2011 Media Releases

12 December

Get active at Willoughby Leisure these school holidays - 16 Dec 2011
Save money and the environment with ClimateClever Apartments (Common Area Assessments) - 16 Dec 2011
Join the fun these summer holidays at Willoughby City Council - 13 Dec 2011
Children give new life to old art at Willoughby Park Centre - 12 Dec 2011
International Volunteer Day exhibition - "Share the Care: Let’s Celebrate Community Volunteering” - 12 Dec 2011
Save Power Kits now available to borrow from Willoughby City branch libraries - 6 Dec 2011
Entertain the kids at Willoughby Park Centre this January - 2 Dec 2011
Promote your home-based business at the upcoming Marketing and Networking Sessions - 2 Dec 2011
Think outside the square. Give your loved one a Constant Companion this Christmas - 2 Dec 2011
Willoughby City Council wins Local Government and Shires Associations Sustainability Award - 2 Dec 2011

11 November

Environmental sustainability provides food for thought for North Shore small businesses - 30 Nov 2011
On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me…a pet to love and care for for life - 24 Nov 2011
Take-away business breaches Food Act, 2003: Willoughby City Council awarded court and legal costs - 24 Nov 2011
Enjoy a festive evening at Carols in Willoughby Park - 23 Nov 2011
Willoughby City Council launches ClimateClever Office - 18 Nov 2011
Willoughby City Council wins at NSW Planning Institute of Australia Awards - 11 Nov 2011
Willoughby City Council and Gangdong-gu to sign Friendly City Agreement - 9 Nov 2011
Ensemble Liaison and Ballet - Australia’s finest dancers and musicians unite for a one-off performance - 8 Nov 2011
Love summer swimming; hate water pollution - 7 Nov 2011
Willoughby City Council investigating tree vandalism - 7 Nov 2011
Flamencology returns to the Zenith this December - 3 Nov 2011
Everyday Kindness - Talks@Willoughby with Stephanie Dowrick - 2 Nov 2011
Discover the wonders of nature at the ANZANG Exhibition - 1 Nov 2011
Teenage Reading Group Author Talk - Jane Caro presents Just a Girl - 1 Nov 2011
Willoughby Symphony celebrates Christmas on The Concourse - Tickets on sale now - 1 Nov 2011

10 October

100 Gardens - Talks@Willoughby with Jamie Durie - 31 Oct 2011
Back by popular demand - Dive in Movies returns to Willoughby Leisure Centre this summer - 31 Oct 2011
To Make a Pet of ... a sculptural installation by Cassandra Hard Lawrie - 31 Oct 2011
Public Information Session: Proposal to increase minimum rates - 27 Oct 2011
Willoughby City Council wins A.R. Bluett Award - 25 Oct 2011
Australians: Eureka to the Diggers - Talks@Willoughby with Thomas Keneally - 21 Oct 2011
Willoughby Band presents Monsters, Melodies and Mayhem - 21 Oct 2011
Willoughby Council awarded court costs - 19 Oct 2011
Make your Mark on Australia Day 2012 - 18 Oct 2011
Be a part of council decision making - join the Online Community Panel - 17 Oct 2011
How well do you know your cat or dog? - 17 Oct 2011
Recycling has never looked this good! Frock swap or take a tour for National Recycling Week 2011 - 17 Oct 2011
Willoughby’s Christmas Flag Competition - 17 Oct 2011
Be climate clever this summer - turn your pool into an energy saver - 14 Oct 2011
Leading jazz musicians unite for a night on The Concourse - 13 Oct 2011

09 September

Empire Day - Talks@Willoughby with Diane Armstrong - 29 Sep 2011
One boy. One night. The journey of a lifetime. Turramurra High School presents The Journey - 29 Sep 2011
Children of Fukushima visit Willoughby - 16 Sep 2011
Internationally acclaimed musicians reunite for one night only on The Concourse - 16 Sep 2011
The Chaos Fairy comes to Chatswood - 16 Sep 2011
Willoughby Symphony celebrates a new beginning on The Concourse - Tickets on sale now! - 16 Sep 2011
Willoughby’s Bicentennial Banners - 13 Sep 2011
Cicada Press: showcasing collaboration and connection - 9 Sep 2011
Join the Mayoress of Willoughby City for a luncheon on The Concourse - 9 Sep 2011
Willoughby Sculpture Prize People’s Choice Announced - 9 Sep 2011
Save money with new deals and suppliers from ClimateClever Shop - 8 Sep 2011
Magic, illusions and sleight of hand: International Stars of Magic returns to the Zenith Theatre - 6 Sep 2011
Willoughby City Council to showcase sustainability on The Concourse - 6 Sep 2011
Willoughby City Library presents Carnivale 2011 – Countries around the World - 6 Sep 2011
Willoughby Fauna Fair celebrates another year of success - 6 Sep 2011
Chatswood Youth Centre celebrates Spring Festival - 2 Sep 2011
ARTSONGnsw presents Voices of Spring - 1 Sep 2011
Drop-off your e-waste this October - 1 Sep 2011
Experience a star gazing evening at Spotlight under the Stars - 1 Sep 2011
Travel the world in one afternoon at the Multicultural Games Expo - 1 Sep 2011

