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Intense search worth the effort

TWO Cockburn State Emergency Service volunteers have been called on to contribute to the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. more »

Eatery staff to face off in race of waiters

Flo Tarlier from Bread in Common is determined to outrun Nicole Ritchie of Little Creatures in the International Great Waiter Race.  Picture: Elle Borgward d418408

TWO local eateries will be hoping their quickest and most steady-handed waiters will be able to cross the finish line of the International Great Waiter Race Perth victorious. more »

Fun event spreads vital health advice

Clockwise from top left: Santanna Cound, Violet Cound (2) and Kimmy Wallam; podiatrist Ryan Constantine and Tim Ututaonga; health liaison officer Maureen Kelly with Brodie Cockie, Mary Hart and Patricia Cockie; Urban Youth and Fresh Flava dancers.

KINGS Square was peppered with stalls and an array of entertainment last Wednesday for the South Metropolitan Public Health Unit’s Aboriginal Health and Wellness Day. more »

Drug lab site to be demolished

Resident Lorraine Rodgers’ car was damaged when someone threw rocks over her fence.

THE South Lake unit acting as a cover for a drug lab before an explosion in January is due to be demolished. more »

Friend’s plight touches Taj

Little Taj Stinton has raised $1300 for his friend Xander Thelan, who is battling cancer.

A FIVE-YEAR-OLD pre-primary student has helped raise $1300 for a friend who has cancer. more »

Public sculpture destroyed by fire

Ashes... <I>The Hollow</I>, erected on April 12, has been destroyed by what is thought to be a deliberately-lit fire.

FIVE days into its three-week stint on Kings Square, the Feast Your Eyes sculpture The Hollow has been set alight and destroyed. more »

Homeless need help

Bev and John Lowe of Manna Inc, Salvation Army’s Kris Halliday and Conrad Liveris of Street Smugglers. Picture: Andrew Ritchie

THREE homeless service agencies have called for greater community support to address issues forcing people to beg and live on the streets of Perth. more »

Gazette goes digital with app

Mayor of Fremantle Brad Pettitt checks out the latest local news on his iPad.

KEEP up with what’s going on in Fremantle with the Gazette’s new iPad app. more »

Lotto windfall for couple

Store assistant Shirley Seddon and NewsXpress Meve manager Pat Shepley celebrate the newsagency’s big Oz Lotto win.

AUSTRALIA’S only Division 1 winning ticket for last Tuesday’s Oz Lotto draw was sold in Beeliar. more »

Skateboarders roll in for fun at the Plaza

The new skateboarding facility at the Esplanade Reserve Youth Plaza gave first-time skaters the chance to learn some basic skills.  Picture: Martin Kennealey d417003

THE opening of the Esplanade Reserve Youth Plaza came just in time, with Skateboarding Australia recently holding the first three of seven Fremantle skateboarding workshops. more »

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