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Recognition for those keeping Holroyd safe

15 September 2014 – Media Release Local businesses and community organisations are invited to nominate projects or programs that uphold safety, for a chance to win first prize and $1,000 in Holroyd City Council’s Community Safety Awards. Nominations are now open and can include neighbourhood watch groups formed by residents, anti-social behaviour or bullying programs […]

Improving the lives of Holroyd’s families

11 September 2014 – Media Release The Rotary Club of Holroyd will host its Community Forum on Monday 15 September at Club Merrylands in partnership with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). For a gold coin donation, community members can hear from Tanya Ilkiw who is the JDRF’s Community Programs Coordinator and a young woman […]

Walk this way in Pemulwuy

8 September 2014 – Media Release It’s that time of the year to put a spring in your step and pound the pavement with the new Pemulwuy Walkers walking group. Continuing the success of Holroyd City Council’s Healthy Holroyd Project, the Pemulwuy Walkers work to improve the health and wellbeing of local residents at risk […]

Big debt and higher charges for Holroyd residents

8 September 2014 – Media Release Former Holroyd City Councillor Ken Morrisey says amalgamation will leave Holroyd residents with a $110m debt to repay and higher fees and charges. The proposed merger of Holroyd with Parramatta, Auburn and Ryde will see just one council serving around 480,000 residents. At the end of the 2012/13 financial […]

Western Sydney’s Residential Asbestos Disposal Scheme launches

8 September 2014 – Media Release The trial Western Sydney Residential Asbestos Disposal Scheme (WSRADS) was launched today, 8 Sep, promising cheaper and safer ways for Holroyd residents to dispose of asbestos. The NSW Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) scheme, which Holroyd and seven other councils are participating in, will offer subsidies for large amounts of […]

Share your love story this PetFest

1 September 2014 – Media Release Share your love for pets with other locals like Kerry Andrew who is bringing her adopted rescue dog ‘Asala’ to compete in Flyball at this year’s PetFest, Sunday 14 September. This will be the kelpie-cross-little dog’s first time at Holroyd City Council’s PetFest since being adopted by the Greystanes […]

Bike Week a pump up for Holroyd

1 September 2014 – Media Release Young families will enjoy Holroyd City Council’s day of riding and workshops on Saturday 13 September. The free event at Holroyd Gardens’ Bicycle Training Track will offer three skills workshops for new and experienced riders under the age of 12 as part of Bike Week 2014. For those wanting […]

Black spot in Merrylands to be fixed

1 September 2014 – Media Release Works to the Merrylands and Centenary Roads intersection have been given the green light from Holroyd City Council, after receiving over $100,000 in funding from the Federal Government’s Black Spot Program. With a history of 62 crashes recorded over a five period, the installation of controlled arrow traffic lights […]

Financial assistance for community groups

25 August 2014 – Media Release If you’re local and in the business of serving the community, send in an application for Holroyd City Council’s Community Assistance Program (CAP). Applications are now open for CAP which offers funding to new and innovative projects that meet Holroyd community’s needs. “This program gives local groups and organisations […]