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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.

Above and beyond pays off for Horn

AFTER a conversation with Year 4 teacher Anthony Horn it is hard not to feel inspired. His dedication to going above and beyond in and outside the classroom is not only seen through the work he does with children at ...

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Shire of Mundaring objects to aircraft noise

MUNDARING Shire staff are recommending councillors support the Perth Airport major development plan, despite highlighting noise concerns.  An administrative report, including a letter in support of the new runway and development plan, will be presented at Tuesday’s council meeting for ...

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Private dams vital to research

FARM dams across the Perth Hills are shaping research to better understand the importance of biodiversity in WA’s drying climate. The East Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC) freshwater biodiversity project will look at dams and streams, mostly on private property, in ...

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End of an era for stamp club

FOR more than 40 years the Kalamunda Stamp Club has met on the third Wednesday of every month, but on August 15 the club shall be no more.  After 30 years as club president, Richard Vickers is hanging up his ...

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Colourful art to defeat plastic pollution

STUDENTS in the Perth Hills take plastic pollution very seriously. Schools across the Shire of Mundaring entered artwork into the 2018 Environment Art Project with winning entries to be displayed on banners in the heart of Mundaring throughout 2019.  The ...

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Signs in response to kangaroo deaths

WILDLIFE activity hotspots are being targeted in response to a number of kangaroo deaths involving vehicle collisions in the first half of the year.  Last week, the City reported it had picked up 165 dead kangaroos between January and June. ...

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Mundaring history a sell-out

A SECOND batch of the new Lost Mundaring and Surroundings book has been released after the first order sold-out overnight.  Lost Mundaring and Surroundings Facebook page creator and administrator Owen Briffa said he was excited by the success of his ...

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Netball star returns to where it began

JUGGLING season finals and a recent selection into the Australian Diamonds netball squad, Maida Vale star Jess Anstiss found time in her busy schedule to drop in to her old primary school this week. Anstiss gave Maida Vale Primary School ...

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