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Council surveying storm damage

3 December 2018
Our crews have been in Snowtown today assessing the damage caused by the ‘superstorm’
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Upgraded Snowtown toilets open for business

6 November 2018
Best seats in the house! New toilets look great.
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Wakefield Mayor welcomes $1 million cash injection for drought relief

6 November 2018
We want to hear what projects can help to improve our town’s local infrastructure, increase productivity and economic activity
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Cash prizes for top vocational students

6 November 2018
Win some $$$
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Grant success will lettuce grow a garden

2 November 2018
A community garden will spring up in Wakefield.
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$650,000 big Bowillia Road renewal underway

12 October 2018
Council’s longest road renewal in decades.
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Rodney “back on board” as Mayor for four more years

28 September 2018
“I’m very humbled to be serving for another four years.”
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Ralli Park grandstand a standout at the Show

25 September 2018
Grandstand's 'out'standing Renovations
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Getting ready for Hamley Bridge’s big birthday!

14 September 2018
Spring cleaning ahead of Hamley Bridge's big birthday.
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‘Long, hard lobbying’ pays off for Wakefield

30 August 2018
$90 million Federal and State commitment towards a significant project to mend transport woes in Port Wakefield.
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Sign of the times! Replacement program ramped up

27 August 2018
Additional funding would provide another 250 signs on top of the 1,000 already planned for this year.
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Council project aims to end Moody blues

20 August 2018
The $150,000 Moody Estate levee upgrade, to safeguard properties affected by the 2016 floods, is nearing completion.
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Wakefield CEO Jason Kuchel announces resignation

16 August 2018
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Exciting projects as grants roll-out across Wakefield

14 August 2018
Council hands out grants to communities for significant projects
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Roads + assets secure $6.8m slice of council budget

1 August 2018
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Wakefield win for land owners seeking Pinery tree clean-up

18 July 2018
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Major plans ready for your say

14 June 2018
We want to hear what you think of our plans for the region's future
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ChipBlitz in Wakefield!

1 June 2018
Here by popular demand - Chipblitz is coming to Wakefield!
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Hamley Bridge’s “Tribute Trees” tower once more

17 May 2018
Council is looking after some very special trees
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Destination Wakefield: Caravan tourism on the rise.

4 May 2018
Caravaning is cool!
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Heroes tower over Snowtown as ‘Vans’ works mural magic

13 April 2018
A tower of art
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‘Avenues of trees’ destined for key Wakefield streets

5 April 2018
Trees for our streets
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Seal of approval as street plans roll out for towns

9 March 2018
Out with unsealed for Wakefield's township streets.
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Local sign design winners snap up $3000 prizemoney

8 March 2018
Your town - your design! Our new entrance signs are designed by you!
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New playground to make sound waves

26 February 2018
Get ready Wakefield for a very exciting project
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Hop on board the volunteering bus

26 February 2018
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Council to cut ribbon on new disability access cabin

16 February 2018
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Community library makes new Friends

16 February 2018
The Friends’ next meeting will be held on Tuesday 27 March at 10am in the Balaklava Community Library.
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New Wakefield website a ‘vibrant, simple’ experience

9 February 2018
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Getting Wakefield’s kids in the kitchen

9 February 2018
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“Great news for families”: childcare expansion funded

7 February 2018
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Overpass overdue

29 January 2018
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New Councillor for Wakefield

29 January 2018
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Big roads need big plans! Community consultation on the fourth largest road network in SA

22 January 2018
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Plains on a Plate wins State accolade

22 January 2018
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Food van policy ‘served up’ for public consultation

18 January 2018
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Wakefield supplementary election: nominations now open

18 January 2018
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Record $8m approvals as Council streamlines development process

9 January 2018
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Wakefield’s top vocational students awarded

12 December 2017
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High-tech library kiosk coming to Hamley Bridge

12 December 2017
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AquaBubblers popping up in Snowtown and Brinkworth

12 December 2017 (amended: 14 November 2017)
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One week left to nominate your Citizens of the Year 2018

17 November 2017
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Funding to 'fuel up' passenger car network

17 November 2017
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New Infrastructure Services Manager Appointed

17 November 2017
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Supplementary Election to follow Councillor Pain’s resignation

31 October 2017
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Wakefield - have you got talent?

30 October 2017
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Wakefield Regional Council urges locals to Stop Playing Renovation Roulette

30 October 2017
Get to kNOw asbestos this NOvember, visit asbestosawareness.com.au.
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Time to step out as storm-damaged trail is back in action

13 October 2017
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Nominate a local young achiever

13 October 2017
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Nominations encouraged for 2018 Citizens of the Year Awards

5 October 2017
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$120,000 grants funding to boost Wakefield communities

8 August 2017
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‘Go to Council’ backs plans to attract businesses, residents to Wakefield

27 July 2017
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Population growth high on agenda for Wakefield

2 June 2017 (amended: 2 June 2017)
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Multi-million dollar disasters!

29 May 2017 (amended: 29 May 2017)
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Wakefield welcomes works by State Government

23 May 2017 (amended: 16 May 2017)
Wakefield Regional Council welcomes local road improvements by the State Government as part of the Upper Yorke Peninsula Regional Road Network Upgrade Program.
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Remembering Pinery Bushfire Victim through Visual Art

2 May 2017
Wakefield Regional Council supports community-led project to develop a commemorative mosaic couch in memory of Pinery fire victim, Janet Hughes.
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Wakefield named Best SA Regional Council Campaigner

20 April 2017
Wakefield Regional Council has once again been titled the Best SA Regional Council Campaigner for National Asbestos Awareness month.
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Growing our own...that's people not produce!

12 April 2017
Wakefield Regional Council is proudly participating in a regional funding program, offering a two-year traineeship opportunity for a young South Australian.
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End the freeze on financial assistance grants

4 April 2017
Commonwealth must honour its promise to Wakefield Regional Council community
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Minister officially opening local commemorative trail

4 April 2017
The small town of Halbury will encounter political and community activity as Minister Leon Bignell, Recreation & Sport and Tourism, officially opens the Shamus Liptrot Cycling Trail.
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More flexibility for development in Wakefield region

29 March 2017 (amended: 16 March 2017)
Amendments to Wakefield Regional Council’s Development Plan have been approved, allowing broader options for development.
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Council waives rubbish fees for good cause

29 March 2017 (amended: 16 February 2017)
Participants for Clean up Australia Day will once again have their waste transfer station disposal fees waived by Wakefield Regional Council.
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Road maintenance under Council review

29 March 2017 (amended: 14 February 2017)
No stone will be left unturned now that Wakefield Regional Council has formed an Infrastructure Committee to manage plans and budgets for Council’s roads and assets.
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Wakefield winners of the 2017 Australia Day Awards announced

29 March 2017 (amended: 24 January 2017)
Outstanding community member Diane Spence has been declared as Wakefield Regional Council’s Citizen of the Year, and local community initiative ‘Friday Food Drop’ has been awarded as the region’s Event of the Year.
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Bushfire water tanks for key communities

29 March 2017 (amended: 16 December 2016)
Following the Pinery fire, Council has declared support for the “Kick in for Pinery” fundraiser to install emergency water tanks within the Council area.
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