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Cleaners hard to find in the Hills

By Sally McGlew IF you are one of many Hills residents unable to secure a house cleaner, things don’t look like they are improving anytime soon. Cleaners in the Perth Hills are unable to keep up with demand, with staff ...

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Tiny homes push to ease rental crisis

By Breanna Inferrera A DARLINGTON builder is calling on local governments to be “more open” to working with residents wanting to build tiny homes on wheels, which he says could help tackle the current rental crisis in the Perth Hills ...

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Rare stag sighting in Chidlow

By Claire Ottaviano CHIDLOW resident Emmanuelle Daw was faced with an unexpected sight when she stepped into her paddock on Sunday. A friendly and curious stag was spotted meandering his way over to her goats. Hailing from France, Mrs Daw ...

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Call for brakes on Perth Hills planning

By Claire Ottaviano A PETITION to halt all subdivision development in the Perth Hills has surpassed 1000 signatures. The petition, launched at the Save Perth Hills’ rally on March 7, calls for an urgent review of the State’s planning framework ...

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Focus on future of Perth Hills

By Melissa Sheil VOICES of the Perth Hills community will soon become louder in important decision-making processes thanks to the newly formed not-for-profit Perth Hills Future group, says founding member Paige McNeil. “There has been a very real disconnect between ...

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Nannas stand up for native forests

By Melissa Sheil PUT down your knitting needles because the call is out for all tree-loving grandmothers and their kin to join the recently formed Perth Hills branch of environmental protection group Nannas for Native Forests. Despite the name, being ...

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Snake season here but not to be feared

Adam Firstenberg

EVERY spring, the messaging around snake awareness and education is just as important as the year before. Despite a later start to the season because of September’s cooler weather, Perth Hills Reptile Removal reptile expert and re-locator Adam Firstenberg is ...

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Spotlight on illegal logging

Illegal logging in the Perth Hills angers residents

By Breanna Inferrera BICKLEY residents are on high alert after evidence of illegal logging in forests across the Perth Hills recently emerged online. Peter and Anna Lowmass, who are members of the Bickley Bunch Facebook group where posts of the ...

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