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CITY OF BALLARAT NEWS IN BRIEF Thursday 10th July 2015

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CITY OF BALLARATYouth Award Nominations Join the City of Ballarat in honouring our wonderful local youth who make a unique and positive contribution to life in Ballarat. Nominations are now open for the 2015 City of Ballarat Youth Awards. Nominate a remarkable individual young person in the following categories:

• Community Youth Group Award

• Young Leader Award • Youth Community Safety Award

• Youth Volunteer Award

• Sporting Award • Young Carer Award • Performing Arts Award

• Inspirational Achiever Award • Visual Art and Design Award

• Positive Youth Award • Adult Ally – Volunteer Award

• Adult Ally – Worker Award

Nominations close Friday 28 August. Award-winners will be announced at the official celebration in October. Find out more and download a nomination form at www.ballarat. vic.gov.au

myBallarat CD myBallarat community magazine is now available on CD. The City of Ballarat and local community radio station, VOICE FM, have partnered together on this great project. The CD of the Winter 2015 issue is now available at the Customer Service Centre, Armstrong Street South; and the Ballarat Library, Doveton Street North. The idea of recording the magazine on CD was a request from a resident who is visually impaired and wanted to keep up-to-date with community news and events. The City of Ballarat will continue to send a copy of all issues of the myBallarat magazine to every home and business in the municipality. The CD is an extra option for residents who may have difficulties reading the magazine. Those residents, or those people who care for someone in this category, are encouraged to pick up a copy of the myBallarat CD. Have your say on Bowls Strategy

With 14 clubs and more than 1,500 active members in? Ballarat the City of Ballarat is keen to continue to support the long-term growth and sustainability of lawn bowls in our municipality. The City of Ballarat has put together a plan that will guide the future of bowls in our city and residents are invited to view the plan and provide feedback. Submissions close 20 July. View the plan and have your say here: http://mysay.ballarat.vic. gov.au/bowls-strategy-2015 Tickets to skate selling fast Tickets to the Ballarat Winterlude pop-up ice skating rink are selling fast and residents and visitors are encouraged to book their tickets early to avoid disappointment. Ice-skating is available throughout the school holidays until Sunday 12 July. Sessions times are one hour and run from 9.30am to 7.30pm every day. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children per session. Family ticket passes are $20. Tickets are on sale now at www.ballaratwinterlude. com.au Tickets for the toboggan rides can only be purchased on site and cost
$5 for 5 slides.

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