Traffic gridlock fears for Perth Stadium

Traffic gridlock fears for Perth Stadium

TRANSPORT Minister Rita Saffioti holds serious concerns about bottlenecks causing traffic gridlock at the new $1.45 billion Perth Stadium when it opens next year. Ms Saffioti said the McGowan Government had gone back to the drawing board, putting together a new traffic exit plan. It is feared up to a quarter of event attendees will travel to the area by car despite the Government wanting people to travel by bus or train. “We are currently reviewing every element of the transport logistics to produce a definitive plan to ensure everyone…

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Cowboys reach second grand final in three years with win over Roosters

Cowboys reach second grand final in three years with win over Roosters

Updated September 23, 2017 22:18:18 Photo: This photo may not show it, but Kyle Feldt managed to ground this millimetres before the touchline. (AAP: Dan Himbrechts) Once again, brilliance from Michael Morgan and a super finish by Kyle Feldt have rescued the Cowboys at finals time, sending them into another grand final. Eighth-placed North Queensland upset the second-placed Roosters 29-16 at the Sydney Football Stadium to set up a grand final against minor premiers Melbourne. Feldt, the man who scored the game-tying try in North Queensland’s 2015 grand final win,…

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Perth teen arrested over train surfing

Perth teen arrested over train surfing

A TEENAGER has been arrested by transit guards after he was filmed clinging to the back windscreen of a moving train on the Joondalup line. The incident happened at around 4.30pm today, with motorists on the Mitchell Freeway filming the incident. The teenager allegedly boarded the train at Leederville and stayed on the back of the train until Glendalough Station. He was arrested at the Stirling Station a short time later. Trains on the Joondalup line can reach speeds of up to 90km/h. The Public Transport Authority is investigating the…

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Tigers roar into grand final with seismic win over Giants

Tigers roar into grand final with seismic win over Giants

Updated September 23, 2017 19:24:56 Photo: Dustin Martin (left) and Daniel Rioli (centre) lit up the Giants to send the Tigers into the grand final. (AAP: Julian Smith) The swarm of yellow and black that tonight took over the MCG will be back again next Saturday arvo, with Richmond earning the right to play in the grand final for the first time since 1982 with a 36-point win over GWS. A tense first half made way for a Richmond procession in the second, as the sensational Trent Cotchin and Dustin…

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Have you seen Gerry?

Have you seen Gerry?

A WATTLE Grove animal supply store is offering a reward for the return of a life-size fibreglass giraffe worth $3400 after it was stolen overnight. The 12 ft giraffe was stolen sometime between midnight and 5am on Saturday from The Bird and Fish Place on Lewis Road. Manager Connie Stevens said the thieves cut the fence at the back of the property to get the giraffe out. “They would have needed a trailer to take the giraffe and it wouldn’t have been easy to get the giraffe out of the…

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