FREE 15-MINUTE PARKING RETURNS TO TOWNSVILLE CBD

Townsville City Council will continue to support CBD traders by transitioning back to free 15-minute parking in the city from Monday July 18. Mayor Jenny Hill said everyone would be entitled to free 15-minute parking at all 2P parking spots in the city. “Fifteen-minute parking…

COUNCIL URGES DOG OWNERS TO PREVENT HEARTWORM

Townsville City Council’s Animal Care and Adoption Centre is seeing an alarming rise in heartworm cases and is urging residents to take preventative measures against the potentially deadly disease. The spaghetti-like worms can grow up to 30cm in length and live in the heart…

COUNCIL CALLS OUT CAT OWNERS

Townsville City Council is calling out cat owners in the city who either don’t care enough to claim their animals or are failing to desex their pets, leaving vulnerable litters of kittens to fend for themselves. Only 7 per cent of cats who wind…

FREE GRAFFITI REMOVAL KITS AVAILABLE NOW

Illegal graffiti has long been a blight on the Townsville community, but with the introduction of Council’s new graffiti removal kits residents can join in on the battle to keep Townsville looking its best.  Townsville City Council has made free graffiti removal kits available…

RECYCLE RIGHT TO SAVE TIME, MONEY AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Soft plastics, food scraps, garden clippings and bagged recyclables are among the most common items that are contaminating household recycling bins in Townsville which is why Council is encouraging residents to recycle right and save time, money and the environment. Townsville Water and Waste…

BASALT BOULDERS TRIAL TO STOP SPORTS FIELD HOONING

A trial to keep hooning vehicles out of Townsville’s sports fields will use basalt rocks as an alternative to bollards and fences. The trial, which was recommended at yesterday’s Townsville City Council meeting, comes after a number of prestigious sporting fields and public parks…

HAVE YOUR SAY ON PROPOSED MAGNETIC ISLAND ART INSTALLATION

Townsville City Council wants to hear your thoughts about bringing a world-class art installation to Picnic Bay. Council has identified Picnic Bay as an ideal location for the Smarteez art installation, giving visitors another reason to visit one of Magnetic Island’s most popular villages.  Smarteez…