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Sunscreen with a twist wins top show prize

By Melissa Sheil A FORRESTFIELD mother-of-three has won the top stall holder award at the Royal Show for her business that encourages children to be sun smart whilst protecting the environment. Stephanie Bream was awarded the President’s Pick for Best ...

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Taco Bell queue hell

By Rebecca Peppiatt The opening of American fast food giant Taco Bell in Midland this week caused major traffic issues as locals were determined to be among the first to try it out. Midland was chosen to be home of ...

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Hard work pays off for local mums

By Melissa Sheil THREE of this year’s local finalists in the AusMumpreneur Awards are proving you can have it all, having been recognised for building and managing their entrepreneurial business ventures while also raising children. Fleur Adams from Perth Hills ...

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Cleaners hard to find in the Hills

By Sally McGlew IF you are one of many Hills residents unable to secure a house cleaner, things don’t look like they are improving anytime soon. Cleaners in the Perth Hills are unable to keep up with demand, with staff ...

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Bickley Harvest Festival begins

By Melissa Sheil BOUTIQUE wining, dining and reclining is what The Packing Shed @ Lawnbrook owner operator Rebekah Wilson says will be in store for visitors to her winery during the Bickley Harvest Festival this year. Though the festival is ...

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Central Lane project safety worries residents

By Melissa Sheil DESPITE general approval of the controversial Central Mall upgrade plan, pedestrian safety remains a key concern for residents, according to a community consultation report. Alongside additions such as trees, seating and art, the Central Lane project will ...

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Grant to support market village

By Claire Ottaviano A DREAM to create a community-based caravan park complete with a market village supporting local businesses has become a reality for Perth Hills Caravan Park owner Shorelle Watkins. The mother-of-three bought the caravan park, formerly known as ...

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Blooming through COVID

By Melissa Sheil A FAMILY run florist in Kalamunda has not only survived the economic toll of the pandemic but managed to thrive. Our Flower Studio owner and florist Lucinda Smith-Pedlar said she could have never foreseen the opportunities that ...

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