Bob Taylor, pictured, is Northampton’s treasure and a self-confessed avid litter collector. Keep Australia Beautiful WA want to say thank you and recognise him as a litter legend in Western Australia. In 2017 Bob collected 485 litter bags of roadside rubbish! Bob is celebrating his 75th birthday on 25 January and has been picking up road side litter for 25 years. You can read more about his clean-up efforts here.
Help shape the future of waste and recycling. The Waste Authority is giving the opportunity for community members to get involved on the future of waste and recycling. You can read the consultation paper and view the regional workshops here.
Plastic Bag Ban – Regional community consultation. Be involved in the upcoming plastic bag ban. Meetings in Karratha, Kalgoorlie, Bunbury, Narrogin, Albany, Geraldton, Broome and Port Hedland. Register here.
Tidy Towns Awards 2018 will be launched on 3 March this year in Wongan Hills. We are excited to say that Chelsea Basham, local country western singer, will be playing at the launch. Communities will be able to register for the awards from then, and project submissions will be due by June. There are seven awards, so now is a great time to consider what projects you could enter. (Projects are from June 2017 – June 2018). If you would like to discuss any aspect of Tidy Towns entry, regional visits are still taking place, please contact me at the details below.
Out and about
Thanks to Pemberton business People and Parcel movers a stretch of highway is 34 bags of litter free! View their facebook post here.
Yallingup was inundated with spectators and participants recently as the scene for Taj’s Small Fries surfing competition, read more here
Roebourne’s initiatives are about restoring community cohesion and pride, read here
Esperance is being ‘discovered’ due to Instagram, read here
Bunbury was ranked third in Wotif’s Australian Town of the Year Awards, as "the best place to go for a dip with a bottlenose dolphin."
Margaret River also took out the Top Wine Region in the People’s Choice category, read more here
Keep Australia Beautiful – Tidy Towns Sustainable Communities Awards.
Come down to the Manji CRC and support the Quinninup Days for Girls by purchasing some raffle tickets to win this mouth-watering baskets of Easter goodies!
The Manjimup CRC team, are delighted at the success of the "Young Women Empowered" expo event which we collaborated in hosting with the Shire of Manjimup, and Warren Blackwood Youth Network, on Saturday 10th March.
To see so many 12-18 year old young ladies attend, have fun, be enlightened and inspired by motivational speakers was fantastic!
Thank you to all staff , community organisations, stall holders and volunteers for your passion and contribution, together we made a difference!
Here are some event photos, of a wonderful day.
Veronica Bravo is headlining Young Women Empowered this coming Saturday 10 March. Veronica will be performing songs from her soon to be released album and speaking to the young women in attendance about the struggles she has faced throughout her teen years and how she overcame them. During this free event for young ladies they will hear inspiring speakers, view a fashion parade and participate in various activities, including makeup tutorials, yoga classes, macrame and crystal jewellery workshops, kokedama workshops, henna art and laser tag.
Makeup tutorials, Henna tattoos, Yoga, Aromatherapy, Kokedama and Macrame Jewellery Workshops and Manicures are just some of the exciting activities that you will be able to participate in when you attend this worthwhile FREE event. And you are able to take all of your creations home with you! Please share this event with your friends.
Happy International Women's Day
How will you #PressforProgress in 2018?
Individually, we're one drop but together we're an ocean. Commit to a "gender parity mindset" via progressive action. Let's all collaborate to accelerate gender parity, so our collective action powers equality worldwide. https://www.internationalwomensday.com/
Manjimup Motor Cycle Club is hosting the Junior and Senior State Championships this Easter Long weekend.
This is an opportunity to you to be involved.
We need your help to flag for the Senior Championships Sunday 1st April.
You will receive:
- FREE ENTRY
- FOOD AND REFRESHMENTS all day
- BEST SEAT IN THE HOUSE
- watch WA's TOP RIDERS
You must be 16 years +
Please apply by messaging the Manjimup Motor Cycle Club page or email email@example.com
Keep Up to Date