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Council’s Operating Hours over Christmas & New Year

Council and its libraries will be closed on the following Public Holidays over the Christmas and New Year Period. Christmas Eve (From 12 Midday) 24 December 2014 Christmas Day 25 December 2014 Boxing Day 26 December 2014 New Years Day 1 January 2015 Merrylands Central Library will close at 5.30 pm on Wednesday, 31 December […]

IPART’s Determination on Council’s Special Rate Variation

Annual Report 2013-2014

Thousands Say ‘Hands Off Holroyd!’

15 December 2014 – Media Release Thousands of local residents and business owners have joined the fight against the forced merger of Holroyd City Council – warning Premier Mike Baird: Hands off Holroyd! With a new website launched at, Holroyd City Council Mayor Greg Cummings wants to see more locals join the 6,828 people […]

Get the Edge on Your Uni Degree with Holroyd Council

15 December 2014 – Media Release It’s a case of ‘What do you have to lose?’ for Greystanes resident Bianca Santi, last year’s Holroyd City Council recipient for the University of Western Sydney (UWS) Sponsorship. The 19-year-old sports enthusiast, having just completed her first-year of studies in a Bachelor of Health Science (Sports and Exercise […]

Lend your voices to Holroyd’s Christmas Carols

15 December 2014 – Media Release The sweet and angelic voices of locals are being heard all over the City with a series of community Carols events being held across Holroyd this Christmas. This year, five different Carols have been organised by a range of churches in Holroyd, all of which have a longstanding place […]

Wenty opens its doors to even more library lovers

8 December 2014 – Media Release Since extending the Wentworthville Branch Library’s Saturday opening hours from 9am to 4pm, Holroyd City Council has recorded over 7,000 visits in its first quarter, a 62% increase based on the same period last year. The additional hours from midday to 4pm, an initiative driven by Councillor Lisa Lake, […]

Join Roy’s ‘lean and green’ fighting team

8 December 2014 – Media Release Holroyd City Council is calling on residents to join Recycling Roy’s ‘lean and green’ fighting team over the festive season and put their recyclable waste to good use. Mayor of Holroyd City Clr Greg Cummings and Roy, the waste and recycling mascot, are encouraging residents to optimise their local […]

Holroyd’s Ongoing Decline in Pool Usage

8 December 2014 – Media Release Holroyd City Council has released new figures showing a dramatic 48% decline in the number of people using its local swimming pools over the last 35 years. Mayor Greg Cummings said patronage at Wentworthville, Merrylands and Guildford pools had all rapidly decreased – despite an increase in the population […]

Put Presents in the Paws of Holroyd’s Pets

1 December 2014 – Media Release Give a helping hand and put presents in the paws of pets this Christmas with Holroyd City Council’s annual Christmas Pet Food Drive. Council is calling on Holroyd’s pet lovers to donate, and help local animal shelters and rescue organisations cope with the growing number of hungry animals at […]