss when he ...

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