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Good morning Ms Fremantle, now the cooler weather and rain has finally arrived, rather than dressing like you’re about to start a polar expedition, we’ve got some easy, money-saving tips to stay warm this winter – along with how picking up speed when you walk can have major health benefits (and warm you up a bit as a bonus!).

COMMUNITY

Join a local Men’s Shed

Join a local Men’s Shed

Men’s Shed groups are an updated version of the shed in the backyard that has long been a part of Australian culture. Here’s why it’s a great idea to take a look.

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WHO'S HUNGRY

Messy Munchies. This casual dining spot is known for its mouthwatering and indulgent food offerings, perfect for satisfying cravings or treating oneself to a well-deserved cheat meal. Enjoy fresh cheerful Japanese delights including fresh sushi, chicken satay, pork belly salad and chicken bao burgers.

Mastro Pizza. Delicious wood fired pizza for both takeaway and family-friendly dining in. From classic Margherita to gourmet toppings like truffle oil or if you are more of a pasta lover, try their wood-fired pasta dishes.

Nic & Kolo. A fully licensed, award-winning café with a contemporary menu, fresh WA produce and speciality coffee. Enjoy the all day brunch menu with the family or mouthwatering burgers for lunch, there is something to satisfy every craving.

Bad Apples Bar. Featuring a contemporary tapas menu, 6 beer and cider taps plus a full beverage and cocktail list. Whether you're seeking a lively night out with friends or a more intimate setting, this local spot is the perfect destination.

Paste Thai. A selection of yummy Thai dishes that you will keep coming back for more. You have to try their signature dish - Pork Spare Ribs - voted most popular.

HANDY HOME HINTS

How to help your non-stick pans last longer

How to help your non-stick pans last longer

If you want your non-stick pans to last, it's important to take good care of them to prevent their surface from scratching, peeling, or warping. Here are a few tips to keep them turning from a ‘non-stick pan’, into just a ‘pan’.

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WHAT'S SPECIAL

$20 off your first service. The friendly, reliable and skilled team from Perth Gardening Experts will make sure your garden looks great all year round!

Save $40 on Air-con regas. Do you remember when your vehicle’s air-con gas was last refilled. Don’t run out this summer and enjoy a cool car for $109 from Progressive Auto Care.

4 rooms carpets cleaned for $188. Enjoy the smell of freshly cleaned carpets and get rid of the dust, dirt and allergens. Chris from Monfloors Carpet Cleaning have been cleaning carpets around the Willetton area for over 20 years.

25% off your food bill. Award winning bistro The Burrendah has been serving fantastic food to local residents for over 30 years. Not only do they offer the best-priced meals in town but superb food to match, and there is something to suit all dietary requirements.

LOCAL DINING

Join a local Men’s Shed

Enjoy delicious and fantastic food at The Burrendah

Family-owned since 1982, the award-winning Burrendah Bistro is open all day for lunch and dinner, not only do they offer the best-priced meals in town but superb food to match. The refurbished bistro complemented with the beautiful serene alfresco area makes The Burrendah the perfect place to enjoy a meal with your friends and family.

Take a sneak peak at their all day menu.

The Burrendah are offering 25% off your food bill up to the value of $25 on Monday and Tuesday.

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MONEY SAVING HACKS

Save money staying warm this winter

Save money staying warm this winter

We probably put more effort into saving money on our energy bills in summer when our air conditioners can be running 24/7. But there are things we can do to save money on energy bills in winter too.

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WHO'S LOCAL

Riverton Rossmoyne Junior Cricket - Ready for some cricket excitement? Join your local club and make lifelong friends! Enjoy the fun, while honing your skills. Cricket grows with you, so join a team, level up your batting, bowling, and fielding skills, and let the adventure begin!

UberPool Perth - Peter will provide a personalised and thorough service in taking care of your pool, so you don’t have to. One-off or regular servicing and great customer service.

