• Lessons learned from history. More.. 
  • Families look forward to getting the help they need. More.. 
  • SCHOOLS across the region shut down for the second time in six months. More.. 
  • School apologises to City of Swan employee. More.. 
  • The stateâ s first privatised water plant officially opened. More.. 
  • The search for Flight MH continues. More.. 
Echo Newspaper


Uncertainty over disability scheme

HUNDREDS of families looking after children and adults with a disability in the Perth Hills are waiting with bated breath to see how the trial of the National Disability Insurance Scheme will be rolled out in Midland on July 1. NDIS WA trial site manager Marita [...]


School apologises

AN eastern suburbs’ primary school has apologised to a City of Swan employee after the school sent out a warning letter saying the man had inappropriately approached two children. The letter sent by Malvern Springs Primary School to parents said the man, who was driving a [...]


HACC job

SENIOR residents have come out in their droves expressing frustration with the home help system labelling it overly complex and failing to meet their needs following an article by Echo News on March 8. Walliston resident Annette Carter said she was left on her own for [...]


A history lesson

WHEN Liam Mc
Cracken searched the National Archives of Australia he found countless names of the men who fought in World War I, and the women who helped them, but his interest was sparked by a less known soldier who shares his surname, and an uncanny [...]

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Thank you

Thank you so much for doing an article in last week's Echo News on our first Open Studio at Balligar.  The article generated local interest and many of our visitors had read the article. Over 50 people came through and enjoyed the surrounds, refreshments and works - and a .....

Real Estate

Kitchen rules in quality home


A MODERN kitchen takes pride of place in this quality five-bedroom, two-bathroom home in Greenmount. The original cottage, which was built in 1952, cleverly retains the character of the original cottage after the home was extended. On a 2641sqm block the kitchen at the front of the .....


I, Frankenstein is one contrived corpse


1 STAR Directed by Stuart Beattie. IT’S Alive! Alive! But this rotten resurrection of a classic monster movie should have been left for dead. For at least a decade now movie makers have been digging up all the old monsters, dusting them off and reinventing them with a .....



Restaurant Reviews :  Food with a view

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

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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