Young is a progressive and vibrant country community situated in the South West Slopes of NSW and is a great place to live and visit! With something for everyone, Young provides a picturesque setting for an authentic country experience featuring friendly locals, exciting festivals and events, thought provoking history, mouth watering local produce and a wide range of places to eat, drink, visit, shop, play, stay and do business in.
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There will be a FREE Household Chemical Cleanup on the 29th August. So if you have any old paints, chemicals etc in your cupboards or sheds it’s the ideal opportunity to get rid of them safely. The drop off in Young will be the Victoria St site on Saturday 29th from 8am-2.30pm. Click here (/LiteratureRetrieve.aspx?ID=139899) for more information ..Read More
Residents in the Young have been receiving a new green lidded bins. “Council has been fortunate to receive funding from the Environmental Trust as part of the NSW EPA’s Waste Less Recycle More Initiative, to support the roll out of this new service”, said Deputy Mayor Ben Cooper. The need for a greenwaste kerbside collection had previously been identified in community consultation for the Community Strategic Plan. “Thanks to the $211,000 funding Council has ..Read More
On Wednesday 27th May Young District Landcare will be planting a couple of hundred metres along Burrangong Creek, between the Thornhill Street bridge (just up from Woolworths) and the pedestrian bridge behind Autopro at the end of Clarke Street. They will be working in with Lani and Greg from Gumtree Nursery and Young Shire Council to enhance the walkway along the creek and will be supplying the locally-grown native plants and improving habitat for the local wildlife. Meet at 9am o ..Read More
The significant contribution of regional communities to the local economy, tourism and regional development was front and centre yesterday at the launch of the greater Canberra Region partnership. ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr, Minister for Regional Development, Skills; Minister for Small Business and Member for Monaro John Barilaro, and Councillor John Shaw, Chair of the newly-formed Canberra Region Joint Organisation reiterated the importance and value of cross border collabora ..Read More
The South West NSW Hilltops region of Boorowa, Harden and Young has launched a comprehensive brochure to promote joint food, wine and produce destinations. The brochure features town and village maps with directions to produce outlets, cellar doors and attractions in all three shires comprising the Hilltops region. Major events conducted in each town are also listed and there is an informative introduction to the Hilltops region and its diverse food and wine destinations. The brochure ..Read More