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Signs in response to kangaroo deaths

WILDLIFE activity hotspots are being targeted in response to a number of kangaroo deaths involving vehicle collisions in the first half of the year.  Last week, the City reported it had picked up 165 dead kangaroos between January and June. ...

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Mundaring history a sell-out

A SECOND batch of the new Lost Mundaring and Surroundings book has been released after the first order sold-out overnight.  Lost Mundaring and Surroundings Facebook page creator and administrator Owen Briffa said he was excited by the success of his ...

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Skating wins out in Midland

A community-driven campaign for a skatepark in Midland has been successful, with the City of Swan voting to construct a $950,000 skatepark in Midvale. While the Executive Manager of Operations recommendation was to defer an investigation into developing a skatepark ...

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Avon set to take the plunge

WITH a new chairman and a new motto, the 46th annual Avon Descent is set to be better than ever with an array of new competitions aimed at bringing novice paddlers to the event. While the focus of the Descent ...

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PFAS reports offer little comfort

BULLSBROOK residents and former firefighters will probably take little comfort from the Department of Defence’s latest reports on toxic chemicals once used at Pearce air base. Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) use has largely stopped at the air base so ...

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Raising awareness of homelessness in Midland

DURING Homelessness Week 2018, which runs from August 6-12, Indigo Junction with support from the City of Swan will be holding two events to raise awareness of people experiencing homelessness.  Indigo Junction acting chief executive officer Adele Stewart said on ...

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Money for Pia’s Place at Whiteman Park

A NATURE-based playground to be built at Whiteman Park will be suitable for children of all abilities including those with all disabilities and mobility challenges. The McGowan Government has provided a $1.25 million grant to the Touched by Olivia Foundation ...

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