Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - Opinion -

ing be­cause it is too close to the air­port.

I live in Ap­ple­cross, a long way from the air­port. Yet, the air­craft noise at night is very an­noy­ing; some­times we won­der whether the plane is go­ing to land on the roof of our house.

In­stead of en­larg­ing our present air­port and ex­tend­ing run­ways, land should be set aside north of Perth for a sec­ond air­port, with our light rail and free­way ex­tended to cater for it.

I would vote for a cur­few on night land­ings and take­offs, as Syd­ney has and which has worked for many years. FRANK GRANGER, Ap­ple­cross.

The Royal Perth Golf Club do­nated funds for the up­grade of the Sids and Kids WA com­mu­nity space at its Kens­ing­ton of­fice. It will now be known as The Royal Perth Golf Club Com­mu­nity Room. Pic­ture are Mon­nia Volpi-Wise, SIDS and Kids pre­ven­tion ser­vices manager; Wilf Son­ntag, men’s club char­ity golf day chair­man; Terry An­drews, golf day com­mit­tee mem­ber and Natalie Paull, SIDS and Kids health pro­mo­tion of­fi­cer.

Got a pic­ture to share? Email it to south­erngazette@com­mu­nity

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