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Author Archives: The Editorial Team

Echo News gives readers an alternative to other media outlets in WA and enjoys a very high rate of readership in its distribution area. Our Echo News team are a small group of devoted individuals who work hard to give the local community an easy to read, yet intelligent mix of local community stories.

Robinson Road set to close 2022

By Claire Ottaviano MAIN Roads WA (MRWA) claims the closure of Robinson Road will not significantly impact traffic issues in Midland. However, the results of  a traffic study show worrying long term predictions on congestion in Bellevue and Midland. The ...

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Kalamunda doctor wins prestigious award

By Melissa Sheil MEAD Medical Centre in Kalamunda can now boast they employ one of the best doctors in Western Australia. Rebecca Hunt-Davies was announced as the best General Practioner (GP) supervisor in the state by the Royal Australian College ...

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Two councillors back at the helm

By Melissa Sheil KALAMUNDA Council’s North West ward can expect no change after this year’s election, as both re-running councillors take back their seats uncontested. Deputy Mayor Dylan O’Connor and Councillor Lisa Cooper will return to representing residents of High ...

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More homes for Bellevue

By Rebecca Peppiatt A developer has been given the green light by Mundaring Shire to build another 264 homes in Bellevue despite concerns over traffic impacts with the closure of Robinson Road next year. Belle View Estate, which sits on ...

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Still no water in Bullsbrook

Rebecca Peppiatt MEMBER for Swan Hills Jessica Shaw launched a scathing attack on the Federal Government in parliament last week over ongoing water contamination issues in West Bullsbrook. The State member spoke passionately on September 9 in defence of residents ...

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Shire’s booking blunder costs club

By Rebecca Peppiatt SHIRE of Mundaring has been forced to apologise over an embarrassing triple booking blunder that left a community group out of pocket and seeking compensation. Two football clubs had locked in games at the Mundaring Oval on ...

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Entwined in the Valley set for stunner

By Claire Ottaviano AS springs welcomes in sunshine to the Swan Valley, so too do the region’s growers and artisans preparing for the return of Entwined in the Valley. More than 25 venues and producers will open their restaurants, cellar ...

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Seeds in space

By Melissa Sheil AN intrepid group of Year 6 students have been selected to take part in a groundbreaking experiment on the effects of space travel on native Australian seeds. Woodlupine Primary School students Jett Ferguson, Sakhpreet Kaur, Cody Funnell ...

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Open gardens open hearts

By Claire Ottaviano GARDEN enthusiasts can get inspiration from Annie Hill’s glorious Open Garden this weekend and help support Ellenbrook not-for-profit the Sister Project at the same time. The Vines resident is opening her garden for the very first time ...

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