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Glenelg's three-week Winter Wonderland beachside ice rink opens in Moseley Square this Saturday 1 July

29 June 2017
COME ICE SKATING AT THE BAY WINTER WONDERLAND OPENS THIS SATURDAY! Grab your mates and strap on some skates because Glenelg’s Winter Wonderland is back for three weeks from this Saturday 1 July – and it’s bigger and better, in a fantastic new all-weather, clear-domed beachside marquee with a cool new toboggan run and a new laneway lights and snow show!
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'Dollars & Sense' approach to supporting Glenelg Football Club

15 June 2017
City of Holdfast Bay Mayor Stephen Patterson says Council will provide ‘critical breathing room’ for the Glenelg Football Club as it works to build a sustainable financial future, by writing off interest currently owing on the club’s Council loan, and waiving future interest for the next two years. Council will appoint an independent specialist to settle terms with the Club and SANFL to protect Holdfast Bay ratepayers’ interests by ensuring SANFL dividends from the sale of AAMI Stadium.
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Jetty Road Trams: Back on Track!

2 June 2017
City of Holdfast Bay Deputy Mayor Cr Susan Lonie says Holdfast Bay is excited by the news that the State Government’s tram track upgrade project is being completed ahead of schedule, with trams likely to return to Moseley Square as early as this Saturday morning.
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Holdfast Bay Council approves DPTI design with no bike lane

29 May 2017
City of Holdfast Bay Mayor Stephen Patterson says, as a result of concerns about safety for cyclists and pedestrians, Council resolved at its 23 May meeting to approve the State Government’s work on Jetty Road Glenelg’s tram stop 16 – with no bike lane and no delay to the works schedule. Council also agreed to match the State Government’s pledge of $40,000 to fund a marketing campaign to draw people back to Jetty Road at the conclusion of DPTI’s month-long tram track upgrade works.
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Brighter Times for Brighton's 'Black Spot' (Jetty Rd works 22 May - 23 June)

18 May 2017
City of Holdfast Bay Mayor Stephen Patterson says works to improve safety for pedestrians and road users at the Jetty Road Brighton Rail Crossing intersection will start this Monday 22 May. “This $325,000 project – prioritised and funded by the Australian Government’s Black Spot Programme – is great news for Brighton’s Jetty Road, as it will improve traffic flow, reduce the wait times for vehicles queuing around the rail crossing and provide a much safer pedestrian crossing at this busy intersection,” Mayor Patterson said.
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Beach Polo gallops into Glenelg this Saturday 25 February!

23 February 2017
City of Holdfast Bay Mayor Mr Stephen Patterson says excitement is building at the Bay, with tickets for this Saturday’s first-ever Pol Roger Beach Polo Adelaide event on Glenelg Beach close to selling out, despite a late date change due to last week’s inclement weather.
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Beach Polo adds another jewel to Glenelg's tourism crown! 12.30-6.30pm Saturday 18 February, Glenelg

8 February 2017
City of Holdfast Bay Mayor Mr Stephen Patterson says excitement is building at the Bay, with Pol Roger Beach Polo Adelaide tickets close to selling out for the Saturday 18 February event on Glenelg Beach, and Jetty Road’s hotels, restaurants, cafes and shops preparing for the glamour and action to spill over into the streets... and provide another drawcard for visitors.
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30,000 expected at Glenelg's Tour Down Under Street Party!

17 January 2017
City of Holdfast Bay Mayor Stephen Patterson says Glenelg’s Jetty Road is preparing to welcome around 30,000 people to its huge Glenelg Tour Down Under Street Party this Wednesday night from 5pm to late, and around 7,500 to Thursday morning’s Santos Tour Down Under Hansgrohe Stage 3 Race Start.
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