Plant thefts costing the community
The increasing theft of plants from public landscaping around Broome is costing the community thousands of dollars. The Shire of Broome estimates that so far in 2016 more than $1500 worth of plants has been stolen from public parks, gardens, roundabouts and traffic islands.
Head to the beach for Library and Information Week
Library and Information Week is underway and Broome Public Library will celebrate with the launch of Broome Beach Books for 2016. Library and Information Week 2016 runs from May 23 to 29, with the launch of Broome Beach Books on Wednesday 25 May at 11am at Cable Beach.
Beach laws accommodate dogs and horses
With the Broome Race Round fast approaching, laws requiring dogs to be kept on leashes at Cable Beach in the morning are now in effect. The section of Cable Beach near Gantheaume Point and extending for 2km north of the beach access ramp is designated as a dog exercise area, but between May 1 and August 31 each year, from 5.30am to 10am on weekdays, dogs are required to be kept on a leash.
Connecting Broome’s recreational trails
Do you run, walk or ride around Broome? Which tracks and trails would you like to see developed, and where do you want them to go? The Shire of Broome is developing a new Recreation Trails Master Plan and is hosting a Community Workshop on Tuesday 24 May to better understand the paths and circuits used by the community.
Funding help for Broome community groups
Nineteen community groups and events will receive more than $105,000 in funding this year after the latest round of the Shire of Broome Community Sponsorship Program and EDL West Kimberley Community Donations. Broome Shire President, Ron Johnston, said these organisations played a vital role in the life of our community and the Shire was pleased to support their important work.