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New Mayor admits City lost its way

NEW City of Kalamunda mayor John Giardini has acknowledged the city has a serious image problem in the wake of last weekend’s shocking election results, which saw Mayor Andrew Waddell and councillor Sue Bilich both defeated by narrow margins. Cr ...

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Legal heavyweight joins tree fight

PERTH legal heavyweight John Hammond has entered the fray over the Wattle Grove trees, sending a letter to the City of Kalamunda CEO questioning a decision council made in an attempt to protect the trees. The move comes as the ...

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Vitriol over Feral sale misguided

WHEN Feral Brewing Company head brewer Brendan Varis sold the Swan Valley company he had built up from scratch to Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) last week, he expected a certain amount of backlash from craft beer fans. What he wasn’t expecting ...

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Is rail promise a grab for votes?

THE McGowan Government is calling on the Turnbull Government to match Bill Shorten’s commitment to help fund the Ellenbrook rail line while the state Opposition continues to argue against the project. On a visit to Perth this week federal Opposition ...

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PFAS at South Guildford sites

THERE are two sites in South Guildford contaminated with toxic chemicals once used in firefighting foams, according to the Department of Water and Environment Regulation. A department spokeswoman said the two sites along the airport northern main drain – Lot ...

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Bill proves worthy WA award winner

MATTHEW Bill may have started out training to be a plumber but he soon discovered his true calling working with disengaged indigenous youth within the community. Born in Midland, the 22 year-old indigenous youth outreach worker lived all over Western ...

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Sandalford slams Caversham proposal

A FOUR-storey development proposed for Caversham has no place in the Swan Valley, which has special planning legislation designed to preserve viticulture, according to one of the valley’s top wineries. Sandalford Wines chief executive officer Grant Brinklow said said the ...

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Swan Valley fracking row continues

SWAN Valley residents can attend an information night about fracking and the unconventional gas industry at the State Equestrian Centre. Marg Whan from Gasfield Free Swan Valley, which is hosting the event, said she hoped Brigadoon and Baskerville residents would ...

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New Midland centre gives vital autism relief

THE treatment of children with autism by the Midland branch of the Autism Association of Western Australia entered a new era with the opening of the association’s Therapy and Clinical Services Department on Tuesday. The Midland branch expanded its operation ...

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Swan Valley finalists in tourism awards

SWAN Valley businesses and tourism attractions have been the big winners across the board with the Swan Valley Visitor Centre (SVVC), Sandalford Wines and Entopia Wines, Whiteman Park and The Maze at Outback Splash all named as finalists in the ...

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