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IPART’s Determination on Council’s Special Rate Variation

Holroyd’s history wins award

18 August 2014 – Media Release A Holroyd City Council publication by two Local Studies Librarians titled Pictorial History Holroyd has won this year’s Reporting to the Community category at the Local Government NSW (LGNSW) Awards. Written by Jane Elias and Stephen Coppins, the book takes a nostalgic look at Holroyd’s past and covers key […]

Holroyd hosts heroines in ‘Girl Rising’

12 August 2014 – Media Release Hollywood’s big names Cate Blanchett and Anne Hathaway lend their voices to ‘Girl Rising’, a documentary about nine girls who confront tremendous challenges living in the developing world, premiering on Wednesday 20 August in Holroyd. The free Holroyd City Council event is hosted by 2014 Australia Day Ambassador and […]

Speak up now or lose out later

12 August 2014 – Media Release Mark Dring is urging the community to speak up in Holroyd’s anti-amalgamation debate now before it’s too late. A local resident and high school P&C President wants to see the community sign the anit-amalgamation online petition, and encourage their friends and family to do the same. “If we want […]

The Spirits of Gallipoli in Holroyd

12 August 2014 – Media Release To mark the centenary of the start of World War I, Holroyd City Council’s Family History Month is calling on the experts and helping locals search for their ancestors. In line with this year’s military theme, the Month is dedicated to those in the community who are interested in […]

Poppy’s a great mate for kids in Holroyd

4 August 2014 – Media Release She may be a mascot to you but to young Izabella Smith, Poppy the Possum, the face of Holroyd City Council’s Paint the Town REaD program, is a friend worth reading for. The five-year-old from Greystanes makes sure she is present at almost every Paint the Town REaD event […]

Meet Holroyd’s community spirit

4 August 2014 – Media Release The spirit of community lives in Wentworthville resident, Holroyd City Council volunteer and dual-Committee member Kevin Horne. Beyond Council’s services and programs, Mr Horne works with the Holroyd Local Area Command (LAC) as a support person for juveniles in police custody, and is President of the S355 Committee for […]

From Greystanes to Glasgow

4 August 2014 – Media Release From Gipps Road in Greystanes to Glasgow, it’s been a thrilling ride for Australia’s discus athletes Dani Samuels and Christie Chamberlain, and their coach Denis Knowles. For this year’s Commonwealth Games gold medalist Samuels and finalist Chamberlain, the upgraded facilities at Gipps Road Oval have been crucial. “The sporting […]

Get building right the first time with Council

4 August 2014 – Media Release A local home owner, who fell victim to dodgy building certification, is encouraging renovators to speak to Holroyd City Council before starting construction. The resident, who wishes not to be identified, received a stop work order after a neighbour reported the granny flat to Council, said he had no […]

Holroyd has a good name

28 July 2014 – Media Release Last year’s Citizen of the Year Dr. Jeanie Wood has long-admired Holroyd City Council’s good reputation in the community and doesn’t want to see it lost through forced amalgamation. The Scouts Leader and music teacher believes local councils are for local people, and should be supportive of residents rather […]