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Street tree clean up

Swan Hill Rural City Council wishes to advise residents that Council is currently in the process of clearing away fallen street tree branches and debris as a result of strong winds on Monday night. Council asks residents that any branches that have fallen from trees on nature strips only be placed close to the roadside for collection. Council’s Director Infrastructure David Leahy said a lot of debris had already been ...
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Book in early for Seniors Festival Week 2013

Bookings are now open for the wide range of exciting events taking place in October for the 2013 Seniors Festival Week. The Victorian Seniors Festival is held every year in October, celebrating the inspiring contribution of older Victorians. Events are held across the state, and the local program this year includes seven events across the region in Swan Hill, Tooleybuc, Euston and Cohuna. Swan Hill Rural City Council Mayor Les ...
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Domestic Hard Waste collections in October

Swan Hill Rural City Council annually rotates domestic hard waste collections across the region. This year collections will be conducted in Lake Boga, Ultima, Woorinen South, Beverford and Boundary Bend throughout October. Community members should note that this is a residential collection only. For maps of collection areas please refer to Council’s website at www.swanhill.vic.gov.au. Items that CAN be put out for collection include: Old tins, scrap iron and other ...
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Upcoming children’s and youth events at the Library

There are activities galore coming up at the Swan Hill Regional Library to keep the kids entertained these school holidays. Council’s Cultural Development and Libraries Manager Camille Cullinan said there is something for all ages. “We are lucky enough to have Red the Clown performing at the library on Tuesday, 1 October. The show includes magic, unicycling, juggling, devil sticks, stories, singing and lots of audience participation!” Ms Cullinan said. ...
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A successful finale for Fairfax Festival Week

The biggest ever week of music and arts in Swan Hill closed with a bang last Friday night. The 17th Fairfax Festival finished on Friday night with the hugely successful YESFest:13 (Young Entertainers in the Street Festival), which saw over 1100 people take to McCallum Street for a night of music, theatre, food and fun. Director of Performing Arts and Fairfax Manager, Adrian Corbett said he was thrilled with number ...
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Don’t miss Pioneers Weekend

Kicking off next Thursday, 26 September and running until the Sunday, this year’s new-look Pioneers Weekend will have something for everybody.
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Swan Hill’s Weekend of Music

Swan Hill will be alive with the sound of music in September with an incredible weekend jam packed with local and national musicians performing for the first Swan Hill Music Festival Weekend. The weekend kicks off at 5pm on Friday, 20 September with the return of the highly successful YESFest concert, with Triple J Unearthed winner’s Hunting Grounds headlining. Held in McCallum Street outside the Swan Hill Town Hall PACC, ...
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Book early for Seniors Festival Week

Bookings are now open for the wide range of exciting events taking place in October for the 2013 Seniors Festival Week. The Victorian Seniors Festival is held every year in October, celebrating the inspiring contribution of older Victorians. Events are held across the state, and the local program this year includes seven events across the region in Swan Hill, Tooleybuc, Euston and Cohuna. Swan Hill Rural City Council Mayor Les ...
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Hunting Grounds headline YESFest:13

Following on from the huge success in 2012, McCallum Street will once again be transformed into a live street party on 20 September as Triple J Unearthed winners Hunting Grounds take to the stage for YESFest:13 (the 2013 Young Entertainers in the Street Festival). The six-piece Australian punk band, who released their debut album In Hindsight in 2012, will be the headline act, supported by eight other bands from Swan ...
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Beveridge Street reconstruction update

Works are progressing steadily on the reconstruction of Beveridge Street with the project expected to be completed on schedule. The first half of the reconstruction is now complete with line marking finalising the section on Tuesday. Council’s Director Infrastructure David Leahy said he was extremely pleased with the progress. “The contractors have done an exceptional job on the first section of the upgrade and have become quite the celebrities, with ...
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