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Career ends in life of pain

Former police officer Michael Thornbury. Picture: Martin Kennealey d421738

HE pulls out a wooden plaque from a brown cardboard box. more »

Whale carcass washes up at Port Kennedy

The whale carcass on Port Kennedy beach.

A HUMPBACK whale carcass has washed up on a Port Kennedy beach. more »

Going along for the ride

The integrated cycling plan.

A CYCLING club has developed a plan to make Alkimos Australia’s first ‘bike town’ and hopes to garner support from developers, state and local governments. more »

A stranger’s kindness saved Luke

WITH one look at the homeless teenager outside Leederville IGA, his eyes “filled with despair”, Flavia Harris promised herself he would never sleep on the streets again. more »

Ground-breaking record

Official timekeeper Debra Stephenson ensures volunteers complete their taks of planning more than 100,000 trees in an hour. Pictures: Joel Kelly

IT may be weeks before it becomes official but Men of the Trees, assisted by a swarming army of volunteers, have set a new Guinness World Record for most number of trees planted in an hour. more »

Ready to light up the runway

Designer Natalie Donovan from Wild Horses.  Picture: Andrew Ritchie www.communitypix.com.au   d422595

THE anticipation is building for September’s WA Designer Collections Runway at Telstra Perth Fashion Festival and no one can be more excited to see the spring/summer collections taking centre stage than the local designers themselves. more »

Police can’t keep up with camera infringements

Road Safety Minister Liza Harvey at the unveiling of WA’s fifth fixed speed camera site, located between Farrington Road and South Street on the Kwinana Freeway.

FIXED speed cameras in Perth are catching so many offending drivers that police are struggling to keep pace with processing the infringements. more »

House fire in Buchanan Way

Police are asking for witnesses to come forward after this house suffered thousands of dollars of damage caused by a fire.

POLICE are seeking information on a Padbury house fire that caused a quarter of a million dollars in property damage this month. more »

A stay of execution

The Russell Road fig trees stand proud and tall in Madeley, where residents spoke out to save them from the axe. Inset: Brian Williams being interviewed on the street last week.

THE Russell Road fig trees in Madeley have won a reprieve. more »

Stand up against board: Mayor

THE City of Armadale wants residents to stand up against the Local Government Advisory Board’s (LGAB) eleventh hour change to its council merger proposal. more »

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