5 Facts you might not know about Chapman Animal Hospital

Did you know – 

1. Chapman Animal Hospital can offer options for orthopaedic surgical repairs including cruciate disease and fractures, so you can avoid a trip to Perth in a lot of cases.

2. They offer an emergency service for you and your pets, whenever you need a vet (for emergencies call 0448 380 008)

3. They will give you the time you need with their vets, with their standard consults being 20 minutes long.

4. They work out of a modern purpose built clinic with excellent diagnostic facilities (you can find them at 74 Northwest Coastal Hwy)

5. They will help you and your pet in any way they can by providing a pick-up service, a mobile clinic and home visits for those pets that hate the trip to the vets.

But most importantly Chapman Animal Hospital care about you and your pet!

To book your pet in to see the friendly staff at Chapman Animal Hospital, call 9964 2828.


 

Fauna successfully relocated from Olive Street Reserve

Golden Orb Spider

Golden Orb Spider

Fauna relocations undertaken as part of the Olive Street Reserve Remediation works have resulted in 672 insects, reptiles and mammals being captured and safely removed from the site during the initial clearance.

A report submitted by Darren Darch of Fauna for the Future stated 648 native insects and reptiles including Orb Spiders, Stick bugs, Binoe’s Prickly and Reticulated Velvet Geckos, Bearded Dragons, West Coast Four Toed Leristas and Gwardars or Western Brown snakes were captured onsite and successfully relocated to similar habitats across the City region.

City of Greater Geraldton Mayor Shane Van Styn said the Chapman River Regional Park has especially benefitted from the relocation of Orb Spiders into the Park.

“More than 500 Golden Orb spiders were captured on the reserve and many of these were released in the Chapman River Regional Park,” he said.

“This has really helped boost local Golden Orb population numbers which were reduced in a fire in the Park three years ago.”

The report also indicated three feral animal species were netted and later euthanised during the process.

“All the traps used were designed to capture creatures humanly, which ensured any native animals caught would remain unharmed and could be successfully relocated,” said Mayor Van Styn.

“The traps worked so well that 17 Common European House mice, two European Black rats and a Red Fox were also captured and put down after they were confirmed as feral pest species.”

With onsite remediation works now complete, landscaping of the eight-hectare site is proceeding well with mulching and planting operations in full swing.

Harvey Norman Furniture means Business this Thursday!

For one day only – this Thursday 22nd June 2017 – Harvey Norman Furniture and Bedding will give you 10% of your purchase price back in Harvey Norman Gift Cards! Even on their already reduced ½ Yearly Clearance prices.

Just spend $250 or more on any furniture or bedding item in store to be eligible.

With items available like this Shelby Queen Bed

Or Royal Silk Mattresses

You’ll not only be getting great products at amazing prices but you will also get gift cards back.

You could then put your gift cards towards something like the Camelot 3 Seater Fabric Sofa

Or maybe you would prefer the Trinity 3 Seater Fabric lounge with Powered Recliner

Harvey Norman Furniture and Bedding also have office furniture, outdoor furniture, dining suites, Manchester and more! Come into store at 38 Chapman Rd, this Thursday only 9am to 8pm.


 

St Francis Xavier Primary School – Nurturing Geraldton’s Future since 1978

St Francis Xavier Primary School is an outstanding co-educational Catholic school offering 3 Year Old to Year 6 Primary Education in the heart of Geraldton.

Every student at St Francis Xavier is part of a supportive community where they are equipped to realise their purpose and potential. Their staff celebrate the uniqueness of all children and are united in their mission to inspire students to grown and learn. They aspire to nurture the whole person in a community centred on Gospel values and are committed to providing an education that empowers all to become lifelong learners. 

Their school environment sits on beautiful grounds and benefits from modern facilities designed to engage students and bring learning to life. They offer a diverse curriculum including specialist learning areas in Physical Education, Science, Technology, Languages and Support and Enrichment Programs.

With strong partnerships with Nagle Catholic College, St Francis Xavier School provides the best beginning for your child’s K-12 Education.

