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5 Reasons York should be on your  ‘post iso’ to do list
Posted 28 May 2020 5 Reasons York should be on your ‘post iso’ to do list

The best thing about our stunning town is it’s less than an hour from Perth and has plenty of natural attractions to get you outdoors and recalibrating the right way. But what's open and what's not? We’ve compiled a list of ‘open’ options so all you need is a few winter warms, your favourite playlist and fuel for the road trip!

PHASE 2 EASING OF RESTRICTIONS – WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR YORK?
Posted 13 May 2020 PHASE 2 EASING OF RESTRICTIONS – WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR YORK?

WA Regional Boundaries to close
Posted 27 March 2020 WA Regional Boundaries to close

Latest social distancing measures and restrictions – Are you doing the
Posted 26 March 2020 Latest social distancing measures and restrictions – Are you doing the right thing?

Business Continuity Plan adopted at Special Council Meeting 24 March 2020
Posted 25 March 2020 Business Continuity Plan adopted at Special Council Meeting 24 March 2020

Shire response to latest COVID-19 State of Emergency Declarations
Posted 23 March 2020 Shire response to latest COVID-19 State of Emergency Declarations

COVID-19 Update
Posted 20 March 2020 COVID-19 Update

Shire of York – Events & Public Gatherings
Posted 17 March 2020 Shire of York – Events & Public Gatherings

York Motorcycle Festival 2020 Cancelled
Posted 17 March 2020 York Motorcycle Festival 2020 Cancelled

Last week the Prime Minister announced that the Federal Government is "advising against non-essential public events of 500 people or more". He said the Australian Health Protection Principals Committee had advised that "non-essential, organised gatherings should not go ahead, based on the increasing number of community transmission cases of COVID-19”.

York Christmas Festival - Temporary Road Closure 7.12.19
Posted 18 November 2019 York Christmas Festival - Temporary Road Closure 7.12.19

Notice of temporary road closure for the York Christmas Festival on 7 December 2019

Christmas Decorations set for York CBD
Posted 30 October 2019 Christmas Decorations set for York CBD

York CBD will once again be transformed with heritage themed Christmas Decorations to be installed throughout the main street this coming festive season.

York Trails Unveiled
Posted 07 October 2019 York Trails Unveiled

The Shire of York unveiled three new trail brochures to coincide with peak season visitation. The trails explore York’s art & cultural interests, rich flora and fauna, as well as York’s proud history as a heritage town.

Visit York this September School Holidays!
Posted 25 September 2019 Visit York this September School Holidays!

Here’s our top 5 York picks to keep your visitors and family busy this September school holidays...

York Medieval Fayre re-lives times well gone but not forgotten
Posted 20 September 2019 York Medieval Fayre re-lives times well gone but not forgotten

This event features music and dance, medieval battle re-enactments throughout the day.

York's Avon Park RV Site Relocation
Posted 11 September 2019 York's Avon Park RV Site Relocation

York's 24 hour RV site will be moved to Janet Millet Lane on the opposite side of the Avon River.

Locations for visitors to view canola
Posted 03 September 2019 Locations for visitors to view canola

Flowering canola designated especially for visitor viewing is now available! Please note that the canola Season for 2019 has now finished.

York Motor Show 2019 - A Father's Day to Remember!
Posted 28 August 2019 York Motor Show 2019 - A Father's Day to Remember!

Free entry for family fun. Vintage bus rides, RC model cars and trucks, motor bikes, stationary engines, live music, prizes, novelty rides, food, drink and novelty venues. ROAD CLOSURES IN PLACE FOR THIS EVENT.

Canola strategy continues to promote safety and respect
Posted 28 August 2019 Canola strategy continues to promote safety and respect

Look, photograph, enjoy - but please do not enter.

Bicycle racing returns to York!
Posted 14 August 2019 Bicycle racing returns to York!

York Cycling Festival 2019
Posted 13 August 2019 York Cycling Festival 2019

Now in its third year, The York Cycling Festival provides the opportunity for road racers and gran fondo chasers to experience the stunning Avon Valley.

The York Festival 2019
Posted 31 May 2019 The York Festival 2019

The York Festival 2019 - 28 September to 13 October!

York Visitor Centre & York Town Hall - Closed Thursday 30 May 2019
Posted 22 May 2019 York Visitor Centre & York Town Hall - Closed Thursday 30 May 2019

YORKIDS FESTIVAL POSTPONED TO 2020
Posted 15 May 2019 YORKIDS FESTIVAL POSTPONED TO 2020

The Shire of York regrets to advise that Yorkids 2019 will not be going ahead this year.

Canola strategy promotes safety and respect
Posted 29 August 2018 Canola strategy promotes safety and respect

The Shire is trialling additional safety strategies this year including a multi-lingual canola information flyer, availability of biosecurity signage for farming properties and peak weekend ranger patrols. More information on these strategies is available from the Shire office or the York Visitor Centre.

York Motor Show 2018 - Sunday 26 August
Posted 11 August 2018 York Motor Show 2018 - Sunday 26 August

Free entry. Fun for the whole family.

Wara Art Comes to York
Posted 11 August 2018 Wara Art Comes to York

If you’ve never heard of Wara Art, that is all about to change. While some rural communities have their scarecrows and The York Festival has its sculpture competition the Hay Bale Challenge, Japan has Wara Art – a spectacular example of a highly creative use of straw.

Bicycle racing returns to York!
Posted 11 August 2018 Bicycle racing returns to York!

York Cycling Festival returns on 1 & 2 September 2018.

YORKids - A Winter Adventure
Posted 29 April 2018 YORKids - A Winter Adventure

This long weekend in June will come alive with a new event called YORKids – A Winter Adventure. The event will run from 11 am – 5 pm Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 June throughout the Town Centre.

York Motorcycle Festival 2018
Posted 28 March 2018 York Motorcycle Festival 2018

The York Motorcycle Festival is back in 2018 and will be an exciting and action packed event the whole family can enjoy!

Triumph Festival comes to York
Posted 28 March 2018 Triumph Festival comes to York

Pop up bar, live band, photobooth, darts, pool, ping-pong! Saturday 7 April, 1pm until late.

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