Friday, April 26, 2019

Threat of rain fails to dampen Anzac spirit

There was plenty of famous Anzac Day spirit on show at services and marches throughout our region, despite the threat of wet weather.
There were 25 services to choose from in our region, including the main Mackay Anzac Day parade to Jubilee Park.
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Step out in
city locations

We’re encouraging residents to step up, step out and use foot-power on their lunch breaks or while running errands around the City Centre.
This latest stage of the 10,000 Steps campaign has seen us oversee the installation of 46 new 10,000 Steps directional signs in 19 locations.

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Having a ball with sporting larrikins

Imagine a backyard barbecue with 15 mates, sporting larrikins Alfie (Allan) Langer and Jimmy Maher and the beer they’ll bring with them.
That is just one of the sought-after items certain to attract some spirited bidding during the charity auction at next month’s Mackay Mayor’s Charity Ball.

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WATCH THE VIDEO > We’re now providing video updates from our ordinary council meetings. The From the Chambers videos will appear on our Facebook page in the evening of council meeting days. Our meetings are also now live streamed on our council website and YouTube channel, with recordings able to viewed if you don’t tune in during the meeting.

plans for pools

There will be staggered closures of several council aquatic facilities over the cooler months for scheduled maintenance.
Memorial and Pioneer swim centres, as well as Bluewater Lagoon, have been earmarked for detailed maintenance schedules. Pioneer will also be fitted with a heating system over the closure.

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Big plans for
popular park

We will begin work on stages one and two of the Camilleri Street District Park Masterplan in late May.
The work will double the size of the popular Blacks Beach park, making it the biggest and most diverse park in the Northern Beaches.

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Save the date

  • Saturday, May 18, Zach Mach Adventure Challenge, Pioneer Valley
  • Saturday, May 18, Mackay Italian Street Party, Wood Street, 3pm to 9pm
  • Saturday, May 25, Mayor's Charity Ball, MECC
Your councillors are:
Mayor Greg Williamson, Cr Amanda Camm, Cr Martin Bella, Cr Laurence Bonaventura, Cr Kevin Casey, Cr Justin Englert, Cr Fran Fordham, Cr Ross Gee, Cr Karen May, Cr Ayril Paton, Cr Ross Walker
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