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BYFORD has been named Australia’s fourth most family friendly suburb, according to the national top 100 suburbs for family living report, which was released last week. more »
KELMSCOTT resident Amy Caverley never imagined a peaceful afternoon at Armadale Aquatic Centre would end in a police pursuit involving her allegedly stolen car. more »
WHEN Riverton resident Jacqui Bransby and her two sisters Angela Piscitelli, from Keysbrook, and Andrea Piscitelli lost their beloved mother to cancer eight years ago, they decided her spirit was going to live on and continue to help people. more »
THREE Armadale Cricket Club teams were knocked out of the semi-finals on the weekend and the first grade side is in deep trouble. more »
YOUNG tennis star Talia Gibson’s training with older players at Brixton Street Tennis Centre in Beckenham has paid off — she is ranked WA’s top player and number three nationally for girls in her birth year. more »
THEY stuck to the game plan and performed at a high level, but Armadale Soccer Club’s Premier League first team were still unable to score, losing 0-1 to favourites Bayswater City on Saturday at the Frank Drago Reserve 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.
AN ambitious recasting of the City of Perth as an enlarged capital that gobbles up 19 of the 30 existing municipal bodies could drive efficiencies saving ratepayers up to $80 million, according to Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi. more »
THE closure of emergency relief agencies, combined with WA’s rising cost of living, is resulting in an influx of people turning to their local church for support. more »
IF YOU are doing something good, the news will spread like wildfire, said boxer Danny Green at the Small Business Centre South East Metro Technology Expo last week. more »
Reporter Sophie Gabrielle has been nominated for two major prizes at the 2013 West Australian Media Awards. more »
MUCH has been written and said about culling sharks and slaughtering animals. more »
PATIENT and visitor access areas will change and waiting times may increase at Armadale-Kelmscott Memorial Hospital (AKMH) over the next four months as it gets a major floor replacement. more »
MARTIN resident and Cannington Police officer Peter Northrop has made his 385th blood donation at a time when the Red Cross Blood Service desperately needs to maintain its supply. more »
IT'S no secret that the Mazda3 is Australia's best selling car. more »
WHAT does a grand buy you these days?
Perth Fashion Festival favourite Jaime Lee took home the coveted Most Innovative Designer of the Year Award at last night's glittering Western Australian Fashion Awards (WAFA) held at the State Theatre Centre. more »
A SIMILAR signature runs through all of Aurelio Costarella’s garments, giving them a timeless, classic appeal with a twist. more »
WITH shows in five states already sold out and an extra added in both Melbourne and Brisbane, Illy says he is at ease in the lead up to The Cinematic National Tour. more »
KATE Miller-Heidke has sung Happy Birthday over the phone to more than 50 fans and has more celebratory wishes scheduled for the rest of the year. more »
COMMUNITY theatre company ARENAarts will celebrate the end of 25 years of drifting with a madcap stage version of the Sherlock Holmes classic The Hound of the Baskervilles. more »
RIVERTON resident Niamh Taggart will make her stage debut in the family drama A House That Jack Built at Roleystone Theatre after landing the role in her first acting audition. more »
SO MANY films deal with the human experience of transitions: from childhood into adulthood, passive to heroics, but it is the little explored transition into retirement that gets a look-in with Bright Days Ahead. more »
DOING even less for the promotion of Australian tourism than the scrapped “Where the bloody hell are ya?” campaign, writer/director Greg Mclean takes us back to Wolf Creek where the murderous, tourist-hating Mick Taylor (John Jarratt) lurks. more »
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