FROM THE ARCHIVES
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