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On the front foot this fire season

By Claire Ottaviano GIDGEGANNUP residents can now better prepare their properties for the bushfire season thanks to a donation from the Parkerville Tavern. West Gidgegannup Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade recently purchased a fire mitigation trailer with funds raised by the ...

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Rethink EastLink

By Claire Ottaviano ONLY six-months on from a bushfire which changed the lives of many in the rural communities of Gidgegannup and Wooroloo, residents say they are facing the next threat to their livelihoods, the progression of EastLink WA. This ...

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Hawks triumph in the wet

Brian Pallister BOTH clubs were confronted by the worst oval conditions that either would have ever played on. The coaches had to conduct a head count at the end to make sure that no one had been left behind in ...

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Raiders dominate on WABL return

Charlie Smart EXPECTATIONS were high with 12 Hills Raiders’ WABL teams playing at their home ground on Sunday. The Under 12s were the highlight of the day securing some phenomenal and surprising wins. Ladder leaders and undefeated Perth Redbacks could ...

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Battle for Robinson Road not over

By Claire Ottaviano SWAN Mayor Kevin Bailey wants to see the retention of Robinson Road added to the City’s advocacy priorities list. Cr Bailey’s motion for an urgent briefing with the City and the Public Transport Authority on the proposed ...

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Woodbridge history inspires poets

By Claire Ottaviano WITH more than 125 years of history, the empty rooms and halls of historic Woodbridge house sometimes feel alive say two poets who have taken up a 15-day residency in the home to creatively immerse themselves in ...

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Man charged over Wooroloo fire

By Rebecca Peppiatt Wooroloo residents have this week been devastated to learn the bushfire that tore through their community in February, destroying 86 homes, was entirely preventable. Arson Squad detectives charged 40-year-old Daniel Gunter Preuss last week after a five-month ...

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Swan Council culture review

By Claire Ottaviano A PUSH for a workplace culture review at City of Swan Council is expected to come before councillors for adoption at the August 25 monthly meeting. The motion by Cr Claire Scanlan requests a report on the ...

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