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Rec shooters seek land

AS Agriculture MLC Rick Mazza this week prepares to give the second half of a speech to Parliament arguing recreational shooters should be allowed access to public land, there are concerns national parks and pastoral leases could be included. A ...

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Pearce booths in Senate fiasco

AFTER ballot papers were lost from booths including Henley Brook, Mt Helena and Wundowie it looks likely that Western Australian voters will go to the polls again, possibly in March. Greens Senator Scott Ludlam said he believed a new election ...

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Hills water bomber boost

AERIAL firefighting fleets will be able to drop even more water to support ground crews in a boost for bushfire fighting efforts in the hills this summer. Emergency Services Minister Joe Francis said the government had invested heavily to get ...

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Pleas sway developer

Former Bellevue Primary School students Sybil Gordon, Florence Rowles and Rita Maxwell pleaded with a developer to include the school in his plans to transform the area into expensive real estate. BELLEVUE residents have implored a developer to change his ...

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Celebrating leadership

TWO local girl guides have received the Queen’s Award at a state presentation on October 27. Girls’ Brigade WA patron Tonya McCusker presented Katy Bunn from the Kalamunda Girls’ Brigade Company and Meredith Penrice from the Mundaring Girls’ Brigade Company ...

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Graffiti left on Guildford Hotel

Red spray-painted graffiti on the Guildford Hotel signals a change in the message those who want the hotel saved are sending the State Government. THE light-hearted banners that have traditionally advocated for the restoration of the Guildford Hotel have been ...

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November 11 time for reflection

War veterans Henry Syme and Ray Twist at the Kalamunda War memorial. Picture: SARAH BROOKES WORLD War II veterans Henry Syme and Ray Twist will remember Australians who have died as a result of war in a Remembrance Day ceremony ...

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Proposal goes to SAT

A BULLSBROOK landowner, who had his application to operate a food and beverage production and restaurant facility in the town centre rejected by the City of Swan, has taken his case to the State Administrative Tribunal. City of Swan chief ...

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Tough Mudder’s a big test

The electric shock obstacles challenges particpants at the Tough Mudder at Copley. Picture: ROB DANIELS/TOUGH MUDDER NO doubt Tough Mudder fans will be pleased to hear the event is expected to return to Perth late next year. More than 13,000 ...

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