Manjimup-Bridgetown Times - - News -

THE re­lo­ca­tion of the biomass plant to the Di­a­mond Mill site on the out­skirts of Man­jimup is vir­tu­ally a done deal af­ter the pro­po­nents con­firmed two ear­marked sites in Bridgetown were no longer be­ing pur­sued. Af­ter the orig­i­nal site pref­er­ence of Hester Road was met by widespread con­dem­na­tion, the WA Biomass/Bab­cock and Brown team went back to the draw­ing board and lo­cated a new site 8km north east of Bridgetown.

MORE than 1000 res­i­dents and vis­i­tors braved the wind and rain on Sun­day to at­tend the 2007 Smith­brook Showjump­ing Derby. Those who did, en­joyed a bril­liant spec­ta­cle of showjump­ing, such as this spec­tac­u­lar jump by An­thony Thomas, as some of Aus­tralia’s best eques­tri­ans com­peted in the pic­turesque sur­round­ings of Smith­brook Winery.

OR­GAN­IS­ERS of the Bands at Man­jimup con­certs said they were a lit­tle dis­ap­pointed with at­ten­dance at last Fri­day’s youth gig and put low num­bers down partly to the in­clement weather and partly to mix­ing ages of at­ten­dants. Man­jimup Fam­ily Cen­tre’s An­dre Foulon, who or­gan­ises the con­certs, to­gether with An­drew Stu­art and Hay­den Rice from the Shire of Man­jimup, said 82 youths, bands and their guests had rocked out for a pro­fes­sional pro­duc­tion with great bands and a disc jockey.

THE wheels are in mo­tion for Ko­jonup Foot­ball Club to join the Lower South West Foot­ball League af­ter the club of­fi­cially lodged its ap­pli­ca­tion to sever ties with the league it is in. Ko­jonup is aim­ing to play both its ju­niors and se­niors on the one day in the Lower South West.

Oc­to­ber 31, 2007

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