COUNCIL TO CONDUCT MANDATORY SWIMMING POOL INSPECTIONS
17 April 2014
From Tuesday 29 April, Maitland City Council will be conducting mandatory pool barrier inspections at tourist and visitor accommodation properties, including motels, hotels, bed and breakfasts and properties that have two or more dwellings.
Manager Development and Environment David Simm says ‘Council will individually contact as many of these property owners as possible to notify them of impending inspections.
THIRD STEAM LOCOMOTIVE ON BOARD FOR STEAMFEST 2014
11 April 2014
5917 has been given the green light to appear at this weekend’s Maitland Toyota Hunter Valley Steamfest, following a four year repair program.
Maitland City Council’s Events Coordinator Adam Franks says ‘It has been a lengthy process to bring the 5917 to Maitland and we are thrilled to have three locomotives on board for this weekend’s event’.
PLANS FOR LOCHINVAR DEVELOPMENT OUT FOR PUBLIC COMMENT
10 April 2014
Maitland City Council has released key planning guidelines for community comment for the future residential development of Lochinvar.
After more than ten years of planning for up to 5,000 potential lots, Council has placed the Draft Lochinvar Urban Release Area Development Control Plan Chapter and Section 94 Development Contributions Plan on public exhibition.
CELEBRATE YOUTH WEEK IN MAITLAND
04 April 2014
In celebration of Youth Week 2014, an exciting array of free activities and events will be held across Maitland between Friday 4 and Sunday 13 April.
Youth Week is the nation’s largest celebration of young people with more than 200,000 people aged 12-25 expected to take part in Youth Week activities across Australia.
CARVE IT UP’ SKATE AND SCOOTER COMPETITION RETURNS TO RUTHERFORD
03 April 2014
Local skaters and scooter riders are invited along to Rutherford Youth Space on Sunday 6 April to take part in the annual ‘Carve it Up’ competition.
Now in its sixth year, this successful competition is expected to attract up to 300 competitors and spectators, who will also be treated to pro demos, music and a free BBQ.