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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.

Tree outcome not certain

ONLY one lemon-scented gum tree from a row of 13 on Welshpool Road East will face the chop after Kalamunda Council supported revised plans that would have originally brought their demise. Despite the City’s efforts to modify access plans to ...

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Mundaring supports waste combustion

INCINERATION is the best way to deal with household waste according to Mundaring president John Daw. In a statement earlier this month Cr Daw said the Shire had taken a significant step forward into the future of waste management after ...

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1000km trail runners on track

DESPITE swollen legs and bruised feet, Shane Johnstone and James Roberts are continuing their attempt to complete the Bibbulmun Track in under 15 days. The pair, from Caversham and Maida Vale, reached Pemberton on Wednesday after covering a distance of ...

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Library celebrates success and 1st birthday

ADAPTING to new technologies while maintaining exceptional levels of customer service have contributed to the success of the one-year-old Katharine Susannah Prichard (KSP) Library says branch librarian Kerryn Martin. In its first 12 months, the $10 million library, which relocated ...

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Roo feeding furore

FEARS that a dispute over kangaroos could turn nasty intensified this week after John Forrest Tavern was threatened with a breach notice for feeding the local wildlife. Tavern manager Megan Braid and the local customers of the tavern are fighting ...

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Fire sparked call for mobile phone tower

A TELSTRA telecommunications tower in Mount Helena was approved by Mundaring Council this week with several environmental, disturbance and visual impact reduction conditions. Mount Helena resident’s association president Joan Quinn and a representative from the local tennis club made presentations ...

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Wedding bells at the Echo

DARLINGTON offered the perfect hills backdrop for the wedding of Liam Ducey and Roselyn Hamilton on March 10. Love first blossomed for Echo News senior journalist and his bride Roselyn during their first date to Sculptures by the Sea, Cottesloe, ...

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Variety sends star to US

WHEELCHAIR basketball star Thomas McHugh is dominating the sport with a little help from continued sponsorship. The youngest on the Perth Wheelcats state wheelchair basketball team, the 16-year-old  Aveley resident has claimed almost as many achievements as his years including ...

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Program reaches Mundaring men

YOUNG or old, men in Mundaring are benefiting from a new mentoring program accessing community Men’s Sheds to help men with intellectual disabilities.  Mundaring’s Sebastian Brown is one of those young men taking part in the Curtin University project with ...

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