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Manjimup-Bridgetown Times - - News -

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

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