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Taco Bell queue hell

By Rebecca Peppiatt The opening of American fast food giant Taco Bell in Midland this week caused major traffic issues as locals were determined to be among the first to try it out. Midland was chosen to be home of ...

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Lloyd Street Bridge concern

By Claire Ottaviano A NEWLY formed coalition of environmental and ratepayer groups is pushing for a redesign of the Lloyd Street Bridge for fear current plans would detrimentally impact the Helena River floodplain. The Lloyd Street extension, from Midland across ...

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Special delivery of Taco Bell

MIDLAND St John paramedics were among the very first to sample a selection of food from Perth’s first Taco Bell. The special delivery arrived ahead of the fast-food restaurant’s big Midland opening next week, Wednesday, September 29. Taco Bell Australia ...

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Pups ready to play

By Claire Ottaviano THE four-legged community, and their human friends, are ready to have a howling good time at this Sunday’s Pooches and People in the Park event at Midland’s Weeip Park. The free event includes something for every member ...

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Midland clinic opens

By Rebecca Peppiatt THERE were long queues inside Midland’s Centrepoint this week, but they weren’t lining up for a not-to-be-missed shopping deal. WA’s newest COVID vaccine clinic opened for business on Monday next to the Woolworths store and the shopping ...

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Tokyo-bound for Midland support worker

By Rebecca Peppiatt Midland support worker Caitlin Dransfield, 30, will be making history next week as the first ever para-badminton player at the Paralympics in Tokyo. Born with right-sided hemiplegic cerebral palsy affecting motor abilities and muscle tone on one ...

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Homelessness increase

By Rebecca Peppiatt LOCAL services are using Homelessness Week, August 1 to 7, as a platform to highlight the desperate need for support in the Eastern Hills. The rental crisis and the flow on effects of COVID-19 is causing ‘unprecedented ...

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Carer crisis hits Midland

Foster carers midland

By Claire Ottaviano SOUTH Guildford residents Molly and Gareth Lawless are two of 77 general foster carer households helping to fill a shortage of desperately needed foster carers in Midland. After a year of fostering, the couple are now encouraging ...

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Shopping centre vaccination clinic

By Rebecca Peppiatt LOCALS will soon be able to pop into Midland for their groceries and a COVID-19 vaccination at the same time when a new pop-up clinic opens in Midland in September. The State Government is opening a clinic ...

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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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