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Bushfire warriors

By Sarah Brookes DURING a forest fire they are sent to do the hardest, dirtiest work. Armed with everything from shovels to bulldozers, the fire gangs are known to insiders as the elite troops in the state’s firefighting army. Bushfire ...

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Funding chop a shock

Financial counselling services in Midland and Forrestfield say they expected a funding cut but they were blindsided last week by the shock announcement their State Government funding has been axed. At an extraordinary meeting on Friday, the Department of Child ...

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Off-roaders damage Gnangara Rd

  By Anita McInnes THE City of Swan hopes peer pressure to do the right thing will stop off-roaders damaging the stretch of Gnangara Rd, which is under construction. City of Swan project manager Doug Bruce said quad bike and ...

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The parking fight continues

Residents were turned away from having their say and an open house session, advertised by the City of Swan as public consultation, was slammed as a farce when business owners were only allowed to fill out a survey on Tuesday. ...

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Pearce or Gingin airport unlikely

By Anita McInnes RAAF Pearce and Gingin air bases are likely to be excluded from a list of potential future airport sites according to Planning Minister John Day. Recent media reports said Pearce and Gingin air bases were being targeted ...

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Low income suburbs lead solar revolution

By Sarah Brookes LOWER income suburbs including Koongamia and Stratton are still leading the charge in WA’s solar revolution, with the eastern suburbs featuring in the top 20 postcodes for rooftop solar uptake, according to a new report. The WA ...

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Rubbish at recycling

By Sarah Brookes CITY of Swan residents are dumping dirty nappies, car batteries and mattresses in recycling bins, contaminating recyclables and adding to the amount of rubbish going to landfill. Each year Cleanaway in WA processes more than a hundred ...

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Ellenbrook exit ramp moved

By Anita McInnes AN exit ramp at the Ellenbrook interchange for the proposed Perth Darwin National Highway will be relocated after residents’ concerns it was too close to homes. Main Roads WA said the Ellenbrook interchange (The Promenade) would be ...

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Autism no barrier for Broadway

LESMURDIE Senior High School sudent Lilyan Smith says while she may see the world a little differently because of her autism, it will not stop her from achieving her dream of appearing on Broadway. This month the Year 10 student ...

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