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Caversham east against fracking

RESIDENTS in the eastern part of Caversham have declared themselves gasfield free after a survey found 89 per cent of residents supported the idea. The official declaration was made at a special event at Ambrook Wines on Thursday, March 30. ...

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Graduate pilots in Pearce flypast

GRADUATE pilots from Pearce air base have taken part in a Thunderbird formation flypast involving 18 Pilatus PC-9/A planes. The Thunderbird formation by the Number 2 Flying Training School graduate pilots was performed as a salute to the 12 Royal ...

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Putting chocolate to good use this Easter

The Margaret River Chocolate Company in West Swan is urging customers to buy chocolate quokkas and not bunnies this Easter to help raise funds for local wildlife projects. The company is selling a specially designed “Chokka the Quokka” with $2 ...

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Easter bonnet eggstravaganza

The tradition of wearing Easter bonnets has its origins in Christianity with Easter being a time for new clothes after the fasting of Lent, as well as the joy of wearing your ‘Sunday Best’ to church. Kalamunda Christian School welcomed ...

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Free transport on Anzac Day

Transperth is recognising the sacrifice made by the men and women of the armed forces by providing them with free travel all day on Anzac Day on Tuesday, April 25. Extra bus and train services will operate, including early-morning services ...

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Shalom House hikes up the ratings

An episode baring the soul of  Shalom House founder Peter Lyndon-James to a nation has drawn the highest ratings for Australian Story this year. The former ice addict was in and out of jail on drugs and guns charges before ...

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Chalking up success

A creative collaboration between volunteer film makers and actors has resulted in a pilot for a television series, made for well under $10,000, which is set to screen at Event Cinemas in Innaloo. Chalk was filmed at High Flyers Gymnastics ...

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Residents put the mockers on Macca’s

About 120 residents got busy with their pens at The Guildford Town Hall on Monday night writing a number of submissions lobbying the City of Swan to reject a bid by McDonalds to set up a 24-hour drive-through in the ...

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An Australian Story

Former ice addict Peter Lyndon-James, will bare his soul to the  nation next week when his controversial drug rehabilitation program premiers on the ABC’s Australian Story. The Shalom House founder was in and out of jail on drugs and guns ...

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No help for grape growers

SO far no Swan Valley grape growers affected by the February 11 flood have applied for assistance through Western Australia Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements. It might sound strange to readers that growers who have lost all their income ...

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