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Three arrested after burglaries

ELLENBROOK Police have charged three men after a series of home burglaries in Brabham, Henley Brook and Ellenbrook earlier this month. WA Police said search warrants executed at residences in Brabham and Henley Brook resulted in items stolen during the ...

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Garden group springs into action

AS spring flourishes so too will the Chidlow Community Garden with community members preparing to break ground after two years of planning.  In March the Shire of Mundaring leased a portion of land to the Chidlow Progress Association for the ...

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Kangaroo future in City’s hands

A PETITION calling on the City of Swan to improve protection for wildlife has gained traction with a proposed motion for a fauna management policy coming to council in October.  The petition claims the number of displaced kangaroos being hit ...

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Showbags a hit for Echo News winners

GEORGIA Beaton and Tyler Robinson are the envy of school kids everywhere after being part of the 2018 IGA Perth Royal Showbag Launch. Twelve-year-old Georgia and eight-year-old Tyler entered an Echo News competition where they had to describe what they ...

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Glen Forrest Community Kindy avoids the axe

GLEN Forrest Community Kindy has received a last-minute reprieve from the Education Department after being threatened with effective closure. The Kindy has helped transition countless children into the schooling system since it first opened 31 years ago, however a decision ...

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Call for Minister to step in

THREE peak industry groups have joined forces to publicly voice concerns about planning approvals in the Swan Valley during the interim period before any new planning laws take effect as a result of the Kobelke review into the Swan Valley ...

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