Home / General News (page 4)

General News

General News

Vintage 2017 certainly had it all

END of Vintage 2017 included a mix of humour and talk about the future by people displaying stoicism and determination, which are probably essential traits for anyone working in viticulture. When the Swan River flooded on February 11 it cost ...

Read More »

A clear Swan Valley plan necessary

THE Swan Valley attracts more than three million visitors every year and generated $421 million in visitor expenditure in 2016, according to research commissioned by the City of Swan. Mayor Mick Wainwright said the State Government’s recent announcement it would ...

Read More »

State out to get more rail money

THE McGowan Government is vowing to pursue rail infrastructure money through the Federal Government’s national rail program. Last week Transport Minister Rita Saffioti said Western Australia was yet to get its fair share of infrastructure funding and the government would ...

Read More »

Jessica Shaw’s maiden speech

DURING her maiden speech in Parliament Swan Hills MLA Jessica Shaw mentioned the Chidlow Cougars, her desire to establish a youth centre in Ellenbrook and how the state should use its ownership of Western Power to address the economic and ...

Read More »

Warning about ceiling collapses

THE Building Commission has developed a fact sheet for residents who have safety concerns about their plasterboard ceilings to help them notice and understand the warning signs of a ceiling under stress or failing. The fact sheet was developed after ...

Read More »

Shalom House rehab program concerns drug expert

THERE are some concerns with aspects of the Shalom House rehabilitation program according to an alcohol and drug addiction expert. National Drug Research Institute adjunct associate professor Nicole Lee said one of the issues with inexperienced treatment providers designing a ...

Read More »

Man in court for gold theft

A BALLAJURA man is due in the Perth Magistrates Court on June 9 after first appearing in the court on Friday, May 5 to face stealing charges. The man was released on bail after his court appearance. WA Police said ...

Read More »

PFAS info sessions in Bullsbrook

THE Department of Defence is holding community walk-in sessions on Thursday, May 18 to provide residents and business owners with an update on the ongoing detailed environmental investigation on, and in the vicinity of, Pearce air base. The investigation started ...

Read More »

Mundaring recognised for saving water

THE Shire of Mundaring has been named a Gold Waterwise Council as one of the state’s top water saving councils for demonstrating leadership and excellence in sustainable water management. Gold waterwise councils were specifically recognised for demonstrating significant progress towards ...

Read More »

Popular pop up play spaces return

THE City of Swan will be installing pop up play spaces in Bullsbrook and Ballajura during the next two months, continuing the popular community initiative. City of Swan Mayor Mick Wainwright said non-traditional playgrounds contributed to the wellbeing and development ...

Read More »