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News and Public Notices

It’s all happening in Stratford

News issued on Tuesday 21 February 2017

Council have commenced works on the new netball court at the Stratford Recreation Reserve and are continuing with roadworks and footpaths in Wellsford and McAlister Street after completing the roundabout.

Clean Up Australia Day: Wellington Youth Council wants you!

News issued on Tuesday 21 February 2017

The Youth Council are getting out and about on Clean Up Australia Day on Sunday 5 March and are calling on individuals, groups, clubs and organisations to give them a helping hand! Get yourself along to the Swing Bridge in Sale at 10.30am with sturdy footwear, a drink bottle and a hat.

Council is urging residents to recycle correctly

News issued on Tuesday 21 February 2017

We have noticed a significant increase during the past year of non-recyclable items being placed in the recycling collection bins. Please ensure you double check what you are putting in your recycling bin is correct.

Wellington Shire 2017 Youth Mayor has been elected

News issued on Friday 17 February 2017

Wellington Shire’s Youth Council has held its first Youth Council meeting for 2017 where Youth Councillor Alex Nair was selected as the new Youth Mayor, she will be supported by Abbey Tucker as Deputy Youth Mayor and Kaitlin Woolford as Youth Council Secretary.

Age-friendly communities given a boost!

News issued on Friday 17 February 2017

Following on from the hugely successful Age-friendly lunches held towards the end of last year, Council has followed up on a number of the suggestions that were put forward from the conversations and discussions with interested community groups and organisations.

Get out and about for Parks Week 2017

News issued on Friday 17 February 2017

Wellington Shire’s parks and open spaces will be brought to life next month with celebrations for Parks Week 2017.Community groups and individuals from across the Shire will be hosting events from Friday 3 March to Sunday 12 March.

Express your interest in National Youth Week 2017

News issued on Thursday 9 February 2017

With National Youth Week taking place from Friday 31 March to Sunday 9 April 2017,Youth Council are calling on all young people across the Shire who would like to facilitate an event or activity during National Youth Week, to express their interest for this exciting week of activities.

Young people encouraged to embrace their creative side

News issued on Thursday 9 February 2017

Council’s annual Youth Art Prize is once again seeking interest from aspiring young artists from across the Shire. Whatever your artistic talent be it painting, drawing or sculpting, all artwork mediums will be accepted.

Council closes food outlet in Rosedale

News issued on Thursday 9 February 2017

Following a complaint from a local resident regarding the Inside Out Café-Bar-Restaurant at 35 Lyons Street in Rosedale, Council’s Environmental Health Department staff undertook an inspection at the premises on Saturday 4 February 2017.

Mayor receives a response from the Premier over Heyfield Timber Mill concerns

News issued on Thursday 9 February 2017

Mayor Carolyn Crossley has received a response to her letter sent last week from the Premier, the Hon Daniel Andrews MP, over the Heyfield Timber Mill concerns. The Premier thanked the Mayor for her letter and said that he shared the community’s concerns.