State funding to turn West Perth into an urban native bee village

30th September 2021 – Erin Harwood – PerthNow – Western Suburbs West Perth will be home to Australia’s first urban native bee village with native flora flower beds, street art and even planter box ‘bee hotels’ as part of a $150,000 plan. Capitalising on the suburb’s proximity to King’s Park and a $150,000 State Budget […]

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WA election: Liberals plan to sink rail line to free up land for newdevelopments

25th January 2021 – Eliza Laschon – ABC News. The WA Liberals have unveiled a plan to redevelop City West as part of its March election pitch, in what the party has labelled a “bold” vision to “revitalise” the CBD and triple its population. Under the proposal, dubbed “New City West”, commercial and residential opportunities […]

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Vintage worth bottling

17th September 2020 – David Bell – Perth Voice. A Dan Murphy’s liquor barn planned for the upcoming West Perth Woolworths has locals concerned it could crowd out a 110-year-old independent store. Woolies is planning a supermarket on the corner of Murray and Thomas Street in West Perth; the old Princess Margaret Hospital staff carpark […]

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A Day Out in West Perth

1st March 2020 – City of Perth News For Steve Wellard, the old saying rings true: there’s no place like home. As chairperson of neighbourhood group West Perth Local, Steve is actively involved and passionate about his community, making him the perfect local guide for a day out in West Perth. Growing up in the […]

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Bee friendly, be happy

22 February 2020 – The Post. West Perth residents and businesses have welcomed a bee-friendly parklet in Colin Street. Inspired by Bee Scene – a West Perth Local and WA Loves Nature partnership – the seating emulates natural beehives, while flowering plants have been used to support the bee population. West Perth Bee Scene is […]

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Bee-grade space welcome

20 February 2020 – Community News – Eastern Reporter. THERE is a buzz in West Perth. A bee-friendly parklet has been created on Colin Street by community groups and the City of Perth. It has been inspired by Bee Scene – a West Perth Local and WA Loves Nature initiative – and the seating emulates […]

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West Perth Parklet Creates a Buzz

14 February 2020 – 98five Sonshine FM – Interview with Amanda, City of Perth. The city of Perth and the local community groups are introducing a new initiative and that is a new bee-friendly parklet on Colin Street. It is inspired by Bee Scene – A West Perth Local and WA Loves Nature initiative – […]

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New West Perth parklet creates a buzz

12th February 2020 – City of Perth. West Perth residents and businesses are set to welcome a new bee-friendly parklet on Colin Street this week thanks to collaborative efforts between the City of Perth and local community groups. Inspired by Bee Scene – a West Perth Local and WA Loves Nature initiative – the seating emulates […]

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The third and final phase of the City of Perth’s free parking trial has commenced in West Perth.

9th September – City of Perth. For the next 12 months, free parking will be available on Hay Street between Outram and Havelock Streets, with fee payable bays converted to no fee payable bays. A free parking trial in Claisebrook has been in place since July and on Hay Street, East Perth since August. The […]

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