FROM THE ARCHIVES - MAKING NEWS 10 YEARS AGO
FRIENDS of Pemberton Pool have taken their concerns surrounding the future of the pool a step further by asking Blackwood-Stirling MLA Terry Redman to intervene in the dispute over its maintenance.
The Pemberton Visitor’s Centre was due to hand over control of the pool to the National Trust last month, however the move hit a snag, when the centre refused to relinquish the area because of plans to establish a mountain bike trail on land surrounding the pool.
AN organisation serving the needs of the disadvantaged and of the Christian community in the Manjimup district has closed its doors after ceasing to be financially viable.
Manjimup Christian Centre, which operated in Brockman Street as an opportunity shop and Christian book and resource store, shut for the last time on Christmas Eve, after several decades of operation.
NATIONALS Leader Brendon Grylls has called for reforms to country education after this year’s results revealed no country students ranked in the top 40 TEE students for the second year in a row.
He has pledged to use hundreds of millions of dollars from the Royalties for Regions scheme in an effort to improve the educational outcomes of country students.
January 7, 2009