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Trek against tragedy

By Melissa Sheil A FORRESTFIELD local spent the beginning of this month trekking more than 200kms in an effort to raise the profile of an international tragedy. From October 1 to 7, Kriss Soord hiked the Bibbulmun Track from Kalamunda ...

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Sunscreen with a twist wins top show prize

By Melissa Sheil A FORRESTFIELD mother-of-three has won the top stall holder award at the Royal Show for her business that encourages children to be sun smart whilst protecting the environment. Stephanie Bream was awarded the President’s Pick for Best ...

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Eye on crime

Man stabbed in Forrestfield carjacking A 40-year-old man has been left with stab wounds after he tried to fend off an attacker trying to steal his car in Forrestfield last week. On September 16 at 11pm, the victim was parked ...

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Plea for stolen ashes to be returned

By Melissa Sheil HARTFIELD Park in Forrestfield was the scene of a heart-wrenching crime last week, when a woman’s bag containing her son’s ashes was stolen. Seville Grove woman Nina Boe had stopped at Hartfield Park on Friday, August 27 ...

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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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Forget-me-not

By Melissa Sheil A SPECIAL café group helping to better the lives of people living with dementia recently received vital funding to help continue its important work. Kalamunda’s Forget-me-not Memory Café was one of 44 organisations awarded a $3420 community ...

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Cash for cans funds change for good

By Melissa Sheil WITH a house full of empty cans and bottles, one Forrestfield resident is exchanging his containers for a change more life altering than gold and silver coins. Shane Brydges is a 26-year-old transgender man utilising the Containers ...

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Construction complaints considered

By Melissa Sheil CITY of Kalamunda staff revealed they are taking resident complaints regarding the Hale Road subdivision site seriously. As reported last week in ‘Hassle with the Hales’ (Echo News, March 28) several residents living nearby the Forrestfield construction ...

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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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Still a sea of red

By Melissa Sheil THE lower house seats of Kalamunda, West Swan, Midland, Swan Hills and Forrestfield remain a sea of red after Labor’s landslide State election victory over the weekend. Sitting Labor members Michelle Roberts, Rita Saffioti, Jessica Shaw, Stephen ...

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