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Welcome to Cumberland – Administrator’s Minute

Administrator’s Minute presented to the inaugural meeting of Cumberland Council held in the Historic Grandville Town Hall on Thursday 19 May 2016. Administrator’s Minute “Cumberland Council was proclaimed in the NSW Government Gazette on 12 May, 2016. It is fitting that we meet this evening in the historic Granville Town Hall. This beautiful heritage listed […]

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State Government Announces New Cumberland Council

13 May 2016 – Media Release The NSW Government has proclaimed the formation of a new local government area (LGA) comprised of the majority of Holroyd City Council and part of Auburn Council to the south of the M4 and the Woodville Ward of Parramatta. The new LGA, known as Cumberland Council, will have Mr […]

Flying High at World Frisbee Titles

6 May 2016 – Media Release Holroyd Mayor Greg Cummings has congratulated Greystanes local Harrison Revai, who will represent Australia at the World Junior Ultimate Frisbee Championships. Eighteen-year-old Harrison has been selected as a member of the Under 20 Boys Ultimate Frisbee Team that will compete at the Championships, in Poland from 31 July- 6 August, 2016. “Everyone […]

Council Supports Merrylands Planning Review

A PLANNING proposal which allows for amended building heights and other related development controls as part of the revitalisation of the Merrylands CBD has been approved to be forwarded to the Department of Planning for Gateway Determination. At a meeting of Holroyd City Council meeting on Tuesday 2 May, Councillors voted to support a number […]

Update on Revised Plans for Old Bonds Site

A revised planning proposal for the former Bonds Spinning Mills site at Pendle Hill will proceed to the Department of Planning for Gateway Determination after a vote by Holroyd City Councillors. At a meeting of Council on Tuesday 3 May, Councillors endorsed the revised concept design, on the proviso that the number of units in […]

Celebrating 30th Anniversary of Guildford Community Centre

19 April 2016 – Media Release Holroyd Mayor Greg Cummings and Clr Dr John Brodie was among the 70 guests who turned out to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Guildford Community Centre at a special event held on Friday 15 April. Mayor Cummings congratulated the Centre’s Council staff and local volunteers on “30 years […]

Holroyd was Fun4Kids

18 April 2016 – Media Release More than 5,000 people joined in the school holiday fun at Holroyd’s Fun4Kids on Tuesday 12 April. “Holroyd families enjoyed the highlight of the school holidays with our popular Fun4Kids event in Central Gardens,” said Holroyd Mayor Greg Cummings. “With lots of fun activities for children 12 and under […]

Seek a Skill Careers Expo for Sydney’s West

18 April 2016 – Media Release Students seeking career advice will find more than they expected at the 2016 Seek a Skill Careers Expo for school children on May 4 and 5. “Holroyd City Council is proud to support the Seek a Skill Careers Expo next month,” said Holroyd Mayor Greg Cummings. “The Expo will […]

Holroyd University Scholarship Awarded

18 April 2016 – Media Release Woodpark resident Shazia Nadan is the recipient of the 2016 Holroyd City Council University Scholarship. “Council proudly supports young people in the local area to further their education through our annual scholarship program,” said Holroyd Mayor Greg Cummings. “We are delighted to award this year’s scholarship to a remarkable […]