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Spuds on the menu for Midland

THE supermarket made famous by potato kingpin Tony Galati is finally coming to Midland after the East Metropolitan Joint Development Assessment Panel approved a development application on Wednesday morning. The five-member panel voted 4-1 to approve the $2.25 million Spudshed ...

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Federal Labor promises to cut TAFE fees

A PLAN to scrap upfront fees will make it easier for those attending North Metropolitan TAFE Midland to gain skills to get a trade, a traineeship or a quality job, according to Labor’s candidate for Hasluck Lauren Palmer. Ms Palmer ...

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Temporary traffic signals at Neaves Rd

AS part of building the NorthLink WA dual carriageway between Ellenbrook and Muchea, temporary traffic signals will be installed on Neaves Rd, at Davidson Rd, between West Rd and Railway Pde. MAIN Roads WA said the change would improve safety ...

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WWII gunner finds brother’s plaque

WHEN Peter Munro of Belhus attended the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Atlantic he had time to find his brother’s plaque at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. Mr Munro, who in 2015 received the highest award France can ...

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Muresk showcases cloud-based technology

MURESK Institute has unveiled Western Australia’s first demonstration SMART Farm at a professional development event exhibiting the latest agricultural innovations.  Cloud-based SMART farm technology is the integrated use of digital equipment in modern agriculture, such as sensors and GPS, providing ...

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Because of her, we can

INSPIRATIONAL words from NAIDOC young person of the year award winner Bertha Moore embodied the spirit of NAIDOC week celebrations held on Midland Oval this Tuesday. The bright Swan View Senior High School student radiated the strength, positivity and pride ...

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Toppy celebrates 100 years

TOPPY (Elsie) Mitchell was born June 30, 1918 in Kalgoorlie. In March 1940 she married Len Coe and fell pregnant soon after.  A mining accident took Len’s life in August, only five months after their wedding and Toppy gave birth ...

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Outback flight for flying doctor

A TWO-month placement with the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Kalgoorlie inspired Manchester doctor Dave Jones to make the move down under, now the certified pilot will fly from Brisbane to Broome raising money for the organisation.  “It was a ...

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