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Our Services: New kind of normal (1 May 2020)

Our Services: New kind of normal (1 May 2020)
Published 17 April 2020
This week we share it's all lights, camera, action with the Shedley Theatre to launch Centre Stage, mic drops from the team at NSS, and another episode of Tried & Tested.

Shedley Theatre launches Centre Stage

The Shedley Theatre is launching a new fortnightly YouTube series called 'Centre Stage' on Friday, 8 May at midday, so you can stay connected and entertained from your home.

They’re kicking off the series with Matt Byrne of Matt Byrne Media who was due to present 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert – The Musical' in the Shedley Theatre in July.

The YouTube series will feature a range of South Australian talent and provide valuable insight into the local entertainment industry.

Watch the first episode on Friday, 8 May at midday on their YouTube channel 'Shedley TV.'

To stay up-to-date on 'Centre Stage' and all things Shedley Theatre, make sure you like their Facebook page.

Centre Stage goes live this May

Grenville cooks up a storm

The Grenville Hub team have been busy cooking up a storm.

They are offering contactless delivery of frozen meals to socially isolated and vulnerable people in our community.

In the last month they have delivered 629 meals to our community.

If you, or someone you know, could benefit from this service, contact our Grenville team on 8256 0377 for further information including eligibility requirements.

Why leave your home when you could have a delicious meal delivered to your door?

Sandy is one of the Grenville team members who prepares the frozen meals.

Playford gets into the 'Anzac Spirit'

We may not have been able to come together to commemorate our past and present servicemen and women this year, but this didn't stop you from marking Anzac Day 2020.

We were overwhelmed by the number of people in Playford who took part in the 'Light Up the Dawn' campaign. Thank you for sharing photos of you and your family marking Anzac Day 2020 with us on our Facebook page.

Check out the photos on our Anzac Day 2020 Facebook album.

Anzac Day 2020 - community members home
This year some people went the extra mile, decorating their front yards to mark Anzac Day 2020.

NSS Mic Drop

Northern Sound System and hip hop artist, DyspOra, shared the love with mic drops and recording equipment to local artists.

The equipment is aimed to encourage artists to continue to create as the music and fun never stops.

🌟⬇️ GOOD VIBES RIGHT HERE ⬇️🌟NSS and DyspOra visited our community and shared the love with some mic drops and recording equipment 🏠🎙️The music and fun never has to stop. ❤️Big thanks to DyspOra for sharing your amazing energy with us. 🤗

Posted by Northern Sound System on Monday, April 27, 2020

Sharing the love to local artists

Virtual Career Workshops

Playford Library are bringing their Career Workshops online from Friday, 15 May.

During these small group workshops you will learn how to create resumes that are specific to the job you’re applying for and how to make your cover letter stand out.

The workshop begins at 10:30am, with a half an hour lunch break, before finishing at 2pm.

Workshops will take place on Zoom and bookings are essential via Eventbrite. Secure your place now!

Burning in the Open

From Friday, 1 May, you will need to secure a burning permit if you wish to burn in the open on your property. (Even on a large property you can’t burn wood or prunings without a permit.)

Coming into the cooler months, there are clear rules about what you can and can’t burn in your backyard and outdoors on your property in the City of Playford.

In the Adelaide metropolitan area (which includes all of Playford) you can’t have a bonfire or campfire. 📛 You CAN, however, have a fire pit, brazier, or chimenea with CHARCOAL as the fuel (not wood) for outdoor heating.

You are permitted a wood fire for the preparation of food or beverages - but it must be appropriate to the size of the food/drink you're preparing. For example, a wood bbq or pizza oven are fine to prepare a family meal, and to extinguish when the food is cooked.

Please read all details about burning on your property at our Fire Safety page at the link below - you can also apply for a Burning Permit from this link.

The EPA have put this burning policy into place to help minimise the impact of smoke in populated areas - for more information about this, click the EPA link below.

If you’re still unsure about what you are or are not allowed to burn, please call us on 8256 0333 to clarify.

Tried & Tested with Customer Care

Our Customer Care team has responded to more than 4,500 calls and 2,700 email or web chat enquiries over the past month.

We are encouraging you to stay connected with us by phone, website, email or download the My Playford mobile app.

Tried & Tested: Customer Care

Tried & Tested: What do our Customer Service team and Vanilla Ice have in common? They want you to stop, collaborate and they’ll listen.This episode Kate will show you how easy it is to get in touch with Council during this time.All you have to do is STOP and stay in the comfort of your own home, COLLABORATE by jumping online or giving us a call, and our friendly customer care team we'll LISTEN.Stay connected by visiting, give us a call on 8256 0333 or email us at #thisisplayford

Posted by City of Playford on Wednesday, April 29, 2020

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