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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.

Back to the future

MIDLAND’S past became its present on Tuesday with a history-making move to bring back rail manufacturing to WA. Just 1km from the old Midland Railway Workshops, a site in Bellevue will become home to a new railcar manufacturing facility after ...

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Milestone for family support

The CLAN Midland team supporting parents across Perth’s east since 1993, held a celebration at Woodbridge Riverside Park this month for their 25th anniversary. CLAN Midland is a not for profit family support service providing outreach programs, events and community ...

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Supporting students in big role

WHILE teachers and principals are regularly recognised for the differences they make to students lives, often there are just as important school support staff working quietly behind the scenes with the same goals.  Swan View Senior High School’s Sally Bradley ...

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Size no match for success

A LESMURDIE child care centre took out the 2018 Telstra WA small and succeeding business award last week.  The annual awards celebrate the most innovative and entrepreneurial businesses across four categories, emerging and energised, small and succeeding, medium and making ...

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Seven decades on the air

TIME served in Kenya with the King’s African Army, 20 years of British Military service across 26 countries, half a life with the State Emergency Services and almost 70 years in radio, Kalamunda’s Norman Campbell is not slowing down.  The ...

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Young councillor steps up to role

MUNDARING new kid on the block Councillor Jason Russell, is proving himself a worthy council member after  receiving a scholarship for Local Government studies.  The 2017-elected 20-year-old law student was recently awarded the WA Local Government Association (WALGA) president’s Local ...

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Artwork brings community together

A NEW Aboriginal art piece celebrating motherhood in Aboriginal culture is now hanging in Mundaring Council Chambers. Aboriginal storyteller Grace Comeagain and Urban Indigenous designer Caitlin Lawton collaborated on the project for the Shire’s 2018 NAIDOC Week community art project. ...

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Small town ideas lead to success

BRINGING small town community focused ideas into a city school is working wonders for Edney Primary School principal Aaron Chaplin, who was recently nominated for WA Principal of the Year. Mr Chaplin took the role at the High Wycombe school ...

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Shire to stay in runway talks over noise

MUNDARING Shire will continue to stay involved in the Perth Airport new runway project to ensure noise concerns are addressed throughout the project’s public consultation period and into the future.  An alternative motion moved at Tuesday night’s Shire of Mundaring ...

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