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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.

Waste to energy facility in spotlight

THE Cities of Swan and Kalamunda and Shire of Mundaring say their commitment to the Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council’s (EMRC) waste to energy facility will continue despite the withdrawal of two out of six member councils from the project. The ...

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Witnesses sought for Hazelmere fire

THE Arson Squad are seeking witnesses to a bushfire that diverted ambulances away from St John of God Midland hospital last week. The fire, reported just after 1pm on Friday March 2, burned 7ha of bushland just south of Clayton ...

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No winners in bin removal

MESSY charity bins may be unsightly for local businesses, but the real cost of removing them is felt by the environment and community members doing the right thing. Four out of six misused charity bins on Orchard Avenue in Midvale ...

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Releaf for the soul

SPEND a day doing all things garden at Zanthorrea Nursery next weekend and help support mental health awareness. Celebrating all things colour, the fourth annual WA Garden Releaf Day, connects people with the health and wellness benefits of plants, gardens ...

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A lifelong love story

WHAT started as a teenage romance for Margaret and Bob Barry has turned into a lifelong love story spanning six decades. The pair met as fresh faced 16-year-olds in East Fremantle and today celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary. On their ...

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Blue sky for green thinking

YOU will not find plastic water bottles, straws or other one-use disposables at the inaugural Blue Sky Festival in Mundaring this month. The festival on Saturday March 17 will promote a sustainable future for the Perth Hills through a range ...

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Support needed for quality child care

PROVIDING quality and in demand community services is a tough job for local independent businesses says High Wycombe child care centre owner and operator Marisha Chadd. KidsHQ Jacaranda opened last week after $200,000 of renovations to bring the building, previously ...

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Record feedback on poultry debate

THE public has had their say on the welfare of egg-laying hens and poultry with a record number of comments received for new Australian guidelines and standards. Public consultation on the Australian Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines for Poultry ended ...

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Celebrating People

THE second annual Celebrating People coffee table book featuring stories and photos of volunteers, staff and clients from community support service provider Rise launched last month. With its grass-roots planted in the Shire of Mundaring, Rise began in 1983 when ...

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