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Motorplex gears up for upgrade

The Collie Motorplex’s growing reputation as a major motorsport venue was further enhanced yesterday with the Federal Government’s announcement of an additional $764,000 towards Stage 2 upgrades at the Motorplex under Building Better Regions Fund. The funding will be used to resurface the existing 1.7km section of track and to improve pedestrian movements to and…

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Ideas sparked for Collie’s town centre

More than 50 local business owners, property owners and community members gathered to share their experiences and generate ideas to activate Collie’s central business district at a community workshop held last week. The CBD Revitalisation Business Connection session used a creative process to explore ways to increase foot traffic, attract new activities to fill vacant…

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Operation Next Gen celebrates two years

‘New conversations with new people in new places,’ is how the Operation Next Gen Program was described at a local community meeting held in February 2017. Appreciating that this was a fresh approach to how Collie can take control of its own destiny in a rapidly changing world, it was agreed that the Collie &…

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Collie project wins WA resilience award

A Collie Community Bank-sponsored program has put Collie in the spotlight once again for a positive reason. Operation Next Gen ambassador Bec Woods and Advisory Committee member Julie Hillier joined Community Bank Chairperson & Shire President, Sarah Stanley, to accept the Resilient Australia Business Award on behalf of the Collie & Districts Community Bank Branch…

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WRX Club at Collie Motorplex

WRX Club heads down to Collie Motorplex for a weekend of racing. Saturday, 16 November sees WRX’s trying out the new long track all day. Sunday, 17 November, has a hill climb at Phil’s Hill running through to early afternoon (access via the main gate only). FREE entry for spectators and canteen open. Remember to…

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Collie River Valley MTB Trails

Check out the new Collie River Valley MTB Trails pocket map. Available at the Collie River Valley Visitor Centre and at Crank and Cycles. Free to download or pick up! Turn your dreams into reality!    

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Power Wash and Clean

Power wash cleaning services remains operational with measures in place for the health and safety of all our employees and customers. We ask that any customer who may have been overseas or in contact with a sick person to please hold off for now, we welcome all calls to 0400 973 430 for any queries…

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Fresh new facade for heritage building

The upgrade of Bilbe’s Building in Throssell Street has been welcomed by the community, with special credit given to its owners and the Shire of Collie. An article in last week’s South West Times said the restoration was triggered when a truck hit the front of the building and the verandah had to be demolished.…

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Collie Roundhouse

The National Trust is advertising the contract to remove hazardous materials and undertake urgent conservation works at the Collie Roundhouse.  The tender is being advertised through Tenders WA, in the South Western Times newspaper, and through the Collie Chamber of Commerce’s Collie Hub website. A Collie-born engineer with family links to the railways is now…

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