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Safety house comeback

By Sarah Brookes LETTERBOXES bearing the iconic yellow and black triangular smiling house all but vanished across Australia in the 1980s, fading into obscurity along with shoulderpads and the walkman. But Parkerville Primary School has bucked the trend with homes still ...

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Land sale queried by candidate

By Anita McInnes THE City of Swan is considering selling two parcels of land valued at about $10 million, suitable for high-rise retail and residential development near the Midland Oval, to the De Mol Group of Companies. But Swan Valley ...

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Dog attacks surge

By Sarah Brookes A SWAN View resident has been left shaken and too scared to ride after her horse was attacked and injured by two dogs near John Forrest National Park earlier this month. The woman, who did not want ...

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NBN rolls out

By Anita McInnes CONSTRUCTION of fixed line broadband is due to start in the second half of next year for  about 5200 premises in the City of Swan, according to the National Broadband Network’s 18-month plan. This includes homes in ...

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Chance for Belhus consultation

By Anita McInnes STOCKLAND is holding an informal community information and feedback session at the Stockland Vale Sales and Information Centre on Tuesday, September 1 between 6pm and 8pm at 84 Egerton Dr, Aveley. A Stockland spokesman said the session ...

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Litterbug campaign

By Sarah Brookes SKATERS are flocking to the newly constructed Forrestfield Skate Park, but residents are calling for action to address the piles of rubbish being strewn across the facility. Resident Jim Lofts said large amounts of rubbish, including discarded ...

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Western Power ready to fight

By Sarah Brookes ALL Andrea Becker has left is memories. Ms Becker said she lost everything in the 2014 Parkerville fire and her insurance did not cover all the damage. “After the fire, I was literally left with nothing but ...

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Dayton wetland loss

By Anita McInnes YOUNG people in Dayton have raised concerns about a development they say is destroying the remaining wetlands in the area. Jak Menkens said the proposed modification to the West Swan (East) structure plan for Lot 23 Blundell ...

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