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Volunteers recognised for years of service

By Melissa Sheil FOR National Volunteer Week, the State Government recognised 166 Western Australians for their long-standing commitment to volunteering at the WA Volunteer Service Awards. Eighteen of the recipients live or volunteer in Echo News readership. The awards acknowledged ...

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Kalamunda show officially axed for 2021

By Melissa Sheil PLEAS for community assistance by the Kalamunda show committee have fallen on deaf ears, with a lack of volunteer sign-ups resulting in the cancellation of the 2021 event. The decision was made unanimously at the committee’s January ...

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Cracker Christmas in Kalamunda

By Melissa Sheil IF generosity and kindness make up Christmas spirit, then Kalamunda’s Sharing a Hills Christmas charity drive is packed to the rafters with Yuletide festivity. Hundreds of volunteers flooded to Kalamunda’s Church of Christ last week to help ...

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Praises sung for local heroes

By Melissa Sheil INTERNATIONAL Volunteer Day was celebrated to great success in Kalamunda on December 5, with hundreds of volunteers attending a thank you lunch and ceremony to announce the City’s 2020 Local Hero of the Year Award recipients. The ...

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John Forrest heroes pass the torch

Joe and Jan King

By Claire Ottaviano IT has taken a team of volunteers to help fill the shoes of two Swan View locals who have  committed more than a decade to the protection of John Forrest National Park’s natural assets. Joe and Jan ...

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No point to graffiti in National Parks

By Claire Ottaviano COMMUNITY volunteers are going the extra mile to remove unsightly graffiti from hard to reach places of John Forrest National Park. With help from a $1460 WA Police State graffiti community grant, the Swan View Community Association ...

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