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Cat trap caution

RESIDENTS are being warned to stop their cats straying with a Mundaring resident distributing flyers warning traps were being set on her property to catch marauding moggies. Janet Atkins, who has lived in the hills for 30 years, said she ...

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Busy highway set for safety upgrade

A MAJOR safety upgrade for Great Eastern Hwy in Mundaring was announced on Wednesday during a visit by Federal Infrastructure Minister Darren Chester and Western Australian Transport Minister Bill Marmion. Mr Chester said the $5.3 million contract for the work ...

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Minister reject’s Labor’s policing push

POLICE Minister Liza Harvey says WA Labor’s promise to extend opening hours at police stations in Forrestfield and Ellenbrook will be a ‘win’ for criminals, taking officers off the beat and putting them behind desks. But WA Labor candidate for ...

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Sharing Hills Christmas success

MORE than 1000 people in the Shire of Kalamunda had a brighter festive season thanks to a dedicated group of volunteers working tirelessly to sort and pack donated gifts. Sharing a Hills Christmas program coordinator Peggy Mews said it was ...

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Students go pink for a good cause

STUDENT councillors from Darlington Primary School donned hot pink and held a car wash to raise funds for the McGrath Foundation’s Pink Stumps Day. Deputy Principal Matt Scott said supporting organisations such as the McGrath Foundation was extremely important. “Thinking ...

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War memorial underway

A WAR Memorial will be constructed in Chidlow this year after funding from multiple organisations, including the Shire of Mundaring, was recently secured. President David Lavell said the Chidlow Progress Association had driven the project, which is estimated to cost ...

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Lifesaving Christmas gift

CHIDLOW mother of three Jan Rawstorne is preparing to fly to the eastern states next month for a lifesaving operation to remove a rare brain tumour. The operation comes with a hefty price tag of $95,000, but the community has ...

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Dear Santa, where are you?

DISPIRITED residents are calling on Kalamunda Central management to explain its decision to do away with Santa, Christmas carols and a nativity scene at the shopping centre this year. Despite repeated requests for an explanation, Kalamunda central management declined to ...

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Landmark hotel lives another day

THERE are calls for the City of Swan to urgently undertake a full heritage assessment of the Darling Range Hotel after plans to demolish the 111-year-old hotel in Bellevue to make way for a service station was refused by a ...

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