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LOCAL government mergers are now more unpredictable than the TV series Game of Thrones, says Cambridge Mayor Simon Withers, after the City of Perth unexpectedly made a grab for Subiaco’s assets last week. more »
FREMANTLE’S Harbour Theatre moved into MosArts’ Camelot at Memorial Hall in Lochee Street, Mosman Park this month. more »
Hilary Rumley wants a sea pool so those in wheelchairs can swim safely. more »
A DEPLETED Western Knights squad, ravaged by injuries, faced the Bunbury Force at Nash Field last weekend and still managed to win 3-2. more »
CLAREMONT Masters Swimming Club coach Elena Nesci can relate to the adult swimmers who join her group because she took up the sport at 23. more »
COUNTING down the seconds to midnight on December 31, Luke Parkinson says he could not remember being so excited to start a new year in his whole life. more »
THE innovative retail and artistic space at The Myre Project will have been operating for just two weeks tomorrow and already the town is buzzing with praise for the initiative. more »
DEVELOPMENT applications, housing development and a major problem with parking will see Subiaco become Perth's ghost town if something does not change dramatically.
AN ambitious recasting of the City of Perth as an enlarged capital that gobbles up 19 of the 30 existing municipal bodies could drive efficiencies saving ratepayers up to $80 million, according to Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi. more »
AFTER covering every inch of their floor, Temple Direct owners Chris Hoyne and Sandy Brennan began hanging rugs on the walls, rolling them up under the beds and stacking them in the garage. more »
CATHERINE Leach and Elizabeth O’Sullivan met at the University of WA while studying law. more »
FORMER events company owner Peter Hesketh has plans for a street festival on Newcastle Street in Northbridge where he recently opened a vintage shop. more »
I ATTENDED last Tuesday evening’s rally held on the steps of Parliament House and listened to the condescending remarks made by Tony Simpson about the general public being confused regarding the benefits of amalgamation. more »
Today marks the 1st anniversary of Jenon Bitwot who drowned at Clayton's beach Mindarie. This is a poem I wrote in his memory. more »
MICHAEL Sutherland is my MP. I emailed him to find out where he stood on the Premier’s contentious anti-sharks policy. more »
CHILD and Adolescent Health Service inaugural Chair of Allied Health Catherine Elliot says her new role will help make meaningful and lasting change in the lives of WA children. more »
WHEN she started gymnastics, Ayesha Razvi (9) says she thought flipping in the air was the scariest thing in the world but soon it felt as natural as breathing. more »
IT'S no secret that the Mazda3 is Australia's best selling car. more »
WHAT does a grand buy you these days?
WHEN it comes to fashion royalty it does not get much higher than Patricia Field. more »
WHEN it comes to fashion royalty, it does not get much bigger than Patricia Field. more »
THIS year’s West Coast Blues ‘n’ Roots Festival may have been reduced back to a single-day line-up but that did not diminish the spirit for the horde of festivalgoers at the annual Fremantle music event on Sunday. more »
A CANNING Vale teenager’s gift for singing has won her a place at the WA Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA). more »
A MUTUAL trust and group camaraderie has proven invaluable to the success of current Australian touring production, The Long Way Home. more »
THE 18th Annual Performing Arts Perspectives is an event that highlights 18 of the highest-standard student performances from the 2013 WACE practical examinations in dance, drama and music. more »
HALFWAY through this action film about a monster made from parts of other men caught in the middle of a war between gargoyles and demons (huh?), I realised I, Frankenstein, was uninterested in poking fun at itself or its absurd plot. more »
SOME people might not watch 400 films in their life, but for David Doepel and his wife Barbara Connell it was homework. more »
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Western Suburbs Weekly reporter Sarah Motherwell with this week's Cat Haven update.
Western Suburbs Weekly reporter Sarah Motherwell with this week's Dog Refuge update.