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Super council rejected

Kalamunda residents at a forum last week heard guest speakers outline their concerns about council mergers. THE Shire of Kalamunda has refuted claims that the turmoil faced by the council last year has made it an easy target if council ...

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Nowhere to ride

A licensed road registered trail bike rider riding along the Sawyers Valley powerlines trail, one of the few designated areas for bike riders. �A LACK of designated areas for trail bike riders has been highlighted following the rescue of quad ...

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East Side News

A MEDICARE funded radiology practice in Midland, which stopped providing mammogram services, is calling on the Federal Government to better index Medicare rebates to ensure the service remains viable.� Despite opening its first state-of-the-art radiology practice in Midland four years ...

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Secure care cut

A stoneville facility promoted by the State Government as the start of quality care for children in state care with complex problems and behaviours has had its bed numbers stripped due to budget cuts. The Kath French Secure Care Centre ...

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Lack of info a glitch

AFTER complaints by residents that harvest and vehicle movement bans were not being posted on the City of Swans website the council says bans will now be posted soon after they are declared. Chief executive officer Mike Foley said the ...

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Rodeo Arena to close

STAMPEDE Arena will have to find a new home with the Department of Defence telling the organisation it has to leave its Bullsbrook premises by the end of February next year. On November 6 the department said the rodeo organisation?s ...

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Civilian flights from Pearce?

THE Department of Defence has revealed it has recently considered the potential for Pearce air base to support civilian flights as part of a State Government aviation strategy. A department spokeswoman said Defence had been working with the West Australian ...

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Subdivision ruffles feathers

Residents are concerned trees used for roosting by endangered cockatoo species will be lost if a new development goes ahead in Parkerville. DOZENS of residents met this week to air their concerns over a proposed 58-home development on land owned ...

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It’s a top school

Bullsbrook 2012 Year 12 students Cody-Rose Pfitzner and Mia Kingwell talk about their future education opportunities with principal Bernadette Jones. BULLSBROOK District High School principal Bernadette Jones is crowing about the school’s success in the annual school achievement tables. In ...

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Dole push punishes mums

Single mum Vanessa reports to Centrelink in Midland after the Federal Government push to put single parents with a child turning eight on the dole. SINGLE mums with children turning eight this year who have a mortgage will struggle to ...

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