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Wooroloo bushfire clean-up finished

By Rebecca Peppiatt The clean-up of damaged properties in the Perth Hills has finished, eight months after a bushfire tore through the towns of Wooroloo and Gidgegannup. Eighty-six properties were lost in the February 1 disaster that was started by ...

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Winery in the drink

By Melissa Sheil THE banks of the Swan River are still feeling the effects of Perth’s wettest July in 26 years, with mass flooding continuing to inundate the Swan and Avon catchment this week. Upper Reach Winery in Baskerville was ...

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Shattered

wooroloo bushfire house lost

By Melissa Sheil and Claire Ottaviano UPDATE – After Echo News went to print on Thursday morning the number of homes lost was raised to 81 THE tight-knit community of Tilden Park sat together and watched as flames enveloped their ...

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