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Ramping increases again

COUNTRY ambulances were ramped outside Swan District Hospital 179 times during a 16-week period with each ambulance ramped for an average of 20 minutes, according to St John Ambulance. The average time an ambulance spent ramped was 20 mins. Ambulance ...

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Asbestos removed

BROOKFIELD Multiplex has again undertaken remediation works to remove asbestos contaminated soil in the picnic area of Fred Jacoby Park in Mundaring. An investigation by Echo News late last month revealed the contaminated soil fill came from the Water Corporation’s ...

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City rejects truck numbers

THE City of Swan has refused an application by Urban Resources to increase the number of truck movements from 40 to 330 a day from its Maralla Rd quarry. The application was rejected after Main Roads WA revised an earlier ...

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Trial comes under fire

Department of Transport workers in Midland joined co workers in a protest at Parliament House. MIDLAND Department of Transport assessors walked off the job recently in protest over State Government plans to privatise more driver assessments and vehicle examinations in ...

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Remembering a life well lived

FOR Phillip Anderson the sudden and unexpected passing of his daughter Rebecca opened his eyes to see – and more fully appreciate – just how special she really was. 
 He was particularly struck by the impact the 36-year-old had ...

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Rates up by 7 per cent

RATE notices will be sent out to Shire of Kalamunda residents in coming weeks and will include a seven per cent rate rise as well as a new rate for vacant land to encourage development on land in the shire. ...

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Concern over amendment

A MINISTERIAL recommendation for the Shire of Mundaring’s new local planning scheme to be more flexible and allow places of worship in all zones of the shire has left community members concerned. Mines, Petroleum and Housing Minister Bill Marmion is ...

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Community centre needed now

BULLSBROOK residents approve of the City of Swan’s efforts to plan for future community facilities but maintain the area needs a community centre “here and now” according to the Bullsbrook Residents and Ratepayers Association. The association’s president Glynn Davies said ...

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Sydney bound

FOUR young musicians will travel to Sydney with the Perth Hills and Wheatbelt Band next week to perform at the International Music Festival. Formed in 2007, the Perth Hills and Wheatbelt Band consists of primary and secondary students from the ...

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Tune up time

THE Aussie male’s tendency to silently battle through aches and pains will get an overhaul next month thanks to a health screening and information program available to all men through Men’s Sheds Australia. The Spanner in the Works program, asks ...

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