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Author Archives: The Editorial Team

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.

Have your say in marriage debate

Australians have just five days to update their electoral roll details to ensure they get to have their say on same sex marriage in the Federal Government’s postal plebiscite, and Echo News wants to hear the opinions of local voters. ...

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Governor thrilled with Youth Hub opening

At-risk and disadvantaged youth in the City of Swan have a new and improved safety net, with the City’s $3 million-dollar Midland Youth Hub officially unveiled by the Governor of Western Australia, Her Excellency Kerry Sanderson last Friday. Dedicated to ...

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Residents rally to save library

GUILDFORD residents say skewed statistics, based on poor consultation, is no reason to close down their beloved library, which could be better promoted with a dedicated Facebook page and other simple initiatives. Plans to close down a City of Swan ...

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Calls to overhaul planning

THE Planning Minister Rita Saffioti said she will look at options to refine the planning system to better reflect what communities want after Bellevue residents wrote to her to express their devastation at not being able to stop a service ...

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Farrall Rd design change infuriates

A MOVE by the City of Swan to change a design for Farrall Rd but not tell residents has dumbfounded one resident and infuriated another, who said the process followed by the city bypassed real community engagement and it was ...

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