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Tour de Crawf

MIDLAND Gate Shopping Centre was abuzz last week as excited fans waited for a glimpse of AFL legend Shane Crawford, who was riding through to raise funds for breast cancer research. On Thursday last week Crawford left from Northam and ...

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City rejects restaurant

A BULLSBROOK landowner has had his application to operate a food and beverage production and restaurant facility in the town centre rejected by the City of Swan. On July 3 councillors went against an officer’s recommendation to approve the application ...

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Mystery disease

THE cause of an unknown disease, which results in mouth lesions in horses and possibly humans, is still to be determined, according to the Health and Agriculture and Food departments. A veterinarian first found the mystery disease or virus in ...

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Debate over new school

West Swan MLA Rita Saffioti and Opposition Education spokeswoman Sue Ellery discuss the need for a new primary school in Caversham in the urban growth corridor. Picture: ANITA McINNES WEST Swan MLA Rita Saffioti is calling on the State Government ...

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MacTiernan bats for Bassendean

LABOR’S� new candidate for the seat of Perth, Alannah MacTiernan has thrown her support behind the Town of Bassendean’s campaign to stop State Government plans to potentially put an indigenous drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre on Pyrton Reserve. Last week ...

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Fined while doing speed limit

A GOOSEBERRY Hill resident is warning drivers to double check their speeding fines and be persistent after his son drove at the speed limit but was fined for speeding. When David Falconer received a traffic infringement notice in the post ...

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Petitioning for more support

Federal Greens candidates Sarah Nielsen-Harvey and Peter Langlands are campaigning to increase the Newstart allowance, which they say is 40 per cent below the poverty line. THE Greens candidates for Pearce and Hasluck were out in force at Midland Gate ...

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Councillors appoint new CEO

SIX months after the dismissal of Shire of Kalamunda chief executive officer James Trail a new leader has been appointed to the helm. Shire president Sue Bilich said Ms Rhonda Hardy was the successful candidate from a large field of ...

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YouTube sensation

RETIRED Kalamunda wedding singer James Pinnington has chalked up a staggering one million YouTube hits on his channel for his versions of Alle Porte Del Sol (Door of the Sun) and Don’t Make Me Over accompanied by images of Italian ...

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Councillors veto merge with Swan

SHIRE of Mundaring councillors have voted unanimously to reject a request by the City of Swan and Town of Bassendean to voluntarily amalgamate, with concerns the State Government will not fund any mergers not in line with the government’s vision ...

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