Heatley family fun day to build community spirit

Heatley residents will be treated to a free family fun day this week.

Residents urged to plan transport ahead of Air Show event

This weekend’s T150 Defence Force Air Show and Townsville Bulletin Sky Show is expected to attract about 80,000 visitors to the Strand.

Grocery grab a race to meet the demand this Christmas

The Mayor’s Christmas Tree Appeal will receive a helping hand next week thanks to a race down the aisles of Woolworths in the CBD.

Residents urged to take care during Magpie breeding season

It’s Magpie breeding season again and residents are urged to take care to protect themselves from potentially aggressive birds.

Waterfront Promenade a landmark for Townsville

The first stage of community infrastructure within the Waterfront Priority Development Area (PDA) will be underway within months with Mayor Jenny Hill and Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today announcing $28 million for construction of Stage 1 of the Waterfront Promenade.

New exhibition tells story of Stuart Migrant Camp

A new exhibition to preserve the history of the Stuart Migrant Camp has opened at CityLibraries Flinders St.

'Experts in love' to bring yesteryear songs to Townsville stage

Brassy banter is expected to raise the roof of the Townsville Civic Theatre next week as audiences will laugh out loud at the delight of duo Melissa Western and Tnee Dyer at Townsville City Council’s next Morning Melodies.

Mayor looks to Premier for project support

Townsville Mayor Cr Jenny Hill will use a visit by Premier Anastasia Palaszczuk and her cabinet next week to again highlight the city’s need for immediate investment in key growth and infrastructure projects.

Pie House challenges businesses to support Christmas appeal

Townsville’s gourmet pie business Pie House is challenging other local businesses to raise the most money for this year’s Mayor Christmas Tree Appeal.

Council adopts organisational review recommendations

Townsville City Council today adopted the recommendations of an independent organisational review that is expected to reduce management numbers, slash red tape and improve productivity

Cleaning contract awarded after recall

Townsville City Council has today awarded the contract to clean council’s mainland buildings to Biniris (Aust) Pty Ltd following a tender process undertaken by an independent, external panel.

Natural disasters in the spotlight at T150 Yarns Series

Natural disasters in North Queensland will be the topic of discussion at the next T150 Yarns Series to be held at the Townsville Civic Theatre this Wednesday.

Buskers needed for biggest event on T150 calendar

Calling all entertainers … Townsville City Council is seeking expressions of interest for buskers to perform at the upcoming T150 Defence Force Air Show and Townsville Bulletin Sky Show.

Night works keep Utilities project rolling

Night works as part of the CBD Utilities Upgrade will commence this week in order to minimise disruption to CBD traffic, workers and businesses.

Australia Day Award nominations now open

Nominations are now open for the 2017 Australia Day Awards which celebrate the outstanding achievements of individuals or groups who inspire us through their accomplishments in service to the community, culture and sports in Townsville.

Tech Savvy Seniors program expands to keep up with demand

CityLibraries Townsville’s Tech Savvy Seniors Queensland program has become so popular that council is adding another weekly session to keep up with demand.

Aussie TV and music icons to headline Carols event

Aussie legends of stage and screen Frankie J Holden and Wilbur Wilde will headline this year’s Carols By Candlelight event.

CBD Flinders Street West water main leak repaired

Townsville City Council and BMD crews have repaired a water main leak on Flinders Street West that disrupted water services to residents and businesses adjacent to Central apartments this afternoon.

Council systems restored

Townsville City Council’s digital systems have been fully restored following a partial disruption to some services this morning.

Rockpool reopens

The popular Strand Rockpool will reopen this evening after being cleared of algal bloom.