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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.

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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Have a safe Xmas

MIDLAND Police are urging drivers to slow down and double-check their blind spots following a fatality in Midvale last week. Major Crash Investigators are still looking for witnesses to an incident that claimed the life of a 62-year-old motorbike rider ...

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Buffer rejected

Sports News George ‘n’ Bobby seek Cup run TRAINER Jim Taylor was delighted when Bells Tower won at Ascot on Wednesday but disappointed when his Perth Cup hope, Uncle George, failed to fire. Before the $60,000 ATA Handicap (2200m) Taylor ...

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Time for giving

THE Kalamunda community will individually pack and deliver parcels to hundreds of locals in need this festive season amid concern from WA’s peak social services body that charities are struggling with declining Christmas donations. Sharing a Hills Christmas coordinator Peggy ...

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Stirk Park carols bring in a crowd

DESPITE last week’s searing temperatures Mundaring businesses have reported a brisk trade in the lead up to Christmas and many are expecting a last minute rush to boost sales. The Naked Butcher owner Gary Hine said his sales were up ...

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