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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.

Mundaring history a sell-out

A SECOND batch of the new Lost Mundaring and Surroundings book has been released after the first order sold-out overnight.  Lost Mundaring and Surroundings Facebook page creator and administrator Owen Briffa said he was excited by the success of his ...

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Netball star returns to where it began

JUGGLING season finals and a recent selection into the Australian Diamonds netball squad, Maida Vale star Jess Anstiss found time in her busy schedule to drop in to her old primary school this week. Anstiss gave Maida Vale Primary School ...

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New super clinic in Kalamunda

A NEW bulk bill medical centre is set to open its doors in Kalamunda. The Kalamunda GP Super Clinic will open seven-days-a-week with general practitioners, dental, podiatry, physiotherapy, psychology, dietetics and pharmacy all under one roof.  Practice manager Amanda Baldisseri, ...

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The end of an era for Mundaring volunteer

FROM making beds for World War II servicemen to helping people navigate around the Perth Hills, Pat McIntyre has seen plenty over her 76 years of volunteering. The Mundaring resident celebrated two milestones this week, her 90th birthday and retirement ...

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Pyjamas on for a great cause

THERE’S nothing better than pyjamas on a cold day, especially when you’re wearing them for a good cause. Every year, Swan View child care centre Little People’s Retreat celebrates National Pyjama Day to support the Pyjama Foundation. The Foundation supports ...

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Green light for Kalamunda Community Centre

A MULTI-million-dollar election promise for a new Community hub in Kalamunda was fulfilled this week with the State Government confirming its pledge to the project. The $3 million pre-election commitment by Kalamunda MLA Matthew Hughes will be supported by a ...

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On the way to a trillion trees

THE gloves were on and the spades were out on Sunday for a major planting event in Whiteman Park. Volunteers from across the eastern region planted more than 5000 seedlings in degraded areas of the park as part of the ...

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