Community

Weigh into The Great Debate as part of National Science Week

What does the Australian $50 note and Collie’s ranking in the latest [IN]sight competitive index data have in common? On Thursday, 16 August, at 7pm in the Performing Arts Centre, Collie is celebrating the launch of National Science Week with a tribute to the contributions made to science by our first peoples and a debate…

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Get into the Christmas spirit

It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas with preparations in full swing for the annual Collie Christmas Pageant and Night Markets on 15 December. This year’s Christmas Pageant starts at 2pm with a festival of old-time Christmas spirit with carols, Santa’s Grotto, roving entertainment, kids activities and all your show favourites. The highlight of…

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Hear the latest in economic development for Collie

Business Connection

Find out what’s being done to strengthen Collie’s small business sector at the next instalment in the Shire of Collie’s Business Connection series, being held 6-8pm, Wednesday, 8 May 2019. At the free information session, you’ll receive an update on economic development activities and hear about the exciting projects on the drawing board, plus a…

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Cashy for Ashy woodchopping fundraiser

The tight-knit woodchopping community is rallying to support one of its own at Cashy for Ashy, featuring Australia’s best axeman this weekend. When members of the woodchopping community discovered Alek Ashcroft had been diagnosed with cancer, they did not hesitate to band together to see if they could help with the expenses of everyday life…

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Youths eager to help community

The Lions Club of Collie celebrated an exciting event last week with the official formation night of the Collie Leos club held this week. Leo clubs are a sponsored affiliation of Lions Clubs International that encourages young men and women to serve others in their community and around the world. A group of proactive youths…

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Reducing waste a community priority

The Shire of Collie has reaffirmed its commitment to the responsible management of waste, with the adoption of new policies that will pave the way for a re-use shop at the Shire’s landfill facility and reduce its consumption of single-use plastics. The Collie community is already exceeding its 2020 waste diversion targets through the three-bin…

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Add your muscle to get the track open

Motoring South West is calling on able-bodied motorsports enthusiasts to get behind their efforts to open the extension to the track, by participating in a Busy Bee on Saturday, 11 August. Volunteers will meet at the Motorplex from 7am to help with the final tasks required to allow the recent track extension to be licensed…

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Community goes walkabout for CBD

Landowners, business owners and community members have come together to look at creative ways to activate Collie’s central business district at two recent events. The first CBD Revitalisation Business Connection session used a creative process to explore ways to increase foot traffic, attract new activities to fill vacant premises and increase the turnover and viability…

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Bin audits help waste education

The Shire of Collie is conducting random bin audits during May and June to help residents better understand correct recycling procedures with the aim of reducing waste sent to landfill and informing future decision making. Staff will conduct a simple visual assessment of the contents of randomly selected bins prior to collection over a six-week…

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Collie to host Coal Cup this weekend

COLLIE will host 41 teams this weekend for the 29th annual Coal Cup Volleyball Tournament. Coal Cup is the only regional volleyball tournament of its kind in WA and has grown in popularity every year, with registrations filling weeks out from the event. The tournament attracts 300 players, as well as supporters and spectators, so…

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