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Teen looks on light side of leukaemia

Mokshya Balage is a white lantern ambassador at the Leukaemia Foundation

TEENAGER Mokshya Balage wants other people with leukaemia to know that there is light at the end of the tunnel. more »

Council still mum over use of vehicles

THE Town of East Fremantle remains tight-lipped about the use of council vehicles despite months of questioning from the Gazette. more »

Freo’s Friday night fizzle

IT was a decision that many hoped would turn around the city’s retail prospects, but seven years on, Fremantle mayor Brad Pettitt says the introduction of local late night trading on a Friday night has not worked. more »

Jewel among workers

Jeweller Jacqui MacKenzie. d426249

A LOCAL mental health worker is hoping to breakdown some of the stigma surrounding mental illness when the 16th Open Minds Open Doors exhibition opens next week. more »

Snakes alive! They’re back

A dugite. Picture: Matt Swan, Department of Parks and Wildlife.

A MAN was discharged from Fremantle Hospital on Friday after being bitten by a tiger snake while walking near Farrington Road about 3pm the previous day. more »

Future in focus

Fremantle looks to the future.

FREMANTLE has gone as far as it can on inspiration alone and now it is time to try other avenues, city chief executive Graeme Mackenzie said at the launch of the Future Freo project last week. more »

Barrier tosuccess

Eco Shark Barrier inventor Craig Moss and Cockburn Mayor Logan Howlett.   Picture: Martin Kennealey d426322

ECO Shark Barrier inventor Craig Moss says he has come too far to give up on his dream of getting his creation on to beaches across WA. more »

Council to deal with heritage inventory

Changes have been made to powers regarding the Municipal Heritage Inventory. Picture: file image

THE Town of East Fremantle has revoked a delegated authority giving the chief executive the ability to add properties to the Municipal Heritage Inventory. more »

$2m decision deferred

The decision around a Fremantle Rowing Club grant has been deferred. Picture: file image

EAST Fremantle council could have cost a $2 million expansion of Fremantle Rowing Club when it deferred a grant proposal decision at last month’s council meeting. more »

Freo’s dash for cash

Fremantle Tourism Association members Ryan Zaknich and Wendy O’ Shaughnessy.  d426050

THE chair of a local tourism group says it is time Fremantle receives the first major injection of cash and energy into the local tourism industry since the America’s Cup in 1987. more »

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