Media Releases

Stratford District Council produces a weekly newsletter in the Straford Press called Central Link which is full of snippets of Council and community information, which can be found here.

You are also welcome to look at our media releases, listed here with the newest at the top.

2018 Mayoral Christmas Gift Appeal

With the festive season almost upon us the Stratford District Council is once again asking residents to donate a gift for those less fortunate.

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2018-19 Summer Reading Programme

Stratford District Library has embarked on its free summer reading programme this week, and there are still spaces available for children to register.

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Lets Celebrate the Republic

The date is set, and celebrations are ready to commence on Saturday 19 January 2019.

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2019 Summer Nights

Stratford District Council is excited to announce that Summer Nights is returning to Stratford this February, with some very exciting acts and movies for the community to enjoy.

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Stratford footpath survey

Council is asking for residents to complete a footpath survey to help prioritise which footpaths to repair and replace first.

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Design a bike park for Victoria Park

Council is asking the community “What would you like to see in the new bike park?”

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Name Thy Street

What is in a name? For Stratford, it has been street names with a Shakespearian affiliation for the past 140 years.

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Guy Fawkes for Pet Owners

With Guy Fawkes approaching, we have some tips on how to keep your pets safe.

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Explore a career as a lifeguard

Becoming a fully qualified lifegaurd is a great opportunity that can lead to an exciting and rewarding career in the aquatics or recreational industry.

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Makeover for Prospero Place

Despite the weather, Prospero Place’s summer makeover begun on Saturday morning.

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Summer makeover for Propero Place

Prospero Place is getting a makeover just in time for summer with a temporary garden installation popping up this week.

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Emergency water shutdown - 24 October 2018

There is currently an emergency water shutdown due to pipe failure for properties on Titania Street, Craig Street and on Broadway from Countdown to Craig Street.

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Love Food Hate Waste

Earlier this year, Stratford District Council implemented its Waste Minimisation Management Plan (WMMP) in order to promote effective and efficient waste management and minimisation within the district. Part of this plan is Council’s vision of working Towards Zero Waste.

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October 2018 School Holiday Programme

Download a copy of the October School Holiday Programme.

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Water main break Update 1 - September 2018

Those affected by the water main break this afternoon should have full or close to full water supply back.

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Water main break - September 2018

Due to a water main break some households and businesses are currently experiencing no or low water pressure.

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Are you eligible for a rates rebate?

The Rates Rebate Scheme was established in 1973 to provide a subsidy to low-income homeowners on the cost of their rates.

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Stratford Recycling Programme

This year has seen Stratford District Council implement a few initiatives around rubbish and recycling.

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Temporary Pool Shut Down - Update 5

The TSB Pool will be back up and running as of 3.30pm today, however, it will only be open for Swimming lessons this evening. 

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Temporary pool shutdown - Update 3

The TSB Pool Complex will be closed temporarily until Wednesday 12 September.

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