Lockyer council highlights: week ending 10 May

Laidley Spring Festival Garden Competition entries are now open. Picture: LVRC

GARDEN COMPETITION ENTRIES NOW OPEN

Laidley Spring Festival Garden Competition entries are now open.

This year’s categories include Best Small Residential Garden, Best Rural Garden, Best Community Garden, Best Business/School/Commercial Garden, Best Novice Garden.

Head to laidleyspringfestival.com or Lockyer Valley Regional Council’s (LVRC) Gatton or Laidley Customer Service Centres for an entry form.

Entries close 2 August 2024.

COUNCILLOR CONTACT DETAILS

Contact information for the new Councillors is available on LVRC’’s website in the ‘Our Council’ section.

APPLICATIONS FOR FESTIVAL MARKET SITES NOW OPEN

Applications are now open for stallholders wanting a site at the Laidley Spring Festival Precinct Markets on 6-7 September.

Valley Events Queensland has come on board to manage and deliver the markets, and all communications regarding the markets should be directed to the coordinator via valleyeventsqld@gmail.com

To apply, visit the Valley Markets and Events Facebook page.

Applications close 5pm, 31 May.

MAY COUNCIL MEETING

The next Ordinary Meeting of Lockyer Valley Regional Council will be held on Wednesday, 15 May at the Council Chambers commencing at 9am.

OPPORTUNITIES FOR LOCAL BUSINESS

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Get notified as soon as council goes out to public tender by registering your business on VendorPanel.

Registering is free and allows you to customise alerts by choosing your service categories and preferred locations.

To find out more about the platform or to register, visit vendorpanel.com/platform/suppliers

REGISTER NOW FOR NATIONAL SIMULTANEOUS STORYTIME

National Simultaneous Storytime will be held at the Gatton Library on Wednesday, 22 May, 11.30am for 12pm start.

This year, the Lockyer Valley is encouraged to come together for the reading of ‘Bowerbird Blues’, by Aura Parker.

For more information and to register to attend, contact Lockyer Valley Libraries on (07) 5466 3434.