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Investment hot spot

PROPERTY prices in Midland have been tipped to rise indefinitely in a report, which says affordable pricing and good infrastructure makes it a sound investment choice. The 2013 Fast 50 report from property magazine Smart Property Investment has identified the ...

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Fire exposes rift

AFTER the Bullsbrook fire last week WAFarmers is calling for better coordination between the Department of Fire and Emergency Services and local fire fighters to ensure the best response to fire emergencies. WAFarmers president Dale Park said he recognised the ...

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John Day faces opposition

CANDIDATES fighting to win the seat of Kalamunda at the March state election have come out swinging over Kalamunda Liberal MP John Day’s decision to reject an application that would have paved the way for an aged care facility in ...

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A young star on the rise

Joanne Pryce was recognised for her outstanding leadership skills. ST BRIGID’S College student Joanne Pryce has been awarded the John Day Student Leadership Award. Mr Day provides an award at each school within his electorate as an acknowledgement and encouragement ...

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The impacts of crime

Grandmother Sharon Yarran wishes people who commit crimes would take a moment to think about the impact their actions have on others. A WATTLE Grove resident, who is losing her sight, says her piece of mind has been destroyed by ...

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Another pool promise

WITHIN hours of the Liberal Party promising to provide $2 million for a swimming pool in Ellenbrook Labor also pledged money for a pool at the Ellenbrook Recreation Centre. West Swan MLA said if elected a McGowan Government would contribute ...

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Campaign dismissed as ‘irrelevant’

A CAMPAIGN run by the union to tackle overloaded child protection caseworkers, has been slammed by the Department of Child Protection as irrelevant, divisive and unhelpful. This week child protection workers in Midland signed up to an online campaign to ...

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Patrol gets funding

THE Nyoongar Patrol has welcomed a pre-election commitment by the Liberal Government to reinstate a dedicated Nyoongar Patrol service in the heart of Midland. Police Minister Liza Harvey said the patrol service was established in 1998 and focused on the ...

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Dog owner fined $10,000

A FORMER Mount Helena resident has been fined almost $10,000 after her two dogs attacked an alpaca last year.� The dog owner was charged with being liable for the control of a dog that attacked another animal and failing to ...

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Plan for transport depots

Western Power crews working on power lines on Copley Rd where City of Swan freehold land could become part of a transport depot. SMALL-SCALE trucking operations too big to be accommodated on rural lots but too small to afford industrial ...

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