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Does Dad love to pick for treasures?

If your Dad loves to hunt through and find treasures, he’ll love the CSHS Anzac Tour’s Monster Garage Sale on this Sunday. Head to the Bendigo Bank Energy West Hall from 8.30am, Saturday, 1 September. There’ll be a huge variety on offer with homewares, clothing, art, books, toys, games, furniture, Lego, DVDs, and much more.…

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Illuminating Collie’s landscape

Highly talented audio-visual artist, Roly Skender of Frankensound, is shedding new light on Collie’s future as part of the Art & Tech Fest being held this coming Saturday, 10 November, in Collie’s Central Park. The artist’s brief is to “honour the past and look to the future”, as part of Operation Next Gen, a two-year…

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Staff spread Christmas cheer

To help spread the Christmas cheer for those less fortunate, the  Collie Community Bank staff have come together to donate two trolley loads of food items! Each staff member went shopping and donated a number of items to the value of $40. Along with this, the Collie Community Bank donated $1,000 for the volunteers to…

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Tree planting days help revitalise river

Help the Friends of the Collie River and the Shire of Collie’s revitalisation efforts by joining in with community tree planting days being held this month. During 2018, the Shire of Collie and the Friends of the Collie River collaborated to plant 15,000 seedlings and trees, as well as carrying out maintenance and litter collection…

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Black Diamond consultation continues

The Black Diamond Lake feasibility study is entering its final phase of community consultation, with the release of a draft master plan and community consultation sessions. The draft master plan has been prepared by consultant Harley Dyskstra following initial community consultation sessions held in July. Community members are invited to meet individually by appointment with…

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Annual Christmas Road Safety Launch, this year in Boddington

It’s tragic but true that the roads are a dangerous place over the holiday period, and for some families, Christmas will never be the same again. The Industry Road Safety Alliance invites you to join us in asking all road users to commit to driving safely at the annual Christmas Road Safety Launch, being held…

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The heat is on in performing arts competition

The first heats in the FESTIV ARTY performing arts competition are being held this weekend in the lead up to Collie’s biggest arty party, now in its 28th year. The first heat featuring vocal and instrumental performers is being held 10am-4pm on Saturday at the Collie Senior High School Performing Arts Centre. The second heat…

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Don’t miss the annual Collie Show

The annual Unity Bank Collie Show is being held 8am-10pm, this Saturday, 17 November. With all your agricultural show favourites, including sideshow alley, showbags and markets, and a massive display of local art, craft and other talent on show in the pavillion. There is heaps to see and do, including the Ivan Soloman sheep dog…

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Collie’s tourism potential shining bright like a diamond

The social media-driven popularity of the Black Diamond swimming hole has the potential to bring more tourists into the nearby town of Collie, boosting the local tourism industry and providing flow-on effects to local businesses. With help from a State Government grant, a local marketing group is able to embark on a study to identify…

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Beat the school holiday boredom

No one will be saying ‘I’m bored,’ with this list of things to do. The best part is they are all free or really low cost activities that will have the kids sleeping soundly at the end of the day. //CURRAWONG PUMP TRACK This little track is is perfect for kids of all ages, with…

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