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Christmas cheer is coming to Chinatown
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Chinatown will come alive on Fri 8 Dec for the Christmas Street Party, presented by the Broome Chamber of Commerce and supported by the Shire of Broome and local business community. Festivities will run from 5-8pm and feature a gift market, Carols by Candlelight, Roey carpark Christmas Party, live nativity scene and kids Christmas Wonderland on Male Oval.
Teamwork on show to rehabilitate bushland
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It’s been an exercise in team work as a range of organisations have come together to restore a former quarry site in Broome. The project at the former sand pit quarry on Port Dve is facilitated by the Kimberley Nature Project at Environs Kimberley and is funded through a Federal Government 20 Million Trees Grant.
Safeguard documents at Library this month
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Broome Public Library is again offering a free scanning service to provide electronic back-up of important documents during November in preparation for cyclone season. Those wishing to use the service will need to bring a USB thumb drive, and as the Library will be closed at these times they should knock on the front door and staff will provide access.
Frederick St temporary closure for road repairs
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Frederick St will be closed to eastbound traffic around the intersection of Herbert St from Monday 6 to Wednesday 8 November for road repair work. Traffic management and detours will be in place while the work is carried out.
CCTV provides a boost for community safety
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Broome’s new CCTV network is already delivering results and helping Police in a range of investigations. Installation was completed recently of 24 digital CCTV security cameras at key locations for combating crime and antisocial behaviour including Carnarvon St, Dampier Tce, Male Oval and Town Beach.

Upcoming Events

Brick by Brick: Build Your Own Capital at Broome Public Library
Broome Public Library is hosting the National Capital Authority’s educational exhibition Brick by Brick: Build Your Own Capital until 8 Dec. The hands-on educational exhibition is designed for kids aged four and up, and includes 30,000 Lego bricks and construction sheets that get children and adults creating replicas of their favourite buildings in Canberra.
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Ordinary Meeting of Council
An Ordinary Meeting of Council is held on the fourth Thursday of each month starting at 5pm. Members of the public are welcome to attend, and Public Question Time will be held at the start of the meeting.
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Dash & Splash run and swim series
Run and swim your way to fitness and fun as the Dash & Splash gets underway with new distances to suit all fitness levels. The short course is a 2km run and 200m swim, while the long course is now a 4km run and 400m swim, with events on Fri 13 Oct, 10 Nov and 8 Dec.
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Chinatown Christmas Street Party
Chinatown will come alive on Friday 8 December for the Christmas Street Party, presented by the Broome Chamber of Commerce and supported by the Shire of Broome and local business community. Festivities will run from 5pm-8pm and feature a gift market, Carols by Candlelight, Roey carpark Christmas Party, live nativity scene and kids Christmas Wonderland on Male Oval.
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Annual Meeting of Electors 2017
The Annual Meeting of Electors for the Shire of Broome will be held at the Administration Office, Council Chambers, 27 Weld St, Broome on Thursday 14 December 2017 commencing at 4pm.
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Proposed Local Government Property and Public Places Amendment Local Law 2017; and Trading, Outdoor Dining and Street Entertainment Amendment Local Law 2017
The Council of the Shire of Broome proposes to make the following local laws: Local Government Property and Public Places Amendment Local Law 2017; and Trading, Outdoor Dining and Street Entertainment Amendment Local Law 2017.