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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.

Pachamama makes business history

A PERTH Hills child care centre is the first education provider in history to take out Australia’s top small business award. Pachamama Early Education and Childcare won the national small and succeeding award at the 2018 Telstra Australian Business Awards ...

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Stallion a royal showstopper

PASSIONATE horse trainer and owner Matthew Pavlinovich says he is not supposed to have favourites, but his Spanish Andalusian stallion Ebano, 2018 Royal Show Supreme Champion winner, holds a special place in his heart. Ebano has been crowned the Royal ...

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Garden group springs into action

AS spring flourishes so too will the Chidlow Community Garden with community members preparing to break ground after two years of planning.  In March the Shire of Mundaring leased a portion of land to the Chidlow Progress Association for the ...

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Kangaroo future in City’s hands

A PETITION calling on the City of Swan to improve protection for wildlife has gained traction with a proposed motion for a fauna management policy coming to council in October.  The petition claims the number of displaced kangaroos being hit ...

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Muffin mission for melanoma

MUFFINS are making a difference in Mundaring with 50 cents from the sale of each baked treat sold at a Patch of Country donated to melanomaWA. Raising awareness and funds for the not-for-profit organisation became a cause close to the ...

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Mundaring commits to slashing emissions

THE Shire of Mundaring has committed to cut emissions by 30 per cent by 2030.  At Tuesday night’s monthly September meeting, councillors endorsed a draft energy and emissions reduction strategy with a focus on reducing the Shire’s energy use and ...

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Small scientists win big

AN investigation of water earnt little scientists at Beechboro Christian School a state award.  The 2018 Little Scientists Early STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) award celebrates the commitment and dedication of early childhood educators to inquiry-based learning allowing children ...

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Hills band brings home silver

THE high of performing at New York’s prestigious Carnegie Hall was only trumped by the honour of bringing home a silver medal for members from the Perth Hills and Wheatbelt Band.  Musical director and band founder Peter Hind said the ...

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