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Marriage and business a good match

GETTING married and supporting local businesses went hand-in-hand for Nichole Jones of Giles Jones First National Midland and Glen Howard of Just Glass Midvale. The two business owners said I do at a ceremony and reception attended by 210 guests ...

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Youth speak up for half-pipe funding

DARLINGTON youth dominated a meeting in Mundaring this week to argue against a recommendation not to reallocate funding from the suburb’s dirt jumps to the skate park. The $25,000 funding grant, and election commitment from Kalamunda MLA Matthew Hughes, was ...

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Arena opens in time for action

MORE than 80 teams from the Eastern Hills Netball Association played their first game of the season at the new Mundaring Arena on Saturday.  The $10.1million facility has indoor and outdoor hardcourts to cater for basketball, hockey, badminton, volleyball and ...

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Mundaring bucks trend on allowances

SHIRE of Mundaring president John Daw has bucked a trend in the Echo News readership, being the only leader of a local council not being paid the the maximum renumeration available under law. Figures obtained by Echo News show that ...

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Aged care needed, not wanted

THE spokesperson for a group of Gooseberry Hills residents campaigning against a planned aged-care facility has admitted what many have suspected for some time – that while everyone accepts more-aged care is needed in the hills, nobody wants it next ...

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Good news about Ellenbrook line has sombre side

THERE is more good news about the proposed Morley-Ellenbrook rail line but also some sobering considerations. First the good news – on Friday the Turnbull Government committed $500 million towards the construction of the Morley-Ellenbrook line. After the announcement Premier ...

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Pollies squabble over 24/7

POLICE Minister Michelle Roberts has hit back at the Opposition for saying the only reason the police stations such as Ellenbrook were open 24/7 was because of political interference. After a report saying having the Ellenbrook Police Station and two ...

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Marshall Rd closes for four months

PARTS of Marshall Rd in Bennett Springs and Dayton Blvd in Dayton will be temporarily closed for a period of 16 weeks, as part of the New Lord St project.  The temporary road closures will allow for the construction of ...

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Bullsbrook bushfire info sought

A BUSHFIRE in the southern part of Bullsbrook has been deemed suspicious so people are asked to report any information they may have to police. On Wednesday, April 25 about 11am the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) issued ...

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