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Merger announcement to be met with injunction

Lawyer John Hammond.

COUNCILS challenging State Government mergers say they will seek a Supreme Court injunction if the Local Government Advisory Board (LGAB) recommending new borders does not delay an announcement expected this month. more »

Making abortions accessible

Former King Edward Memorial Hospital gynaecology director Harry Cohen.  Picture: Andrew Ritchie www.communitypix.com.au   d422465

SHINING a light on the lack of affordability and accessibility of terminations in WA has been “a very long time coming”, says former King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEMH) gynaecology director Harry Cohen. more »

Committee to tackle issues

A SPECIAL group has been formed to resolve issues such as the long-term upkeep of clubrooms and dog-walkers’ access to the pitch at the Western Knights Football Club at Nash Field, Mosman Park. more »

Kenya learning centre launched

Adam and Sarah Contos reveal the plaque

WESTERN Suburbs Weekly editor Denise S. Cahill is in Nakuru in Kenya with South Fremantle resident Susan Saleeba for the opening of her new school building in the Kaptembwa slums. more »

Counterfeit cash alarm

Newsagent Dean Scott with one of the fake $50 notes.

COUNTERFEIT $50 notes have caused alarm at Subiaco Square Newsagency, where owner Dean Scott was twice presented with the fake cash last week. more »

Old surf club demolished

City of Perth Surf Life Saving Club president Grant Trew with Cambridge Mayor Simon Withers and Georgiou project manager Dennis Vlahov. Inset: The old City Beach surf club building being demolished.d422577

THE old City Beach Surf Club has been demolished to make way for a new surf club building and restaurant precinct. more »

Work will be worth wait

Redevelopment committee member John Adcock, Nedlands Mayor Max Hipkins, CAFC president Rob Kelly, redevelopment committee member Allen MacKinnon and player Ben Rattigan.  d422161

NO ONE at Collegians Amateur Football Club (CAFC) will miss their clubrooms’ rusted barred windows and cramped change rooms when its long-awaited $2.7 million redevelopment starts this year. more »

Licence overkill, says club

NORTH Cottesloe surf lifesavers say an unrestricted liquor licence is needed so they do not have to get permission to serve drinks each time “three or four” big events are organised at their club each year. more »

Cup of tea to ease trek

Geoff Wilson snow kiting in Antarctica this year.

A HOT cuppa each day will keep Perth adventurer Jack Forbes (35) going during a planned snow kiting trek from the South Pole to the Antarctic coast in 18 months. more »

Buck the trend for sick children

Get online: Community Newspaper Group editor-in-chief Matt Zis and chief executive Alan Clyne. Picture: David Baylis d422570

COMMUNITY Newspaper Group readers can do their bit to brighten the lives of sick children by signing up to receive their local paper electronically. more »

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