Library to host zombie make-up and costume workshop

Visitors to CityLibraries Thuringowa tomorrow may see an unexpected sight as a group of youths and adults learn to transform themselves into zombies for the Brain Foundation fundraiser.

CBD utilities project moves to new Walker Street phase

The CBD Utilities Upgrade project activity will move further up Stanley St, to the Walker Street intersection on Wednesday.

Rockpool closed due to seasonal algal bloom

Algal bloom has forced the closure of the Rockpool on The Strand this morning.

Dump for free on long weekend

Residents will have three days of free access to Townsville’s waste facilities during this year’s free dumping long weekend ahead of the cyclone season.

CityLibraries to host Project Booyah Coffee Caddy

Visitors to CityLibraries Thuringowa this Thursday will have the opportunity to purchase a coffee from the Project Booyah Coffee Caddy.

CityLibraries brings reading program to correctional centre

Mothers in the Townsville Women’s Correctional Centre now have the opportunity to access CityLibraries Townsville’s First 5 Forever program.

Support for new Strand development

A new café and restaurant is set to further activate the eastern end of the Strand after receiving the support of the City Council’s Planning and Development Committee.

Kindergarten pledges to support Christmas appeal

Koolkuna Community Kindergarten is challenging other Townsville day care centres and kindergartens to collect the most food and toy donations for this year’s Mayor’s Christmas Tree Appeal.

Sustainable House Day puts environment in the spotlight

Residents will be offered tips and information on how to be more water wise among a range of environmental topics at this year’s Sustainable House Day at the Rowes Bay Sustainability Centre.

Rollingstone Bridge reopens to local traffic

Rollingstone residents again have access to their much loved local bridge with today’s official re-opening following an $850,000 upgrade project.

T150 Education Kit offers snapshot of city's history

As part of Townsville’s 150th anniversary year, CityLibraries has produced the T150 Education Kit for schools.

Townsville takes part in Super Tuesday bike count

Townsville will conduct an annual count of bike riders this morning to help better plan the city’s future transport needs.

Consultation opens on Criterion Hotel application

Residents can have their say from today on an application to have the Criterion Hotel removed from a local heritage register.

Flag to fly high for 115th birthday

Townsville residents are invited to help celebrate our flag’s 115th birthday in the CBD for Australian National Flag Day.

Local talent invited to be a part of Carols By Candlelight

Townsville City Council is giving local singers an opportunity to be a part of one of the biggest shows of the year.

Push for city to bid for ex-HMAS Tobruk as dive site

Deputy Mayor Cr Les Walker is keen to see Townsville work in partnership with other local authorities, regional tourism stakeholders, government agencies and researchers to secure the ex-HMAS Tobruk as a world-class dive site off the city’s coast.

Community grant offers a chance to preserve the past

Townsville City Council is urging community organisations with a focus on preserving their cultural history to apply for funding to support their endeavours.

Cranes mobilised for Ross Creek pipe installation

Three big cranes – one 80 tonnes and two 20 tonnes – are towering over the southern end of the Strand for the laying of new underground sewerage main beneath Ross Creek.

Jazzing up Jezzine Barracks for Townsville families

Townsville families and visitors will have even more reason to visit the popular Jezzine Barracks recreation park with the opening of the region’s largest playground, made possible through $2 million from the Palaszczuk Government.

Strand water park playground begins to take shape

Installation of the new Strand water park playground equipment begins this week, with the project still on track to be completed in time for the summer school holidays.