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Wildlife warriors released

A DOZEN little western swamp tortoises released into Ellen Brook Nature Reserve on Friday will help guide research into the critically endangered species. The Perth Zoo-bred tortoises were fitted with data loggers to record information about how long they spend ...

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William Rd residents speak out

SUBMISSIONS and comments from residents in Mount Helena influenced a council decision to keep a local access road open this month. Shire of Mundaring staff recommended barriers be installed to restrict passage of vehicles to William Road, between Bunning Road ...

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Visiting doctors learn from Midland’s finest

DOCTORS at St John of God Midland Public Hospital are helping to restore the vision of Timorese with specialist training for local doctors. Timor-Leste National Eye Centre theatre nurse Betty Gonclaves recently visited the Midland hospital to observe complex eye ...

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Foul start to the season

WOMEN and junior gridiron players could be robbed of the chance to play in this year’s league competition after their equipment was stolen last week. Swan City Titans Gridiron Club founder and president Layke Rossiello packed his ute with the ...

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Maternity healthcare anniversary celebrated

ST John of God Midland Public Hospital staff celebrated the success of Moort Boodjari Mia’s first year anniversary at the hospital with a morning tea in July. Moort Boodjari Mia is a dedicated maternity healthcare and education service for Aboriginal ...

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Back to the future

MIDLAND’S past became its present on Tuesday with a history-making move to bring back rail manufacturing to WA. Just 1km from the old Midland Railway Workshops, a site in Bellevue will become home to a new railcar manufacturing facility after ...

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Community Soup grants

A HIGH Wycombe resident is cooking up a mixing pot of good will to help Kalamunda business and community groups achieve their goals. Kalamunda Community Soup is the brainchild of Sean Bryce, who recently quit his job as a mobile ...

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Child care cuts hurt Aveley family

AN Aveley family with children with complex needs and foster children say they are worse off under the federal government’s new child care package. Jenna Hitchcock is a full-time parent, who cares for seven children, three of whom are foster ...

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