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Markets to rise up

Planning Minister John Day announces the scheme amendment on Friday. Photo: Sophie Clapin

PLANNING Minister John Day last Friday approved a planning scheme amendment to allow a controversial 16-storey tower to be built on the old Pavilion Market site. more »

Boundary decision delayed

Local Government Minister Tony Simpson.

THE State Government's expected announcement on new local government boundaries has been delayed by about six weeks. more »

Subi Pavilion pariah or saviour: take your pick

The debate on Subiaco

IS the proposed Subiaco Pavilion Market development a high-rise eyesore or the city’s last hope for economic sustainability? more »

Decade-long battle finally ends

COTTESLOE’S 10-year saga to create a new planning scheme ended when Mayor Jo Dawkins signed Town Planning Scheme No.3, allowing up to eight storeys at a beachfront hotel and restaurant last week. more »

Artist says council can’t see big picture

Murray Gill had his application to expand his small bar Juanita

NOISE complaints from neighbouring residents has blocked artist Murray Gill from expanding his popular Rokeby Road small bar Juanita’s. more »

Black belt an inspiration

Instructor Gary Newman puts his star pupil through his paces. Picture: Andrew Ritchie www.communitypix.com.au

AT 73, Michael Pettitt has proven that age is no barrier to success in taekwondo. more »

Closure reprieve for art school

Cottesloe MLA Colin Barnett.

COMMUNITY-BASED Claremont School of Art has a reprieve from closing this month, as Cottesloe MLA Colin Barnett seeks support to move classes to the former Sunset Hospital site in Dalkeith. more »

Stroke of good fortune

National Diabetes Week ambassador John Rando says a stroke was the wake-up call he needed to manage his diabetes. Picture: Andrew Ritchie www.communitypix.com.au   d422419

HAVING a stroke and “almost falling off the perch” was the best thing that ever happened to Subiaco lawyer and Diabetes WA ambassador John Rando. more »

New president plans for future

New RAS president Rob Wilson.

NEW Royal Agricultural Society (RAS) president Rob Wilson (65) is proposing an agricultural research facility or small farm for children at Claremont Showground. more »

Damage and power cuts in wake of storm

Power lines down in O

THOUSANDS were left without power and many homes were damaged following the storm that lashed Perth early Monday morning. more »

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