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Baffling case of returned stolen donations

By Claire Ottaviano STOLEN bushfire donations caused outrage at the Gidgegannup Community Recovery Centre last week before the items were mysteriously returned. The items, including $6000 worth of steel capped boots, were reported missing between Saturday, April 3 and Tuesday, ...

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Thoughts on Zig Zag reopening divides

By Melissa Sheil NOTED by City of Kalamunda staff as one of the most “topical issues in recent times”, popular opinion on the fate of the Zig Zag Scenic Drive remains divided according to a community consultation survey. Despite more ...

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Mural to remember Frecka

By Melissa Sheil REMEMBERING a much loved High Wycombe resident who was considered “everyones mate” has been made a bit easier, as a huge mural was painted in Walliston over the weekend to honour his memory.    John Frecker, known ...

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Zig Zag closure extended to next year

By Melissa Sheil CITY of Kalamunda council voted to extend the temporary vehicle closure of Zig Zag Scenic Drive to May 31, 2021 at their Ordinary Council Meeting on October 27. The popular tourism destination has become a hotspot for ...

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Walk-away message from assault victim

By Breanna Inferrera A WALLISTON resident has spoken out on the eve of his facial reconstructive surgery after he was seriously assaulted outside a local pub earlier this month. On Monday, Mitchell Price, 22, told Echo News how dinner and ...

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Newsagency hit twice by thieves

By Breanna Inferrera A KALAMUNDA business owner has been left ‘”terrified” after her newsagency was broken into for the second time in less than two months. Kalamunda News owner Limin Jiang said her husband Freeman Ji discovered the newsagency’s front ...

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Crime stats not adding up

By Breanna Inferrera AN officer from Forrestfield Police is urging the community to report any crime or suspicious activity directly to police after a Facebook post pointing to a spate of burglaries in Lesmurdie and Gooseberry Hill proved conflicting. On ...

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By Breanna Inferrera WHILE a story about a High Wycombe resident being arrested for stockpiling and re-selling toilet paper has been debunked by Forrestfield Police, Consumer Protection says it is aware people have been engaging in this sort of activity ...

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Kalamunda shopping centre targeted

By Breanna Inferrera REGIONAL Investigations Unit Detectives are still investigating a commercial burglary at a Kalamunda shopping centre last week. At about 2.10am on March 26, offenders forced open doors at Kalamunda Central Shopping Centre and made their way to ...

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