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Free mulch, 18-27 May

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Pet adoption day

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Free mulch giveaway (18-27 May)

Take advantage of Council's free shredded green waste to protect your garden this summer. More

Free guided birdwatching tour

Free bird watching guided walk every Tuesday commencing at 8.30am. Bring binoculars and wear walking shoes. More

Visual merchandising workshop

Discover how to make your business stand out by creating a visually compelling commercial space. More

Youth Urban Art Project - Kenrick Skate Park

Kenrick Skate Park: Free, mural painting workshops for all young people aged 12-25 years! More

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Dive in to compete on the Reef

Dive in to compete on the Reef
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Ordinary Meeting postponed

Ordinary Meeting postponed
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WET van drives resourceful message

WET van drives resourceful message
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Free mulch available this weekend

Free mulch available this weekend
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Missed out on free mulch? We've still got some left, so we have extended the Free Mulch Giveaway until Sunday, May 27. More info at https://goo.gl/iRD3rh We are still taking voluntary gold coin donations for OzHarvest. With each dollar donated OzHarvest can provide two meals for those in need.
Free Mulch Giveaway starts today! Ends Monday, May 21! Find out where to get it at https://goo.gl/iRD3rh Bring some change for the voluntary gold coin donation for OzHarvest. They collect unused food and redistribute it to those in need. One dollar will provide two meals.
πŸ’§ Today we launched the WET van. The van is packed with interactive learning resources around water use and water preservation. Catch the van at its first public appearance at the Cairns ECOfiesta on Sunday 3 June. Find out more at https://goo.gl/BWEcCt
⚠️ Temporary Esplanade Closure (between Shields St and Aplin St) Wednesday, May 16 (7am - 6pm) 🚧 Roadworks to remove redundant speed bumps. Traders in the are have been notified. Temporary loading zones will be established in Shields St and Aplin St for deliveries.
πŸ… 8th best dog park in Queensland! RACQ voted Little Barlow Park among the best off-leash dog parks in the state. Great news, as we are looking to create new off-leash parks in parts of Cairns with insufficient dog exercise areas. There are 14 proposed sites and we would like your say on them. Find all proposed sites and a link to the survey at https://goo.gl/ZHnzXE
⚠️ The Nature Play Playground at Centenary Lakes will be closed this Thursday (10. May) as we will be topping up with fresh sand in the pits and renewing the elevated sand pits.
πŸ“£Free Mulch Giveaway starts 18 May!! Mulch will be available at Portsmith, Gordonvale, Smithfield and Babinda transfer stations. More information on opening times, terms of use and the voluntary gold coin donation for OzHarvest at https://goo.gl/iRD3rh
Lake Morris road is now open. The landslides that obstructed the road have been cleared.
Great news! The Yellow Arrow walking track has re-opened! But there is still some maintenance work happening along the track, so please take care.
The Lagoon will be open from 9am tomorrow. The pool is usually closed until noon on Wednesdays for routine maintenance. We have changed this time for ANZAC Day so residents can take advantage of the facility on their day off.
UPDATE: Survey is now closed! βœ… Take this short survey and tell us how you use the Esplanade Parklands and other areas of the Cairns City Centre. Find the survey here: http://bit.ly/2GVZSA3 Your feedback will inform the future development of the Cairns City Centre. πŸ“Œ We are also still looking for your ideas for the city centre on our digital ideas wall. http://bit.ly/2GRdNr8
Remember those who served and lost their lives in wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations, at one of the many events taking place across Cairns this Wednesday. Find all events times and road closure information at https://goo.gl/q5s88B
πŸ€”πŸ”ŽHow well do you know our city? Can you spot the mistake we've hidden in this shot of the lagoon? Comment "YES" if you found it. #cairns #lagoon #challenge
Find an Anzac Day event near you to remember those who served and lost their lives in wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations. Events will be held in Cairns, Babinda, Edge Hill, Stratford, Gordonvale, Edmonton, Trinity Beach and Yorkeys Knob. https://goo.gl/q5s88B
UPDATE: Survey is now closed! How do you use the Cairns City Centre? Take the survey to help us plan for the future. Get started here: http://bit.ly/2GVZSA3
ON NOW: Free Green Waste Disposal For details on drop-off stations, opening times, terms of service, and to find out why you should still bring some loose change, visit https://goo.gl/JywtTt
🍲 In 3 years, OzHarvest Cairns has prevented the equivalent of more than 300,000 meals from being wasted. Collected food items are delivered to over 20 local charities and schools who provide food relief for those in need. Cairns Regional Council will be helping raise funds to support this cause at our upcoming Free Green Waste Disposal. Voluntary gold coin donations can be made at the transfer stations. The Free Green Waste Disposal starts tomorrow, Saturday, 14 April.
REMINDER: Free Green Waste Disposal starts tomorrow! For details on drop-off stations, opening times, terms of service, and to find out why you should still bring some loose change, visit https://goo.gl/JywtTt