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Old Young’s Distillery the best

A SMALL distillery operating out of a 36sqm shed in the Swan Valley has been named Australia’s best spirits producer for the second consecutive year. Old Young’s Distillery was named champion Australian distiller at the 2018 Australian Distilled Spirit Awards. ...

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Bolt’s beans give competition a roasting

A DIRT track winding towards the back of a Hazelmere nursery leads to a tin shed that produces, according to coffee app Beanhunter, Perth’s best coffee, roasted using an old-fashioned Aussie barbecue. Bolt Coffee is the brainchild of Midland resident ...

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Start made on Northam Solar Farm

CONSTRUCTION has started at the Northam Solar Farm, which is expected to provide 30 local jobs. Energy Minister Ben Wyatt attended the ground breaking ceremony for the state’s newest solar farm at Northam last week. Mr Wyatt said the Northam ...

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App developer gets Notis-ed

A NEW mobile app helping students navigate university life is gaining international attention and has earnt a Mundaring resident a WA young achiever award nomination. Notis is a free website and mobile app connecting students to other students, their university, ...

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Right at home at Nonna’s table

SMALL business and community spirit embody the heart and soul of Bickley Valley says orchard and vineyard owner Lucy Radice. The Radice family have lovingly tended to the soil of La Fattoria for 75 years with three generations now living ...

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Tour the new Midland Oval

IF residents want to see what the public open space component of the Midland Oval redevelopment will eventually look like they can do a virtual reality tour. Echo News was invited by the City of Swan to take the tour, ...

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More success at tourism awards

AFTER the winery won gold in the tourism wineries, distilleries and breweries category at the 2018 Australian Tourism Awards Sandalford Wines cellar door manager Jessie Jiang said receiving the gold award would be of special significance to Chinese customers. “Chinese ...

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No answers on Landgate sale

IT is too soon to ask questions about whether the privatisation of Landgate will benefit Western Australians or if any potential sale  could lead to the new owner ripping off customers, according to the McGowan Government. Questions from Echo News ...

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