FROM THE ARCHIVES
FARMERS in Manjimup and Pemberton opposing new water licence fees are concerned Water Resources Minister John Kobelke is not making changes to the water licence fee schedule public.
Mr Kobelke has circulated four alternative fee options to the State Liberal and National parties on the provision they are not made public and has denied the Manjimup-Bridgetown Times a copy.
NOMINATIONS for the two vacant seats in Manjimup shire’s Central Ward have closed, with four nominations for the December 8 election.
The four are Sam Karamfiles, Brian O’Shea, Colin Rouse and Victor Bilchuris.
PEMBERTON’s Gloucester Motel chef Prithvi Raj has won the chef of the year title in the South West Hospitality Awards.
He was nominated by Gloucester Motel owner Ian Leaning, who said the win further enhanced the reputation of the motel.
WALPOLE is a finalist in the State Tidy Towns sustainable community awards after winning the regional general appearance award and sharing the regional natural heritage conservation award with Greenbushes.
Judging in the regional competition was announced at a function at the Walpole Country Club.
THE 29th Annual Blackwood Marathon hosted by the Rotary Club of Bridgetown on October 27 saw competitors battle the worst weather conditions in the history of the event with strong, cold winds accompanied by squalls and hail.
November 7, 2007