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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.

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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A walk to remember

THE Guildford Association is encouraging parents to take their children around the Guildford Anzacs poppy walk trail during the school holidays from April 14 to 29. The trail, a part of the Guildford Anzacs project, displays brass and enamel poppy ...

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A run of epic proportions

RUNNING 1000km can only be described as “epic” by two friends preparing to complete WA’s famous Bibbulmun Track from Albany to Kalamunda. The real kicker, the pair aim to battle the bush trail in 12 days, beating the current record ...

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Who is Midland’s $10m ticket holder?

SOMEONE who bought a lotto ticket from newsXpress in Centrepoint Midland is walking around with $10 million in their pocket.  At the time of publication, the winner of last week’s OZ Lotto jackpot was yet to come forward to claim ...

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Policy for trees in Mundaring

A POLICY to improve tree coverage within the Shire of Mundaring is out for public comment. The draft policy aims to increase tree canopy cover creating more shade and minimize heat absorption within the Shire’s road reserves, support biodiversity and ...

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