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Midland schools sidestep COVID

COVID scare in the Hills 2022

By Claire Ottaviano TWO Midland district schools returned to normal this week after separate COVID positive cases entered school grounds. Youth Futures Community School in Midland welcomed back students on Monday after a week’s postponement of term 1 due to ...

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Hills school dodges COVID curveball

By Claire Ottaviano STAFF who came into contact with a COVID infected parent at Helena College last week have since tested negative and returned to work ahead of further mandates aimed at minimising transmission of the virus in schools. Parents ...

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Midland clinic opens

By Rebecca Peppiatt THERE were long queues inside Midland’s Centrepoint this week, but they weren’t lining up for a not-to-be-missed shopping deal. WA’s newest COVID vaccine clinic opened for business on Monday next to the Woolworths store and the shopping ...

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Shopping centre vaccination clinic

By Rebecca Peppiatt LOCALS will soon be able to pop into Midland for their groceries and a COVID-19 vaccination at the same time when a new pop-up clinic opens in Midland in September. The State Government is opening a clinic ...

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Peddling against poverty

By Melissa Sheil MAKING a difference in a vulnerable child’s life is what 68-year-old Alan Cressie will be thinking of as he cycles the length of Australia later this year. The Forrestfield resident is one of 31 cyclists gearing up ...

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No sweet ending in JobKeeper

tourism Jobkeeper COVID

By Claire Ottaviano ONE year after border closures all but shut the doors on the Swan Valley, some small business owners are now fighting the next battle as the end of JobKeeper strikes another blow to tourism in the region. ...

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