08 August

Explore life’s possibilities at The Changing Face of Age - 30 Aug 2011
Join Selby & Friends for a lunchtime concert on The Concourse - 30 Aug 2011
Join the festivities at the Combined Churches Celebration - 30 Aug 2011
Bag a bargain at the Workshop Arts Centre’s Market Day - 29 Aug 2011
Hear about The Concourse at the Chatswood Chamber of Commerce Luncheon - 29 Aug 2011
Ignite your passion for Baroque music at Love and Desire in the Time of Handel - 29 Aug 2011
Let your child discover the wonders of spring on a bush scramble - 26 Aug 2011
Spring bursts into bloom at The North Shore Orchid Society Show - 26 Aug 2011
Award winning rock opera comes to the Zenith Theatre - 25 Aug 2011
Celebrate ‘New Beginnings’ at the 2011 Willoughby StreetFair - 25 Aug 2011
Discover your local community centre on Open Day - 25 Aug 2011
Experience Willoughby’s artistic talent at the Open Studio Weekend - 25 Aug 2011
Faces of Willoughby to be unveiled on The Concourse - 25 Aug 2011
Healthy Cooking for One: Talk and Demonstration - 25 Aug 2011
Westfield Chatswood joins the 2011 Willoughby Spring Festival - 25 Aug 2011
Willoughby Sculpture Prize Winners Announced - 24 Aug 2011
Celebrate 15 years of the Chinese Cultural Centre (NSW) with Explorations, Cultural and Natural - 23 Aug 2011
Dress up and dance the night away at Dance to the Nines - 23 Aug 2011
Listen to classics at the Sydney U3A Choir’s Annual Concert - 23 Aug 2011
Rediscover cycling in your neighbourhood - 23 Aug 2011
Acclaimed wood artist exhibits at Willoughby City Council - 22 Aug 2011
Enjoy a night of multicultural entertainment at Chatswood Public School’s Moon Festival - 22 Aug 2011
Northbridge School of Visual Arts presents the 2011 Northbridge Art Prize - 22 Aug 2011
Trace where your food comes from on the Farm Gate Tour - 22 Aug 2011
Leave the hustle and bustle behind on a scenic walk through Willoughby - 17 Aug 2011
Nurture Willoughby’s flora at Bushcare’s Major Day Out - 17 Aug 2011
Acclaimed artist exhibits at the Chinese Cultural Centre - 15 Aug 2011
Inspired by Cadel – Andrew James takes on the Tour de Timor - 15 Aug 2011
Tales of Flat Rock Creek: Rugged, Ruined and Reclaimed - 15 Aug 2011
The Concourse Announces First Major International Conference - 15 Aug 2011
Discover Willoughby’s Indigenous history on a guided bushwalk - 12 Aug 2011
Join the Wheelers and Dealers for an afternoon of bush ballads and Celtic songs - 11 Aug 2011
Puppeteria Theatre presents Jeral Puppets: The Cat’s Pyjamas, The King’s New Clothes and The Emperor’s Nightingale - 11 Aug 2011
Find out how to reduce your energy bills with Sustainable Heating and Cooling For Your Home - 10 Aug 2011
The Savoy Arts Company presents Princess Ida - 10 Aug 2011
Willoughby Girls High presents the Festival of Creative Arts - 10 Aug 2011
2011 Willoughby Spring Festival Launched - 9 Aug 2011
Lyrebirds spotted in Willoughby after twenty years - 5 Aug 2011
Residents lend a hand for National Tree Day - 5 Aug 2011
Make a splash with Eamon Sullivan at Willoughby Leisure Centre’s Open Day - 4 Aug 2011
Willoughby City Council wins Green Globe Award for sustainability - 3 Aug 2011
Willoughby takes zero tolerance stance on illegal rubbish dumping - 3 Aug 2011
World renowned violinist performs with Willoughby Symphony at The Zenith Theatre - 2 Aug 2011
Willoughby Sculpture Prize makes its mark - 1 Aug 2011

