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Hassle with The Hales

By Melissa Sheil DUST everywhere, cracks in houses and a lack of communication is what residents living next to the The Hales subdivision in Forrestfield say has been the norm since construction started near their homes six months ago. Heath ...

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Central Lane project safety worries residents

By Melissa Sheil DESPITE general approval of the controversial Central Mall upgrade plan, pedestrian safety remains a key concern for residents, according to a community consultation report. Alongside additions such as trees, seating and art, the Central Lane project will ...

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Rainbow serpent in the park

By Melissa Sheil VISITORS to Stirk Park shouldn’t be alarmed when they see a giant serpent slithering across the grass this Friday night – it is only the Wagyl, a 35 metre rainbow serpent, courtesy of Go Cultural Aboriginal Tours ...

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Kalamunda Community Centre opens

By Melissa Sheil THE long running campaign for a refurbished Kalamunda Community Centre has come to a close, as the new multi-million dollar building opened its doors last week. Construction was completed less than a year after the first official ...

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Pickering Brook deforestation outrage

By Melissa Sheil KALAMUNDA Mayor Margaret Thomas has spoken out against a move to harvest a large portion of forest in Pickering Brook. About 50 per cent of the forest, named Barton 0418, is being harvested to produce products including ...

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Village in ruins

By Melissa Sheil DISASTER struck the Kalamunda History Village last weekend as three half-metre wide trunks split from a large red gum tree, hitting and severely damaging several important structures. The first two trunks fell around midnight on Saturday, striking ...

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Cracker Christmas in Kalamunda

By Melissa Sheil IF generosity and kindness make up Christmas spirit, then Kalamunda’s Sharing a Hills Christmas charity drive is packed to the rafters with Yuletide festivity. Hundreds of volunteers flooded to Kalamunda’s Church of Christ last week to help ...

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Praises sung for local heroes

By Melissa Sheil INTERNATIONAL Volunteer Day was celebrated to great success in Kalamunda on December 5, with hundreds of volunteers attending a thank you lunch and ceremony to announce the City’s 2020 Local Hero of the Year Award recipients. The ...

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