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State election candidates 2021

By Claire Ottaviano, Melissa Sheil and Sally McGlew FORRESTFIELD Stephen Price – LABOR RUNNING on a re-election platform of jobs, education and sport for the Forrestfield seat is Stephen Price. Having delivered on previous commitments for  sporting clubs, community groups ...

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Community service hero honoured

By Claire Ottaviano FOR three decades of tireless voluntary service to Midland youth and the wider community, Swan View’s Trevor Knuckey was recognised with an Order of Australia medal last month. Mr Knuckey gave 20 years of service to the ...

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All the right moves

By Sally McGlew THE benefits of being based in Western Australia have shone through for Sista Fitness owner Maggie Carroll, despite the economic interruptions of COVID-19. While media reports in Melbourne stated 60 per cent of gyms lost 100 per ...

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Festive season blood donors needed

By Claire Ottaviano ABOUT 170 blood and plasma donors are needed in Midland to give the gift of life this Christmas and before the end of 2020. The Midland Blood Donor Centre will be open throughout the festive season for ...

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Petition for Midland Cemetery improvements

By Claire Ottaviano PETITIONERS are calling on the Metro Cemeteries Board (MCB) to improve the grounds of Midland Cemetery after removal of fake turf and benches stirred mourners to outrage last month. In Mourners call for change at Midland cemetery ...

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Mourners call for change at Midland cemetery

By Claire Ottaviano THE Metropolitan Cemeteries Board (MCB) has apologised for removing artificial turf around graves from Midland Cemetery without prior notice, causing distress to visiting families. Mourners were outraged on Monday after finding bench seats and artificial grass had ...

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Midland station makes headway

Midland station concept plan

By Claire Ottaviano DETAILS on the design and look of the new Midland Train Station and its surrounding areas were revealed this week – but proposed road closures have residents and businesses concerned. The 52-year-old current Midland station, west of ...

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