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Mullewa recreation facilities get major upgrade
Posted 09 March 2021 Mullewa recreation facilities get major upgrade

Upgrades to Mullewa Recreation Centre and Mullewa Sports Club to modernise and improve security will soon be underway thanks to grant funding secured by the Mullewa District Agricultural Society.

Cathedral Avenue closes for roundabout construction
Posted 05 March 2021 Cathedral Avenue closes for roundabout construction

The transformation of the Cathedral Avenue and Sanford Street intersection into a roundabout is set to begin on Thursday 11 March 2021.

Historic upgrade planned for Leonard T Green Memorial Park
Posted 02 March 2021 Historic upgrade planned for Leonard T Green Memorial Park

Preparations are underway at Leonard T Green Memorial Park to upgrade the park and further enhance the World War One commemorative site by planting 139 Lone Pine trees, descendants of the Gallipoli Tree that gave its name to the battle in 1915.

Eighth Street West playing field under new light
Posted 24 February 2021 Eighth Street West playing field under new light

Evening activities at the Eighth Street West soccer field have recently come under a new light with the installation of new floodlighting by local contractor Elite Electrical.

Sickly sweet horror creations weave into Post Office Lane
Posted 22 February 2021 Sickly sweet horror creations weave into Post Office Lane

“Delightfully horrid” and “weirdly cool” are some of the ways people have described local graphic designer Rachel Weaver’s work, which is now in the Post Office Lane Lightbox Gallery.

City calls for time capsule ideas
Posted 16 February 2021 City calls for time capsule ideas

What would you most like the next generation to see revealed from a time capsule in 50 years?

Printer changes see savings stack up
Posted 15 February 2021 Printer changes see savings stack up

Trees consumed and CO2 produced by paper production has been drastically reduced with the City of Greater Geraldton implementing a swath of changes to its printer fleet.

Building demolition a step in the right direction 
Posted 11 February 2021 Building demolition a step in the right direction 

After years of trying to find a use for the building, but to no avail due to contamination concerns, the long over-due demolition of the former Fire Station on Durlacher Street is underway.

Opportunities open for tourism conference
Posted 10 February 2021 Opportunities open for tourism conference

Opportunities are now open for local tourism, retail and hospitality businesses in the Midwest, to create pre and post offers for delegates attending the upcoming 2021 WA Regional Tourism Conference in Geraldton.

Greater Geraldton lends helping hand
Posted 10 February 2021 Greater Geraldton lends helping hand

Recent flooding in the Gascoyne has seen the Shire of Carnarvon call upon the City of Greater Geraldton for assistance with the town’s recovery.

Calendar focuses on ‘Midwest Life’
Posted 08 February 2021 Calendar focuses on ‘Midwest Life’

Local photographers are being encouraged to get snapping for their chance to feature in the Geraldton Visitor Centre’s 2022 calendar!

Chapman Road to undergo activation
Posted 05 February 2021 Chapman Road to undergo activation

Revitalisation of a section of Chapman Road in the CBD is about to see a 12 month tactical activation pilot to turn it into a place for people and not just cars.

New floodlighting at Woorree Park BMX track
Posted 02 February 2021 New floodlighting at Woorree Park BMX track

Night time training and competitions at the Woorree Park BMX track will be brighter from now on following the installation of new LED floodlighting at the venue.

Food Safety Award winners for 2020 announced
Posted 01 February 2021 Food Safety Award winners for 2020 announced

Local businesses have been praised for their commitment to food safety in the City of Greater Geraldton’s 2020 Five Star Food Safety Awards.

City Services Update #18: South lockdown
Posted 01 February 2021 City Services Update #18: South lockdown

Following yesterday’s announcement of a five day lockdown for the Perth metropolitan, Peel and the South West regions, the City of Greater Geraldton is reminding community members to do the right thing.

Midwest to be celebrated in signature event
Posted 29 January 2021 Midwest to be celebrated in signature event

Seafood, culture and adventure is on the agenda for Geraldton’s newest signature event ‘Shore Leave’ which has received significant funding.

Durlacher Roundabout officially opened
Posted 28 January 2021 Durlacher Roundabout officially opened

Thousands of motorists have been sighing in relief since the long awaited roundabout at the corner of Durlacher and Maitland Streets was opened only a few weeks ago.

Local legends praised at Australia Day
Posted 27 January 2021 Local legends praised at Australia Day

Local legends have been praised for their involvement in the Geraldton and Mullewa communities at yesterday’s Australia Day celebrations.

Community urged to refrain from “scavenging” at Tip
Posted 25 January 2021 Community urged to refrain from “scavenging” at Tip

An increase in people removing items from Meru Landfill has sparked a reminder to all community members to refrain from scavenging at the facility.

Management of Tip Shop opens for EOI
Posted 21 January 2021 Management of Tip Shop opens for EOI

Expressions of Interest (EOI) have officially opened for a lease management of the Meru Reuse Shop and the City of Greater Geraldton is calling non-for-profits, community groups and small businesses to consider the opportunity.

Artists to refresh bollards with Midwest Life
Posted 18 January 2021 Artists to refresh bollards with Midwest Life

Geraldton’s vibrant bollards are due for some fresh new artwork and the City of Greater Geraldton is calling local artists to submit designs inspired by ‘Midwest Life’.

‘We’re All Part of the Story’ this Australia Day
Posted 11 January 2021 ‘We’re All Part of the Story’ this Australia Day

‘We’re All Part of the Story’ is the theme for this year’s Australia Day event, which is set to take place at Stow Gardens on the Geraldton Foreshore this month.

Sundays by the Sea returns to Stow Gardens
Posted 08 January 2021 Sundays by the Sea returns to Stow Gardens

Grab a picnic rug, organise your crew and get ready to enjoy a chilled out evening when Sundays by the Sea returns to Stow Gardens on the Geraldton Foreshore this Sunday 10 January.

Grant funding expands composting facility
Posted 04 January 2021 Grant funding expands composting facility

The further rollout of the Food Organic Garden Organic (FOGO) trial is one step closer with the City of Greater Geraldton being awarded $176,000 in grant funding from the State Government to expand its composting site located at the Meru Waste Facility.

Bushfires spark urgent action from rail-related companies
Posted 24 December 2020 Bushfires spark urgent action from rail-related companies

Recent fires have sparked major concern from Councillors and farmers with rail-related companies urged to take action.

Sun smart a priority as shade gets approved
Posted 23 December 2020 Sun smart a priority as shade gets approved

Finding a shady spot to have a bite to eat on Geraldton foreshores might be easier in the coming months with Council supporting a motion for more pop-up shade sails.

Timely pool safety reminder for community
Posted 23 December 2020 Timely pool safety reminder for community

With the weather warming up and the festive season right around the corner, community members are being urged to remain vigilant when it comes to pool safety and compliance.

Scorching Summer School Holiday Program now available
Posted 18 December 2020 Scorching Summer School Holiday Program now available

Keep your cool this long hot summer by picking up the latest edition of the City of Greater Geraldton School Holiday Program.

Aquarena gets green light for outdoor pool remedial works
Posted 17 December 2020 Aquarena gets green light for outdoor pool remedial works

Longevity of the Aquarena outdoor pool has been secured after the State Government announced $750,000 in funding for the project.

Time capsule reveals Geraldton in the 90s
Posted 16 December 2020 Time capsule reveals Geraldton in the 90s

Locals have the opportunity to be transported back to Geraldton in the mid-90s by viewing items from a recently opened time capsule.

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