07 July

Willoughby Band presents Brass in Midwinter - 19 Jul 2011
Celebrate 50 years of jazz and friendship at The Zenith Theatre - 18 Jul 2011
Celebrate local wildlife at the 2011 Willoughby Fauna Fair - 13 Jul 2011
Turn your home into an energy saver with the Sustainable Home Design Service - 13 Jul 2011
Willoughby awarded grant to Love Food Hate Waste - 13 Jul 2011
The Concourse Announces First Tickets on Sale - 8 Jul 2011
Open your door to a sustainable future in Willoughby - 7 Jul 2011
Residents celebrate Henry Lawson’s birthday with an afternoon of camp fire yarns - 7 Jul 2011
Minister Applauds The Concourse - 5 Jul 2011
Showcasing sustainability on The Concourse – you too can be involved! Win tickets to a performance on The Concourse! - 4 Jul 2011

06 June

Help shape the future of Willoughby at Community Engagement Workshops - 30 Jun 2011
Boogie to your favourites at Dance to the Nines - 29 Jun 2011
Plant a tree for Willoughby’s future on National Tree Day - 29 Jun 2011
Homeless Hub to address increased homelessness on North Shore - 27 Jun 2011
International Maestro conducts Willoughby Symphony’s Lobgesang performance at City Recital Hall - 27 Jun 2011
Keep the boredom at bay these school holidays at Willoughby Park Centre - 27 Jun 2011
Making Music Theatre school holiday workshops - 23 Jun 2011
School holiday activities at Willoughby Leisure this July - 23 Jun 2011
Spa and beauty centre found in breach of development consent - 23 Jun 2011
Willoughby City Council Welcomes ICAC Report - Council commits to implementation of all recommendations - 23 Jun 2011
Willoughby-Lane Cove SES compete at State Disaster Rescue Competition - 23 Jun 2011
Mosman Musical Society presents H.M.S. Pinafore at The Zenith Theatre - 20 Jun 2011
New community garden bed for Barton Road residents - 20 Jun 2011
One last story-time to farewell Chatswood Library at the Mandarin Shopping Centre - 20 Jun 2011
Willoughby saves with Fridge Buyback extension - 16 Jun 2011
Willoughby Celebrates Guringai Festival and NAIDOC Week - 14 Jun 2011
Feed'em Fighters - A fattening new Aussie comedy all about food - 10 Jun 2011
Willoughby Council wins United Nations Australia award for excellence in environmental management - 10 Jun 2011
Chatswood Library moving to new home on The Concourse - 9 Jun 2011
Celebrate Henry Lawson’s birthday with a bush poetry reading - 6 Jun 2011
Future proof your apartment complex at The Sydney Green Apartments Forum - Early Bird bookings now on sale - 6 Jun 2011
Backpacking to Freedom: Solo at Sixty - Talks@Willoughby with Maggie Counihan - 2 Jun 2011

05 May

Willoughby Council leads in action against disabled parking abuse - 30 May 2011
Willoughby Leisure Centre named a 5 Star Water Safety Partner - 30 May 2011
Dinosaur fossil discovered at O.H. Reid Park - 26 May 2011
Willoughby City Council a winner at 2011 LGMA Management Challenge Awards - 26 May 2011
Magic, mind reading and deception combine with Three Men You Can’t Trust at The Zenith Theatre - 23 May 2011
Willoughby City Library wins Local Government Cultural Award - 18 May 2011
Upcoming cooking workshops at the Dougherty Community Centre - 13 May 2011
It’s soup season again at Chatties Café! - 11 May 2011
Merry-Andrew the Limner: A New Horseman on the Skyline Exhibition at Incinerator Art Space - 10 May 2011

