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Burning up the miles in Henley Brook

By Sally McGlew  HENLEY Brook’s Margaret Hadley has been named winner of the Annual Australian Ultra Association (AURA) runner awards, for Female Ultra Runner of the Year 2020. Hadley won the award after what the judges described as an astounding ...

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Kalamunda shines in awards

By Melissa Sheil OUTDOORS WA honoured the passion and calibre of two Kalamunda based organisations at its awards ceremony last week. Disabled off-road cycling non-profit Break the Boundary and Kalamunda High School’s Outdoor Adventure program scooped up wins in two ...

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Funding delay irks club

Forrestfield Football Club

By Melissa Sheil FORRESTFIELD Football Club are frustrated by a City of Kalamunda bid to use Federal funding as leverage to get more funding, saying the decision will delay their promised changeroom upgrade. In 2019, the club successfully lobbied Hasluck ...

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Valender lost the fight but won the war

THOUGH Justine Valender may have lost her debut kickboxing fight against Keelyn Papuni last Saturday, she still left the ring feeling like a winner. In raising over $1100 for White Ribbon charity, a group aiding victims of domestic violence, and ...

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Fighting the good fight

Melissa Sheil KALAMUNDA Property Manager Justine Valender is tackling domestic violence hands on and with her best foot forward. In organising an amateur kickboxing fight with 20 per cent of ticket proceeds donated to women’s domestic violence prevention charity White ...

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Hills Raiders boys claim WABL title

By Charlie Smart WHILE only in their infant years within the WA Basketball League, Hills Raiders Basketball Association are already stamping their mark on the competition with strong campaigns from all their teams during what has been the most challenging ...

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First past the post

IN only his second year of competitive racing, Mazenod College student William Wasley has achieved a personal goal of winning the U16 WA Junior Road Racing State Championship for 150cc motorbikes. It was not all smooth sailing for the good ...

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World record in her stride

Barbara Blurton kalamunda runner

By Claire Ottaviano KALAMUNDA 70-year-old Barbara Blurton says age is no barrier after beating a 400m running world record. Blurton topped the previous women’s 70-74 age category record of 73.97 seconds with a time of 72.76 seconds at a Masters ...

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Battle of the brooks in must-win clash

By Brian Pallister PICKERING BROOK will take on Bullsbrook this weekend to determine who will face Mt Helena in the 2020 Hills Football Association Grand Final after Bullsbrook defeated Chidlow in the first semi-final and Mt Helena defeated Pickering Brook ...

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