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Guildford rocked by blaze

By Claire Ottaviano THERE is no telling how long it will be until Guildford’s historic antique and café strip returns to normal after a fire gutted three small businesses and severely impacted three others late on Christmas night. Little A’s ...

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Arson squad lay charges over fires

Midland fire

By Claire Ottaviano MIDLAND workers sprang into action with buckets and a hose to put out a deliberately lit scrub fire off Great Eastern Highway last week. The fire was one of four lit across Guildford and Midland on November ...

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Gunners Day parade marches on

Guildford stirling square

By Claire Ottaviano The 93rd Royal Australian Artillery Association Gunners Day parade will take place this Sunday, November 7. The first Gunners Day ceremony was held at Stirling Square in 1928 by the Artillery Comrades’ Association together with St Matthew’s ...

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Balcony bid in the bin

By Claire Ottaviano CONTROVERSIAL modifications to a City of Swan councillor’s Guildford home were approved this week with the exception of a divisive balcony. A major component of the proposed modifications was to change a previous approval for a veranda ...

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Flamingo Strings music to the ears

GUILDFORD musicians Rachael Aquilina and Anna Sarcich are bringing classical music to the younger generation these school holidays. Aquilina and Sarcich, along with friends and professional string players Teresa Vinci and Alix Hamilton, came together to form the Flamingo Strings ...

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Gripe over home amendments continues

By Claire Ottaviano A MOTION to amend an approval for modifications to a Guildford home was deferred by City of Swan Council this month to give neighbours and the landowner more time to work out their grievances. Cr Bryce Parry ...

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Crowning glory

By Melissa Sheil SOUTH Guildford resident Janette Owen has joined a rank of industry heroes, having been appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) last week for her work in indigenous dentistry. Mrs Owen and her husband ...

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In the pink

By Sally McGlew APPROVAL for an outbuilding for the Poste garden business in the old Guildford Post Office on Stirling Street has attracted the ire of a local business owner and the Guildford Association. Ms Joanne Purser said she was ...

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Local history lost

By Sally McGlew MIDLAND Guildford Ward Councillor Ian Johnson is concerned that special planning is needed to conserve and enhance the cultural heritage and character of Midland. While the Heritage Act 2018 asks local government to identify places of cultural ...

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