Cop’s idea keeps kids safe

A long-dead Goldfields policeman was responsible for Georgia Gwynne’s swimming class at Cottesloe beach on Thursday. Georgia (8) was having a blast at VacSwim, learning how to stay safe in the water, with about 100 other kids. “Be careful of rips and always stay between the flags, otherwise you might get yourself into danger,” the Mt Hawthorn Primary School student said.

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Some Jolimont residents are upset that McDonald’s golden arches are beamed into their homes day and night. When the fast-food restaurant in Hay Street was rebuilt, its trademark illuminated sign was moved, making it more visible than the old sign.

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