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YMCA Perth’s chief executive Ross Kyrwood says he intends to keep Jewell House open for backpackers and Patient Assisted Travel Scheme (PATS) patients until November 28. more »
HISTORIAN Ivan King’s underground haven at His Majesty’s Theatre was once a swimming pool. more »
VINCENT Mayor John Carey says the decision by the City of Perth to merge with Subiaco “defies logic”. more »
AFTER recently winning a key WA Little Athletics State Championships award, Julia Armenti is proving that athletics runs in her family. more »
WHEN rugby league player Alex McKinnon was tackled and broke his neck last month, spectators looked on in horror as he lay on the ground. more »
YOKINE athlete Neisha Rizzo is one of two WA rhythmic gymnasts selected for the Australian Commonwealth Games Shadow Squad. more »
THE innovative retail and artistic space at The Myre Project will have been operating for just two weeks tomorrow and already the town is buzzing with praise for the initiative. more »
DEVELOPMENT applications, housing development and a major problem with parking will see Subiaco become Perth's ghost town if something does not change dramatically.
AN ambitious recasting of the City of Perth as an enlarged capital that gobbles up 19 of the 30 existing municipal bodies could drive efficiencies saving ratepayers up to $80 million, according to Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi. more »
MEXICAN food franchise Guzman Y Gomez is set to open at the former Planet Video site in Mt Lawley by the middle of this year. more »
PLANET Video co-owner Scott Jones attributes the advent of digital television and increase in free-to-air channels to the decline in video rentals and associated stores. more »
A PROPOSED Green Street small bar will close at 10pm on Sundays and weeknights after the State Administrative Tribunal (SAT) agreed with the City of Vincent’s conditions. more »
WHEN I attended Subiaco Primary School in 1955, the sports oval was black sand until our parents provided the work group to plant the grass. We had only one football for 100 children. more »
WE watch and read our Natanui more »
YET another food franchise for Beaufort Street – Mexican. How exciting, but worrisome as well. more »
AUSTRALIAN Medical Association (AMA) WA president Richard Choong is reminding people not to pat or touch animals overseas after an increase in the past 12 months of people seeking rabies post-exposure treatment. more »
OFFICE workers are risking damage to their skin by not protecting themselves from UV radiation during outdoor lunch breaks, a WA Cancer Council spokesman says. more »
IT'S no secret that the Mazda3 is Australia's best selling car. more »
WHAT does a grand buy you these days?
WHEN it comes to fashion royalty it does not get much higher than Patricia Field. more »
WHEN it comes to fashion royalty, it does not get much bigger than Patricia Field. more »
THIS year’s West Coast Blues ‘n’ Roots Festival may have been reduced back to a single-day line-up but that did not diminish the spirit for the horde of festivalgoers at the annual Fremantle music event on Sunday. more »
A CANNING Vale teenager’s gift for singing has won her a place at the WA Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA). more »
A MUTUAL trust and group camaraderie has proven invaluable to the success of current Australian touring production, The Long Way Home. more »
THE 18th Annual Performing Arts Perspectives is an event that highlights 18 of the highest-standard student performances from the 2013 WACE practical examinations in dance, drama and music. more »
HALFWAY through this action film about a monster made from parts of other men caught in the middle of a war between gargoyles and demons (huh?), I realised I, Frankenstein, was uninterested in poking fun at itself or its absurd plot. more »
SOME people might not watch 400 films in their life, but for David Doepel and his wife Barbara Connell it was homework. more »
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Western Suburbs Weekly reporter Rosanna Candler with this week's Cat Haven update.
Western Suburbs Weekly reporter Rosanna Candler with this week's Dog Refuge update.