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Cairns Libraries Book Sale 29-31 July

Grab a bargain at our huge Book Sale, three days only. More

Inkmasters Print Exhibition Tank 4

Inkmasters Print Exhibition being held in Tank 4 from 29 July 2016 More

Cairns Mineral and Lapidary Club Inc

Come along and view the many displays of rocks and crystals. More

Relay for Life

Raising money for Cancer Council's research, prevention and support services. More

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Volunteers find their place in green spaces

Volunteers find their place in green spaces
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Cairns ratepayers get best value

Cairns ratepayers get best value
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Council provides $7.2m in grants

Council provides $7.2m in grants
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New clubhouse for Walker Rd sports

New clubhouse for Walker Rd sports
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Machans Beach Community Association are doing fantastic things at Keith Edwick Park. About 20 volunteers have been donating their time and effort to plant more than 100 trees and plants - and this is just the start! This fantastic outcome is a result of the Green Space Our Place volunteer program, which brings residents and Council together to enhance neighbourhoods. We love supporting people who exude community pride - like these wonderful Machans Beach residents. You can get involved in the Green Space Our Place program, whether or not you are a part of a community group. Hit the link for more info. http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/council/news-publications/media-releases/releases/green-space
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Cairns ratepayers are getting better value for money than most others around Queensland. A benchmarking exercise that provides a "like-with-like" comparison has found that rates bills in Cairns are consistently among the lowest in the state, while the levels of services and capital works expenditure is generally higher than most. http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/council/news-publications/media-releases/releases/rates-comparison
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We like free movies, especially when there's 2 of them! :) Saturday 6 August
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The Cruise Liner Markets are currently on at the Esplanade Plaza, so the Active Living Zumba class this arvo is moved to Fogarty Park. Enjoy!
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Grand Parade float registrations close this Friday!
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Readers rejoice! The annual booksale is coming up this weekend!
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Our offices are closed today for the Show holiday. But an after-hours call centre is operating on the usual customer service number (4044 3044) for urgent matters. If you're heading to the Show, don't forget to pop in and say hi ☺ We're in the Fred Moule pavilion.
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If you're at the Cairns Show, make sure you pop into the CRC stand to Shoot the Hoop. This morning, we had some experts on hand to show how it's done!
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The Rugby League World Cup trophy was in Cairns this morning for the official announcement of Cairns as a Host City for #RLWC2017. Thanks to Treasurer Curtis Pitt and the Northern Pride for popping along to show their support :)
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Do you want fluoride in the water? Would you use light rail? Which is more important in your suburb - improved roads or parks? Come down to the Cairns Regional Council at the Cairns Show to have your say! It's all part of a bigger community survey to start next month. http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/council/news-publications/media-releases/releases/our-cairns
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Rugby League World Cup is coming to Cairns in 2017!
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Three Rugby League World Cup 2017 games for Barlow Park! We can't wait :D :D
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With the lagoon out of action for a few weeks, there are some changes to the Active Living program on the Cairns Esplanade: Pilates: Will be held at the Fogarty Park stage. Zumba Fitness: Will be held in the Plaza. Aqua Zumba: classes postponed Aqua Aerobics: classes postponed We're sorry for the inconvenience and look forward to getting back to the lagoon as soon as possible :)
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Sorry all, Minor technical glitch with our video on Friday - all fixed now! Mayor Bob Manning invited Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk to tour Munro Martin Parklands on Friday 15 July while she was in the city for the opening of the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair. The Premier was joined by Treasurer Curtis Pitt and local media.
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Do you have great ideas? Or do you do things in new ways? Then you need to enter the Tropical North Queensland Innovation Awards. Open for entries until 15 August 2016. Eight categories on offer, each with prizes worth $5000. Visit www.innovatetnq.com.au for details.
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A reminder that the Cairns Esplanade Lagoon is now closed for three weeks for maintenance. This work will bring our favourite Cairns icon is back to its brilliant best! And we'll be doing an upgrade to the road adjacent to the Southern Esplanade car park while we're at it. http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/council/news-publications/media-releases/releases/lagoon,-road-works
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Want free tickets to the GC Suns v Western Bulldogs AFL game this Saturday? Then come along to the Bulldogs' open training session at Cazalys tomorrow from 11am-12noon and keep an eye out for our talent spotter. He has free GA tickets for eager fans. If you can't get there, then make sure you grab your tickets from http://cazalys.com.au/afl-game/
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Who's going??
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There will be a temporary lane closure on Lake St, near the School of Arts Building, this Friday 15 July, between 1am and 6am. This is so that a crane can lift roof sheet panels and other heavy materials and machinery on the site. We apologise for any inconvenience.
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Do you know someone who is achieving great things, either as a role model or in bettering the lives of others? Nominations are now open for the Queensland Australian of the Year Awards. As well as the main award, there are honours for the Qld Senior Australian of the Year, Qld Young Australian of the Year and Qld's Local Hero. For more information on how to nominate, visit https://www.qld.gov.au/about/events-awards-honours/awards/australian-of-the-year/