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Isn’t it time to slow down?

The dangers of travelling at excessive speed have been known for hundreds of years. In 15th century London, it was prohibited to drive a cart more quickly when it was unloaded than when it was loaded or face the risk of a 40-pence fine (about a week’s wages) or time in prison. Even so, the…

South West Angels

Pitch your business to South West Angels

The next South West Angels pitch night is on in Collie! If you’re a growing business looking for investors, don’t miss this opportunity. South West Angels is a network of private investors actively engaged in local emerging ventures, providing funding and mentorship. South West Angels typically look at investment propositions that require $100k to $500k for…

Collie Basketball Association

Collie Basketball Season 2019/20

Collie Basketball Association (CBA) is set to commence the season on Monday, 14 October. Registrations for players will open on Monday 2nd September. CBA fees have not increased this year and a junior is $140, Senior A Men/Women $190, B grade $120. There have been some changes to the structure of the new season with…

Resilience award

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…

Friend-of-the-Collie-River

Friends of the Collie River Planting

Following on from the success of the National Tree Planting Day where over 1100 plants were planted, the Friends of the Collie River have organised another planting day at 9am, Saturday, 10 August 2019, meeting at David-Hay Street. The planting will enhance the newly constructed Collie River Trail. Bring a hat and gloves, everything else…

grants

Stepping up marketing for Collie

Collie River Valley Marketing Inc. is seeking an experienced grant/funding writer to help take Collie’s marketing efforts to the next level. The group has been very successful in stepping up the promotion of the Collie River Valley as a great place to live, visit and invest, with recent major projects including the Collie Hub platform…

How Did I Get Here

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…

National Tree Day

National Tree Planting Day

The Friends of the Collie River in conjunction with the Shire of Collie and Collie Rotary Club are holding a planting session at 9am, Saturday, 27 July 2019, meeting at David-Hay Street. The planting will enhance the newly constructed Collie River Trail. Bring a hat and gloves, everything else is supplied. For further information, please…

FESTIV-ARTY

Join the arty party this September

FESTIV ARTY, Collie’s biggest arty party, is on September 6-15. 10 BIG days of family fun, with a talent show, art competition, art and craft workshops for children and adults, some fantastic new events and a huge family street fair. This year’s theme is Bikes, Hikes and Trails, with a fabulous range of fun activities…

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