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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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New Zealand bound

ELLENBROOK Secondary College’s music department students are on an eleven-day tour to the North Island of New Zealand. The school’s head of music Stuart Rhine-Davis said 61 students were on the tour, which will involve five public performances including the ...

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Mouse spider sightings spate

A SPATE of near encounters with the venomous mouse spider has prompted a call for residents to be on the look out for the eight-legged critter that resembles the notorious sydney funnel web. Department of Agriculture and Food WA senior ...

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Kids get nearer to nature

PARENTS looking for activities to keep the kids amused during the July school holiday’s should head on over to the Perth Hills Discovery Centre in Mundaring. Next month the Department of Environment and Conservations Nearer to Nature program is running ...

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Bikes help students

Students Lebrone and Salah Jazyk, Janet and Sonny Rodney, Derek Wood and Jaida Yarren with Western Power chief executive officer Paul Italiano and one of the donated bikes put together by the utility’s workers. MOORDITJ Noongar Community College students have ...

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Raising eyebrows and funds

Good humoured staff at The Oven Bakery in Midland donned purple bras for the first time this year to raise money for Breast Cancer Care WA. Picture: CAPRICE HARRIES. THE team at The Oven Bakery in Midland want to thank ...

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Manhattan swim win

Ceinwen Roberts celebrating her extraordinary effort in the Manhattan Marathon with event winner and fellow Australian Paul Newsome. DESPITE being born and raised 40km away from the ocean, Maida Vale Swimming Club Masters member Ceinwen Roberts has proved her mettle ...

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Bassendean braces for a fight

THE State Government will have a fight on its hands if it proceeds with plans to put a residential indigenous drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre on Pyrton Reserve says Town of Bassendean Mayor John Gangell. He said the community was ...

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Burst pipe at hospital

A BURST pipe in the roof of Swan District Hospital on Sunday night caused a section of the roof to collapse and damaged the kitchen, which had to be closed temporarily. The burst pipe prompted a number of posts on ...

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Councillors’ pay rise deserved

WHILE Federal Labor leadership issues have grabbed all the attention in the past week most eastern suburbs councillors are probably enjoying a quiet celebration after receiving a pay rise. But as yet the City of Swan, the Town of Bassendean ...

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