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OF all the fine fundraising folk planning to climb the stairwell at Perth skyscraper Central Park on May 4, few would claim to be as well trained for the challenge as Westminster resident Bryn Nightingale and his firefighting colleagues. more »
ENVIRONMENTAL consultant Jenny Campbell says being a female in the construction industry is an advantage. more »
INDIGENOUS spokeswoman Carol Foley says it is embarrassing that Aboriginal people who fought for Australia are not acknowledged enough and it is about time their service was recognised. more »
SPIKEZONE, a Volleyball concept designed for primary school aged children, will hit local schools next term with interschool competitions held weekly. more »
THE Balga Boxing Club experienced great results at the boxing trials for the Commonwealth games last week in Fremantle, taking out two gold medals and one silver. more »
THE innovative retail and artistic space at The Myre Project will have been operating for just two weeks tomorrow and already the town is buzzing with praise for the initiative. more »
DEVELOPMENT applications, housing development and a major problem with parking will see Subiaco become Perth's ghost town if something does not change dramatically.
HONESTY in election campaigning reared its head again last week, when West Swan MLA Rita Saffioti questioned Police Minister Liza Harvey about promising a 24/7 police station in Ballajura. more »
DESPITE an ever-increasing trend to buy online, Cenote Swimwear Australia designers find selling merchandise at local stockists more successful. more »
Reporter Sophie Gabrielle has been nominated for two major prizes at the 2013 West Australian Media Awards. more »
BUSINESSES like Small Motors Mower City in Morley are giving Eastern Reporter readers a chance to share in $50,000 over five weeks – including a major prize of $25,000 – thanks to Cowboy Cash. more »
WHAT is interesting about the closure and then the demolition of the Swan Valley Nyungah Community site in Caversham are the reasons behind the secrecy of the Government. more »
BASSENDEAN GP John McAuliffe is calling for a major overhaul of the way we deal with the “growing challenge” of mental illness. more »
THE Johnson family is travelling to the United States next month in a bid to give their son Archer the best possible chance of being able to walk independently. more »
IT'S no secret that the Mazda3 is Australia's best selling car. more »
WHAT does a grand buy you these days?
A PERTH charity could soon be receiving the latest in fashion. more »
THIS year’s West Coast Blues ‘n’ Roots Festival may have been reduced back to a single-day line-up but that did not diminish the spirit for the horde of festivalgoers at the annual Fremantle music event on Sunday. more »
A CANNING Vale teenager’s gift for singing has won her a place at the WA Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA). more »
BALLAJURA resident Tim Riessen is performing from April 23 to May 3 in an evocative portrayal of backstage life at Limelight Theatre in Wanneroo. more »
A MUTUAL trust and group camaraderie has proven invaluable to the success of current Australian touring production, The Long Way Home. more »
HALFWAY through this action film about a monster made from parts of other men caught in the middle of a war between gargoyles and demons (huh?), I realised I, Frankenstein, was uninterested in poking fun at itself or its absurd plot. more »
SOME people might not watch 400 films in their life, but for David Doepel and his wife Barbara Connell it was homework. more »
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Western Suburbs Weekly reporter Sarah Motherwell with this week's Cat Haven update.
Western Suburbs Weekly reporter Sarah Motherwell with this week's Dog Refuge update.