What made the news in Cockburn – 13-20 November 2020

Thursday, 19 November:
She may be into her 10th decade, but Anne John-Aitken’s love of writing has certainly not dulled with age. opens in a new window
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The 91-year-old Spearwood author has released the third volume of her biography Incredible Memories, an updated re-telling of her life.
She will launch her latest book at 2pm at Spearwood Library on November 28 with City of Cockburn Mayor Logan Howlett, who also happened to launch her first biography back in 2010.

The Fremantle Biennale committee is facilitating a proposed collaboration which would see the festival take place over at least three southern suburbs councils next year, with Cockburn also a possibility. opens in a new window
The 2021 festival remains in the early planning stage with a program release not due until midyear.

Tuesday, 17 November:
The inaugural medical directors of Perth’s first private mental health service south of the river – Bethesda Clinic Cockburn – say the facility will be a “lifeline” when it opens. opens in a new window

Work is due to begin in Cockburn Central West early in 2021.

Monday, 16 November:
Two children were fighting for life in hospital after sustaining serious injuries during a crash just 140 metres from Adventure World’s main entrance last Sunday afternoon. opens in a new window
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