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Family fights breast cancer

A MAMMOGRAM saved Mandy Reiher’s life. Now the 47-year-old is promoting awareness of early breast cancer detection and raising funds while walking 8km with her sons Lee (12) and Darcy (14) Reiher at the Mother’s Day Classic on May 13. ...

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Networkers set up new Ellenbrook chamber

A NEW chamber wants to nurture businesses and community groups to drive the economic development and future of Ellenbrook and surrounding suburbs. Started by Kelly Marshall and Peter McLean the Chamber of Commerce and Community aims to connect businesses and ...

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Tin man pays tribute to Anzacs

FROSTY the friendly neighbourhood tin man got into the Anzac spirit this week. The Frost family’s homemade tin creation is quickly becoming a local icon on Stoneville Road, gaining attention for his special occasion costumes.  “The very first Christmas we ...

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Mountain bike access review

KALAMUNDA mountain bikers are working with local and State Government politicians to relax a policy that prevents them building more trails in the region. Kalamunda Mountain Bike Collective president Shane Williams said the group expressed their thoughts on Policy 13 ...

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Kalamunda measles case caught locally

THERE is a risk of contracting measles in the Kalamunda area, with a reported case in the region believed to have been infected locally. The Department of Health asked Western Australians to be on alert for an increased risk of ...

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Echo newspapers travel to West Africa

ECHO News newspapers make up part of a collection of reading materials that could help children to read in West Africa. Greenmount resident Fred Johnson is collecting the newspapers, and other reading materials, for a school he is building in ...

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Johnstone smashes Bibbulmun record

SHANE Johnstone has completed the Bibbulmun Track from Albany to Kalamunda in a record 11 days, 7 hours and 8 minutes. He joins a group of track finishers called end-to-enders, those who have completed the 1000km journey and climbed a ...

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Lest We Forget

THE hills fell silent on Wednesday, as residents across the Echo News readership bowed their heads and gave thanks to the Australian soldiers from every conflict, commemorating their sacrifice on the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. ...

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