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Ecological grants save bushlands

By Melissa Sheil A DEDICATED group of volunteers have received two significant grants to help with their important ecological work. Jane Brook Catchment Group (JBCG) were successful in obtaining two state Community Stewardship Grants, together worth almost $60,000, to rehabilitate ...

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Market fees crippling, says couple

By Rebecca Peppiatt A KALAMUNDA couple, who are trying to establish a weekly farmers market in Mundaring, has slammed the Shire for poor communication, unfair rates and lack of support for a community initiative. Andrew and Mandy Osenton say they ...

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Honouring together

By Melissa Sheil FORMER Navy serviceman and Kalamunda RSL senior vice president Phil Twiss says Remembrance Day is not about remembering the wars fought, but celebrating those who fought in them. “That’s a good thing about Australia, we choose to ...

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Lucas looks to heal council

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By Claire Ottaviano NEWLY elected City of Swan Mayor David Lucas says he is setting the bar high, starting with himself, to improve relations within the council chamber. One week after his election, Mayor Lucas sat down with Echo News ...

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Swan Council assigned seating

CITY of Swan councillors will now be seated around the chamber’s table alphabetically in their wards instead of by personal preference in a bid to encourage unity on council. For the past seven election cycles, councillors have voted to sit ...

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Bushfire recovery stands strong

THE man who helped a community to heal from one of the worst bushfires to hit the Perth Hills region has been recognised by the State Government for his efforts. State Recovery Controller Ron Edwards oversaw the Wooroloo Bushfire $18.1 ...

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Railway history in the spotlight

By Claire Ottaviano A MEMORIAL to Midland’s railway history has been moved out of the shadows and into the light. A plaque commemorating the history of the Midland Railway Company of Western Australia (MRWA) and a piece of rail track ...

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Multicultural showcase

THE multicultural community of Ellenbrook will come together to break down barriers and create community spirit with a new festival next week. On November 6, the Ellenbrook Multicultural Community will host a four-hour event at Charlottes Vineyard Oval to celebrate ...

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Happy hour for Baileys

By Melissa Sheil DESPITE its doors  only opening for the first time less than a year ago, a family-owned Henley Brook eatery and brewery is leading the pack in industry recognition. Bailey Brewing Co has been listed as a finalist ...

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Mazenod Indigenous student podcast wins

By Melissa Sheil A PODCAST interviewing Indigenous student boarders on what their life is like at one of Perth’s top boys schools received commendation earlier this month. The Welcome to My Country podcast, produced by Mazenod College in Lesmurdie won ...

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