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Main Street Road Closure - Xmas Pageant Friday 13th December 2019

NOTICE UNDER SECTION 33 ROAD TRAFFIC ACT, 1961

I, Christopher Drew Holland, Senior Sergeant of Police, for, and on behalf of the Commissioner of Police, exercise the authority delegated by the Minister of Transport under Section 11 Road Traffic Act, and make the following order under Section 33 of the Act.

I declare that the ‘Peterborough Christmas Pageant’ is an event to which this section applies and that the following road be closed to traffic between 5.30 pm and 9.00 pm on Friday 13 December 2019:

Within the District Council of Peterborough: -

  • Main Street, Peterborough between Hurlstone Street and Silver Street
  • High Street, Peterborough between Bridges Street and Main Street

I direct that persons taking part in the ‘Peterborough Christmas Pageant’ on the above road is exempted from all Australian Road Rules relating to pedestrian behaviour, the carriage of persons in or on vehicles, and seatbelts as long as the vehicles do not exceed 10 km/h.

The drivers and passengers of these vehicles undertake the event wholly at their own risk and shall release and indemnify the Police Commissioner for any liability for injury or damage whatsoever inclusive of injury or loss sustained by third parties.

I also hereby authorise the District Council of Peterborough, its agents and contractors to install and remove, or cause the installation and removal of necessary and appropriate traffic control devices for the conduct of this event.

All closures must be conducted by personnel with the appropriate Work Zone Traffic Management training and utilising approved signage.

C D HOLLAND S/SGT 36182
For and on behalf of COMMISSIONER OF POLICE

 

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Drought Funding - $1 Million

Council apologises to the community, but due to time constraints from the Federal Government, Council was unable to consult with the community regarding project ideas.

Councillors held a special meeting on Saturday 30th  March 2019, so that they could submit a list of projects to the Federal Government by Monday 1st April 2019.

Please see special meeting minutes (click here and go to 30/03/2019) for the submitted list, which encompasses the following and is within their particular guidelines: 

1) Community mobility and connectedness;

2) Public amenity; and

3) Community wellbeing

 

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By-Laws

Please be advised that Council's By-Laws are now in effect.  Click here to go to our Policies and By-Laws page for details of each.

 

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Congratulations to Mayor Ruth on her 35 years service to Local Government !

Mayor Ruth

 

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Visit our CWMS web pages (under 'Our Council') for information regarding the Sewerage/CWMS Scheme and the connection process.

 

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Another fantastic win at the SA Tourism Awards - 2017, plus a Silver.  Congratulations to all involved!

2017 Winner Silver 2017

Click here for further information.

 

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Peterborough featured twice on Channel 7's SA Weekender Travel Show
 

Click here to see Steamtown, the Heritage Rail Trail and our great new Town Carriage Museum featured on Channel 7's SA Weekender travel show, aired on 17th September 2017 and also Cafe 229, the historic Print Shop and the Meldonfield Miniatures featured on 19th November 2017.

 

 

 

 

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Town Carriage Museum

Come along to the Town Carriage in the centre of town and see the newly opened museum - open 7 days a week, 9am to 5pm, free entry!  It houses a time-line exhibit of Peterborough's history, complete with a 'virtual' steam train ride in the compartments.  Click here for further information. 

 

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The VIC has Moved !

The newly accredited 'yellow i' Visitor Information Centre is now housed at Steamtown (the western end of Main Street).  Call in for souvenirs, information, advice, tips and a whole lot more, open 7 days a week, 9am to 5pm - there is so much to see and do in the area and our team will be delighted to help.

 

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Click here to visit Peterborough's new Tourism Websitewww.visitpeterboroughsa.com.au

 

District Council of Peterborough
108 Main Street, PO Box 121
Peterborough SA 5422
Phone: 08 8651 3566
Fax: 08 8651 3066
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