Jess Cockerill

Journalist

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No frankenfruit for me

No frankenfruit for me

And no, before you jump to conclusions, I’m not about to launch into a tirade against GMO’s. What I’m talking about is this horticultural fad for 'fruit salad trees'.  

Mandurah takes on a new Shape

Mandurah takes on a new Shape

It’s going to be a big year for newcomers Mandurah Shape, a group dedicated to space activation around the city that was formed mid-2016.  

Fresh beginnings at Calvary

Fresh beginnings at Calvary

Calvary House, a facility for youth aged 15-24 who are either homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, had their back yard brightened up on Wednesday when the team at Bunnings Mandurah visited to help install new vegetable garden beds.  

A fresh coat of paint for Tuckey Lane

A fresh coat of paint for Tuckey Lane

Tuckey Lane is getting something of a facelift thanks to artist Tahnee Kelland’s project for Shape Mandurah’s Prototype Festival.  

Dave hits triple digits

Dave hits triple digits

Monday marked a big milestone for David Lloyd, a long-time Mandurah resident who on January 16 2017 reached his 100th year.

Jaimi Faulkner stripped back and soulful

Jaimi Faulkner stripped back and soulful

Singer-songwriter Jaimi Faulkner left Australia six years ago for Europe, where he now lives in Germany, but he still likes to get back to his roots when he can.  

Lakelands resident questions quenda clearing

Lakelands resident questions quenda clearing

Lakelands resident Peter Reynolds has put special effort into his garden to ensure it provides a good habitat for native bandicoots, so he was disappointed to see the verge across the road being cleared of low-growing shrub.  

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