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Dog Exercise Areas – Community Forums

Recently the Shire of Capel conducted an online survey, ‘People and Dogs In Harmony – A Review of Dog Exercise & Dog Prohibited Areas within the Shire of Capel’.

The next step is to conduct Community Forums in each of the Shire’s five main localities, to further workshop feedback given by the community in an effort to get the best overall result possible.

The workshop dates and times are:

Boyanup Community Centre

Thursday, 14 June from 5pm to 7pm.

Capel Community Centre

Saturday, 23 June from 10am to 12pm.

Dalyellup Community Centre

Saturday, 16 June from 10am to 12pm.

Gelorup Community Centre

Tuesday, 26 June from 5pm to 7pm

Peppermint Grove Beach Community Centre

Tuesday, 19 June from 5pm to 7pm

Residents, while encouraged to attend the community forum closest to their place of residence, are welcome to attend any of the sessions and discuss their ideas or concerns in relation to Dog Exercise & Dog Prohibited Areas with Shire Staff.

There is no need to book/register for this event, come along any time within the timeframe given for the Community Forum of your choice. Help us shape what will meet the needs of all our residents by coming along and having your say.

Thank you for your Feedback – Dog Exercise Areas Survey

The Shire of Capel would like to thank all the residents that took part in the recently conducted online survey, People and Dogs In Harmony – A Review of Dog Exercise and Dog Prohibited Areas within the Shire of Capel.

We received 352 responses to the survey. The data collected is now being analysed in preparation for further discussion at the community workshops to be held across May / June 2018.

The dates for these workshops will be released by the end of April so stay tuned.


Dalyellup Skate Park Launch

The Shire of Capel has commenced planning for the future Dalyellup Skate Park, with Perth based firm Skate Sculpture co-creating the concept design with the youth of Dalyellup.

The teams at Skate Sculpture and Skateboarding WA are super exited for the Dalyellup Skate Park Design Launch at Dalyellup College on the 8th of April. It will be a great day to get inspired, learn new skills, make new friends and get the ball rolling on the skate park design.

Please spread the word, invite friends and we’ll see you on April 8.

Roadworks – Lillydale Road

Roadworks will be carried out on Lillydale Road, Gelorup from 7am tomorrow, April 5 and will be complete on Friday, April 18 by 5pm.

Traffic management will be in place for the duration of the works.

Please use caution and drive slowly when approaching the area.

Impounded Cats Now Taken to Bunbury Regional Pound

Cats which are impounded in the Shire of Capel will now be taken to Bunbury Regional Pound.

If you are missing a cat or think it has been impounded, please don’t hesitate to contact the Shire Office on 9727 0222 from Monday to Friday (8:30am – 4:30pm). Shire staff will provide you with details and fees to recover the cat from the pound.

On the weekends or public holidays please contact the Rangers on 0417 953 959 and you will be given a time to collect your cat and directions to the Bunbury pound facility. You will also be informed of the fees needed to be paid prior to releasing your cat from the pound.

The Shire of Capel Rangers thank GEOvet for its support and assistance of service which they have provided over the years.