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Residents’ meeting and power line info

THE City of Swan will hold a community meeting tomorrow for residents affected by the Bullsbrook bushfires. Acting chief executive officer Colin Cameron said the city’s consultation with community leaders had identified the need for a community information session. The ...

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Brookfield Rail and PTA in talks

By Anita McInnes Brookfield Rail and the Public Transport Authority are discussing the potential future plans for a new railcar depot to  be built in Midland. A Brookfield Rail spokeswoman said the company leases about 12.5ha at the Bellevue industrial estate ...

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Top students recognised

By Anita McInnes ELLENBROOK Secondary College Year 12 student Alexander Rafferty has been awarded a general exhibition and a certificate of distinction for mathematics in the School Curriculum and Standards Authority’s 2014 exhibition and award winners. Alexander has also been ...

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Arson squad seeks bushfire info

By Anita McInnes WA Police are seeking information especially from anyone who used the Whiteman Park trains last Sunday afternoon. The arson squad wants to hear from anyone with information about a bushfire, which started in Whiteman Park the same ...

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Sharing the spirit of Christmas

TIFFANY Cole of Ellenbrook wanted to model the true spirit of giving for her daughter Ava who is three so she set about collecting and donating gifts to Parkerville Children and Youth Care. On Monday, December 15 she delivered about ...

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Sorting out Christmas

THE Kalamunda community has once again banded together to individually pack and deliver parcels to hundreds of locals in need this festive season. Sharing a Hills Christmas coordinator Peggy Mews said for some families the hampers were all they had ...

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Kookaburra goes digital

MOVIES under the stars with the state forest as a dramatic background to the on-screen entertainment will kick off on Boxing Day when the Kookaburra Outdoor Cinema screens The Hundred-Foot Journey. Owner Lindsay Morris, who has run the outdoor cinema ...

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Shire not against egg farm

By Anita McInnes WHILE Swan Valley Egg Farm is under fire from many areas the Shire of Gingin says it has not had any complaints about the egg farm the company has built at Beermullah. On Wednesday Humane Society International ...

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Fire report sparks class action

WESTERN Power and its contractor could be liable for the bushfire that destroyed 57 homes and damaged 230 properties in the Perth Hills on January 12 according to a local residents’ group. The Office of Energy Safety WA (OESWA) released ...

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Land bought for highway

ANITA McINNES   MAIN Roads WA says it has started negotiations with the landowners it needs to acquire land from to build the new Perth Darwin National Highway. A spokeswoman said there were 27 landowners in the City of Swan ...

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