launch of our AMAZING 250 year Commemorative Dustbin
Project took place on Saturday 3rd December outside the
of residents and visitors gathered to admire the
incredible creativity that has gone into designing and
painting the dustbins that will be placed throughout the
town and which should make Prince Albert the cleanest town
in the country AND the one with the most attractive,
colourful and informative dustbins in the world!
Local resident John McKenna has driven the dustbin 'art'
project, our Mayor, Mr Lottering has given his full
support and the Council supplied labour to help prepare
and erect the dustbins. John approached local artists,
schools and Christine Thomas' children's art group to
convert oil drums into 'works-of-art', which will do
double duty as dustbins.
logo reflects the common theme, celebrating 250 years
since the farm Kweekvallei was established. Some bins
reflect the history of the buildings outside which they
are situated, others highlight special features and
aspects of our town, as seen through the eyes of our
children and artists. Humour
has crept in and Robert Gordon, the artist who created the
first visual image of the farm Kweekvallei, is seen
holding a bottle of a famous brand of gin...