04 April

Invest in a greener future at the Responsible Investment Seminar - 28 Apr 2011
Willoughby City Council: Synthetic turf at Northbridge Oval proves instant success over rain soaked weekend - 27 Apr 2011
Call for Public Comment: Willoughby Council outlines 2011 - 2012 Plan - 21 Apr 2011
Willoughby Symphony presents The Bold and the Beautiful - 21 Apr 2011
Learn how to make sustainable renovations at the ClimateClever workshop - 20 Apr 2011
Talks@Willoughby: Keith Smith and Paul Lenehan keep Boer War Memories Alive - 20 Apr 2011
Willoughby Theatre Company presents Company - 12 Apr 2011
New Zenith performance initiative shines spotlight on local talent - 11 Apr 2011
Willoughby Council and local businesses get greasy to keep planet clean - support Green Way Up expedition - 11 Apr 2011
Australian jazz and Eastern European ballads blend in musical ecstasy at Zenith Theatre - 4 Apr 2011
Willoughby Symphony presents The Bold and the Beautiful - 1 Jan 1900

03 March

Willoughby raises $20,000 for Japan and Pacific Disaster Appeal - 30 Mar 2011
Major upgrades at sports ovals near completion - 28 Mar 2011
Celebrate Willoughby’s ‘Amazing Stories’ 2011 National Trust Heritage Festival - 24 Mar 2011
Go on a magical adventure at The Zenith Theatre these school holidays - 24 Mar 2011
New art space rises from the ashes of historic Incinerator building - 21 Mar 2011
Talks@Willoughby: Elisabeth Storrs on The Wedding Shroud - 21 Mar 2011
Sharp idea for a cleaner, safer environment - 18 Mar 2011
Brush up on your skills at Willoughby’s cycling workshops - 17 Mar 2011
Recycle household and e-waste this March - 17 Mar 2011
Willoughby celebrates Earth Hour under the stars - 17 Mar 2011
Incinerator Art Space: Sculpture Ten - 7 Mar 2011
Stage Artz Theatre Company presents SPRING AWAKENING - 7 Mar 2011
Celebrate Harmony Day at Chatswood Mall Market - 3 Mar 2011
Dramatic drop in Chatswood CBD shopping trolley abandonment - 2 Mar 2011
Kurdish compositions and Balkan beats fuse at the Zenith Theatre - 1 Mar 2011
Willoughby Library awarded grant of more than $50,000 - 1 Mar 2011
Willoughby Symphony Makes Angel Place Debut with Mozart in March - 1 Mar 2011

02 February

Century Venues Forms Partnership with Willoughby City Council to Manage The Concourse - 28 Feb 2011
Talks@Willoughby - Ann- Maree Thomsett on Wills and Power of Attorney - 28 Feb 2011
Celebrate International Women’s Day at Willoughby Leisure - 24 Feb 2011
New folk music series at Zenith Theatre open with acclaimed Bushwackers - 23 Feb 2011
Mayor Urges for Commitment on Chatswood to Parramatta Rail Link - 22 Feb 2011
Willoughby celebrates Seniors Week - 22 Feb 2011
Charities Day at Chatswood Mall - 21 Feb 2011
Local eco-warrior is Singapore bound but needs your support - 21 Feb 2011
Willoughby residents encouraged to help Clean Up Australia - 21 Feb 2011
Incinerator’s hot new exhibition creates Melting Moments - 14 Feb 2011
Local businesses encouraged to recycle e-waste - 10 Feb 2011
New improved routes and timetables for Loop Services - 10 Feb 2011
'Survive the HSC' at Willoughby City Library - 8 Feb 2011
Bush Poetry Readings celebrate 15 years - 7 Feb 2011
Epicentre Theatre Company presents Midnite - The story of a wild colonial boy - 7 Feb 2011
Up Close and Personal returns to Zenith Theatre for 2011 season - 7 Feb 2011
Say no to plastic and Borrow-a-Bag at Northbridge Plaza - 4 Feb 2011

01 January

Chatswood Mall Market returns this February - 27 Jan 2011
Local volunteer named Willoughby Citizen of the Year - 26 Jan 2011
Talks@Willoughby: Learn how to lead a 'cancer smart' lifestyle and cut your cancer risk - 24 Jan 2011
Musica Viva’s Café Carnivale returns with Global Journey - 20 Jan 2011
Hop into Chinese New Year: Year of the Rabbit - 19 Jan 2011
Talks@Willoughby - Local author Lyn Fergusson on Governor Arthur Phillip - 19 Jan 2011
Australia’s first Healthpac Centre of Excellence in integrative medicine - 18 Jan 2011
Celebrate what’s great in Willoughby this Australia Day - 12 Jan 2011
Queensland flood appeal collection in Chatswood Mall - 12 Jan 2011
Summer Workshops at Willoughby Park Centre - 6 Jan 2011
Willoughby Council donates to Queensland flood appeal - 6 Jan 2011