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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.

Spanish intrigue at El Caballo

THERE was controversy surrounding this food review. It centred on who would be my plus one with a line-up of salivating options to choose from. Wooroloo’s El Caballo Blanco is a lost Perth icon synonyomous with Spanish dancing horses that ...

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Lock, stock & barrel

WHEN a severe weather warning is in place and a steady stream of guests pile into a restaurant you know something good is going on before the first dish hits the table. There’s a lot to like about the Laughin’ ...

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Youngsters dealing with war

4 STARS Rated MA 15+ WHO ever said teens don’t read? If the slew of movies inspired by teen novels is anything to go by, then young people are reading only a close second to randy house wives who like ...

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Honour at last for peacekeepers

THE Australian War Memorial has unveiled three new bronze panels on the Roll of Honour, commemorating the 48 Australian servicemen and women who died while serving in peacekeeping roles. During the service Avril Clark of Aveley accompanied by her husband ...

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Rudd’s meet and greet

PRIME Minister Kevin Rudd’s whirlwind tour of Western Australia last week included a visit to Rise Community Support Network in Middle Swan where he promised a raft of small initiatives that would help communities in a big way if Labor ...

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Successful but scrapped

A PEAK youth group has waded into the fight for more funds following Federal Government cuts to a youth unemployment program in Middle Swan that has had exceptional success with at-risk kids. The Youth Connections Program redirects those aged between ...

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F-35A at Pearce

THE Department of Defence has released a draft Environmental Impact Statement for the flying operations of the F-35A Lightning II aircraft for comment. According to the department the F-35A or joint strike fighter – the first F-35As are due to ...

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Fire academy recruits ready

RECRUITS with backgrounds in banking, the military, sales management and personal training are among 23 of the newest firefighters who graduated last week from the Fire and Emergency Services Academy in Forrestfield. Mathew Poller, 37, was the oldest graduate to ...

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Demands and rates rise

RATES will rise by 7.3 per cent this financial year as the Shire of Mundaring comes under increasing community demand to build facilities while facing steep State Government hikes for electricity, water and waste. On Tuesday Shire of Mundaring councillors ...

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