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Chidlow gets its park

By Rebecca Peppiatt It’s the outcome everyone was hoping for, but no one saw coming; the tiny town of Chidlow securing local, State and Federal funding for a state-of-the-art skate park. Now the idea has come to fruition and work ...

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Ace Cinemas funding boost

ACE Cinemas in Midland was given an $85,000 boost earlier this month, thanks to federal funding allocated for independent cinemas affected by coronavirus lockdowns and restrictions. The funding, part of the Government’s $20 million Supporting Cinemas’ Retention Endurance and Enhancement ...

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Kalamunda advocates to Parliament

By Melissa Sheil KALAMUNDA mayor Margaret Thomas and chief executive Rhonda Hardy will travel to Canberra to lobby Federal Government to fund 12 different community ventures. Council approved the advocacy trip at its April meeting. Projects listed for advocacy include ...

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Coffee palace could serve lattes again

By Sally McGlew  A WEST Australian Charity is seeking donations to help restore a significant building in the Midland CBD history. Youth Futures purchased Wilkin’s Imperial Coffee Palace in 2019 and has been planning to restore the historic building to ...

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Observatory funding secures years of star gazing

By Melissa Sheil WHICHEVER way the vote goes for the upcoming March State election, Perth Observatory will come out victorious after receiving funding promises from both Labor and Liberal candidates. On Tuesday Kalamunda MLA Matthew Hughes promised Labor would provide ...

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Win for safe waste disposal

By Melissa Sheil RECYCLING awkward and dangerous materials will be made  easier for residents of Perth’s eastern suburbs after the Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council  (EMRC) received $115,775 worth of waste reduction grants last week. More than $65,000 has been dedicated ...

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Upgrades in motion for primary schools

By Melissa Sheil WATTLE Grove Primary School is the latest  Eastern suburbs school set to receive a spruce up as a part of the McGowan government’s $492 million commitment to modernising public schools. SPH Architecture + Interiors has been appointed ...

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Pool become a reality for Ellenbrook

ELLENBROOK residents are one step closer to having a state-of-the-art recreation and aquatic facility in their own backyard. The City of Swan celebrated the start of construction on the new indoor facility in Ellenbrook on Tuesday, with Mayor Kevin Bailey ...

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Kalamunda hub moving forward

By Breanna Inferrera CONSTRUCTION on a new community hub at Jorgensen Park is on track, however, Kalamunda MLA Matthew Hughes is calling on the City of Kalamunda to dig a little deeper with its contribution to the project. The Kalamunda ...

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