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Secret Santa blood donation

ABOUT 200 blood donors are needed in Midland this Christmas for Australia’s biggest Secret Santa exchange. To prevent a shortage of blood stocks vital to the treatment of cancer patients, more donors are needed to donate at the Midland Blood ...

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Help Christmas toy drive

IF you would like to support Parkerville Children and Youth Care provide a better Christmas for children in need you can take part in a toy drive organised by a Midland business. Paul Wilson and Heather Don from Storage King ...

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Sandpiper answers to come soon

SANDPIPER Coffee Lounge staff are waiting to find out if they will have jobs this Christmas. The closure of the Midland Gate Shopping Centre café triggered an outcry of community support this week when centre management forced its closure over ...

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Wattle Grove South saga rolls on

TENSIONS ran high in Kalamunda on Monday night as community members and council reconvened to bring the potential industrialisation of Wattle Grove South back to the table.  About 260 people filled the public gallery and a second room for two ...

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No winners in battle over child care

THE fate of Little Possums daycare and kindergarten will be decided at a Mundaring Council meeting on Tuesday.  The announcement of the centre’s closure ignited a strong community outcry for a continuation of the services. Currently more than 130 families ...

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Vaccinate bunnies against virus

THE City of Kalamunda will start a localised rabbit control program in mid-December using rabbit calicivirus disease, or RCD, a biological control agent.  The virus is spread from wild rabbits through mosquitos, fleas and flies. The virus does not affect ...

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Eastern suburbs firefighters in QLD

HILLS and eastern suburbs volunteer bush firefighters have been lending a hand to their Australian eastern states counter-parts in a battle against devastating bushfires in Queensland.  On Sunday almost 110 fires were burning from Brisbane to the state’s north. About ...

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AFL star congratulates award winners

FORMER West Coast Eagles player and Brownlow medalist, Matt Priddis, made a trip into the Hills to congratulate winners of the 2018 Kalamunda sports star awards last week. The awards provide a one-off financial contribution to athletes under 25-years-old who ...

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