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JDAP to meet on Henley Brook college proposal

islamic college

By Claire Ottaviano CITY of Swan Council have recommended a proposed Islamic college be refused when it comes before an independent panel for approval next week. Councillors voted against City staff’s  recommendation to approve the Australian Islamic College application for ...

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Lloyd Street Bridge design rethink lost

Helena River Alliance

By Claire Ottaviano A MOTION for a design review of the soon-to-be-built Lloyd Street Bridge narrowly missed the mark at Council this week. Councillor Ian Johnson moved a motion to request Main Roads WA review the bridge’s design after public ...

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Swim passes for homeless fire victims

Homeless bushfire victims given swim passes.

By Rebecca Peppiatt  VICTIMS of the Wooroloo Bushfire still living in temporary accommodation were gifted some free passes for Shire of Mundaring swimming pools recently, in a bid to continue to help the community recover from the devastating February 2021 ...

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Brabham Oval now open

Brabham Oval ribbon cutting.

BRABHAM locals welcomed the newly constructed Brabham Park and Pavilion at its official opening on Friday, November 19. The project was designed to serve the sporting and recreational needs of the community and features a sports pavilion, a turfed playing ...

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A long life remembered

Obituary for Victoria Turner.

VICTORIA Alexandra Mary Turner held a lifetime of memories before passing away on November 7. On her 100th birthday in 2018 she revealed her secrets to a long life were to work hard, approach problems with a ‘how can I ...

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Peddle power for all the people

Cycling Without Age

By Claire Ottaviano CYCLING is now open to everyone in Woodbridge, no matter your abilities. Cycling Without Age launched its new location at Woodbridge Riverside Park this month to give free trishaw rides to all people who are unable to ...

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CCTV boost in Swan

City of Swan CCTV

SEVEN overt mobile CCTV towers have been rolled out across the City of Swan – three in Ellenbrook and four across Bennett Springs, Beechboro, Malaga and Lockridge. The boost in security surveillance is thanks to more than $187,000 of Commonwealth ...

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Bloody brilliant donors at Swan

blood donations lifeblood

FOR most people, a relaxing work break does not include being poked by needles, but for City of Swan staff member Jamie Hogan, fortnightly lunchtime blood donations are a much looked forward to routine. The asset works coordinator was one ...

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Owen recognised in state awards

Young historian awarded.

By Rebecca Peppiatt  AT 16 years old, a Parkerville history buff has won a coveted state award, fending off competition from peers with many more years of experience for his work celebrating the rich history of Mundaring and surrounds. Owen ...

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