Message from Mayor Ben Keneally

Six a Side Soccer at Hensley join up now!

The next summer six a side soccer comp gets underway on Saturday 17 January 2015 and runs until Saturday 21 March 2015. Get your friends together and register now at Six a Side Soccer. Juniors (U8 to U13) play on Saturday afternoons; Under 14 to Under 18 play Monday nights and Seniors (over 35 and over 45) kick off on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights. For more information contact Brian at sixaside@botanybay.nsw.gov.au.

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Red Fire Ants Inspectors will be out in Botany Bay this weekend.

Inspectors from the Department of Primary Industries, the NSW Police, the Rural Fire Services and the NSW SES will be inspecting residential yards this weekend in Port Botany, Pagewood and Banksmeadow.  All inspectors will be uniformed and carrying detailed information about red imported fire ants with them. The Department of Primary Industries Media Release has more details about the inspectionsYou can stay up to date on the red imported fire ants situation at the Department of Primary Industries website or subscribe to the incident mailing list.  If you suspect red imported fire ants, please call the Exotic Plant Pest Hotline on 1800 084 881.

Six a Side Soccer at Hensley join up now!

The next summer six a side soccer comp gets underway on Saturday 17 January, 2015 and runs until Saturday 21 March, 2015.

Juniors (U8 to U13) play on Saturday afternoons; Under 14 to Under 18 play Monday nights and Seniors (over 35 and over 45) kick off on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights. For more information contact Brian at sixaside@botanybay.nsw.gov.au or click here to register.

3on3 Basketball Competition

Are you a basketball player looking for new and fun ways to participate in basketball? The City of Botany Bay is hosting our first 3-on-3 Basketball Competition at Booralee Park, Botany. Grab some friends and sign up for a 3 on 3 Competition!

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Have Your Say: Botany Bay Vision 2040

We want to hear from you. The Council is putting together a 25 year plan that will shape the future of the City of Botany Bay and we want to know what you want for your neighbourhood. Please come along to one of the four community workshops that we are holding to discuss the big ideas and the big decisions that are before us. Together we can make sure that Botany Bay continues to be a safe, clean and friendly place… a community that we are proud to be part of.

Photography Competition attracts 161 entrants

This year the City’s second photography competition attracted 161 entrants producing over 190 photos! 

More than 200 residents joined the Mayor and Councillors for the announcement of the winners and presentation of Awards last week. 

Students from Banksmeadow Public School scooped the pool in the Primary School category, with the other categories being shared across the City.   

 

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Food Lovers Republic Online Tutorial and Quiz – Win prizes!

Did you know that the average NSW household throws away over $1000 of edible food every year? If you can think of other ways you’d prefer to spend $1000, then take the Food Lovers Republic 5 minute online Masterclass.  Learn the secrets that will help you avoid wasting food and save money. Complete a quick quiz and choose from 2 exciting prizes! Just select City of Botany Bay from the drop down list of councils and pick up a great prize.

John Curtin Reserve Upgrade

Council has approved funds to upgrade John Curtin Reserve, Mascot, and a concept plan has been prepared.  

Council is excited about the improvements and providing a more attractive open space for our residents.   The upgrade will include the installation of new playground equipment, 2 outdoor gym areas, a concrete cycle way for children, new footpaths making accessibility easier, plus additional outdoor furniture and planting.

Click here to view the Draft Concept Plan

If you have any comments or suggestions contact council via post PO Box 331, Mascot, 1460 or email council@botanybay.nsw.gov.au or drop your thoughts in writing at the Mayor’s Office, Eastgardens or Council’s Administration Centre at 141 Coward Street, Mascot.