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Citrus Guy

Who’s that citrus guy?

If you frequent the weekend markets in the Northern Valleys, you may have already met the region’s newest citrus crusader — a man on a mission to fill local backyards with home-grown produce. Masquerading as ‘That Citrus Guy”is the affable Scott Moore, who on an ordinary weekday is production manager at Cit Trees, growing and […]

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Collaboration and planning are in season

Growers and local business owners are invited to attend a Collaboration, Cooperation & Planning event to listen to a fantastic line up of speakers – Western Citrus Alliance chief executive officer Brett Heather,  Curtin University agricultural extension researcher John Noonan and Peter Protiano from Michael Brothers. The event, which is being organised by the Chittering […]

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Individualized Heart Health Acupuncture Clinic now available in Moora

Dr Jerzy Dyczynski (George) is a highly qualified acupuncturist, medical doctor and scientist who has over 30 years medical experience; initially as a medical physician and cardiologist, before graduating in Traditional Chinese Medicine during the early 1990’s in Beijing, China. Since immigrating to Perth in 2007 Dr Dyczynski has been practising as a holistic medical […]

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Jack Collins of Muchea – 1st in the U 18 Steer ride at the Mogumber Junior Rodeo. Luke Metcalf (recent winner of NAIDOC Perth 2017 Sportsperson of the Year) stepping in as bull fighter. Photo: EJ stock photo

Congratulations to Luke Metcalf – winner of the NAIDOC Perth 2017 Sportsperson of the Year Award.

Luke Metcalf is a Ballardong/ Noongar man who has been a cowboy his whole life. Having grown up working the land, he entered the sport of rodeo from a very young age and made it his mission to be competitive at every opportunity, now competing in rodeos locally, nationally and internationally. Rodeo is a tough […]

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Solar power success story

When Amber Neuman built herself a new house on her 74 acre property in Beermullah last year she opted to go completely off-grid for power – installing solar panels with a battery storage system instead of connecting with Western Power. “Western Power gave me an estimate of around $45,000 just to connect power up to […]

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Moora Lions Club celebrates 20 years of service

This year the Lions Club of Moora are delighted to celebrate 20 years of service to the community. In July 1997 20 new Lions members met at the Moora Bowling Club where they were presented with the Lions Charter by the then District Governor, Mike Kelly. Several of these founding members are still active in […]

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Joley Holiday from Stem Pilates

Good health stems from great posture

Moora mother-of-three Joley Holliday started her business Stem Pilates in November last year as an off-shoot from her husband Marcus’s physiotherapy practice Walkabout Physiotherapy. After 2 years in business, Walkabout Physio. was inundated, and with over 2,000 clients Marcus felt they would never be able to meet the high demand. Choosing to focus on the […]

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Bonny Dunlop-Heague and Adrian Botha ( former student of Bullsbrook College) from Chittering Landcare with Bullsbrook College students in the school’s 
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Kids and community working together in Bullsbrook

In April 2016 the Bullsbrook Landcare Group (officially known as North Swan Land Conservation District Committee) developed a Bush Management Plan with Bullsbrook College. The aim of the Plan was to manage the area of 8.2 hectares of bushland adjacent to Bullsbrook College (owned by the Education Dept.) — to preserve, protect and improve this […]

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Things get muddy in Bindoon at Wear Ya Wellies!

Wear Ya Wellies in Bindoon

Maggie Dent would be proud! The Shire of Chittering’s annual, free “welcome to winter”, family fun day was filled with muddy, silly, childish fun. Dirt and water played the biggest part and the only screens in sight were held by the entralled parents filming the spectacle of their happy kids frollicking in the mud maze. […]

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Gingin DHS goes the distance

Gingin District High School showed their stamina at the annual interschool cross country competition at Gingin Golf Course on Friday May 26, with Gingin students winning all categories in the Years 7-10 heats and being the overall points winners of the day. Gingin District High School also hosted the event which brings together the top […]

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