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Official skate park launch

By Rebecca Peppiatt A SECTION of Darlington “wasteland” that has been transformed into a skatepark and pump track was last weekend officially launched to the public by some high profile guests. Minister for Sport Richard Colbeck, who was visiting WA ...

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Heritage homestead in the Hills

STEEPED in history, class and greenery, Deepdene is one of the landmark properties of the Perth Hills, swathed with a splendour you cannot look past. Found in the bohemian suburb of Darlington, this five-bedroom, two-bathroom homestead honours the spirit of ...

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Darlington’s young technologist

A PASSION for artificial intelligence and nano-biotechnology has seen Darlington’s Jeremiah Webb awarded a $15,000 scholarship. The Westpac Young Technologists Scholarship supports high potential students who are passionate about technology and eager to explore its potential for good. The Murdoch ...

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Exercise hero in Mundaring staying active

By Sally McGlew DARLINGTON Seniors Move and Groove are the recipients of a Mundaring Shire Reconnect Grant. They are currently running three separate classes in three different locations which are well attended. “Seniors Move and Groove’ are a group of ...

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Brigade campaigns for big rig

bulk water tanker extension

By Claire Ottaviano DARLINGTON Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade officially opened its new brigade extension this month. The two-and-a-half year project was built in the hopes of securing a larger firefighting appliance for the brigade such as a bulk water tanker ...

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Rare beauty one in a million for Darlington

GRAND, gracious and majestic are just a few words that would describe this beautiful classic Darlington historic property known as “Kirkcaldy”. Arguably one of, if not the finest properties to be offered for sale in the Perth Hills, “Kirkcaldy”, with ...

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Quenda count heads for the hills

By Claire Ottaviano THE Perth Hills is a “strong hold” for quenda conservation says researcher Dr Rochelle Steven ahead of this year’s annual Spring Quenda Count. Since 2012, the program has enlisted the help of citizen scientists to record and ...

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Barking mad over dog sign

By Claire Ottaviano IF there is one thing that can divide a community, it’s dogs. If it’s not barking dogs, it is dogs off-lead or in a recent case in Darlington, a “no dogs” sign. The installation of a ‘no ...

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