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Dolls continue to help

DOLL lovers are in for a treat this month with a free exhibition showcasing hand-made dolls from all around Australia, at the Zig Zag gallery in Kalamunda. THE Uthando Project has been running for the past nine years and thousands ...

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Open gardens inspire

KEEN gardeners will enjoy an inspiring display as four private gardens in the hills open for charity this month. During October 26-27 visitors will be able to inspect a designer garden, a sustainable garden and two gardens opening to the ...

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Councils submit merger proposals

THE Local Government Advisory Board received a total of 18 proposals for changes to local government boundaries in the metropolitan area on Friday last week. The Shire of Kalamunda and the City of Belmont have accepted the Local Government Minister’s ...

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Another unhappy insurer

THE story about a Swan View pensioner who thought she had home contents insurance only to discover her policy had been cancelled has resonated with another Swan View resident. Responding to (Insurance warning, September 28, Echo News) the resident who ...

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Catch the action at Whiteman

WINGS over Whiteman is on at the Model Aircraft State Centre at Whiteman Park on Saturday, October 19 and Sunday, October 20. Aeromodellers of WA president Peter Brien said visitors to the annual flying display would be able to watch ...

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Upgrade starts on Monday

Bennett Brook bridge is not part of the Reid Hwy-Lord St intersection upgrade. Picture: ANITA McINNES MAIN Roads WA says the Bennett Brook bridge near the Reid Hwy and Lord St intersection will not be part of the big upgrade, ...

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Wheels in freak accident

BAKERS Hill residents were shocked to discover the cause of a loud bang outside their home on Wednesday evening was caused by dual wheels, which had sheared off a truck. Residents Linda Tilbrook and her neighbour Catelin Jennings live on ...

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Synod blesses same-sex couples

Reverend Chris Bedding is pleased the Anglican Synod supports committed same-sex couples. Picture: SARAH BROOKES A HILLS-based clergymen’s motion to have same-sex relationships recognised by the Anglican Church was passed by the Perth Synod over the weekend. Reverend Chris Bedding, ...

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