Deputy Mayor’s Col­umn – Russ Fish­wick JP

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Percy Doyle up­grades Coun­cil has ap­proved refurbishments to some of the ex­ist­ing com­mu­nity and sport­ing in­fra­struc­ture at Percy Doyle Re­serve in Dun­craig. Com­menc­ing 2017/18, up­grades are pro­posed for the Sor­rento Foot­ball Club’s clu­b­room, in­cor­po­rat­ing a re­fur­bish­ment of the ex­ist­ing toi­lets, chang­e­rooms and main hall as well as ex­ten­sions to the stor­age area and ve­randa. Refurbishments are also pro­posed for the Sor­rento Ten­nis Club’s clu­b­room build­ing, in­clud­ing up­grades to the toi­lets, chang­ing room, bar and foyer as well as im­prove­ments to its ex­ter­nal ac­cess. In 2018/19 it is pro­posed the clu­b­room at Sor­rento Bowl­ing Club is ex­tended to in­clude a new of­fice, meet­ing room and ve­randa while Dun­craig Leisure Cen­tre is ex­pected to get im­proved toi­let and chang­ing room fa­cil­i­ties as well as im­proved ex­ter­nal ac­cess. Ear­lier this year Coun­cil re­fur­bished the Un­der­croft Bridge Club due to the in­crease in its mem­ber­ship. Else­where in the South Ward, new play­ground equip­ment will soon be in­stalled in Granadilla Park, Dun­craig and Hawker Park, War­wick will get a new bar­be­cue fa­cil­ity in time for sum­mer.

Re­cy­cling right made more con­ve­nient War­wick Grove Shop­ping Cen­tre is home to two re­cy­cling dis­posal sta­tions (bins) that give peo­ple an easy way to dis­pose of their un­wanted mo­bile phones, printer car­tridges, house­hold bat­ter­ies and com­pact flu­o­res­cent light globes in an en­vi­ron­men­tally man­ner. All the items are col­lected by Min­darie Re­gional Coun­cil and pro­cessed for ma­te­rial re­cov­ery. Dun­craig Li­brary also has a re­cy­cling sta­tion for mo­bile phones and bat­ter­ies (only). As well as di­vert­ing waste away from land­fill, the waste sta­tions pro­mote the re-use of valu­able re­sources and keep the waste stream free of po­ten­tially haz­ardous sub­stances.

Char­ity cloth­ing drop-off The City will host its fifth Char­ity Cloth­ing and Tex­tiles Drop-off event on Satur­day 2 Septem­ber 2017, 9.00am – 2.00pm. Col­lec­tion trucks from Angli­care WA, Vin­nies WA and the Salvos Stores will be set up in the rear carpark of the City of Joon­dalup Leisure Cen­tres – Craigie and at the City’s Ad­min­is­tra­tion Build­ing, Joon­dalup. All sec­ond-hand cloth­ing and tex­tiles dona­tions will be dis­trib­uted for sale at the char­i­ties’ re­tail out­lets. Pro­ceeds from the sales will go to­wards com­mu­nity based ser­vices and pro­grams that help peo­ple in need. Items to bring – Cloth­ing, tex­tiles, tow­els and bed linen.

Items not ac­cepted – Non-tex­tiles, fur­ni­ture, white goods, haz­ardous waste or elec­tronic waste (TVs or com­puter equip­ment).

Mar­kets spring to life in Joon­dalup The City is ex­pand­ing its pop­u­lar mar­kets with the launch of a new Spring Mar­kets se­ries next week. The Spring Mar­kets will be held over five con­sec­u­tive Fri­day nights in Septem­ber in Cen­tral Walk where the much loved Twi­light Mar­kets are staged in Novem­ber and De­cem­ber. The mar­kets will fea­ture WA’s best food, fash­ion, arts/crafts, gifts and home­wares and res­i­dents and vis­i­tors alike are en­cour­aged to head along, soak in the fam­ily friendly at­mos­phere and grab a bar­gain.

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