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Toxic site plans

Laurie Wenn of High Wycombe is concerned children are playing and building cubby houses on an asbestos ridden landfill site that has not been remediated. THERE are concerns High Wycombe residents’ health will be at risk if a proposal to ...

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Netballers flourish

KIDSPORT grants have helped one family in Mt Helena join in and excel at netball. Thirteen-year-old Shaniah, 11-year-old Shiloh and nine-year-old Destinee Dhue successfully applied for KidSport 
grants earlier this year. The grant is designed to help towards registration fees ...

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Demand for aged care

THE east metropolitan region has missed out on home care funding from the Federal Government designed to assist older Australians to remain living in their own homes according to a hills community support group. Rise divisional manager of aged care ...

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Stirring a toxic site

AN environmental� group says a contaminated site in Hazelmere,� which has been earmarked for remediation, needs more scrutiny and it is urging residents to get involved in the public comment process. The City of Swan has received a proposal for ...

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Hypervision closing party

HYPER Vision’s closing party at the Midland Junction Art Centre this weekend will offer youths the chance to enjoy some great music. Headline act i, said the sparrow will hit the stage on Saturday July 27, as part of a ...

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Row over new bridge

DEVELOPERS affected by one of the City of Swan’s development contribution area plans are continuing to argue there is no need for the proposed Ellen Brook bridge. At the council’s meeting on Wednesday evening representatives from LWP Property Group and ...

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Men celebrating mateship

THE Midland Men’s Shed celebrated its third birthday with a sausage sizzle and lots of good-humoured banter on Tuesday this week. The group, which meets at the Bellevue Baptist church hall each week, began with six men and now has ...

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Students lend a helping hand

FALLS Road Primary School is providing a clinical placement for final year Edith Cowan University speech pathology students in a highly successful partnership, which will improve the quality of life for many early childhood students. FRPS principal David Ingle said ...

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New greens a hit

MUCH to the delight of its enthusiastic bowlers the Mundaring Sporting Club has new carpet greens. The new greens were officially opened by Swan Hills MLA Frank Alban in time for the club’s winter bowling season, which consists of Wednesday ...

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Quarry dialogue to continue

THE City of Swan has moved to reassure residents they will be consulted when the city decides if a bylaw that relates to the operation of Hanson’s Red Hill quarry on Toodyay Road is still needed. Speaking to Echo News ...

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