Kindy 50 Year Reunion Weekend & New Pit Pony Mural
On Saturday, the 17th of September the Collinsville Scottville Kindergarten celebrated 50 years in operation with a reunion market day. Hundreds turned up to catch up with old friends, teachers, and to enjoy the day’s events. The Kindy would like to thank all who were able to attend. The kindy would also like to that…
Community Event of the Year!
We are very proud to announce that the Pit Pony Experience was awarded the Event of the Year at the Collinsville Australia Day awards! Congratulations to all the other well-deserving recipients!
Selfie Originals in place in Western Australia
During the Pit Pony launch we placed the two original paintings created for the Pit Pony Experience Selfie Walls online to raise additional funds for the ongoing maintenance of the Collinsville Pit Pony. After a week in an online auction through EBay, the two paintings were both sold to one of our greatest supporters Viv…
Merry Christmas from Collinsville!
- December 20, 2015
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A Pit Pony Capital Christmas from Collinsville Connect Telecentre on Vimeo.
Bowen Independent Celebrates Pit Pony Launch
Thanks to Eve from the Bowen Independent for providing the articles from Wednesday’s feature about the Collinsville Pit Pony Launch. We hope everyone who lives away and couldn’t make it can feel a part of the celebration. Videos coming very soon!
Online Auction begins today!
The count down is on to our Pit Pony Launch – from 10am at Sonoma Park, tomorrow, Saturday the 28th of November! To celebrate the launch and offer a unique chance to own a piece of Collinsville history, we will be auctioning the original paintings used for the first 2 selfie walls in Collinsville. Painted…
Two Days until we unveil the Collinsville Pit Pony
As we countdown the days to the Collinsville Pit Pony Launch, we have been delighted by the media coverage, helping us spread the word. This cartoon, courtesy of the Bowen Independent, summarises beautifully what the Pit Pony means to Collinsville and our community.
1st of April… no jokes here!
On the 1st of April, 2015, the Bowen Independent ran the article below… we had achieved our target, raising more than $150,000 in under 60 days! Support came from all corners of the community – from individual and family donations, to businesses, corporations, union bodies and the council jumping on board to help. Ultimately, however,…
We’re on Rebel!
Keep your ears tuned to Rebel over the next couple of weeks… they’ve put together a fantastic ad to promote the Pit Pony Experience launch! If you don’t live in Collinsville, you can hear the ad here:
Accommodation in Collinsville
We have already received enquiries regarding accommodation options in Collinsville… after a little phoning around, we are able to recommend the following: Bringing a caravan? Collinsville Showgrounds offers 72 hour free parking for RVs Collinsville Motel, located on Railway Road, phone 4785 8500 The Pit Pony Tavern, Stanley Street, 4785 5888 Morris Catering is able…