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Echo News gives readers an alternative to other media outlets in WA and enjoys a very high rate of readership in its distribution area. Our Echo News team are a small group of devoted individuals who work hard to give the local community an easy to read, yet intelligent mix of local community stories.

Bravo to brave heroes

BRAVERY award recipient Jayla Wallace needed plastic surgery to her face and ongoing physiotherapy after she stepped in front of a truck to save her four-year-old nephew, but says she would do it all again. The 13-year-old was recognised at ...

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Community fair fun and foot massages

THE only thing better than taking part in local community events is getting a free foot massage while doing it.  At this year’s third annual Mundaring Anglican Parish family fun day there will be an op shop market, children’s carnival ...

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U-turn mars ambulance

POLICE are investigating an incident that caused an ambulance to veer off the road and hit a power pole in West Swan on Sunday. The ambulance was heading north on West Swan Rd with lights and sirens on when it ...

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Midland rail in national spotlight

MIDLAND is set to reclaim the strong-hold on WA’s rail manufacturing industry after a State Government announcement in late-August, but could the historical revival deliver trains to the rest of the nation? When asked by Echo News if Midland could ...

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Vintage car boot sale seeks support

MAIDA VALE’S annual vintage car boot sale is seeking a local community group to help on the gate – the volunteering group will receive the profits from the gold coin donation entry fee.  The All Things Vintage Car Boot Sale ...

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Hills shine light on world poverty

MORE than 600 people trekked 100km through the Perth Hills last weekend and raised $450,000 to help fight poverty around the globe.  Teams of four completed the Oxfam Trailwalker in 48 hours starting in Darlington on Friday and weaving their ...

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Vandals strike community garden again

CONTINUED acts of vandalism may have destroyed valuable infrastructure at Glen Forrest Community Garden, but they will not destroy the spirits of those committed to bettering the community.  In February the community garden’s pizza oven was damaged when it was ...

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Fire extinguisher saves Stoneville home

PREPARATION is key to survival, that is the message from Stoneville volunteer firefighter Keith Ford, days after a small fire extinguisher saved his home from going up in flames. The former United States Navy Petty Officer said several factors contributed ...

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More than two decades in harmony

The Swan Harmony Singers are celebrating their 21st anniversary with a concert this month. Join the choir for a performance at Darlington Hall on Sunday, October 14, followed by an afternoon tea complete with birthday cake. The choir was formed ...

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