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Amalgamation anger boils over

COCKBURN leaders are seething after news the City could amalgamate with Kwinana but lose key suburbs if the Local Government Advisory Board’s proposal for council reform goes ahead more »

Cockburn, Serpentine-Jarrahdale losers in new council plan

Cockburn Mayor Logan Howlett.

THE Local Government Advisory Board (LGAB) has completed its new council boundaries for the western suburbs but must wait for councils outside the area to comment on last-minute, major changes to their proposals. more »

Testing the waters

Elyse and Jacinta Ainsworth on the water

SAILING sisters from Coogee are set to tackle the world over the coming weeks. more »

Raising the bar

Perth Demons CEO Marty Atkins.

THE WA Football Commission will encourage all WA Football League clubs, including the Lathlain-based Perth Demons, to embrace a State Government program to promote responsible drinking. more »

Chance for young people to make voice heard

Mission Australia is urging students to make their voice heard.

YOUNG West Aussies have less than a week to make their voices heard, with Mission Australia’s national youth survey closing on July 28. more »

Minutes of contention

CEO Stuart Wearne and Mayor Jim O

EAST Fremantle councillors spent 35 minutes debating the deletion of a section of minutes from June’s meeting last week, saying it was not an accurate record of what the Mayor described as a “night we’d all rather forget”. more »

Relay keeps uncle in mind

Karen Bailey, of Waterford, with a photograph of her brother Kevin Fuller, and her daughter Kerry Bailey. Picture: Martin Kennealey www.communitypix.com.au d423100

TEAMS will walk for 24 hours straight at Fremantle’s first Cancer Council Relay for Life on September 20 and 21. more »

At nightfall, Batman on a rescue mission

Joe Tonga is on a mission to save the microbat.

WHILE we sleep, microbats in their hundreds take to the skies, thanks to the work of Perth’s ‘Batman’ Joe Tonga. more »

Schools set to ring in changes

Almost 7000 Year 7 students will join secondary schools next year.

MORE than 6800 students from the southern metropolitan education region will start Year 7 in public secondary schools next year, the Department of Education has revealed. more »

Plan for wall, ruins for heritage list

Cockburn Mayor Logan Howlett with Lucy Radich holding a photograph of her parents Jakubina and Jakov Vidovich.  Picture: Martin Kennealey d423180

A LIMESTONE wall and ruins from a number of small storage sheds in Munster look set to be added to the City of Cockburn’s local government inventory and heritage list. more »

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