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All about native limes

Australia is home to six species of native citrus one of which has gained popularity recently in the culinary world. They are a unique fruit that adds classic citrus zing to a recipe and provides visual appeal to both sweet and savoury dishes. Often referred to as ‘finger limes’, the trees grow up to 5 […]

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Seniors Only Exercise Class

Seniors Only Exercise Class commencing in Calingiri

The Shire of Victoria Plains is delighted to be facilitating the provision of exercise classes designed especially for older community members, to aide in the prevention of injury and improve their general physical and mental wellbeing, thus increasing our senior’s capacity to live independently. The program has been developed as the result of community consultation […]

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Left to right: Paul Fewster (runner-up Wallace Shield), Norm Wallace,
June Wallace and Reg Caldwell (winner Wallace Shield)

Gingin Golf Club

The last fixture for May was the President and Captain’s Day, a well attended event with Mark Sanders proving too good for the rest of the field. We are fortunate that members are keen to sponsor a Saturday club event and during June both Chris Bell and Paul Fewster each ran a successful day with […]

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Spring Flower Festival Competitions

With the Spring Flower Festival coming up 15 – 17 September, the school holidays is a good time for kids to get creative and enter some of the competitions held as part of the festival. Make your own mini garden Create an imaginary world in a mini terrarium! It could be a fairy garden, hobbit hideout, beachscape or Jurassic world… Use interesting plants, flowers and natural […]

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AFL rookie Matthew Taylor visits junior footballers

The Gingin Junior Football Club were treated to a visit from former Chittering Broncos junior footballer, and now AFL rookie for North Melbourne, Matthew Taylor. Matthew was enjoying a visit home during his team’s bye round and at his own instigation offered to visit the team and pass on some knowledge. He took the team […]

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The children from Bullsbrook Playgroup enjoying the updated play equipment at Lowery Park, Bullsbrook

Parks and Nature Walks in the Northern Valley

PARKS AND PLAYGROUNDS Bindoon Clune Park, Cnr Gray Road and Great Northern Hwy Bullsbrook Pickett Park, Maroubra Ave Lowery Park, Chittering Gardens Corner Railway Parade and West Road, West Bullsbrook Turner Road, West Bullsbrook (next to the museum, open Wednesdays and Sundays) Gingin Granville Park Jurien Bay Dobbyn Park Foreshore Lower Chittering Sussex Bend, Maryville […]

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