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Huge turn-out for shire poll

Rayner elected new president

Michael Sinclair-Jones 

LOCAL FARMER Brian Rayner is Toodyay’s new shire president after the defeat of former shire president David Dow in last month’s local government elections.


Tune in to Toodyay's new radio heartbeat - 105.3FM

TUNE IN to 105.3FM where Toodyay radio 2J 2AIR – the ‘heartbeat of the community’ – is now on air with all your favourite music, with more to come. 


Bumper crowd brings smiles to spectacular Toodyay Show

A BUMPER crowd had organisers smiling after cool Spring weather failed dampen enthusiasm for a spectacular day of fun and entertainment at last month’s 164th Toodyay Agricultural Show.

Dodgem cars are always a big hit at October's annual Toodyay Agricultural Show. 


Infant health, neuro disease raised in opposition to shire planning strategy

Michael Sinclair-Jones
DISEASES such as Alzheimers, dementia,  Parkinson’s and infant kidney problems have been cited in a public submission opposing the Shire of Toodyay’s plan to add mining to its new local planning strategy.


'New broom', Hyatt drinkies and more legal costs


Geoff Appleby


THAT IT was time for change was clearly demonstrated by the resounding defeat of former shire president David Dow in last month’s Toodyay Shire Council elections.

His wife, Cr Judy Dow, continues to hold the other Central Ward seat at least until her four-year term ends in October 2019.


Buckle up or face $600 fine and four demerit points

A WOMAN who left her car unlocked for a few minutes while she used a public toilet in Duidgee Park last month returned to find her mobile phone and credit card stolen from the vehicle’s front console.
The stolen credit card was later used at the Shell service station at the corner of Stirling Terrace and Goomalling Road, and then twice in Northam.Sgt Roy George – Toodyay’s acting police chief while Sgt Warren Conder is on leave – said two male offenders were spotted on CCTV video footage.


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Toodyay's radio station 'the heartbeat of the community' now on air.
Now open - cut out your coupon for free coffee and cake
Now open Saturdays from 9am to noon. 9574 5055.
Toodyay Miniature Railway
1st and 3rd Sundays. 9574 4462. 
Wednesdays 4pm, Fridays 9am. 9574 4184
From Saturday, October 28, 4-6pm. Artists Revolution, 226 Fitzgerald Street, Northam.
November 30 - Darlington, November 28, Glen Forrest. 9298 9100
Friday November 10, Bookings 9574 6255
Wednesday, 22 November at 5.30pm for AGM and 6pm for Festivities, Coorinja Winery
Saturday, November 25. 0428 957 600 or 6574 2390
Tuesday, November 20 from 10am to noon at Freemasons Hotel. Helen Shanks 0419 580 016.
Friday, December 1, 2017 from 6.30pm
Sunday, December 3 from 9.30-noon. Swan Park Theatre, Midvale. 9574 4459



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