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Info bay delay riles traders

Michael Sinclair-Jones

A LAST-DITCH attempt by Toodyay Shire Council to salvage what’s left of a bumper tourism season for local out-of-town traders has angered business owners who say they weren’t consulted and seem likely to still miss out this month.


Green Machine, gloop help raise $22,000

A GLORIOUS spring day and a full program of attractions – including WA former world champion boxer Danny Green – drew a large crowd that helped raised $22,000 for last month’s Toodyay District High School Parents’ & Citizens Association fete.


Here two boys (pictured above) try their luck in a green gloop lucky dip.


Local MP 'very concerned' at shire plan to axe Anzac trees

LOCAL WA Nationals MP Shane Love is backing local residents who want to save two mature lemon-scented gums in Anzac Memorial Park that the Toodyay Shire Council wants to cut down.


Heavy trailer straddles busy Stirling Terrace.


Legal battles hang in limbo

LEGAL ACTION costing hundreds of thousands of dollars against two former Toodyay civic leaders appears to be at a stalemate after 2½ years of litigation.


Traffic blitz pulls up leadfoots and druggies

LOCAL POLICE and reinforcements from outside the district stopped 140 vehicles during last month’s Queen’s Birthday long weekend in a bid to reduce serious traffic accidents in the local area.


Zero, nought, zilch and stuff-all to greet visitors at town's new information bay

Bat in the Belfry

Geoff Appleby

THERE WAS NOTHING of great significance to report from last month’s Toodyay Shire Council meeting unless you count the drawing of names from a box to reward a handful of ratepayers who paid their dues early.


Coming Events

Essential Oil Class 
Wednesday, October 26, Toodyay CRC 10.30am.  Shell Stayt 0431 534 721
Yoga Classes
Wednesday, October 26 at Toodyay Community Centre. Sally Craddock 9574 4184
St John Ambulance Open Day
Saturday, October 29, Ambulance Sub-Centre. Carolynne 9574 2390 or 0428 957 600
The 70th Gidge Show
Saturday, October 29, 9am-7pm, Gidge Showgrounds
Bush Poets and Yarnspinners
Friday- Sunday, November 4-6, Memorial Hall, Stirling Terrace. www.wabushpoets.asn.au
Clearing Sale
Saturday, November 5, 3214 Julimar Road, Chittering. Tony Maddox 9574 2917. www.asktony.com.au
Butterfly Ball
Saturday, November 19, Toodyay Town Hall 6.30pm. Fundraiser for SADS. Wendy Sofoulis 0428 742 662. wsofoulis@hotmail.com



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