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York Photograpic Awards 2024
Posted 08 February 2024 York Photograpic Awards 2024

The York Scoiety present Heritage Wheels...The Road to York.

Experience York App
Posted 29 January 2024 Experience York App

The App is a mobile visitor information service with attractions and business listings to support the York Visitor experience. 

York Visitor Centre TRANSWA agency.
Posted 23 January 2024 York Visitor Centre TRANSWA agency.

TRANSWA BOOKING INFORMATION The York Visitor Centre is now the local booking agent for all Transwa travel enquiry and booking needs. Located inside the York Town Hall, the Visitor Centre is open 7 days a week from 9.30 am to 4.00 pm.

2024 Wheatbelt Writers Short Story Competition
Posted 23 January 2024 2024 Wheatbelt Writers Short Story Competition

2024 Wheatbelt Writers Short Story Competition Monday 15th January 2024 to Friday 15th March 2024 The Wheatbelt Writers Short Story Competition is now in its second year and is calling for entries from previously unpublished budding writers in Western Australia.

Flour Mill Makers Workshops
Posted 26 June 2023 Flour Mill Makers Workshops

In the latest round of Community funding, the Shire committed funding to the Flour Mill Emporium to assist with developing the art space to showcase local and emerging artists.

Dinner, Bed and Breakfast now available at The Olive Branch B&B and Thai
Posted 25 June 2023 Dinner, Bed and Breakfast now available at The Olive Branch B&B and Thai Ban Ban Restaurant

Dinner, Bed and Breakfast now available at The Olive Branch B&B and Thai Ban Ban Restaurant

Feeling the Chill? The York Sock Factory will keep you and your toes
Posted 01 June 2023 Feeling the Chill? The York Sock Factory will keep you and your toes toasty warm!

Witness the intricate machines in operation every Tuesday and Wednesday and watch in awe as your made to order merchandise is put together right in front of you!

Lavendale Country Retreat – “Break away from the city
Posted 01 May 2023 Lavendale Country Retreat – “Break away from the city"

Experience some good old fashioned country living with fresh air, sunshine and dark starry nights at Lavendale Country Retreat

Experience York App Launches
Posted 21 January 2023 Experience York App Launches

The Shire of York has completed the development of a mobile application 'Experience York' to support visitor information in York.

York Residency Museum's 50th Birthday!
Posted 12 August 2022 York Residency Museum's 50th Birthday!

Come and help us celebrate the York Residency Museum's 50th Birthday! We invite all residents, visitors and tourists to York to visit us during this significant milestone– either as a visitor or a helper or a bit of both!

Eateries Open Mondays and Tuesdays
Posted 27 July 2022 Eateries Open Mondays and Tuesdays

Being a weekend town, it can be a bit tricky to find somewhere to eat in York at the start of the week. Here's a quick list of places open on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Wheely Good August in York
Posted 15 July 2022 Wheely Good August in York

Mountain bike month at Wongborel / Mt Brown

2021 Northam National Ballooning Championships POSTPONED
Posted 07 August 2021 2021 Northam National Ballooning Championships POSTPONED

Northam Ballooning Events have advised that in light of the recent Covid-19 outbreaks across the nation and subsequent lockdowns, border closures and travel restrictions into WA, they have made the difficult decision to postpone and reschedule the 2021 National Ballooning Championships, Northam, with plans to reschedule the event to April/May 2022.

Be a part of the Solution, not the pollution
Posted 03 August 2021 Be a part of the Solution, not the pollution

Free Outback Packs for Travellers

Seeking Passionate Staff
Posted 03 August 2021 Seeking Passionate Staff

The Visitor Centre is seeking a vibrant and passionate person to join the team!

Become a  York Visitor Centre Volunteer!
Posted 08 July 2021 Become a York Visitor Centre Volunteer!

Will you brighten the day of a visitor by sharing your smile and knowledge once a week?  Then become a Visitor Centre Volunteer! Volunteers are needed from across the York community in the York Visitor Centre during busy festival and tourism seasons.

Mother's Day Feature
Posted 28 April 2021 Mother's Day Feature

Mother's Day is the opportunity to focus on mum and York is ready to welcome her. Browse through Gift ideas and options available from some of our unique York based businesses.

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

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.

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