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Fighting for others

A HEARTBREAKING setback last year has not stopped Alan Pond from realising his dream� – which became reality when he opened his new gym for business recently. The Koongamia resident,� who was well- known in the community for his work ...

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Shaving for a cause

Nine Walliston Primary School children braved the shave this month. NINE Walliston Primary school students braved the clippers on Monday this week to raise money for the Leukaemia Foundation. Last year one female student opted to shave but this year ...

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StreetDoctor hits the road

The StreetDoctor crew met last week to celebrate the launch of their new truck. A LAUNCH was held last week for a new StreetDoctor truck that has hit the road to help marginalised populations in the community access health care.� ...

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Crows takes top prize

KALAMUNDA artist Mikaela Castledine has scooped the Western Australian Sculptor Scholarship of $10,000 at the 9th annual Sculpture by the Sea exhibition at Cottesloe Beach. Ms Castledine won for her piece Tokyo Crows which were painstakingly crafted stitch by stitch ...

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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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A unique history lesson

STUDENTS at the Silver Tree Steiner School got a lesson in Aboriginal culture, history and spiritual traditions from Ben Taylor, a Noongar elder who was recently awarded an Order of Australia for his service to Aboriginal people.� The respected elder ...

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Plan for transport depots

Western Power crews working on Copley Road where City of Swan freehold land could be become part of a transport depot development proposed by Aspen Development Fund. SMALL-SCALE trucking operations too big to be accommodated on rural lots but too ...

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Mum’s win for peacekeeper son

Jamie Clark’s name is now on the Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour. AVRIL Clark of Aveley whose son Jamie died while on an overseas peacekeeping mission in 2005 is hoping to see his name added to the Kings Park ...

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Swan Valley focus: Labor

West Swan MLA Rita Saffioti and Labor candidate for Swan Hills Ian Radisich announce WA Labor’s pledges for viticulture, tourism and equine ventures in the Swan Valley. WA Labor says it will review water allocation in the Swan Valley, set ...

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Keep promises: Saffioti

AFTER a tough campaign to win her seat West Swan MLA Rita Saffioti says she is now focussed on holding the Barnett Government to the election promises it made to Ellenbrook residents. Ms Saffioti who won 51.8 per cent of ...

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