Re-New Old Perth Rd Project

Think Small First: Small Business Day, Saturday 28 October 2017.

This statewide movement is gaining momentum.  Designed to raise awareness about small business in Western Australia. They are the lifeblood and heart of what makes our local communities great. This is about celebrating our passionate entrepreneurs, butchers, mechanics, artists, accountants, gardeners, interior designers, foodies, personal trainers and more. Without small business, a community doesn’t thrive.  Without…

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What’s the Dream Bassendean?

On Wednesday 17th September, a group of passionate people are gathering at the Bassendean Hotel to hatch a plan which could change the face of Bassendean. With a working title of “What’s the Dream Bassendean?”, they’re wanting to create a massive mural from lots of separate pieces which have each been created by members of…

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Daisy & Rowe

More excitement and anticipation I can barely cope with but this is what we must control as we await the opening of a new independent outlet in the real heart of Bassendean! Julie Fazey and Jacqui Finck are refurbishing the entire premises from under the floor boards to the ceiling, from the front door to…

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First Impressions Count

Have you ever wanted to create and maintain an inspirational store experience? First Impressions Count is the aptly titled forum on Visual Merchandising which is being presented on Monday 24 March. The Town is hosting this forum for the benefit of all our retailers at the Bassendean Hotel and it’s sure to spark lots of…

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Who Said That? Street Exhibition & Quiz

Graphic Arts students at the Cyril Jackson Senior Campus, Ashfield are currently exhibiting 19 posters in a range of shops on Old Perth Rd titled “Who Said That?” But this is an exhibition with a difference!

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Goodbye Nugget!

Mandy Godfrey a keen town activation enthusiast snapped what will probably be the last photo of this vintage mural advert for Nugget Polish which has graced the wall of Hedgehogs Cafe for a long long time. Now that the walls have gone up for the apartment development at 85 Old Perth Road this advert is…

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So you’re working from home?

You will already be well aware that we’re bringing some fresh vitality to the town centre in Bassendean.  And we’ve had some wins, especially on the stretch between Guildford Rd and Wilson St on Old Perth Road. We’re now also looking at tackling the vacant shops and working with the landlords on new and alternative…

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How to be a localist – a video.

At the Show & Tell evening, guests were shown a short video produced by BALLE (Business Alliance for Local Living Economies), an american volunteer group which is striving to create the same positive and optimisitc mindset to nurture new business and attract investment as we are on Old Perth Road.

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Busking ~ Outdoor Gallery ~ Yes Minister?

So who’s going to follow now with new projects for Re-New Old Perth Rd?? Who is going to be the next Sensationalist? Here is the list we compiled after the Show & Tell night. An Out Door Gallery – perhaps on the wall of the Chinese restaurant. Planting the centre verge with shrubs and interesting…

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