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Valve station on bad road bend

DAYTON residents who live near a gas pipeline valve station are querying whether the Department of Fire and Emergency Services gets to comment on development applications. The Dampier to Bunbury Natural Gas Pipeline valve station and the Parmelia Pipeline Caversham ...

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Tender option turfed

The City of Swan council has voted against going out to tender on two blocks of land as part of the Midland Oval redevelopment in favour of a private treaty with one developer, in a move that has been criticised ...

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On the move

The new Midland Public Hospital’s first admission, 84-year-old Margery Short, cheerfully made a successful transfer from Swan District Hospital on Tuesday morning. The Gooseberry Hill resident was the first of 83 patients to be transported from Swan District Hospital in ...

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Ellenbrook fire investigation

By Anita McInnes THE arson squad is still investigating the cause of a bushfire, which started in Ellenbrook on Sunday, November 22. A WA Police spokesman said on Wednesday the cause of the bushfire was still unknown and the arson ...

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The tale of two schools

By Anita McInnes WHILE one deserving Midland care school has won a much-deserved funding boost another in Caversham has been forced to close its doors due to a lack of funding. On Wednesday Education Minister Peter Collier visited Corridors Secondary ...

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High Wycombe family ordered out

By Sarah Brookes A HIGH Wycombe family who were this week notified that their property would be claimed by the government for the Forrestfield-Airport link have been treated fairly says Transport Minister Dean Nalder. But Shadow transport minister Rita Saffioti said ...

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End of an era

By Sarah Brookes OVER the past decade volunteers manning the kiosk at Swan District Hospital have clocked up 90,000 hours and raised more than $2 million in sales which has gone directly back into the hospital. Volunteers will roll down the ...

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City waits for bridge funding

By Anita McInnes THE City of Swan has approval to clear 3.5ha on Railway Pde road reserve in Ellenbrook and Upper Swan in preparation for the proposed Ellenbrook bridge. Acting chief executive officer Colin Cameron said concept designs for the ...

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Winery wins Sir David Brand award

By Anita McInnes CORE Cider House, Kalamunda Farmers Market, Sandalford Wines and Mandoon Estate have all won awards at the 2015 Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards. Sandalford Wines in Caversham won gold in the tourism wineries, distilleries and breweries category ...

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