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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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Here’s your chance to have a go at BMX

If you’ve ever wanted to have a go at BMX, your chance is coming up soon. Head along to the Collie BMX Club’s Ride In 2 BMX Day being held Sunday, 14 October, from 11.30am to 2pm. Membership is not required, and there’s even a free sausage sizzle. For more information, contact the Collie BMX…

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Collie Cup Races on this weekend

It’s time to frock up and head out to the Collie Racetrack for the Collie Race Club’s Annual Freo Collie Cup Spring Races on this Saturday, 27 October. With an exciting six-race program, including feature race Freo Collie Cup over 2000m as well as the Applecross Electrical, TABtouch and Premier Coal supporting races, this is…

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Community goes Walkabout for CBD

Following on from a previous Business Connection event that looked at sparking creative ideas to activate our central business district, community members out into the streets at the Business Connections: CBD Walkabout. Community members are invited to join the roving discussion about the possibilities for our CBD, starting and finishing at the Goods Shed, from…

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Cycling classic

In 2013, the Collie & Districts Community Bank branch committed to providing $12,000 per year over five years to the local Collie to Donnybrook & Return Cycling Classic. The cycling classic is a prestigious race and is in its 93rd year. This year, the Collie branch was proud to offer a further $15,000 sponsorship. The…

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Restoration of historic Collie landmark to breathe new life into tourism

Western Australia’s largest and only remaining railway roundhouse – located in Collie – will be transformed into a unique tourist attraction, as part of the McGowan Government’s continued efforts to unlock local potential and drive diversification in the South-West town. Regional Development Minister Alannah MacTiernan and Collie-Preston MLA Mick Murray today announced $998,532 towards restoring…

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How Did I Get Here?

In spite of the stormy weather it was a great night at Collie Art Gallery for the opening of ‘How Did I Get Here?’… all the ‘famous’ people were there. Special guests included Art Gallery of WA’s Director of Exhibitions, James Davies and Exhibition Curator, Robert Cook along with Art on the Move’s , Exhibitions…

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Collie’s big arty party continues

There’s still a few days left to celebrate all things arty and craft with Collie’s FESTIV ARTY. See the talent of local artisans and artists on display at the Collie Art Gallery and Co-Op Building in Steere St. Vote for your favourite piece in the People’s Choice. The Coalfields Museum is opening its doors with…

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Seniors Week celebration

The Shire of Collie, along with the Council on the Ageing Western Australia, is holding a Seniors’, Grandparents’ and Children’s Morning Tea Dance to celebrate Seniors Week 2019 from 9.30-11.30am, on Friday, 15 November, at Roche Park Recreation Centre. Come along for a morning of free activities, music, dancing, morning tea and more. Bring your…

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Explore Gifts from the Bush and Beach

Wander through the forest or take an amble along a beach in Gifts from the Bush and Beach, an exhibition of watercolours by Sue Kalab on show at the Collie Art Gallery. Sue’s beautiful watercolours feature such delights as a magpie carolling, finds on the forest floor, a pristine shell washed up on the beach,…

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