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Lloyd Street Bridge on hold


ENVIRONMENTAL and cultural heritage groups have spoken of their elation after successfully lobbying for a review of the Lloyd Street Bridge. Construction on the infamous bridge, connecting Lloyd Street from Hazelmere to Midland over the Helena River, has now ground ...

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Four decades for youth


SWAN City Youth Centre has come a long way since its humble beginnings under the stairs of the Midland Town Hall 40 years ago. The not-for-profit is using its 40th birthday to springboard an awareness campaign and raise vital funds ...

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Echo News in fight for life

Echo News staff

AN unprecedented surge in the price of newsprint is threatening your local and independent news. As of July 1, the cost to print Echo News is increasing by 53 per cent. Unfortunately, without immediate help this masthead will be unable ...

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Swan seniors pay homage to monarch

Queens jubilee

SWAN senior citizens celebrated the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with tiaras and tea last week. While Queen Elizabeth II was not able to join the London festivities over the weekend, the Swan Districts Senior Citizen Association’s Sunshine Club members marked the ...

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Kruz’s award-winning input

Swan active staff

A 20-year-old Swan Active staff member has been recognised with a state award for his involvement in designing the centre’s indigenous uniform. Kruz Garlett, from Midland, works at Swan Active Beechboro as a pool lifeguard, leisure program attendant and sports ...

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Flu jab fail at Midland clinic


THE state government’s free flu vaccination drive for the month of June got off to a rocky start this week when the Midland Centrepoint clinic ran out of doses on the first day. Locals hoping to get jabbed ahead of ...

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Midland milestone

Landgate capsule

A MOMENT in time was recovered when Landgate staff retrieved a time capsule buried in Midland nearly 30 years ago. Photographs, satellite imagery and a staff profile were among a variety of treasures uncovered from the time capsule marked to ...

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Varsity Bar bid for old Spotlight site

A POPULAR Perth-founded American sports bar venue is one step closer to setting up its newest location in Midland. The proposal to use the abandoned Spotlight site at 226 Great Eastern Highway for two separate businesses, a Varsity Bar and ...

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