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Connection, conservation and creativity come together in community art project

Conservation, connection and collaboration were at the forefront of a special school holiday workshop run at Bullsbrook College in October. The purpose of the...

Girls in a league of their own

When the Australian Football League moved to introduce a women’s league, there were quiet, concerned mutterings about the move. Women’s sport has always taken...

Toodyay Recreation Centre now open

The brand-new, $14 million Toodyay Recreation Centre has opened its doors to the community ahead of an official opening planned for 21 November. The facility...

Fun with words

If you’re a reader, then you likely have a higher appreciation for words than the average Joe. What is reading anyway but staring at...

Rain no match for riders on a mission

Cyclists braved wet and windy conditions last week to raise awareness and thousands of dollars for Autism early intervention in the inaugural Ocean2Orchard. About 20...

The local real estate market post-COVID

Amy Connell, Country Values Real Estate As we have seen, COVID-19 has prompted change in almost every walk of life. Many would say it was...

Autism Horses Australia officially opened

Sunday 27 September was the inaugural community open day and official opening for Autism Horses Australia (AHA). The Cowalla-based facility provides special needs therapy...

VCA 88.5FM: in tune with the community

From one community media outlet to another, I had the pleasure of speaking with City of Swan-based community radio station VCA 88.5 FM’s presenter,...

All the pretty horses

There are few toys that offer the splendour, old-world charm and timeless delight of a rocking horse. For Pete Jensen, bringing these artisanal pieces...

Corporate environmental responsibility

I am a big believer in everyone doing their bit to better the planet – I don’t believe we shouldn’t try and do the...

Appreciation shown to local volunteers

Di Broad Representatives from the Shire of Chittering’s four fire stations were each presented with a donation from the Chittering Car Club. The presentation was made...

Wildlife rescue via horseback

A weekend ride through the Bullsbrook pines yesterday turned into quite an adventure for Fiona Nunn and Louise O'Shea. The pair became wildlife warriors,...
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