Interviews are currently being held for kindergarten.

For more information on the school or how to apply, you can explore the school website www.sfx.wa.edu.au, or visit their Facebook page to learn more about their vibrant learning community.

Principal Ben Doyle looks forward to welcoming you to St Francis Xavier Primary School.


 

Assistance sought in exchange for accommodation

I am a mature lady living in Geraldton.

Due to slight physical problems (mostly back pain) I am seeking a kind lady to live in my comfortable home and give me a little help.  A small room with an extremely comfortable Queen size bed is available, together with complete use of the house, sharing a bathroom.  If it becomes necessary to increase the workload a bigger air conditioned room with a lockup automated garage may be offered.  The work load is sufficiently small that a full time job could easily be held.

It is envisaged that the person would become part of the "family" both receiving and giving courtesy and consideration.

A current Police Clearance is requested.

Thank you for taking the time to read this and I look forward to speaking with you soon.

-J.


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Join in the Fun at the Geraldton Football Festival

Come and join in the fun at the inaugural Geraldton Football Festival on Saturday July 1 from 3pm at Wonthella Oval.

There will plenty to do for all ages with an inflatable football pitch, face painting, jumping castle and music.

As part of the festival, Geraldton will host its first PS4 National Premier Leagues WA match between Sorrento and Perth Glory.

Ticketing
Kids under 16 - FREE
General Admission - $5
Corporate Seating - $40 (includes half-time hospitality)

Tickets are available at;
- Department of Sport and Recreation (Geraldton)
- Amazzini and Son
- Herrings Coastal Plumping


 

Specsavers 50% Off Sale is Here

Head into Specsavers to get a massive 50% off a selected range of glasses and sunglasses, complete with standard single vision lenses. 

Choose from over 350 styles at half the price, including designer looks by Alex Perry, Collette Dinnigan, Superdry, ELLERY and Timberland. 

Visit the friendly team at Specsavers Geraldton to book an eye test today. 
Limited time only. Conditions apply. See in store for full details.


 

20%-70% off Frames and Sunglasses at Specs 2-4-1

Between now and the end of June, Specs 2-4-1 are having a massive 20-70% off sale on selected frames and sunglasses.

Specs 2-4-1 have a great range of frames to choose from and with brands such as these being available during the sale it will be difficult to pick just one pair.

Come in and see their friendly staff at 132 Marine Tce for details and to have a look at their available range, or call 9964 8922 to make an appointment for a bulk billed eye test so you can have the sharpest vision in the latest fashions at a great price.


 

Stratheatre Presents - Seussical

Stratheatre Presents ‘Seussical’ - a whole school musical featuring students from Year 3 to Year 12. 

Enter the fantastical world of Dr. Seuss orchestrated by the Cat in the Hat and JoJo, a kid with a big imagination. Follow the adventures of Horton the Elephant as he attempts to save an entire planet of Whos from destruction, whilst helping out his friend Mayzie la Bird by sitting on her egg when she takes a break. Horton’s courage and long suffering kindness are countered by the mischievous Wickersham brothers and the Sour Kangaroo. His only ally is his awkward neighbour Gertrude McFuzz whose courage eventually saves the day.

Seussical is coming to the Strathalbyn Christian College Hall on Thursday 15th June at 7pm and Friday 16th June 7pm. Both matinees have sold out, and tickets are selling fast for the evening shows.

Tickets are on sale now at the Strathalbyn Christian College office or by calling 9938 9100. Tickets are $10 for Adults & $5 Children/Seniors, children under 2 are free. This production is suitable for all ages.


 

Enrolment Interviews now available at Geraldton Grammar School

Geraldton Grammar School is now taking applications for students for the 2018 and 2019 school year from 3-year-old kindy through to year 12. Personalised Principal tours are available by appointment.

Applications are available online or at the school’s main office. More details available on the website – www.geraldtongrammarschool.wa.edu.au.

All applications can be emailed to ggs@gegs.wa.edu.au or posted to PO Box 76, Geraldton WA 6531.