Category Archives: Heritage

Things that are important to Fremantle’s heritage

Heading North

Tuesday Bags packed, breakfast eaten then we headed north from the Highlander inn towards Cawdor Castle. This is a truly magnificent castle and home of the Cawdor family for 600 years. The Castle was immortalised as the fictional home of … Continue reading

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The Last Supper

Wednesday There were no commitments this morning, so we slept in and took coffee on our balcony, the day was starting to warm up and some long overdue laundry hung out to dry. It was a good time to enjoy … Continue reading

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A Sunday Drive In Speyside

Sunday Many distilleries do not open on Sunday’s but we did have two on the day’s itinerary, and some interesting ancient sites. I was early for breakfast (a first for me) which did not start until 9:30am on a Sunday, … Continue reading

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Manning’s Folly

The new Quest Apartments on the corner of Pakenham and Short Streets have been subject to more than their fair share of criticism from some quarters, primarily on the height of the finished building.  The facts are that the original … Continue reading

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Health Check for Fremantle Hospital

Tuesday evening saw an almost capacity crowd in council’s reception room to listen to, and question Paul Forden, Exec Director of Fiona Stanley & Fremantle Hospitals. Paul has not been in the role long, recently arriving from the UK. His … Continue reading

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Fremantle’s West End Heritage Listing

Today Heritage Minister, Albert Jacob announced the formalisation of Fremantle’s West End Heritage Area Listing on the State Register. This is a great conclusion to literally years of work by Fremantle Council and Heritage consultants.  I’m very proud to have … Continue reading

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FREO 1960

Today’s Heritage Festival event, FREO 1960 was a great event, conceived and organised by Adin Lang it had a good casual feel, good onya Adin.  There were a host of different cars bikes and even a caravan, many tweaking a … Continue reading

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