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Small scientists win big

AN investigation of water earnt little scientists at Beechboro Christian School a state award.  The 2018 Little Scientists Early STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) award celebrates the commitment and dedication of early childhood educators to inquiry-based learning allowing children ...

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Tuohy push appears doomed

THE Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority is forging ahead with plans to sell Tuohy Gardens, despite opposition from City of Swan councillors who want the land gifted back to the City. The issue has been ongoing since June when councillor Ian Johnson ...

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Hills band brings home silver

THE high of performing at New York’s prestigious Carnegie Hall was only trumped by the honour of bringing home a silver medal for members from the Perth Hills and Wheatbelt Band.  Musical director and band founder Peter Hind said the ...

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Small step against big problem

THE City of Kalamunda will give preference to financial institutions that do not invest in fossil fuels in a decision that narrowly passed at a council meeting last week.  Fossil divestment is the removal of assets, including stocks, bonds, and ...

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Cockatoo care

TWO decades of protecting and conserving the Mundaring Black Cockatoo Reserves is something to chirp about.  The Friends of the Black Cockatoo Reserves group 20-year anniversary celebrations included new signage and plaque and a recently installed street library in the ...

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Noise war wages on

COMMUNITY action groups against proposed new and changing flight corridors over the Perth Hills and eastern region are banding together for their continued crusade against aircraft noise. Stop the New Flight Corridor Action group coordinator Wendy Kozak said the work ...

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Kalamunda has say on new runway

TRAFFIC, construction, environment and noise concerns were highlighted in the City of Kalamunda’s submission to the Perth Airport Major Development Plan New Runway Project. The City requested further documentation be provided and works carried out as part of its submission. ...

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