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Paige lands US softball scholarship

Paige heads to the US.

By Morgan de Smidt  MIDLAND girl and sporting extraordinaire Paige Smith recently scored herself a softball scholarship in the United States. The two-time Midland and Perth NAIDOC sportsperson of the year kicked off her studies at McCook College in Nebraska ...

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Michelle’s Midland milestone

Michelle Roberts in Midland

By Claire Ottaviano A LIFE in politics has led to many achievements for Australia’s first female Police Minister and the WA Parliament’s first female Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, but Michelle Roberts says 25 years representing Midland had yielded some ...

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New firefighters deploy to eastern region

By Claire Ottaviano BEING a career firefighter is about more than just fighting fires, says Lesmurdie resident and Trainee Firefighter School graduate Jordan Woodhams. He and 22 other graduates will now deploy to stations in Perth and Kalgoorlie after completing ...

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Midland mental health priority

Old Great Northern Highway

By Claire Ottaviano A SITE on Old Great Northern Highway in Midland has been approved for the State’s first pilot Adult Mental Health Centre (AMHC). The $1.2 million Midland Head to Health centre, operated by St John of God Social ...

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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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Police target anti-social behaviour in Midland

By Rebecca Peppiatt Midland Police have been ramping up their street presence alongside the mounted section in a special operation targeting anti-social behaviour. “Aristride is an ongoing operation we are running that targets anti-social behaviour such as street drinking and ...

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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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