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Artisan market fears crushed

By Morgan de Smidt  FEARS current upgrades at Kalamunda’s Central Mall would impact the prosperity of a Perth Hills’ long-standing arts and craft market have been laid to rest. Concerns were raised with Echo News recently by a committee member ...

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Hills high school upgrade begins

KSHS upgrade begins.

THE first sod was turned on a project at Kalamunda Senior High School that will nurture the development of students’ creative talents. Education and training minister Sue Ellery and MLA Matthew Hughes visited the school recently to kickstart the $25.3 ...

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Doors open for entrepreneur teen

Ascend Tutoring Centre open.

By Morgan de Smidt  WHILE most high school graduates were off celebrating at leavers, hills teenager Sean Johnson was rolling up his sleeves to open his own local business. The 18-year-old is nothing short of business-minded having begun working as ...

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Numbat inspires hills sculptor

Kalamunda sculptor for Scuplture by the sea.

By Morgan de Smidt  IT’S not worth doing things that don’t push you, a sentiment Kalamunda artist Mikaela Castledine brings to her latest exhibition at this year’s Sculpture by the Sea. Repeat visitors to the exhibition may recognise the six-time ...

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Hills COVID scare

COVID scare in the Hills 2022

By Morgan de Smidt  A COVID positive patient put a High Wycombe doctor’s surgery on red alert last week and sent one staff member into quarantine. Staff at Stirk Medical on Edney Road were treated as casual contacts after the ...

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Scottish comedians head to the hills

Kalamunda Fringe Festival 2022

By Morgan de Smidt  SCOTSMAN David Callan, one of three Scottish comedians in WA, is headed to Kalamunda Fringe World Festival in February. The comedic storyteller is a familiar face for local comedy lovers that have attended his shows at ...

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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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Norma named Freeman

By Melissa Sheil TWO Kalamunda stalwarts were awarded the City’s highest honour at a surprise ceremony last week. Norma Walsh and her late husband Max were named honorary Freeman of the City of Kalamunda last Tuesday, in front of councillors, ...

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