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No one is Mr Perfect with mental health

By Melissa Sheil TWO local men have garnered permission to host Perth’s most eastern chapter of men’s mental health gathering group Mr Perfect with the first barbeque event set to take place in Kalamunda on March 7. Host Darren Peterson, ...

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Bushfire mental health priority

By Claire Ottaviano  THE gravity of the bushfire disaster that hit the region this week will not be measurable in the coming days, weeks or even months. While a physical toll can be counted in the number of homes lost, ...

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Festive season blood donors needed

By Claire Ottaviano ABOUT 170 blood and plasma donors are needed in Midland to give the gift of life this Christmas and before the end of 2020. The Midland Blood Donor Centre will be open throughout the festive season for ...

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School rallies for former teacher with MND

Ben Reilly MND

By Melissa Sheil PAST and present members of La Salle College joined forces to support former teacher Ben Reilly at last month’s Walk to D’Feet motor neurone disease fundraiser. Now in its 15th year, the Motor Neurone Disease Association WA ...

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No time crisis for Meth crisis centre

EXCLUSIVE IT may have taken 18 months, but the tender to turn a sobering-up house on Eveline Road into a methamphetamine intervention centre has been awarded. Cyrenian House, a not-for-profit non-government organisation that has been operating in the alcohol and ...

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Timely reminder for sun safety

Save Perth Hills

By Claire Ottaviano FROM a battle for the people to a battle for her health, Save Perth Hills’ Paige McNeil is stepping back from planning issues and stepping up for melanoma awareness. The Stoneville resident is on an urgent waitlist ...

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Eco art for a healthy mind

Breanna Inferrera A GROUP of strong women across the Eastern and Perth Hills region have taken up eco art classes for their mental health and wellbeing. The classes, which are held at the Mundaring Adult Creative and Learning Centre, are ...

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Home salons turning tide

By Claire Ottaviano WHILE the long-term effects of COVID-19 remain to be seen, for one hills business owner it has meant turning away from the traditional bricks and mortar shop front and towards the comfort and safety of working from ...

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