Brine plans put on ice

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
THE Water Corporation has back-flipped on a plan to dump brine from desalination units at the Denmark water treatment plant into the ocean at Perkins Beach, Torbay.
  The small portable units are being installed to help secure Denmark’s water supply during an exceptionally dry period.  Read More ...

Woman of the future brings happier now

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
A WOMAN of the distant future who accesses another woman, a community builder of 21st century Pilbara, share disturbing connections in Jamie Ablett’s novel, Planet Happiness.  Read More ...

Tanya puts training to good use

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
ST John Ambulance training gave Tanya Moore the confidence to help bring a woman back to life after she had suffered a cardiac arrest during Saturday’s HBF Run for a Reason.
 The woman, 60, had collapsed during the run in which Tanya, her husband Barry, daughter Tayla, 20, and their friend, Courtney Bonnett, were participating as a team.  Read More ...

Denmark charges set to rise

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
THE Denmark community will pay its share of the cost of the State Government increasing borrowing charges to local governments.
 The WA Treasury Corporation has informed local governments that the Government Guarantee Fee would increase on all new and existing loans from 0.1 per cent to 0.7 per cent, a 600 per cent hike, as of July 1.  Read More ...

Increase in funds for forest burns

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
ROYALTIES for Regions funding of $20 million for prescribed burning will provide assurance to fire-prone South West communities.
 The $20 million will be delivered over four years, with an initial allocation of $3.5 million in 2015-16.  Read More ...

Conference coup for area

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
ALBANY and the Great Southern will host Australia’s premier national conference on regional issues next year.
 This follows a successful partnership bid by the Great Southern Development Commission for the Sustainable Economic Growth for Regional Australia conference.  Read More ...

Flasher charges

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
A MAN will appear in the Albany Magistrate’s Court on June 11 charged with indecent dealing after an incident near the Denmark High School on May 13.  Read More ...

Kerr and Magpies part

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
DENMARK Walpole Football Club has lost its star recruit, former Eagles and two-times Brownlow Medal runner up Daniel Kerr.
 Kerr has left to play for the Goldfields Football League amid denials of any ill-feeling for the former Eagle.  Read More ...

Catchment laws eased

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
BY-LAWS have been changed to allow increased recreation in the Kent River water reserve.
 It is one of two water reserves in the Warren-Blackwood electorate where there will be more recreational opportunities.  Read More ...

Horses escape harm in float rollover

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
TWO horses were trapped inside a float but were later freed unhurt after a rollover on the Denmark/Mt Barker Road on Sunday, May 17.
 A veterinarian sedated the horses and emergency crews freed them after the four-wheel-drive vehicle towing the horse float rolled and both of the vehicles landed on their roofs.  Read More ...

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