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Caversham care school saved

WHEN a Midland mother discovered the Caversham Training and Education Centre was closing its doors in December she was concerned about what would happen with her son’s education. Veronica Legg contacted Echo News with her concerns and Opposition Education spokeswoman ...

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Frisbee Pro goes bush

Frisbee golfers will tee off on the challenging Mundaring course later this month for the Dude Pro, one of Australia’s biggest disc golf tournaments. The field includes Darlington residents Jason Browne and Chris Clegg and Midland resident Steve Lomax who ...

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Planning committee to be axed

ONE of the State Government’s key recommendations in its proposed Swan Valley Development Plan 2015 is to get rid of  the Swan Valley Planning Committee, with planning decisions to be made by the City of Swan or development assessment panels. ...

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Ellenbrook drummers impress

THE Ellenbrook Secondary College Percussion Ensemble was invited to perform at the prestigious WA Education Awards breakfast ceremony after an impressive performance at the 2015 Instrumental Music School Services annual mid-year showcase ‘OPUS’. An Ellenbrook Secondary College spokeswoman said 23 ...

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Aged care shows interest in hospital land

AGED care providers are amongst industry groups expressing an interest in developing the old Swan District Hospital site which is expected to hit the open market next year. City of Swan Community Care Services Advisory Committee president Ron Carey said ...

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Growers happy with Omedei-bid

GRAPE Growers Association WA president Darryl Trease says growers are pleased Perth Markets Ltd is the preferred bidder for the sale of Market City. Hills Orchard Improvement Group president Brett DelSimone said Perth Markets Ltd was the best option for ...

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Sensitive Santa

Midland Gate shopping centre was one of four shopping centres in Western Australia to host a special meeting with Santa for children with autism, who find noisy outings too much to bear, and organisers are hoping more centres will jump ...

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Clinic axed from Midland Hospital

PEOPLE with disabilities who use a program to help them live in their own home, face travelling long distances and higher out-of-pocket costs after the program was transferred to Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (SCGH ) following the decommissioning of Swan ...

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Adopt-a-trap to catch European wasps

COMMUNITY surveillance and trapping for European wasps is being sought by the Department of Agriculture and Food as new nests develop and become more active with the onset of warm weather. DAFWA senior technical officer Marc Widmer said last season ...

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