• Concerns current laws do not offer lifestyle village residents security of tenure. More.. 
  • ANTISOCIAL behaviour has dropped in the Midland Central Business District but stealing is on the rise. More.. 
  • The Bridges Estate. More.. 
  • KERBSIDE collection is underway and residents are being warned scavenging through the unwanted goods is not permitted. More.. 
  • City of Swan councillors voted on motions to better improve their engagement with the community. More.. 
  • ROADS will close next week as rally cars roar around the Perth Hills Bullsbrook Toodyay and Whiteman Park. More.. 
Echo Newspaper


Crime down but thefts rise

ANTISOCIAL behaviour has dropped in the Midland Central Business District but stealing is on the rise according to police who are stepping up efforts to tackle the trend. Midland police want the public to help them identify two offenders pictured right who went on a stealing [...]


The Bridges zone changes

THE City of Swan has voted for a staff recommendation to initiate an amendment to the city’s local planning scheme No. 17 in relation to zoning uses in The Bridges estate. An officer’s report said The Bridges had mostly been developed using the approved modified outline [...]


Mustang mania hits Targa

ROADS will close next week as rally cars roar around the Perth Hills, Bullsbrook, Toodyay and Whiteman Park to thrill motor enthusiasts and create opportunities for the community to get together over a barbecue to watch the action. A total of 77 classic and modern cars [...]


Village life lacks security

LIFESTYLE villages are an increasingly popular choice for those wanting to spend their autumn years without the hassle of the upkeep of a large home, but there are concerns current laws do not offer residents security of tenure. Hillview Lifestyle Village residents in High Wycombe told [...]

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Thank you

Thank you for the article you wrote for Connections Counselling regarding protective behaviours.  The evening was very positive, with excellent feedback, there were people who attended the seminar because of the article in the Echo. Hopefully children’s lives will be impacted in a positive way by the information the parents .....

Real Estate

European style of pretty block


WITH stable and dressage complexes this European-styled home could suit pony enthusiasts or those looking for a lifestyle change. On a 2ha property the four-bedroom, two-bathroom home is on the border of Parkerville and Mundaring – close to the Mundaring township. Nestled on the Mundaring side of .....


Gastronomical journey nourishes the soul


3 & 1/2 stars IF there is one thing I have learned as both a movie and food reviewer, it would be this. Never go to a foodie movie on an empty stomach. There seems to have been quite a number of food flavoured films out lately .....



Restaurant Reviews :  Quaint setting for valley venue

WHAT better way to try out a new café restaurant than to take three self-confessed foodies who’d show those Masterchef contestants a thing or two about good tucker. Add two 50-somethings who give the microwave a good work out a’la Lean Cuisine style most nights and you’ve got yourself a ....

Chef Profile :  The Vineyard Kitchen: Bickley

RYAN Fels’ flair for cooking lay dormant for years until he met his wife Kelly, who inspired him to get more creative in the kitchen, when they first started dating and he was cooking to ....

Health and Beauty

Cooking up food for thought

AN employee at a dementia day centre in Mundaring is using her cooking skills to stimulate the memory of patients through taste. When Helen Mitchell joined Rise in April last year she noticed the members who attended a weekly dementia day at Wahroonga Social Centre were ....

Headspace launches in Midland

HEADSPACE Midland launched this week to provide much needed resources to young people, helping them to combat depression, self-harm and suicide. The centre provides information and support to people aged 12-25 who may be going through a hard time or experiencing mental health issues such as ....
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