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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.

Alcohol-free funds to support hotline

WHEN South Guildford resident Deanne O’Brien was diagnosed with leukaemia in October 2015 her world was turned upside-down. Cancer Council WA’s support line not only became an emotional support, but a practical one too with access to a range of ...

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Fox trapping program back on schedule

FOX trapping will resume in the City of Kalamunda this month after an incident involving a pet dog in late-May halted the program pending an investigation. Council endorsed recommendations from the Kalamunda Environmental Advisory Committee at its June meeting to ...

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Darling Range says yes to Alyssa

HOUSE hunting is on the busy agenda of Darling Range’s new member of the Upper House Alyssa Hayden.  Constituents in parts of the Shire of Mundaring and City of Kalamunda cast their votes in favour of the Liberal Party candidate ...

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Child used as drug mule

The Department of Communities is investigating the use of a child to smuggle drugs into Acacia Prison.  A 38-year-old Wooroloo woman was charged in June with one count of Convey unauthorised article into a prison likely to jeopardise good order, ...

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Workshops a first these school holidays

MUNDARING will host Skateboarding WA workshops for the first time these school holidays.  All ages and abilities can learn to skateboard at the free clinics which include loan of skateboards and helmets. The first of the two-hour clinics will start ...

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Funding boost for tennis in High Wycombe

ALMOST $50,000 of government funding will help boost tennis opportunities in High Wycombe and surrounding areas. A $30,000 grant from the City of Kalamunda and a $15,500 Federal grant went towards resurfacing four tennis courts and one half court hit-up ...

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Lesmurdie child care raising the bar

A LESMURDIE child care is the first in WA to achieve the highest score under all criteria of nationally revised child care standards. Pachamama Early Education and Childcare was the first service to be awarded with exceeding all 15 standards ...

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Stepping up for medical research

A COMPETITIVE nature and a friendly rivalry pushed two Midland radiological teams to raise money for The Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research. Staff from the Victoria St and Midland Hospital Perth Radiological Clinics raised money by recording their daily ...

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