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Midland CBD team wins plaudits

AN innovative approach to dealing with the issues of crime and homelessness in the Midland CBD has seen three local constables make the finals as WA Police Team of the Year in the Nine News WA Police Excellence Award. Midland ...

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The Preacher points a path to martial arts

AFTER five world championship belts and 163 professional kickboxing bouts, it’s no surprise Walliston kickboxer Bruce “The Preacher” Macfie has retirement on his radar. However he’s not done just yet, with the 39-year-old set to take on Malaysian fighter Asuad ...

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Jimmy Barnes in Ellenbrook

LONG-time fan Sue Martin of Ellenbrook is thankful her generous mother-in-law stood in a queue for more than two hours so she could meet rock star Jimmy Barnes last week. Once security had confirmed Barnes, who was in town to ...

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PFOS phase-out consultation

THE Department of the Environment and Energy has released a regulation impact statement including options for a national phase out of perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS) and related chemicals, including its salts and perfluorooctane sulfonyl fluoride (PFOSF). Echo News understands the ...

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Review of MRI licences

EVERYONE understands MRI is a sophisticated and expensive technology and governments need to ensure public funding for the service is both fair and financially responsible. But if as Swan Hills MLA Jessica Shaw claims the north-east metropolitan is the only ...

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Mural to reflect family and tradition

A MURAL at The Cheese Barrel will portray the next generation of children at the café and Olive Farm Wine and the tradition that links them. The Cheese Barrel operations manager Sarah Howlett said the Yurisich children – Alice, Harry, ...

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Remembrance Day service in Chidlow

CHIDLOW and District Returned and Services League held a dedication ceremony of the new war memorial and a Remembrance Day service on November 11. Conducting the dedication Reverend Jean Routley said the memorial was a reminder of all of the ...

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