New guide aims to reap rewards of region's locations

Castle Hill, The Strand, Paluma or Hervey Range could be the setting for the next movie blockbuster thanks to a new initiative to be launched in Townsville tonight.

Solar project adds to city's green credentials

A renewable energy facility capable of generating enough electricity to power 55,000 homes received the green light by Townsville City Council’s Planning and Development Committee yesterday.

Free two-hour parking plan to entice shoppers into city

Townsville City Council will offer its two-hour parking spaces for free in the CBD in December.

CBD parking spots change with the times

Time limits for some parking zones in Walker and Stanley Street have been extended as a result of public feedback.

Christmas tree goes up in CBD

The festive season has officially arrived in Townsville’s CBD. Council staff used a crane and scissor lift this morning to install and decorate the city’s six-metre solar powered Christmas tree in Townsville Bulletin Square.

Sporting clubs take the Sun Safety Pledge

National Skin Cancer Action Week, November  20-26, is a timely reminder for people to protect themselves from the sun this summer.

Craig Lowndes urges Townsville to rev up cyclone prep

Suncorp ambassador and V8 legend Craig Lowndes today reminded Townsville residents that time was running out to enlist their street as a Cyclone Ready Street and score a free BBQ on Sunday (27 November).

Playing fields to thrive with innovative water solution

Council will save up to 270,000 litres of potable water every day thanks to an innovative solution to green new playing fields at Peggy Banfield Park.

Mayor issues warning on water use

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill has warned residents could be hit with Level 4 water restrictions early next year if the daily water consumption target of 100ML a day is not met.

Council to investigate future waste management facility options

Council has begun work to determine the best location for a new waste management facility for Townsville.

Castle Hill track fencing to be renewed

Castle Hill’s summit walking tracks will soon feature new barrier fencing.

Ingham Road intersections to be upgraded

Three Ingham Road intersections will be upgraded to improve traffic flow and heavy vehicle safety in the Bohle Industrial Area.

New community to provide jobs, economic boost

Townsville City Council has cemented a major milestone in the city’s expansion with the $1 billion Elliot Springs residential community to get underway early next year.

Pie House supports Christmas appeal for fourth year

Pie House will again throw its support behind the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Appeal by donating $1 from each pie, donut and coffee sold on November 23 and 24.

Safe flame candles bring Christmas cheer

Townsville will be shining brightly for a good cause at this year’s Carols By Candlelight concert.

Final T150 Yarns to focus on city's stage and screen past

Townsville’s history in performing arts and film will be the topic of the very last T150 Yarns Series to be held at the Townsville Civic Theatre next week.

Search on for Strand Ephemera artists

The search is officially on for the artists who will transform Townsville’s Strand as part of the 2017 Strand Ephemera exhibition.

Pencil sharpener blade found on water park playground

The Strand Water Park was shut down temporarily on Monday following discovery of a blade - believed to have come from a pencil sharpener - on the landing leading to the slides.

Pumping to commence as Ross Dam hits 15 per cent

Water will flow through the Burdekin pipeline for the first time in 10 years from tomorrow.

Council backs bulk rubbish pick up for residents

Townsville residents will save a trip to the tip with council’s Water and Waste Committee yesterday voting to call for tenders to carry out a bulk rubbish collection across the city in the 2017/18 financial year.