Local heroes

Beginning in Siem Reap,...

A GROUP of Year 12 graduate students and two staff members from Santa Maria College recently returned from the College’s first Cambodia Volunteer Program, a service immersion trip that saw them lending a hand to those in need. more »

Challenge on two wheels

Kevin Williams, with his son Finnbar, prepares for a 1000km ride to raise funds for Teen Challenge. Picture: Martin Kennealey d410118

BICTON father Kevin Williams will ride 1000km this week to raise money for Teen Challenge, a WA charity dedicated to helping families and teenagers struggling with substance abuse. more »

Drive to help others

Hazel Sturrock and Cheryl Coates prepare for the inaugural MND Drive.  Picture: Martin Kennealey d405565

THERE is more than one reason why Bateman resident Cheryl Coates will hit the road to raise money for Motor Neurone Disease as part of the inaugural 2013 MND Drive in October. more »

Student generosity inspires

Brentwood Primary School students Callum and Eleanor Green during their recent visit to Government House. Picture: Elle Borgwardd405198

LAST week, more than 200 children from around WA joined Governor Malcolm McCusker and his wife Tonya at Government House to showcase their ‘giving projects’. more »

Murdoch’s medical marvel

St John of God Murdoch Hospital emergency nurse Jodie Thompson with local women in Papua New Guinea.

THE emergency room at St John of God Murdoch Hospital may be a world away from a clinic in a tin shed in Papua New Guinea, but they’re both designed to save lives. more »

Michelle is voted best

Virgin Air’s Ann Elliott with Flight Centre Garden City manager Michelle Nievaart.

ANYONE thinking about a winter getaway could do a lot worse than checking in with Flight Centre Garden City manager Michelle Nievaart, who recently won the national award for Best Travel Agency Manager - Retail. more »

Friendship taken to new heights

Moira Clay and Karin Smith.

IF you think the weather has been cold in Perth lately, spare a thought for two Bicton women who are about to climb a mountain where the temperature is -15C. more »

Toast to lost loved ones

THE memory of popular players who have died in recent years will live on at Bullcreek Leeming Amateur Football Club when players and members unveil a memorial bar in their honour this week. more »

Bicton resident surprised by award nomination

BICTON resident and nurse Jayne Krolik has been nominated for an industry award in recognition of her generosity and compassion. more »

A ride for my brother

Recent loss spurs Shannon Lidgard into action.

GRIEVING Mt Pleasant resident Shannon Lidgard has only just laid his brother to rest and now has turned his focus to a 200km Ride to Conquer Cancer. more »

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