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Calling for a Midland Oval rethink

ABOUT 200 people turned up to tackle the council over plans to largely cement over the Midland Oval with four motions passed and residents asking for a report, a redesign and a rethink. The majority of residents who turned up ...

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Hospital celebrates first birthday

THE hospitals’ first baby and other important milestones were celebrated last week when St John of God (SJOG)  Midland public and private hospitals celebrated its first birthday. The hospitals have treated more than 161,000 people since opening on November 24, ...

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Hills shire transfer NDIS

THE Shire of Kalamunda is transferring its services for the National Disability Insurance Scheme to the Rise Network with the shire president labelling the NDIS transition as complex and lengthy. Shire President Andrew Waddell said other local governments were experiencing ...

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Logue cracks big league

PARKERVILLE Primary School product Griffin Logue is preparing for the big league after the towering 18-year-old was drafted to the Fremantle Dockers last week. Logue burst onto the Australian Rules scene in 2016 after he represented WA in the U18s ...

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Another day in the forrest

MUSICIANS from far and wide are converging in Glen Forrest for a day of live acts, barefoot bowls and food trucks as part of the people-powered festival Day in the Forrest. Glen Forrest Sporting Club venue manager Arusha Flood said ...

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Northam town centre calls for pop ups

THE Shire of Northam is seeking expressions of interest from new businesses interested in establishing themselves in the Northam central business district. It is part of an initiative to revitalise the Northam CBD and bring life into the area, particularly ...

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Arsonists beware

WITH long, hot summer days ahead of us, the Federal Government has launched its police strike force dedicated to preventing and investigating bushfires lit by arsonists. Deputy Premier and Police Minister Liza Harvey said in the 2015-16 bushfire season Strike ...

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Search for live grenade

WA Police want to make contact with an unidentified man who they believe is in possession of a live, and most likely unstable old hand grenade that he found in Chidlow recently. A WA Police spokesman said the man was with ...

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Bob the builder’s big tree plea

A dumbfounded developer is hoping planners at the City of Swan will reconsider forcing him to cut down a large healthy tree on a street verge and then plant another tree on the same verge five metres away from the ...

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