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Rescue rashie has CPR info

WESTPAC water safety survey shows more than half of Australian parents with children aged two to eight would not know the life-saving CPR instructions needed if they were faced with a drowning emergency. While 92 per cent of Australian parents ...

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Prize feeds passion for music

HUNGRY for music fame, Helena Valley local Michael Bono and his band mates are eager to start their Australian tour now with help from a $9000 award. The 21-year-old was announced the recipient of the Mundaring Arts Centre Robert Juniper ...

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Dolphins make a splash for mental health

STUDENTS from Walliston Primary School and Kalamunda Senior High School came together this week to promote awareness of child mental health. Both schools have finished painting dolphins to raise awareness and funds for the Perth Children’s Hospital Child and Adolescent ...

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Ending school year on a high

CHIDLOW Primary School teachers are toasting to improved literacy results as the school year comes to a close. The Dyslexia-SPELD Foundation Sounds-Write program, gaining popularity in WA this year, has been helping students at Chidlow primary to spell and read ...

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Diesel trains to Ellenbrook?

DIESEL trains could service Ellenbrook by Christmas next year says Swan Chamber of Commerce president Gerry Hanssen but the Department of Transport says the plan’s budget is not realistic. Mr Hanssen wants the existing freight line to Geraldton available for ...

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More gold for Talijancich Wines

AT the 2017 International Wine & Spirit Competition’s annual awards banquet in London, the Talijancich 2007 Pedro Ximenes liqueur was awarded outstanding gold, the top award, in the worldwide fortified wine category. James and Hilda Talijancich said they were extremely ...

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Pool cuts put council in hot water

A SHORTER season and cuts to operating hours at Mt Helena Aquatic Centre has ignited a fire in the hearts of the community. An online petition to Save Mt Helena Pool gained more than 800 signatures in its first two ...

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Continued help for friends of the falls

A STATE Government grant towards the rehabilitation of the upper Lesmurdie Falls area was gratefully received on Monday. The Friends of Upper Lesmurdie Falls president Mike Robinson gathered at the site with group members, Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan ...

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Tracks not safe for selfies

TRAIN tracks are not the place for your post nuptial shots says Midland photographer, businesses owner and resident Tom Mucciarone. His comments were made in response to the Public Transport Authority’s new campaign targeting people illegally posing for photos on ...

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