Roadies Basketball Club - Roadies Basketball Club plays at Willetton Basketball Stadium on Burrendah Blvd (opposite Southlands Shopping Centre) is part of the Willetton Basketball Association. They welcome all children and families to join their club.

Npower WA Electrical Services - The team at NPower WA are your local electrical experts. They provide high-quality workmanship and exceptional customer service to local residents, and will always leave your home clean and tidy.

POOL CLEANING, PUMPS and SUPPLIES

Get your pool ready for winter

Get your pool ready for winter

Now that the really hot weather has passed, your pool usage might have slowed down. Don’t just abandon your pool for the winter as you may end up with a green pool which can be difficult (and expensive) to fix. So, how do you get your pool ready for winter?

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HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Walk a little faster for more health benefits

Walk a little faster for more health benefits

Walking is great for good health. Just 30 minutes every day can increase fitness and strengthen bones. It can also reduce your risk of developing serious health conditions such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes. How fast you walk can also make a difference. Find out more.

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WHAT'S ON

LiveLighter Canning Show. The award-winning LiveLighter Canning Show returns Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th November, bringing fun-filled activities and exhibits for your family to enjoy. Tickets available online only.

AIM Archery Willetton. For anyone over the age of 50 years old who can hold a bow with a lower end poundage of 18lbs (approx. 8kg), is invited to join AIM Archery Willetton every Tuesday from 8.00am to 11.00am.

WA Mahjong Festival. The very first Mahjong Festival in WA will be happening on Saturday 15th April, thanks to South Perth Learning Centre with the support of City of Nedlands' Affinity Club!

Willetton Toy Library. Why buy toys that kids quickly outgrow? The Willetton Toy Library has hundreds of toys that you can borrow, fortnightly Wednesday and Friday from 9.30am to 10.30am, so your children stay entertained.

VET SERVICES

How to spot dental disease in your dog or cat

How to spot dental disease in your dog or cat

Did you know that over 80% of dogs and 70% of cats over the age of three will develop gum disease? It can be extremely painful for your fur baby but is treatable in the early stages. Here's how to spot it.

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GARDENING

How to eliminate clover from lawns and gardens in winter

How to eliminate clover from lawns and gardens in winter

One of the most common winter weeds is clover and now the rain has started, it’s just lurking under the soil and waiting to take over your lawn and garden. Here are some great tips for getting rid of it and keeping your garden clover-free.

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FENCING

Choosing a new fence? Consider these 4 important things

Choosing a new fence? Consider these 4 important things

So, you’ve decided it’s time for a new fence. Before you decide on fencing material and style, here are some important questions to ask yourself, so you don’t regret your choice further down the track. 4 important things.

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LITTLE AUSSIE EXTRAS

So, why do we have cake on our birthdays? Not that we’re complaining! Take at look at these sweet facts and how birthday cakes differ across the globe.

Why doesn't the US use the metric system? The simple answer is the that the vast majority of Americans have never wanted to! In the meantime, here's a handy converter if you're using a US recipe.

Your fruit is trying to tell you something - We just peel them off and throw them in the bin, but those little stickers on the fruit you buy hold some interesting information about what you are eating.

PARTNERING WITH ABC BUSINESS

Partnering with ABC Business

Book this space to increase awareness

5 times more clicks on feature posts with images than text only. Use this space to connect with customers and tell them a bit about your services. Add a link to a special offer and track engagement.

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COMPETITIONS

Win an iPhone 14 Pro Max

Win an iPhone 14 Pro Max

Just register your details for a chance to win an iPhone 14 Pro Max valued at $2769!
The iPhone 14 Pro Max is said to be Apple's most innovative smartphone in years. It features an upgraded 6.7-inch display, new processor, hugely improved cameras and some completely new features that may actually save your life.

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Choose local to win $1600

Use a Little Aussie business between now and 14th July 2024, and register your details to go in the draw to win $1600.

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