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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.

Small step against big problem

THE City of Kalamunda will give preference to financial institutions that do not invest in fossil fuels in a decision that narrowly passed at a council meeting last week.  Fossil divestment is the removal of assets, including stocks, bonds, and ...

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Cockatoo care

TWO decades of protecting and conserving the Mundaring Black Cockatoo Reserves is something to chirp about.  The Friends of the Black Cockatoo Reserves group 20-year anniversary celebrations included new signage and plaque and a recently installed street library in the ...

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Noise war wages on

COMMUNITY action groups against proposed new and changing flight corridors over the Perth Hills and eastern region are banding together for their continued crusade against aircraft noise. Stop the New Flight Corridor Action group coordinator Wendy Kozak said the work ...

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Kalamunda has say on new runway

TRAFFIC, construction, environment and noise concerns were highlighted in the City of Kalamunda’s submission to the Perth Airport Major Development Plan New Runway Project. The City requested further documentation be provided and works carried out as part of its submission. ...

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Wyatt committed to MRI Licence

Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, has continued to strongly lobby the Minster for Health to deliver a new MRI licence for the Midland Perth Radiological Clinic, in this term of Parliament. “I have been in extensive discussions with ...

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Wildlife warriors released

A DOZEN little western swamp tortoises released into Ellen Brook Nature Reserve on Friday will help guide research into the critically endangered species. The Perth Zoo-bred tortoises were fitted with data loggers to record information about how long they spend ...

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William Rd residents speak out

SUBMISSIONS and comments from residents in Mount Helena influenced a council decision to keep a local access road open this month. Shire of Mundaring staff recommended barriers be installed to restrict passage of vehicles to William Road, between Bunning Road ...

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Visiting doctors learn from Midland’s finest

DOCTORS at St John of God Midland Public Hospital are helping to restore the vision of Timorese with specialist training for local doctors. Timor-Leste National Eye Centre theatre nurse Betty Gonclaves recently visited the Midland hospital to observe complex eye ...

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Foul start to the season

WOMEN and junior gridiron players could be robbed of the chance to play in this year’s league competition after their equipment was stolen last week. Swan City Titans Gridiron Club founder and president Layke Rossiello packed his ute with the ...

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Maternity healthcare anniversary celebrated

ST John of God Midland Public Hospital staff celebrated the success of Moort Boodjari Mia’s first year anniversary at the hospital with a morning tea in July. Moort Boodjari Mia is a dedicated maternity healthcare and education service for Aboriginal ...

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