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Swan Valley focus

West Swan MLA Rita Saffioti and Labor candidate for Swan Hills Ian Radisich announce Labor’s pledges for viticulture, tourism and equine ventures in the Swan Valley. WA Labor says it will review water allocation in the Swan Valley, set up ...

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Masterplan uncertainty

THERE is uncertainty surrounding the future location of key community groups following the release of a masterplan to develop a block in central Kalamunda.� Darling Range RSL says it will not budge if the Shire of Kalamunda proceeds with its ...

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Bush fire emergency

IT was not the ping of an SMS warning but the drone of helicopters overhead that alerted many hills residents to a fire emergency on Monday. The fire, which started on Hardey Road around 2pm, saw one local primary school ...

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Libs promise new pool

Liberal candidate for West Swan Natasha Cheung says if elected a Liberal Government will put $2m towards a swimming pool. IF re-elected the Liberal Party will contribute $7 million to the development of the Ellenbrook Recreation Centre and greater Ellenbrook ...

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Dog attack

The City of Swan is investigating after one dog died, Mrs Stirling had her hand injured and her dog Peter sustained serious injuries. A DOG that attacked and killed a small dog before it turned to savage another dog on ...

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Super council rejected

Kalamunda residents at a forum last week heard guest speakers outline their concerns about council mergers. THE Shire of Kalamunda has refuted claims that the turmoil faced by the council last year has made it an easy target if council ...

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Nowhere to ride

A licensed road registered trail bike rider riding along the Sawyers Valley powerlines trail, one of the few designated areas for bike riders. �A LACK of designated areas for trail bike riders has been highlighted following the rescue of quad ...

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East Side News

A MEDICARE funded radiology practice in Midland, which stopped providing mammogram services, is calling on the Federal Government to better index Medicare rebates to ensure the service remains viable.� Despite opening its first state-of-the-art radiology practice in Midland four years ...

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Secure care cut

A stoneville facility promoted by the State Government as the start of quality care for children in state care with complex problems and behaviours has had its bed numbers stripped due to budget cuts. The Kath French Secure Care Centre ...

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Lack of info a glitch

AFTER complaints by residents that harvest and vehicle movement bans were not being posted on the City of Swans website the council says bans will now be posted soon after they are declared. Chief executive officer Mike Foley said the ...

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