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Transport Choices Phase 2 Plans, Linking The East And West Sides Of Stratford, Released For Public Feedback

Monday, 4 September 2023, 1:55 pm | Stratford District Council

  Stratford District Council (SDC) has released Phase 2 plans for their Transport Choices School Safety Improvement Project to the community for their feedback before designs are finalised at the end of the month. Their goal? To get Stratford’s ... More >>

Stratford District Asked About Changes To Kerbside Waste Collection And Draft Waste Management And Minimisation Plan

Wednesday, 16 August 2023, 11:30 am | Stratford District Council

Stratford District Council (SDC) is asking residents for feedback about proposed changes to waste collection; including when to introduce a food waste collection service, options for reducing general waste collection to every two weeks, and if ... More >>

Stratford’s Kid-friendly Transport Choices Project Unveiled. Community Encouraged To Have Their Say!

Monday, 14 August 2023, 1:45 pm | Stratford District Council

Stratford District Council’s School Safety Improvement Project is looking to put kids in the driving seat, or rather the bike seat, with the unveiling of plans for a tamariki-friendly network of safe walking and cycling paths between Stratford primary ... More >>

Creative Projects In Stratford Get 9k Boost

Tuesday, 25 July 2023, 1:10 pm | Stratford District Council

Stratford’s Creative Communities Scheme (CCS) has awarded $9,184 to eight creative projects in their latest round of arts funding. Councillor Ellen Hall, Stratford CCS Assessment Committee Chair, says Stratford District has a strong, diverse, and ... More >>

Job-seekers Empowered Through Stratford’s Workforce Programme

Wednesday, 31 May 2023, 11:01 am | Stratford District Council

It’s been another successful year for Stratford District Council’s (SDC) Workforce Programme. Since August 2022, over 40 full-time work placements have been made, and 98 job-seekers have been helped with employment advice, CV services, and financial ... More >>

Stratford Fund Awards $24k To Five New Sustainable Projects

Wednesday, 24 May 2023, 9:09 am | Stratford District Council

Through their new Waste Levy Fund, Stratford District Council (SDC) has awarded $24,276 to five new local projects that will decrease the amount of waste going into landfill. The successful projects include school and communal composting and recycling ... More >>

Stratford Commemorations For Anzac Day 2023

Wednesday, 5 April 2023, 10:42 am | Stratford District Council

Stratford District Council (SDC) invites the community to commemorate Anzac Day, 25 April 2023, with events to remember the service and sacrifice of New Zealand’s service personnel, past and present. Mayor Neil Volzke says, more than 100 years ... More >>

Proposed Increases To Fees And Charges As Council Plans For 2023/24

Thursday, 30 March 2023, 8:17 pm | Stratford District Council

This week Stratford District Council (SDC) discussed fees and charges for 2023/24, as part of its annual planning process. Elected members focused on making increases to some fees and charges for Wai o Rua – Stratford Aquatic Centre, building, dog ... More >>

Meet Your 2023 Stratford District Youth Councillors

Thursday, 23 March 2023, 11:21 am | Stratford District Council

On Tuesday 7 March 2023 five new Stratford District Youth Councillors were officially sworn in by District Mayor Neil Volzke. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2303/de173a877aefc8f752a3.jpeg" width="720" height="450"> Ellie Brady, Justin Salisbury, ... More >>

Creative Communities Fund Open To Local Arts Projects

Tuesday, 7 March 2023, 10:30 am | Stratford District Council

Stratford’s Creative Communities Scheme (CCS) is once again open to fund arts and cultural projects, and Stratford District Council is urging local creatives to get in their application. Chade Julie, Acting Director Community Services, says supporting ... More >>

Applications Open For New Fund To Reduce Stratford’s Landfill Waste

Monday, 13 February 2023, 9:55 am | Stratford District Council

Stratford District Council (SDC) has created a $25,000 Waste Levy Fund to support new initiatives that reduce the amount of waste going into landfill. Funding applications are now open, and the council is encouraging individuals, community organisations, ... More >>

Stratford’s Colour In The Park Event Is Back!

Wednesday, 8 February 2023, 11:49 am | Stratford District Council

Expect Stratford to be awash with vibrant colour on Sunday 5 March, as the Colour in the Park run / walk event will be back on to celebrate Children’s Day 2023. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2302/45b329e0a1d655ce138d.jpeg" ... More >>

Repair Café A Success Thanks To Handy Volunteers

Tuesday, 13 December 2022, 11:57 am | Stratford District Council

Stratford’s Repair Café held on Saturday 3 December, was declared a success by Stratford District Council (SDC) as over 60 free repairs were completed for people from the community. Peter McNamara, SDC Waste and Water Education Officer, says the ... More >>

Funding Package To Improve Transport Choices In Stratford

Monday, 5 December 2022, 10:05 am | Stratford District Council

A potential funding boost of $7.8 million is available to Stratford District Council (SDC) to support projects that will improve the way people can travel within Stratford. The Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency Transport Choices Programme was announced on ... More >>

Stratford Youth Council Is Recruiting

Friday, 2 December 2022, 10:19 am | Stratford District Council

Stratford District Youth Council (SDYC) is asking local young people to step up for their community and apply to become Youth Councillors for 2023. SDYC Co-Chair Keisya Gunawan, says becoming part of the youth council is a great opportunity to ... More >>

Donations Open For Stratford’s Mayoral Christmas Gift Appeal This Thursday

Tuesday, 29 November 2022, 2:08 pm | Stratford District Council

From this Thursday 1 December, the Christmas trees at Stratford District Council and Stratford Library and Visitor Information Centre will be welcoming gift donations for the annual Mayoral Christmas Gift Appeal. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2211/253414e326b81178b829.jpeg" ... More >>

Ready Your Repairs. Stratford Repair Café Opens On 3 December!

Wednesday, 23 November 2022, 9:28 am | Stratford District Council

Got a broken item that needs some TLC? Stratford District Council (SDC) is opening the region’s first free Repair Café and is asking the community to book in repairs. The Stratford Repair Café will run from 11am until 3pm, Saturday 3 December, at ... More >>

New Community Fund Aims To Reduce Landfill Waste In Stratford

Thursday, 10 November 2022, 2:50 pm | Stratford District Council

Stratford District Council (SDC) has created a $25,000 Waste Levy Fund to support new activities and projects that reduce the amount of Stratford waste going into landfill. The district’s Waste Levy Fund was created using money distributed to ... More >>

Stratford District Mayor And Councillors Sworn In

Tuesday, 25 October 2022, 7:00 pm | Stratford District Council

Stratford District’s Mayor and Councillors were sworn in at the inaugural Council meeting of the 2022-25 term today. A pōwhiri was held before the meeting with representatives from Whakaahurangi Marae, Ngāti Ruanui, Ngāruahine, Ngāti Maru, local schools, ... More >>

Local Arts Projects Receive Over $12,000 In Creative Communities Funding

Thursday, 20 October 2022, 10:07 am | Stratford District Council

The arts are thriving in Stratford District, with six art and cultural projects being awarded funding in the latest round of the Creative Communities Scheme (CSS). Sheila Boyes, Stratford Creative Communities Assessment Committee Chair, says the ... More >>





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