14th October 2010

Community Information

Freedom of Entry of the City Parade - RAAF

Friday, 22 October 2010 10:30am -11:30am, Pitt Town
A special event to celebrate the anniversary of the granting of the Freedom of the City of Hawkesbury to RAAF Base Richmond. The parade will form up with a special ceremony at Pitt Town Public School at 10.30am. It will then proceed around the block bounded by Grenville, Bathurst and Buckingham Streets. The parade will be ‘challenged’ in front of Pitt Town Anglican Community Church on Bathurst Street, where a plaque commemorating the naming of Pitt Town by Governor Lachlan Macquarie will also be unveiled at approx. 11am. The parade will return to Pitt Town Public School on Buckingham Street for ‘review’ by the Mayor and for the official ceremony at 11.30am.

Special Event Temporary Road Closures: A number of temporary traffic changes will occur in Pitt Town from 10.15am for the event. Temporary Road Closures will be as follows:

  • Corner of Chatham and Buckingham Streets, Pitt Town
  • Corner Grenville and Eldon Streets, Pitt Town
  • Corner Bathurst and Eldon Streets, Pitt Town
  • Corner Bathurst and Church Streets, Pitt Town
  • Corner of Bathurst and Buckingham Streets, Pitt Town

It is hoped that delays during and immediately following the parade will be minimal but please use alternative routes where possible. Please refrain from parking along parade route. The Parade Route Map is available for viewing on www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au

A great start to a weekend of Macquarie 2010 Bicentenary events in Pitt Town. See www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au/community/macquarie-2010-bicentenary for the full program. For further information please contact Council’s Public Relations Coordinator on 4560 4430.

Council Meetings

Tuesday 9 Ordinary 6.30pm
Tuesday 30 Ordinary 6.30pm

Hawkesbury Regional Gallery

Form + Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize
Till 17 October (last weeks)
Sculpture workshop for families 16 October (bookings essential, phone 4560 4441)
The gallery is located in the Deerubbin Centre (1st Floor)
300 George Street WINDSOR
Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm Weekends 10am - 3pm. Closed Tuesdays and public holidays.
Free entry to all current exhibitions

Positions Vacant

GM017GM - Internal Auditor (Re-advertised)
( Re-advertised - existing applicants need not reapply)


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Tender No 00811 - Tender for the Maintenance of Gravel Roads in St Albans and Surrounding District

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