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Long road to recovery

By Claire Ottaviano SEVEN days to the hour since the start of a fire that razed 86 homes, impacted Gidgegannup and Wooroloo residents stood together to start the recovery process. The fire started in Wooroloo on Monday, February 1 and ...

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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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Documentary proposal deferred

By Claire Ottaviano THE decision to support a $25,000 bid for a documentary about bushfire and its impact on communities split the Mundaring Shire Council on Wednesday night. Save Perth Hills proposed a partnership investment with the Shire to produce ...

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Starlight free cinemas return

By Claire Ottaviano A SERIES of free family friendly outdoor movie screenings kicks off in Swan View next Saturday, January 30. Four schools are taking part in the Cinema Under Starlight event, one of seven free community events on the ...

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A warm welcome to newest citizens

By Claire Ottaviano MUNDARING is preparing to welcome 29 of the country’s newest citizens this coming Australia Day, January 26. Among those are three of the Williams family from Beechina. The youngest of the family, five-year-old Maia, an Australian citizen ...

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New Year scorcher

By Claire Ottaviano BUSHFIRES in Wundowie and Beechina were given the all clear on Monday after an exhausting start to the year for local volunteer firefighters. The busy week started early on January 2 after crews were called-out to a ...

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Shire website to get a facelift

By Claire Ottaviano THE Shire of Mundaring is set to get a new website with Council approving $175,000 for its redevelopment this week. An initial budget of $20,000 was set aside for the project to be completed by in-house staff ...

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It takes a village

Parkerville Community Care

By Claire Ottaviano A NEW community group in Mundaring is bringing back the village mentality to help and support struggling families. Parkerville Community Care, also known as Parky Care, was the first to apply for the Shire of Mundaring COVID-19 ...

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