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Railway history in the spotlight

By Claire Ottaviano A MEMORIAL to Midland’s railway history has been moved out of the shadows and into the light. A plaque commemorating the history of the Midland Railway Company of Western Australia (MRWA) and a piece of rail track ...

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History captured in photography awards

PHOTO’s depicting the Shire of Mundaring as it once was, have been lauded in a competition, winning some of them a $100 cash prize. Snapped! a historic photo competition, was run in conjunction with Mundaring Hills Historical Society and Shire ...

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Heist on heritage and herbs

By Melissa Sheil PICKERING Brook has been the site of two unusual heists this month, with a local primary school and the heritage park targeted in robberies. Sometime between Wednesday June 30 and Saturday July 3, the Pickering Brook Heritage ...

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Victory for Chidlow military heritage

Chidlow World War II army camp

By Claire Ottaviano THE induction of a parcel of Chidlow’s World War II Army Camps onto the Shire of Mundaring’s heritage list is a monumental step in the community’s crusade to see the site formally recognised. Before Tuesday night, when ...

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Cultural and historical events to mark 125th

By Claire Ottaviano MIDLAND’S 125th birthday is being recognised and celebrated with two-days of talks, guided walks, historical displays and exhibitions next weekend. No one is more excited to celebrate the milestone than passionate local historian, Midland and Districts Historical ...

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A moment in time soon gone

By Claire Ottaviano STONEVILLE resident Glenn Matthew’s daily commute up and down Great Eastern Highway takes him by the home that housed three generations of his family and a lifetime of memories. From the end of March, the memories will ...

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