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Residents oppose church

Mundaring residents say they are concerned plans to build a church on Coppin Rd will cause traffic dramas. RESIDENTS in Mundaring have rallied together against a proposal to build a church on a 15 acre block on Coppin Road which ...

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Costly cats

CAT rescue groups are calling on vets to drop the cost of sterilisation and for the City of Swan to do more to tackle the cost of caring for cats. New cat laws will come into effect on November 1 ...

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Ripe for change

Many orchardists in the Perth hills are now seeking smaller lot sizes to cope with changes in the industry and grower demographics. SMALLER lot sizes in the hills orchard area is under discussion with orchardists and industry representatives divided over ...

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Lake will need water

Alf Edgecombe says the proposed Vale development could reduce water run off to Lake Yakine. LANDOWNERS near an Aveley development want to be able to use overflow from swales collecting stormwater next to the proposed Gnangara Rd deviation to compensate ...

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Libs gain: Labor’s pain

LIBERAL candidate Nathan Morton has ousted sitting Labor member Andrew Waddell in the seat of Forrestfield in his second tilt at the post. Forrestfield emerged as a key battleground for both sides of politics and was predicted to be one ...

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Protest escalates to work bans

Nurses protest outside Swan District Hospital over the potential loss of their work entitlements. ABOUT 60 nurses gathered outside the main entrance of Swan District Hospital last week to begin industrial action over the potential loss of working entitlements and ...

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May celebrates 80 years

WHEN May Thompson of Midvale turned 80 her birthday was celebrated with a surprise morning tea organised by the women of Moorditj Mia. Mrs Thompson reaching 80 was not just an important milestone for her but for the Moorditj Mia ...

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A very special Anzac Day

AFTER� nearly a year of planning and preparation, three teachers and 21 students from Darling Range Sports College are about to embark on a journey of a lifetime to celebrate Anzac Day.� In a first for the school, the Remembrance ...

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Work not delayed: city

THE City of Swan says work to prepare intersections in the city for upgrades is running on time. Last week (Projects on Time: utility) Western Power spokeswoman said the utility’s work at the Gnangara Road intersection had been delayed while ...

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Election cash splash

A SWARM of politicians trekked to the Perth fringes� during the week to announce key election promises ahead of the March state election. Four of the six eastern metropolitan electorates are held by Labor including Forrestfield by a margin of ...

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