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Homecoming mural complete

By Melissa Sheil HIGH Wycombe train station is now one step closer to completion, as the paint dries on a nature-themed mural decorating its eastern wall. Painted by artist Haylee “Fieldey” Fieldes with the assistance of 12 local young people, ...

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Top honours for art

By Claire Ottaviano TWO Middle Swan high school students have taken out two awards at this year’s Secondary Angelico Exhibition. La Salle College Year 12 student Ellyssah Summers-Mack won the Caritas Award for her work Dichotomy and Year 10 student ...

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Ladies writing group launches 25th book

By Rebecca Peppiatt One of the longest running groups at the Katharine Susannah Prichard (KSP) Writer’s Centre is next month reaching an important milestone. The Writefree Women’s Writing Group will be publishing its 25th anthology, titled Unlocked, marking 25 years ...

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Aboriginal art pride of place

By Claire Ottaviano SWAN Council have approved $35,000 for the commission of Noongar artwork to be installed in the council chamber in 2022/23. On August 25, council approved the budget allocation for the artwork to be located in the left ...

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Awards open for last time

By Rebecca Peppiatt HILLS artists can now nominate for one of the region’s most lucrative awards, in what could be the last time it’s up for grabs. The prestigious Robert Juniper Award for the Arts (RJAA) had its funding axed ...

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Memorial removed

THE mystery of a bench-swing that went missing from the Zig Zag was easily solved this week after the City of Kalamunda confirmed the bench had been removed for safety reasons. Inquiries to the City in search of the item ...

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Fremantle pilings scoop artist award

By Claire Ottaviano THIS year’s overall Ellenbrook-Swan Art prize was awarded to Eve Wolf for her acrylic on canvas work Pilings. Judges were impressed with the diversity of this year’s entrants from 91-year-old City of Swan category winner John Whitehead ...

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Bring old pics to life for comp

Dig out your old photos of the Mundaring Shire region and help to preserve history while going in the running to win a $100 cash prize. Locals are being asked to gear up for this year’s Snapped! Historic Photo Competition ...

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Woodbridge history inspires poets

By Claire Ottaviano WITH more than 125 years of history, the empty rooms and halls of historic Woodbridge house sometimes feel alive say two poets who have taken up a 15-day residency in the home to creatively immerse themselves in ...

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Call to help for artistic twins

By Rebecca Peppiatt Mundaring twins Chloe Spicer and Miranda Jakens are walking in their mother’s footsteps by becoming accomplished artists and now they are teaming up to try and exhibit her work. Sallie Spicer was born in Burma and grew ...

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