AUTHOR AND ARTISTS HELPING TOWNSVILLE’S ANIMALS

Four Townsville women have united to help the regions unwanted animals, and teach children the importance of giving back.   Krissy Regan, Debbie Belcastro and Jennifer Hyatt, are hoping their work in a new children’s book, written by Krissy, will help raise awareness and funds…

SUPERCARS ROLL ON IN TOWNSVILLE

DRIVERS ENJOYING WARM WINTER AHEAD OF SUPERSPRINT Supercars’ drivers will be taking in the sights and sounds of Townsville over coming days, as they reset for the second event of the double header, the WD-40 Townsville SuperSprint. To get around town, a number of drivers…

SUPERCARS TRANSPORT DEATILS FOR WEDNESDAY

The multi-million-dollar procession of Supercar transporters returns to Townsville to mark the official start to this year’s NTI Townsville 500. 20 massive B-Double transporters will begin the journey from Webb Drive at the Bohle, taking a right turn down Ingham road, then Shaw…

DISASTER MANAGEMENT GROUP MOVED TO STAND-UP

The Townsville Local Disaster Management Group (TLDMG) has moved to a ‘stand-up’ posture in response to a positive COVID case having visited Magnetic Island and Townsville last week. TLDMG chairperson Jenny Hill said the change in posture ensured all relevant agencies were working…

CHILD PROTECTION THE FOCUS FOR ‘MOWER MAN’

Claude ‘The Mower Man’ Harvey isn’t like most 74-year-old men. The Gold Coast-retiree is walking across Australia while pushing a lawn mower to spread awareness of sexual assault against children and to raise money for child protection organisation Bravehearts. He has raised more…

HOW TO CARE FOR A TOWNSVILLE GARDEN

Don’t know how? Learn why, when, and how to: water efficiently, fertilise effectively with the right products, select the correct mulch for your garden, care for the lawn (yes, there is more to mowing than the lawn mower) Create an individual care-plan for your specific garden, so it will…

BLUEY’S BIG PLAY THE STAGE SHOW

This is Bluey’s Big Play! And it’s really for real life!   Event show run times are Wednesday (April 7) 9:30am, 12:30pm, 4:30pm. Thursday (April 8) 10:00am, 2:00pm, 6:00pm in Townsville  Event show run times at Ayr's Burdekin Theatre Saturday April…

COCKATOO WATCH

MOTORISTS URGED TO KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR BIRDS ON THE ROAD New signage has been installed at Rasmussen, urging motorists to watch for red-tailed black cockatoos that may be on the road to minimise the number hit by cars. The red-tailed black cockatoos,…

BIN HEALTH CHECKS TO EDUCATE ON RECYCLING

A new awareness program is aiming to improve recycling across the city. The bin health checks involve visual assessments of 1000 randomly selected households general waste and recycling bins. This will be followed by feedback provided on the contents of each…

KING TIDES EXPECTED THIS WEEK

Townsville City Council is urging residents in low-lying areas to prepare their properties ahead of the expected king tides. The tides are predicted to reach peaks of 3.86m at 8am on Saturday 27 March, 3.92m at 8:35am on Sunday 28 March, and 3.84m at…