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Pixie fun for school holidays

By Rebecca Peppiatt With the school holidays looming, Glen Forrest Community Garden is offering parents an opportunity to get the kids outside and into nature. Pixies in the Patch is a regular monthly event for toddlers at the garden on ...

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Mums can do it all

By Melissa Sheil LOCAL women are making running a successful business and raising children look like child’s play, as they win big in a state-wide entrepreneur competition. Winners of the AusMumpreneur Awards 2021 were announced last Sunday, September 2, with ...

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Revegetation project hits milestone

The Bushmead community celebrated a major milestone over the weekend with the planting of the 500,000th tree. The event held at Archerfield Park celebrated the revegetation project, where 185 ha of retained bushland is to be handed to the State ...

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Horror crash kills mother

By Melissa Sheil The close friend of a 23-year-old woman killed in a car accident last week says the new mother was discovering a “new meaning in life” after the birth of her first child just three weeks before. Darryleen ...

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Road noise nightmare ends

By Claire Ottaviano CHARLOTTES Vista residents should be sleeping a little easier from next year, with the extension of the Northlink noise wall in Ellenbrook to dampen traffic noise. Surveying, planning and contract development work to extend the wall south ...

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Election race takes off

By Claire Ottaviano THE local government election race is now on. At Echo News’ deadline on Thursday morning 20 City of Swan candidates, eight City of Kalamunda candidates and 15 Shire of Mundaring candidates had nominated for positions on their ...

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Threatened species in the spotlight

By Claire Ottaviano A BULLSBROOK nursery has partnered with the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority to grow some of WA’s threatened flora, launching the project on National Threatened Species Day, September 7. Bullsbrook Plantrite, along with support from not-for-profit Austem ...

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Homecoming mural complete

By Melissa Sheil HIGH Wycombe train station is now one step closer to completion, as the paint dries on a nature-themed mural decorating its eastern wall. Painted by artist Haylee “Fieldey” Fieldes with the assistance of 12 local young people, ...

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Top honours for art

By Claire Ottaviano TWO Middle Swan high school students have taken out two awards at this year’s Secondary Angelico Exhibition. La Salle College Year 12 student Ellyssah Summers-Mack won the Caritas Award for her work Dichotomy and Year 10 student ...

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