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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.

New firefighters deploy to eastern region

By Claire Ottaviano BEING a career firefighter is about more than just fighting fires, says Lesmurdie resident and Trainee Firefighter School graduate Jordan Woodhams. He and 22 other graduates will now deploy to stations in Perth and Kalgoorlie after completing ...

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Senseless attack on bee hives

Bees.

By Rebecca Peppiatt  A SENSELESS act of vandalism in Mundaring has all but destroyed the livelihood of a small honey producer and killed millions of bees unnecessarily. Police were left shaking their heads when they were called out to Beelu ...

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Deadly intersection upgrade

Old Northam Road upgrade.

By Rebecca Peppiatt  A $14 MILLION upgrade to one of Perth Hills’ most dangerous intersections is well underway, thanks to the persistence of one local man. Peter Hackett has spent 33 years living in and travelling along the roads of ...

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Gridiron girls start to make their mark

Gridiron Hills

THE newest women’s gridiron team in the WA league, Hills Valkyries, are starting to make their mark after a blistering attempt against the established and top ranking Perth Broncos late last year. The Chidlow-based club, made up entirely of women, ...

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Survey puts spotlight on Shire

Shire of Mundaring Survey.

A SURVEY has revealed the majority of residents and business owners within the Shire of Mundaring are not fans of the way their local government makes decisions. Results from the Shire’s 2021 Community Perceptions Survey have been released showing that ...

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Central Mall works commence

Central Mall works begin

THE first sod was turned on the Kalamunda Central Mall project this week officially kicking off works to convert the area into a pedestrian focused streetscape. Noongar Elder Neville Collard shared his rich ties to Kalamunda through a Welcome to ...

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Kalamunda heroes recognised

Kalamunda's community heroes

KALAMUNDA’S local heroes were celebrated last month at the City’s annual Thank a Volunteer event for their extensive commitment to the community. Mental health advocate and Gooseberry Hill resident Darren Peterson was presented a City of Kalamunda Local Hero Award ...

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