• of the newest firefighters graduated last week from the Fire and Emergency Services Academy in Forrestfield. More.. 
  • RATES will rise by per cent this financial year as the Shire of Mundaring comes under increasing community demand to build facilities while facing steep. More.. 
  • Funding cuts will end a program which has successfully helped young people learn and find work. More.. 
  • Residents have until September to comment about any effects the F- A could have on the environment. More.. 
  • Salt fever ignites rider. More.. 
  • Pay day for councillors. More.. 
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Eastside

Successful but scrapped

A PEAK youth group has waded into the fight for more funds following Federal Government cuts to a youth unemployment program in Middle Swan that has had exceptional success with at-risk kids. The Youth Connections Program redirects those aged between 13 and 19 back into education [...]

Ellenbrook

F-35A at Pearce

THE Department of Defence has released a draft Environmental Impact Statement for the flying operations of the F-35A Lightning II aircraft for comment. According to the department the F-35A or joint strike fighter – the first F-35As are due to arrive in Australia in late 2018 [...]

Kalamunda

Fire academy recruits ready

RECRUITS with backgrounds in banking, the military, sales management and personal training are among 23 of the newest firefighters who graduated last week from the Fire and Emergency Services Academy in Forrestfield. Mathew Poller, 37, was the oldest graduate to fulfil his dream of successfully completing [...]

Mundaring

Demands and rates rise

RATES will rise by 7.3 per cent this financial year as the Shire of Mundaring comes under increasing community demand to build facilities while facing steep State Government hikes for electricity, water and waste. On Tuesday Shire of Mundaring councillors voted 9-1 to adopt the 2014-15 [...]

 
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Testimonials

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

Stylish units for Kalamunda

News

THE Brandwood Apartments expected to be finished in early 2016 will provide an opportunity for buyers to live in the heart of Kalamunda close to shops and public transport. The development with nine apartments will allow residents to enjoy a cosmopolitan lifestyle while still living in .....

Entertainment

Andy's adventures: a children's book


Entertainment

VETERAN teacher Ann Castledine has poured decades of teaching experience into a book written for young children, specifically to protect them and teach them how to keep safe. Andy’s Adventures with health and safety is Castledine’s creative way to get some important messages through to children .....

 

Food

Restaurant Reviews :  Food with a view

Entertainment
DESPITE the blood of the British flowing through my veins thanks to my born and bred English grandparents, I’ve never really understood the fuss about Yorkshire puddings. But my dining guest who spent her formative years in Old Blighty was salivating when she witnessed the colossal Yorkshire pudding making its way ....

Chef Profile :  The Vineyard Kitchen: Bickley

Entertainment
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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