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Hope in the hills

By Claire Ottaviano A HOUSE full of memories reduced to about the size of a skip bin has not diminished the spirits of one Tilden Park resident who says the Perth Hills community is rallying to help fill the void. ...

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Focus on future of Perth Hills

By Melissa Sheil VOICES of the Perth Hills community will soon become louder in important decision-making processes thanks to the newly formed not-for-profit Perth Hills Future group, says founding member Paige McNeil. “There has been a very real disconnect between ...

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Class clowns

By Melissa Sheil IF you’re funny and you know it clap your hands – and sign up to join Australia’s best budding young comics in the 25th year of Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s Class Clowns competition. The Perth heat will ...

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Traffic needs should be reassessed

By Sally McGlew CALLS for traffic flow to be properly assessed before cementing in a $2.8 million road in the Midland Oval redevelopment precinct has continued with one third of the City of Swan council signing the motion to put ...

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Selfless service

By Melissa Sheil KALAMUNDA RSL president and Vietnam War veteran Geof Irvin has no shortage of medals, and on Australia Day he received one more. The Australia Day Medallion was presented to Mr Irvin by RSLWA for his extensive voluntary ...

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Out of the ashes

By Claire Ottaviano LIKE the Easter lily, the community of Tilden Park is already beginning to rebloom. The pink bell-shaped lily flowers shot up on Tilden Drive resident Rob Robson’s property this week in what he called, the first signs ...

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Community service hero honoured

By Claire Ottaviano FOR three decades of tireless voluntary service to Midland youth and the wider community, Swan View’s Trevor Knuckey was recognised with an Order of Australia medal last month. Mr Knuckey gave 20 years of service to the ...

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Boxes foster healing

wooroloo fires

By Claire Ottaviano NESTING boxes are more than homes for birds and small marsupials, they send the message that recovery is possible says Perth Hills environmental scientist Simon Cherriman. As the February 1 bushfire swept through Gidgegannup and Wooroloo, blackening ...

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