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Pushing to heritage list a whole town

Midland MLA Michelle Roberts has thrown her weight behind a push by residents for Heritage Minister David Templeman to declare the town of Guildford a heritage precinct, following his decision this week to state heritage list Fremantle’s west end. Mr ...

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Testing broadband speeds

Those fed up with slow broadband are being invited to have their National Broadband Network (NBN) connections monitored, with applications to take part in a speed test program now open until the end of July. The Australian Competition and Consumer ...

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Heaven doesn’t need your kidneys

MIDLAND receptionist Tracey Fox needs a kidney transplant soon if she is to avoid end stage kidney failure. Her kidneys are only functioning at about 16 per cent and soon she will need dialysis unless a suitable donor comes forward. ...

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Wine makers approve of WET rebate changes

SWAN Valley Winemakers generally approve of changes to the wine equalisation tax rebate as they limit the rebate to small producers, according to the Swan Valley & Regional Winemakers Association. President John Griffiths said the changes were generally supported by ...

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Funds kick into sports

The Hills BMX Club and the Darlington Sports and Recreation Association will be the latest beneficiaries of an injection of funding from the McGowan Government’s local projects local jobs program. The BMX club received $30,000 towards an update of their ...

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Calls to do better

Ratepayers  say the City of Swan needs to be smarter in its spending following decisions to set rates at 2.5 per cent, instead of 1.5, and to put $1million into a Midland Oval development that still does not have a ...

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Land selection welcomed

The creation of a community activity hub has taken another step towards being realised following a decision by the City of Swan council last week to approve a site  in Middle Swan for the Swan Community Workshops. Residents will benefit ...

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Young voices heard in Parliament

Teenage Gooseberry Hill student Euan Gleeson-Brown got to learn about the political process from a unique perspective through his participation in Youth Parliament this week. The program run by YMCA WA provides young people with the opportunity to develop their ...

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Cash for space

AS the cost of living continues to rise, a group of entrepreneurs from the Perth Hills have thought of a way for people to make money from the space they own. A website that lets those who have space, book ...

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