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Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Work set to start on old hospital

Thursday, July 24, 2014
WORK will begin soon to refurbish the old hospital as the Morgan Richards Community Centre and the former frail aged lodge as the Denmark Arts building.
 The $1.32 million project will start in about a month and is expected to finish in May next year.
 At the July 8 Denmark Shire Council meeting shire chief executive Dale Stewart was authorised to draw up an agreement with contractor Safeway Building and Renovations Pty Ltd for the project.  Read More ...

Paramedic boost to service

Thursday, July 24, 2014
A DENMARK-based community paramedic will play a big part in improving and maintaining ambulance services while supporting volunteers in the Great Southern.
 Paramedic David Rae has worked in the Perth metropolitan area for seven years before moving to Denmark three months ago.  Read More ...

SES works some monkey magic

Thursday, July 24, 2014
DANIEL Williamson was worried he would be in trouble after an 18m fall on Monkey Rock that took emergency crews five and a half hours to extract him a crevice.
  He set out for a walk out on Sunday, July 13 but tripped with his loaded backpack, rolling and hitting the ground then ‘taking out’ three small trees before hitting a fourth with his shoulder and coming to a stop atop a 40m cliff.  Read More ...

Doctor payment plan causes confusion

Thursday, July 24, 2014
PATIENTS should not baulk at a doctor’s visit because of fears they will be charged the Federal Government’s proposed GP Medicare co-payment.
 Denmark Medical Centre practice manager Mary Olden said the practice had received enquiries from worried patients about the co-payment.  Read More ...

Thieves hit town garden

Thursday, July 24, 2014
THE theft of plants from Shire gardens has been reported to police and Shire administration suspects people are uprooting the plants for their own gardens.
  Three 2m high camellias have been stolen from a garden in Barnett Street plus hanging baskets secured with heavy-duty fishing line.  Read More ...

Scam targets accommodation in Denmark

Thursday, July 24, 2014
POLICE are warning about a scam relating to overseas people who book Great Southern accommodation after ordering books to be delivered to the accommodation address.
  Police say people from overseas are ordering expensive books online from the eastern states using fraudulent credit card details.   Read More ...

Crash couple escape with minor injuries

Thursday, July 24, 2014
TWO people were taken to hospital after the car in which they were travelling along South Coast Highway on Thursday, July 17 crashed into another vehicle.
 The Hyundai sedan travelling east along the highway was a write off after it crashed into the back of a Mitsubishi SUV which was turning off the highway into Springdale Heights.  Read More ...

Input on new town plan sought

Thursday, July 24, 2014
PEOPLE living in town residential and rural zones can attend a workshop on July 31 to help with the Shire of Denmark’s local planning scheme number four.
  The residential, rural living and rural zones community workshop will deal with land development matters including density codes, which guides development potential of properties, land uses and intensification of rural land.  Read More ...

Workshops look at threats to plants

Thursday, July 24, 2014
THREATS to vegetation were targeted at two workshops last month with one delivering a ‘green card’ for phytophthora dieback hygiene management.
  The Department of Parks and Wildlife green card training presented by South Coast NRM phrough Project Dieback gave participants the skills and knowledge to manage the risk of spreading the disease in their daily activities.  Read More ...

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