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News



Move over Moondyne

 
HUNDREDS of people flocked to Stirling Terrace on December 1 for a new-look annual Christmas street party that could be set to rival the town’s popular Moondyne Festival as a major Avon Valley attraction.

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Huge loan to fund new sport complex

Shire says it may sell historic Toodyay Showground to pay for planned $18 million debt

Michael Sinclair-Jones

RATEPAYERS face a quadrupling of shire debt after the Toodyay Shire Council voted 6-2 last month to borrow $8 million to build a new $23 million sport and recreation complex near the town’s school.

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Twenty times more heavy trucks planned for Toodyay Road

THOUSANDS more heavy trucks a year may be added to Toodyay Road – one of the WA’s worst for serious and fatal traffic accidents – due to planned new quarrying operations in Mundaring and Toodyay.

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Shire approves $2.5 million Vic Hotel upgrade

TOODYAY’s historic Victoria Hotel is due to reopen later next year after a major renovation and rear redevelopment was approved last month by the Toodyay Shire Council

Back to square one as shire's new cat law found to be toothless

Michael Sinclair-Jones

TOODYAY’S new cat control local law needs to be rewritten from scratch and advertised for public comment a second time, the Toodyay Shire Council has been told.

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Christmas blitz to help keep festive season safe

TOODYAY police are gearing up for an all-out local road traffic safety blitz over the Christmas and New Year holiday period.

“Be prepared to be stopped and breath-tested, including on Christmas Day,” Toodyay police chief Sgt Warren Conder said.

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Still no answers, huge new debt, gravel rash and fresh air

THOSE who thought the ousting of Toodyay’s former shire president in recent local government elections would send a wake-up call to most other councillors can think again.

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Coming Events

Where articles appear in BLUE click on the link to see more details
 
Emergency WA - Smoke and other Alerts
Emergency Alert advice is available HERE
Emergency Information HERE
 
Toodyay's radio station 'the heartbeat of the community' now on air.
 
Now open Saturdays from 9am to noon. 9574 5055.
 
Toodyay Miniature Railway
1st and 3rd Sundays. 9574 4462. 
 
Public Transport Survey
Shire of Toodyay closing date Dec 15. Online or from Shire Offices.
 
Countil Committees, Waste Collection, Extractive Industries, Meetings 2018, Christmas Closure
 
Jane Brook Fresh, Toodyay Road, Jane Brook.
 
Wednesdays 4pm, Fridays 9am. 9574 4184
 
Shop at Toodyay Bakery & Butchery for chance to win. Drawn December 22.
 
Friday and Saturday, January 12 and 13, 9am-5pm. Outside Toodyay CRC.
 
Free Have-A-Go sessions
January 22-25. Registration forms from Visitors Centre, Library and CRC
 
 
 

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