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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.

New Midland day surgery build starts

THE first sod of soil was turned at the site of a new specialist centre and day surgery in Midland this week. Construction of the new Midland Specialist Centre and Day Surgery, operated by Health Integra, was celebrated with a ...

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Kalamunda elector calls for Stirk Park review

ONLY one motion was presented at this week’s City of Kalamunda annual electors meeting while eight residents took the opportunity to question the Council on various matters. Lesmurdie resident Allan Mappin from the Kalamunda Club asked the Council to review ...

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Lunar event attracts hills crowd

SPECTACULAR views from our hills and eastern region attracted people from all around Perth for last week’s Super Blue Blood Moon. About 80 moon gazers with telescopes and cameras in tow set up on the edges of the weir, with ...

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Green marks the animal hotspot

GREEN Spot is back in 2018 and residents in the Shire of Mundaring are being asked to identify locations where native animals appear the most active. The initiative, which has been running since 2014, sees signs displaying a green spot ...

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Having a ball for women in business

A FUNDRAISING ball is helping women get into business in Northam for its second consecutive year. The annual event held by Northam Women in Business helps raise a $5000 scholarship available to local women to fund their own business. Northam ...

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Big wins in 2017

LOTTERY kiosks in Ellenbrook and Lesmurdie hit the jackpot last year, each selling two division one tickets. They join eight other 2017 division 1 winning kiosks located between Midland and Northam. Nextra Express Ellenbrook and Lesmurdie Chemmart Pharmacy and News ...

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60 years for Terry and Joan

Terry and Joan Crawford recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with family at Riverside at Woodbridge on the Swan River. The couple have lived in the same home in Darlington for most of the past 55 years and have four ...

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Mundaring avoids Act breach

MUNDARING Shire will consider electors’ motions earlier than intended after an Echo News enquiry found it in breach of the Local Government Act (LGA). The electors’ motions presented at the Shire’s December general electors meeting will now come back to ...

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