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Shalom House in a legal stoush

He may be nominated as a finalist in the Australian of the Year awards but Shalom House founder Peter Lyndon-James had his bid to open a second rehab house rejected by the City of Swan on planning grounds and the ...

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Award nomination recognises a local hero

Shalom House founder and drug rehabilitation volunteer Peter Lyndon-James is an Australian of the Year finalist in the Local Hero category for his ongoing work to help change the lives of drug addicted men. Mr Lydon-James has overcome his own ...

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Toxic cloud hangs over Adelaide St

THE proposed remediation of a former toxic landfill on Lot 20 Adelaide St in Hazelmere is on hold, frustrating nearby High Wycombe residents. During a grievance debate in State Parliament on October 13, Opposition Environment spokesman Chris Tallentire said Jacaranda ...

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Lived experience key to mental health course

THE Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia (MIFWA) is rolling out a four week workshop in Midland next month for people living with mental illness. Hayley Harris said the program would help participants develop a deeper understanding of mental health, learn ...

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Young artists paint bright future

THE next generation of artists are gearing up to exhibit their work at the Darlington Arts Festival on November 5 and 6. Darlington Arts Festival Youth Arts Coordinator Megan Fraser said the Youth Art Exhibition supported and encouraged a new ...

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Vintage lovers flock to foothills

FOSSICK for a treasure at the All Things Vintage car boot sale next month at the Maida Vale Reserve. Organiser Adele Standeven said there would be more than 80 vintage and food stalls on offer at the event which would ...

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Call to address domestic violence

FAMILY and domestic violence organisations cannot address domestic violence on their own and there is a need for local governments to be involved, according to Koolkuna chief executive officer Robyn Fitall. While calling for the City of Swan to include ...

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