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Saffioti responds to industry groups

IN response to Call for Minister to step in, (Echo News, September 15) where the industry groups urged Planning Minister Rita Saffioti to take whatever steps were necessary to stop unsuitable developments happening in the Swan Valley in the short ...

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Bushfire mitigation forum in Kalamunda

FIREFIGHTERS and other stakeholders have been invited to attend a Bushfire Mitigation Summit at the Kalamunda Performing Arts Centre on Thursday, October 4. The day will be divided into consultative workshops which will include key sector issues, volunteer perspectives and ...

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New police cars for traffic section

ALTHOUGH double demerits are no longer in force acting Road Safety commissioner Iain Cameron has warned drivers to stay alert due to the school holidays. As of Tuesday, September 25 there had been 120 road fatalities in the state – ...

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Ambassadors promote their valley

ENTWINED in the Valley allows visitors to enjoy private cellar tastings, long table vineyard lunches and  take part in a range of masterclasses on offer but it is also an opportinity for experts in their fields to share their love  ...

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Polocrosse championships come to Brigadoon

BILLY-Joe Thomas, who is competing at the Australian National Polocrosse Championships at the State Equestrian Centre in the Swan Valley next month, plays a bit of attack and defence. Mr Thomas, a member of the South Midlands Polocrosse Fields, has ...

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Kiely wants 20 per cent rate rise

ALTONE Ward councillor Andrew Kiely has  indicated he will move a motion calling on the City of Swan to raise rates by 20 per cent at October’s council meeting. Amazingly, Cr Kiely believes the City and the larger community should ...

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