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KALEEYA Hospital will close at the end of next year but no jobs will be lost, Health Minister Kim Hames has announced. more »
UPDATE: A packed and very vocal gallery watched on at last night's City of Melville special meeting as the Council voted to accept a plan for major redevelopment at Garden City.
THERE are many ways to enjoy the river and fishing is a very popular one, but the consequences of this activity can be deadly for wildlife if fishing line is left on the foreshore to blow into the river. more »
GYMNASTS from the Olympic Gymnastics Academy in Jandakot achieved impressive results at the State Club Level Championships held from November 7 to 10. more »
A PASSIONATE Mt Pleasant Bowling Club member has put out a call to budding and talented bowlers to join the active club. more »
WHEN Hilton teenager Shannon McCulloch decided to start boxing, he never imagined he’d go on to win the Novice State Title Championship eight months later. 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 »
Reporter Sophie Gabrielle has been nominated for two major prizes at the 2013 West Australian Media Awards. more »
TOMMY Nguyen loved beef and potato pies throughout high school and now the apprentice baker has won prizes for his own pies, baked at Bull Creek’s Oven Crisp Bakery. more »
BOUSFIELDS Menswear owner Bruce Haskell, of Bateman, is at the counter of the shop that has stood on Freo’s High Street for more than 100 years, greeting customers. more »
WHAT is it with all you cat haters? more »
IN response to the recent decision to drop the annual driving tests for over 85s since they account for only 1 per cent of serious or fatal accidents, let me quote a previous British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli: “There are three kinds of lies: l more »
JUST a thought for Christmas and the New Year: if everyone who wishes for a new pet adopted one from a rescue centre rather than buying from a pet shop, thousands of lives would be saved. more »
A NEW research centre opened at the St John of God Hospital in Murdoch last Thursday is set to lead the way for major studies into nursing and midwifery. more »
CHILDREN and young adults are sought for a vaccination trial in Perth. more »
IT'S no secret that the Mazda3 is Australia's best selling car. more »
WHAT does a grand buy you these days?
A SIMILAR signature runs through all of Aurelio Costarella’s garments, giving them a timeless, classic appeal with a twist. more »
LINNEYS assistant creative director Justin Linney loves the coastal lifestyle and can be found most summer weekends either surfing or taking his boat across to Rottnest Island with a group of friends. more »
DESPITE conducting Collegium Symphonic Chorus’ annual performance of Handel’s Messiah for more than 10 years, Dr Margaret Pride is still excited by the 270-year old piece of music. more »
SAYING goodbye is difficult but outgoing West Australian Symphony Orchestra principal conductor Paul Daniel will close his five-year tenure at the company in style as he leads his final Symphony in the City this Saturday. more »
THREE renowned Perth artists have teamed up to showcase their individual works and support Parkinson’s WA this Christmas. more »
IT is easy to understand why Como actress Jenny Davis has such a deep appreciation and fondness for the works of Charles Dickens. more »
WHAT better way to hook in an audience than with a title like that? more »
BELOVED inner-city deli The Re Store, with its imported liqueurs, house-made pasta and arguably Perth’s best continental rolls, is one of few shops to strike an emotional response in customers. 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.