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Tree chop devastates home owner

Red gum tree removed

An emotional Mt Helena resident has spoken about how upset he was to see the removal of a long-standing tree from the front of his property, criticising the Shire of Mundaring about their handling of the works. Phil Bourgault, a ...

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Church land won’t be sold

By Rebecca Peppiatt A 112-year-old church in Mount Helena has a slightly brighter future after Swan Hills member Jessica Shaw last week announced the land that it sits on will not be sold. Ms Shaw, who is also the Heritage ...

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Church fight drags on

By Rebecca Peppiatt RUMOURS a 112-year-old Mount Helena church is being demolished were quashed this week after community members rallied yet again to save the historically significant building. St Mark’s Anglican Church, on the corner of Keane and Ealy Streets, ...

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Never too late to start afresh

By Melissa Sheil MT HELENA artist Helen Lock is proving to the world it’s never too late to get started on your dreams. At 70-years-old, Ms Lock will be opening her first exhibition at the Zig Zag Gallery comprising of ...

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It’s an Aussie Christmas

By Claire Ottaviano ON Christmas morning in Mt Helena, Santa skips the chimney and swaps his sleigh for a fire truck. The very special tradition has continued for more than 40 years thanks to the elves at Mt Helena Voluntary ...

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Firefighter’s sign of success

THROUGHOUT his 13-year firefighting career, an issue has played on the mind of Midland Fire Station senior firefighter Michael Hatfield. A quest to do something about that issue has snagged the 35-year-old Mt Helena resident a WA Career Fire and ...

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