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What is it like to have a colonoscopy?

June is Bowel Cancer Awareness month. Each year over 15,000 Australians are told they have bowel cancer, 1,414 people under the age of 50....

Lower Chittering VBFB embraces new Emergency Services Volunteers app

The Essential Services Volunteers mobile app is a new tool designed to help brigades track the extensive work they conduct, both on the fire...

The evolution of our library service

When the Federal Government made the call to close libraries to the public, I faced the challenge of implementing a contactless library service for...

How our regional business are coping…

The economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic is still unfolding. Restrictions in trade, a fall in demand due to isolation practices, falling tax revenue...

Aboriginal-owned company celebrates first Main Roads Contract

A small project involving only three workers in the Midwest is an unlikely but important milestone for Western Australia’s newest Aboriginal-owned civil contracting company. Oaks...

Marvellous meteor showers

There’s nothing like a meteor shower to lure you outside in the early hours of the morning! In early May, the eta-Aquarids Meteor Shower will...

Ten years of service for Bullsbrook Residents and Ratepayers Association

Bullsbrook Residents and Ratepayers Association (BRRA) are this year celebrating ten years of advocating for the Bullsbrook community. It was an occasion due to...

Marvick Native Farms in the limelight

Northern Valleys News first visited Marvick Native Farms in Red Gully in January 2016. A retirement project for Vickie Shina and Mark Andrew, their...

International study highlights diabetes risks in COVID-19

An international review involving Monash University has found elderly people with diabetes who contract COVID-19 are at a much higher risk of dying from...

Waste and coronavirus

A casualty of coronavirus has certainly been the zero-waste movement. It crept in early on, with cafés refusing to accept reusable cups in a...

Under the Southern Cross

We’re playing our part to protect our communities during this time and minimise the spread of Coronavirus. Astrotourism WA stargazing events are postponed for...

Homeschool help

Many parents have found themselves taking on the role of teacher after the government announcement on 26 March encouraging parents to keep their children...
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