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Leon Pericles exhibition

Well-known Australian artist, Leon Pericles, will be holding an exhibition, titled, ‘Periclesian Habitats’, at the Collie Art Gallery, from October 6 to November 12.Born and educated in Western Australia, Leon completed fine art studies at Perth Technica

Thursday, 19:13 in Regional
 

Adventure race draws little athletes

This year’s Collie Adventure Race has put its best foot forward by introducing two new events to the line-up. The junior race, sponsored by Premier Coal, will speed through Collie on October 15. The event has included a 600 metre run, 3 kilometre bike ru

Thursday, 19:13 in Regional
 

Doctor enjoying country life

Collie Medical Group’s new General Practitioner has expressed her exitement in getting to know the community. Dr Navneet Kaur Nandha grew up and then studied in a small North Indian village, Seona. “There were not many doctors around, we had to travel ab

Thursday, 19:13 in Regional
 

Chamber welcome new Executive Committee

The Collie Chamber of Commerce & Industry Inc.held its Annual General Meeting at the Ridge last month. The function was attended by about 40 Members of the Chamber. Chamber President, Glyn Yates, told the meeting that the year had been one of the...

Thursday, 12:04 in Regional
 

Weekly crime report: DUI charge for man caught driving four times over limit

A 66 year-old man from Collie has been charged with driving under the influence after being stopped by police on Friday night. The man was stopped on September 15 at around 8pm, and recorded a reading on a breath test which was nearly four times over the

Thursday, 11:48 in Regional
 

Raising awareness of the BRCA gene

A former Collie resident is helping to raise awareness of the potentially deadly BRCA gene this Bright Pink Lipstick Day. After finding out she was at risk of developing cancer, South West resident Sophie Bailey, took action to ensure she would be around

Thursday, 11:24 in Regional
 

Wheels turn for Collie Motorcycle Festival

Collie is preparing for an influx of motorbikes during the Collie Motorcycle Festival being held this weekend. The event aims to increase public awareness of motorcyclists, raise funds to support the Royal Flying Doctor Service and promote the Collie Riv

Thursday, 11:24 in Regional
 

Newcomer Hammond wins first event

In great golfing conditions 58 players took to the fairways to battle for the Collie Mowers n More trophies. New member William Hammond, playing in his first par event, scored +4 to take out his first individual win in a Saturday competition. Dean Rakich

Wednesday, 13:16 in Sport
 

Bill Hammond Wins Close Event

The Collie Bowling Club will host this season’s Opening Day on Sunday, October 8.To start the day there will be a breakfast at 9am followed by a games at 10am with club colours or whites to be worn. Any person wishing to play, other than members, need to

Wednesday, 13:16 in Sport
 

Graham, Swan take home silverware

The Collie Ladies Golf Foursomes Championships was played over 27 holes on Wednesday, with a field of 12 pairs taking part.The winners of the gross event with the score of 133 was, once again, the dynamic mother and daughter combination of Vicki Graham

Wednesday, 12:33 in Sport
 

Family centre’s focus on mental health

The Collie Family Centre and South West health organisations came together last week to ask one simple question – R U OK? Anglicare WA, The Red Cross and Palmerston were some of the groups at the Forrest Street facility on Thursday morning. Group represe

Wednesday, 11:42 in Regional
 

Shire seeks your feedback

The Shire of Collie Council has adopted its draft Community Strategic Plan 2017- 2027 document and is now seeking feedback on the plan from the community.The plan was adopted at the Shire of Collie Council meeting on Tuesday, September 12. Shire Presiden

Wednesday, 11:42 in Regional
 

2010 – the year that was in the Collie Mail | photos

The Collie Mail has trawled through the archives, looking back at the big events, memorable moments and familiar faces from 2010. Where were you in 2010? Were you in the Mail? We take a look at the stories and photos which graced the Mail’s pages that ye

Tuesday, 18:10 in Regional
 

Collie Art Gallery launches $50,000 art prize

Collie Art Gallery has launched Australia’s richest country art prize in a bold move to make the coal mining town a regional centre for the arts.Long known as the hub of heavy industry in the South-West, the $50,000 Collie Art Prize will become a showpie

Tuesday, 11:44 in Regional
 

Hearing bus coming to town

The Australian Hearing bus is stopping by Collie to offer free hearing checks and raise hearing health awareness, to locals in the community.Now with a 12-strong fleet of blue and white buses, the mobile hearing service has provided more than 94,000 free

Tuesday, 11:01 in Regional
 
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