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Seeds in space

By Melissa Sheil AN intrepid group of Year 6 students have been selected to take part in a groundbreaking experiment on the effects of space travel on native Australian seeds. Woodlupine Primary School students Jett Ferguson, Sakhpreet Kaur, Cody Funnell ...

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Open gardens open hearts

By Claire Ottaviano GARDEN enthusiasts can get inspiration from Annie Hill’s glorious Open Garden this weekend and help support Ellenbrook not-for-profit the Sister Project at the same time. The Vines resident is opening her garden for the very first time ...

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Pups ready to play

By Claire Ottaviano THE four-legged community, and their human friends, are ready to have a howling good time at this Sunday’s Pooches and People in the Park event at Midland’s Weeip Park. The free event includes something for every member ...

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Pixie fun for school holidays

By Rebecca Peppiatt With the school holidays looming, Glen Forrest Community Garden is offering parents an opportunity to get the kids outside and into nature. Pixies in the Patch is a regular monthly event for toddlers at the garden on ...

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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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Inaccessible

By Melissa Sheil A MAIDA Vale couple are frustrated by the lack of disability access in their neighbourhood, saying their home is like a “jail” due to there being no way for some to venture further than the letterbox. John ...

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Church fight drags on

By Rebecca Peppiatt RUMOURS a 112-year-old Mount Helena church is being demolished were quashed this week after community members rallied yet again to save the historically significant building. St Mark’s Anglican Church, on the corner of Keane and Ealy Streets, ...

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Midland clinic opens

By Rebecca Peppiatt THERE were long queues inside Midland’s Centrepoint this week, but they weren’t lining up for a not-to-be-missed shopping deal. WA’s newest COVID vaccine clinic opened for business on Monday next to the Woolworths store and the shopping ...

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Quarantine plans spark water debate

By Rebecca Peppiatt Bullsbrook residents were taken by surprise last week when it was announced WA’s coronavirus quarantine hub would be built in their backyard. The Federal Government initially planned to build the facility at Jandakot airport, but backflipped on ...

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