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Blooming through COVID

By Melissa Sheil A FAMILY run florist in Kalamunda has not only survived the economic toll of the pandemic but managed to thrive. Our Flower Studio owner and florist Lucinda Smith-Pedlar said she could have never foreseen the opportunities that ...

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Kalamunda shines in awards

By Melissa Sheil OUTDOORS WA honoured the passion and calibre of two Kalamunda based organisations at its awards ceremony last week. Disabled off-road cycling non-profit Break the Boundary and Kalamunda High School’s Outdoor Adventure program scooped up wins in two ...

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Final puzzle piece nestled in gallery

By Melissa Sheil THE anonymous artist claiming responsibility for giant nests mysteriously popping up around Kalamunda has released the final piece in the collection with a much smaller nest appearing in the Zig Zag Cultural Centre last week. Nest one, ...

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Nest saga concludes with controversy

By Melissa Sheil TABLES seem to have turned for the beloved Kalamunda nests this week with the newest arrival defaced and some calling for its removal. Nest number eight was discovered in a shed located behind Dream Jewellery and Gifts ...

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Fighting the good fight

Melissa Sheil KALAMUNDA Property Manager Justine Valender is tackling domestic violence hands on and with her best foot forward. In organising an amateur kickboxing fight with 20 per cent of ticket proceeds donated to women’s domestic violence prevention charity White ...

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Aged care options to fill the deficit

Kalamunda aged care

Melissa Sheil THE City of Kalamunda has addressed its aged care deficiency with two proposals for a facility on Cambridge Reserve in the heart of Forrestfield. Two options for the development have been presented to the community, with the primary ...

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Quest for nest artist moves online

By Melissa Sheil IT seems as though our mysterious nest artist has a social media presence. An Instagram account under the handle @kalamundanests has been unearthed with teasing videos of the artists shadowy silhouette and snaps of feet standing near ...

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Design sparks interest in new trail

kalamunda trails

By Claire Ottaviano INTEREST and excitement for the newly opened multipurpose Kalamunda Loop Trail is growing but for a rather unusual reason. Locals were quick to express confusion at the trail marker symbol after signage was recently installed. Western Trail ...

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World record in her stride

Barbara Blurton kalamunda runner

By Claire Ottaviano KALAMUNDA 70-year-old Barbara Blurton says age is no barrier after beating a 400m running world record. Blurton topped the previous women’s 70-74 age category record of 73.97 seconds with a time of 72.76 seconds at a Masters ...

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