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History search on at old Middle Swan

Buried treasure lurks below the ground at the site of old Middle Swan Primary School on Eveline Road, and developers Masonic Care WA and the Midland and Districts Historic Society are teaming up to uncover the mysteries of the past. ...

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Ministers clash over Ellenbrook train line

THE McGowan Government has hit back at Pearce MHR Christian Porter’s claim the State Budget has delivered nothing but broken promises to residents living in Ellenbrook, Aveley and The Vines. On Thursday, September 7 the McGowan Government’s first Budget included ...

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Domenic Pinelli now an Icon

LIKE most Italian migrants who arrived in Western Australia in the 50s and 60s the 2017 winner of the Swan Valley Icon award Domenic Pinelli worked clearing land and on the railways. Mr Pinelli had already been in WA for ...

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Midland line to close for four days

MIDLAND line passengers need to plan ahead, with a four-day, full-line shutdown to start this week. From the evening of Thursday, September 21 to the start of services on Tuesday, September 26, train services on the Midland line will be ...

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Houghton shiraz wins at royal show

A HOUGHTON Wines shiraz has won four awards at this year’s Perth Royal Show. The Houghton Shiraz 2015 won the Royal Agricultural Society of WA trophy for best shiraz, the Ian Smith Memorial trophy for best 2015 vintage dry red ...

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Key grab ends balloon championships

NORTHAM balloon pilots Andrew Clements and Sven Tetlow finished 11th and 14th respectively in the National Ballooning Championships, which have ended after a key grab competition. In the key grab competition the balloon pilots had to fly into the Northam ...

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Races support Toodyay clubs

TOODYAY Race Club will help not-for-profit groups including the Toodyay Bushfire Brigade, Toodyay State Emergency Services, Toodyay Karate Club and Toodyay Cricket Club fundraise at their annual Toodyay Picnic Race Day on Saturday, September 23. Toodyay Race Club secretary Geoff ...

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Another year of Ageing Disgracefully

AGEING Disgracefully, the fun and information packed event for seniors is back this month. Guest speakers will include gardener, horticulturist and storyteller Sabrina Hahn, motivational speaker Dr Peter Dingle and exercise physiologist and author of If only I’d known I’d ...

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Hendra virus warning for owners

EASTERN suburbs horse owners and trainers are being reminded to take precautions against Hendra virus if they take their animals north of Shark Bay. Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development senior veterinary officer Michael Paton said with three recent ...

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Big Forrestfield home appeals

THERE are many options for the buyer of this two-storey Forrestfield home, which can house two families independently. The top floor of the four-bedroom, two-bathroom home is a complete family home on its own with three king-sized bedrooms, a semi-ensuite, ...

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