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Your NPSP November edition out now!


Read the latest edition of Your NPSP eNewsletter and discover all that's happening in the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters.

Read now: Your NPSP: November 2019

Your NPSP eNewsletter brings you regular bi-monthly updates about Council’s events, initiatives, major projects and business activities, delivered straight to your inbox.

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Mayor’s Christmas Card Competition winners


Congratulations to all of the children who participated in the eleventh Mayor’s Christmas Card Competition!

Mayor Robert Bria considered all entries, awarding first, second and third prizes from each year level. The awards were presented by Mayor Bria at a reception on Thursday 7 November at the St Peters Banquet Hall.

The winning entry from each year level will be printed onto Christmas cards with the student’s first name, year and their school printed on the inside of the card.

The overall winner will also have their design featured on the front cover of the Christmas edition of the Council’s magazine, Look East.

For more information about the awards, visit: Mayor's Christmas Card Competition

View image gallery of winning entries

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Citizen of the Year Awards


Do you know someone who makes a real difference in your community?

Nominate them for a Citizen of the Year Award in any of the following categories:

  • Citizen of the Year
  • Young Citizen of the Year
  • Community Event of the Year.

The awards reward and recognise individuals and organisations who have gone above and beyond the call of the duty to make a noteworthy contribution to a local community.

Nominations close 15 November 2019.

The awards will be presented on Australia Day 2020.

For more information and to make a nomination, visit: Citizen of the Year Awards

Better Living Better Health have your say


Better Living Better Health: Have your say on public health in the east.

Better Living Better Health 2020 – 2025 is the new draft public health and wellbeing plan for the Eastern Health Authority constituent councils of Norwood Payneham & St Peters, Burnside, Campbelltown, Prospect and Walkerville.

The plan focuses on:

  • strengthening the systems that support public health and wellbeing in the area
  • building stronger communities and healthier environments
  • preventing disease and injury
  • protecting against public and environmental health risks
  • responding to climate change.

To have your say on the new plan for our region, visit:: Better Living Better Health - have your say

Scott Street Reserve, Glynde temporary closure


Please be aware, Scott Street Reserve, Glynde will be will be closed to visitors from Wednesday 20 to Saturday 30 November, to enable upgrade works on the irrigation system to be carried out safely.

Alternative parks nearby include:

  • Adey Reserve, Firle
  • Syd Jones Reserve, Firle
  • Felixstow Reserve, Felixstow
  • Payneham Oval & Playground, Payneham.

For a full list of parks, visit: Parks & Playgrounds

We thank you for your understanding and look forward to welcoming you back to the reserve in December.

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View a selection of our parks. Click on an image to start image gallery.

More information

Josef Casilla
Project Officer - Assets
T: 0499 338 199

Give the Gift of Reading this Christmas


The City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters is again supporting Backpacks 4 SA Kids by taking part in Give the Gift of Reading.

Give the Gift of Reading helps make sure children and young people entering into emergency care receive Christmas gifts.

To take part, simply purchase a new children’s book, colouring or activity pack and leave it unwrapped under the Christmas tree at any of the Council’s libraries or Norwood Town Hall by Friday 20 December.

Your gift will be distributed to a child in need as part of the Backpacks 4 SA Kids program.

For more information, visit: Backpacks 4 SA Kids

Raising the Bar Entrepreneurship podcasts


On Tuesday 1 October, the Council hosted the world’s first Raising the Bar Entrepreneurship event.

This event saw ten thought leaders take to the stage in five local bars and pubs to present leading-edge ideas and share stories of business success and failure.

This follows the great success of Raising the Bar, an event which is held in major cities around the world including Sydney, New York and London and that NPSP has hosted since it brought it to Adelaide for the first time in 2018.

Download podcasts

Catch up on this year's talks on SoundCloud:

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 For more information about Raising the Bar series, visit: Raising the Bar


Free youth radio broadcasting training


Are you aged 15 – 25 years and live, work or study in Adelaide’s eastern suburbs?

Youth FM is a free 12 month radio training program for young people.

Apply now to become a radio presenter!

Key dates

Applications close: Thursday 28 November

Training starts: Wednesday 4 December

For more information and to apply online, visit: Youth FM

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Norwood Christmas Pageant - Saturday 23 November


The 2019 Norwood Christmas Pageant is set to light up The Parade, Norwood on Saturday 23 November.

Come along and enjoy colourful floats, music and entertainment including live bands, clowns, stilt walkers, puppeteers, dancers, fairies and more!


Date: Saturday 23 November
Time: 10 - 11am
Location: The Parade, Norwood

Crowds are expected to line the streets from first thing in the morning and kids are encouraged to bring their chalk and decorate the street with Christmas drawings.

For more details and to add this event to your calendar, visit: Events & Festivals Calendar


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Get more out of your food—recycle it!


The Council’s kitchen organics service provides all residents with a free kitchen caddy to use to recycle leftover food.

You can use your kitchen caddy to recycle any food scraps or leftovers, as well as tea bags and coffee grounds, flowers and egg shells. These must then be placed in the green bin.

Please note: this service is only available to residential properties that do not have a kitchen organics caddy.

For more information and to request a kitchen caddy online, visit: Kitchen Organics Service