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Defiant mayor chairs meeting

Mosman Park Mayor Ron Norris.

MOSMAN Park Mayor Ron Norris defied four remaining councillors and chaired a Councils for Democracy (CfD) meeting at Subiaco Council the day after his councillors censured him for being in the group at a special meeting last Thursday. more »

Couple on high alert after burglary

Umair Bajwa and Sonia Malik feel frightened after being burgled more »

New council digs delight

Claremont councillor Karen Wood and chief executive Stephen Goode on site at the new council building.

FOOTBALLERS, doctors and leaders in the community are expected to adorn a feature wall of the new Town of Claremont Administration and Council Chambers. more »

Families face battle years later

VVAWA president Richard Williams, advisor Peter Heeney Legatee and Benjamin Oates, son of Vietnam vet Trevor.  d424728

FAMILIES of veterans were recognised for their support at the 48th annual Vietnam Veterans Day at Kings Park last Sunday. more »

Braving the elements no big deal

From left: Lee Doak, Stephen Knott and Diana Warnock with fellow early morning City Beach swimmers in the background.

WHEN the mercury plummets, these hardy beach lovers head to the warmest outdoor place they know – the sea. more »

Ella’s teddy triumph

Ella Van Leeuwen with an example of her tutu creations for teddy bears.

PERTH College Year 6 student Ella Van Leeuwen (12) raised $800 for Princess Margaret Hospital by selling her tutus for teddy bears. more »

Shopping for fresh market sites

TR & TR Fruit and Veg’s Diep Tran (in centre wearing blue) along with fellow stallholders, is campaigning to keep the markets open. Picture: Andrew Ritchie d424726

FACED with the “inevitable” closure of the Station Street Markets, Subiaco Mayor Heather Henderson says her priority is finding a viable replacement. more »

Ship disables train bridge in storm

The damage this morning.

THE Fremantle train line is shut after Singapore-registered general cargo carrier AAL Fremantle broke free from its rear moorings and swung its stern into the Fremantle train bridge across the Swan River, during storms overnight. more »

Sweet success with pet project

Giovina Civitella (92) unleashed this monster from her garden.  Picture: Andrew Ritchie d424174

WEIGHING in at more than 3kg, Giovina Civitella’s homegrown sweet potato is the spitting image of the deceased family daschund, Benny. more »

Planning law changes cut council powers

Claremont Mayor Jock Barker.

COUNCILS could lose power over planning and homes with new rules announced by the State Government yesterday. more »

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