• SKIP bins are taking weeks to arrive and are making the Kalamunda shire look like a construction site. More.. 
  • WOOLWORTHS and Coles say they are not afraid of the competition if Aldi is successful in its application to build in Mundaring. More.. 
  • Calls from police for drivers to pay attention and slow down. More.. 
  • THE City of Swan says the turning of Gnangara Rd into a dual carriageway has stalled. More.. 
  • of the newest firefighters graduated last week from the Fire and Emergency Services Academy in Forrestfield. More.. 
  • RATES will rise by per cent this financial year as the Shire of Mundaring comes under increasing community demand to build facilities while facing steep. More.. 
Echo Newspaper

Eastside

Pay attention

A CRASH that plunged over 8000 homes into darkness on Friday night has prompted calls from police for drivers to pay attention and slow down. A white Nissan Patrol clipped a Toyota Echo at the intersection of Iolanthe and Scaddan streets in Bassendean before it hurtled [...]

Ellenbrook

City explains road delay

THE City of Swan says the turning of Gnangara Rd into a dual carriageway has stalled due to it having to wait for approval to excise some land from the State Forest reserve. On Wednesday about 7.10am three people were injured – two were taken to [...]

Kalamunda

Skip bin delays

SKIP bins are taking weeks to arrive and are making the shire look like a construction site year round, according to some Kalamunda shire residents. Walliston resident Jo Ulrich said the skip bins also meant the opportunity for kerb crawling and recycling unwanted goods was lost. "The [...]

Mundaring

Aldi proposes Mundaring shop

WOOLWORTHS and Coles say they are not afraid of the competition if discount German retailer Aldi is successful in its development application to build a new store next to the Mundaring Medical Centre. The Shire of Mundaring recommended the Metro East Joint Development Assessment Panel approve [...]

 
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Testimonials

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Thank you for the article you wrote for Connections Counselling regarding protective behaviours.  The evening was very positive, with excellent feedback, there were people who attended the seminar because of the article in the Echo. Hopefully children’s lives will be impacted in a positive way by the information the parents .....

Real Estate

Downsize to hills estate

News

HILLTOP Grove Over 55s estate for those who want to downsize is about a two-minute drive to the Mundaring townsite. The estate, which is surrounded by natural bush, is open every second weekend or by appointment if those times don’t suit. Potential buyers are welcome to have .....

Entertainment

Mann: a free e-book giveaway


Entertainment

HAVING never reviewed an e-book before, I admit I felt a little trepidation when I was sent one recently. This reviewer has always considered herself a little "old-school”, and has so far managed to avoid succumbing to the latest gizmos and gadgetry, specifically Kindle books. However, progress .....

 

Food

Restaurant Reviews :  Food with a view

Entertainment
DESPITE the blood of the British flowing through my veins thanks to my born and bred English grandparents, I’ve never really understood the fuss about Yorkshire puddings. But my dining guest who spent her formative years in Old Blighty was salivating when she witnessed the colossal Yorkshire pudding making its way ....

Chef Profile :  The Vineyard Kitchen: Bickley

Entertainment
RYAN Fels’ flair for cooking lay dormant for years until he met his wife Kelly, who inspired him to get more creative in the kitchen, when they first started dating and he was cooking to ....

Health and Beauty

Cooking up food for thought

AN employee at a dementia day centre in Mundaring is using her cooking skills to stimulate the memory of patients through taste. When Helen Mitchell joined Rise in April last year she noticed the members who attended a weekly dementia day at Wahroonga Social Centre were ....

Headspace launches in Midland

HEADSPACE Midland launched this week to provide much needed resources to young people, helping them to combat depression, self-harm and suicide. The centre provides information and support to people aged 12-25 who may be going through a hard time or experiencing mental health issues such as ....
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