The Northern Territory news Fri 23 Oct 2015
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18 GARAGE SALE TRAIL FRIDAY OCTOBER 23 2015 NTNE01Z01MA - V1 11am. Food and drinks will be available to purchase from the Palmerston Kiwanis Club who will be serving up bacon and eggs. Territory FM radio station will also be there on the day handing out freebies. City of Palmerston Aldermen will be hosting a stall, with all proceeds made going to the Palmerston Girls Academy. So make sure to drop into Palmerston Councils Reboot Your Loot sale for a fun day of buying recycled, reused and preloved items. Be sure to visit garagesale trail.com.au beforehand to locate all the garage sales being held in Palmerston and plan your trail for the day. And dont forget to carry spare change and reuse shopping bags to carry your goodies home. Palmerston gets in spirit PALMERSTON households, schools and community groups are getting ready to join a record number of garage sales across the country for the annual Garage Sale Trail tomorrow. An award winning sustainability and community campaign, Garage Sale Trail is a fun and social way to promote reuse, reduce waste to landfill, meet the neighbours and enable fundraising. With more than 18 sale sites listed locally, theres plenty to discover on the Palmerston Garage Sale Trail, including the City of Palmerstons car park group sale Reboot Your Loot. Mayor Ian Abbott said it was great to see so many wonderful events planned for Palmerstons first Garage Sale Trail. While its set to be a funfilled day, its also an opportunity to reconsider what we think of as waste, he said. Were expecting plenty of shoppers to hit the sales in search of a bargain, there will certainly be plenty up for grabs. Reboot your Loot will be located in Palmerston councils main car park, Chung Wah Terrace, Palmerston. Sellers will be operating out of their car boot from 8am to Garage Sale Trail is a fun and social way to promote reuse, reduce waste to landfill, meet the neighbours and enable fundraising Were expecting plenty of shoppers to hit the sales in search of a bargain PLAN YOUR SALE TRAIL Group Sales: Trading Tales a book exchange event at the Nightcliff Library with homemade lemonade refreshments to cool you down. Shoal Bay Scroungers Garage Sale a car boot sale at the Tip Shop with a sausage sizzle to raise money for the Cancer Council. Great Green Garage Sale a community fundraiser for the Environment Centre NT at the airconditioned Nightcliff Community Centre. Find out if your trash is treasure THIS year is the first year the Northern Territory has been involved in the Garage Sale Trail and the City of Darwin is getting behind the nationwide sustainability event. The Garage Sale Trail is one big day of garage sales across Darwin and Australia. This isnt about professional salespeople, just ordinary folk getting rid of things that are just too special to throw away. And it is a fun and friendly way to support the reuse of items and the reductions of waste being sent to landfill. Who knows what gems you might find with clothes, books, bric-a-brac and even household furniture on offer. Some items may be new and some may be true blue vintage finds. Its not too late to get involved and see if your trash is someone elses treasure. Go to garagesaletrail.com. au to register and you can still download and print out seller resources like posters and sale tags If you dont have the space at home to have a garage sale why not join one of the group sales? And if youre in the market for a bargain, hop onto the website to plan your sale trail. Nightcliff is a definite hotspot with half a dozen sales there, including two group sales, the second hand gurus and a huge plant sale. The far northern suburbs are also selling up with Wanguri, Wulagi and Lyons looking to pull the crowds. Fannie Bay and Ludmilla wont miss out either with some trash and treasure and pre loved goodies galore. Its time to buy a tennis racquet on the Garage Sale Trail Visit darwin.nt.gov.au or call 8930 0300 or more on Council programs and services www.palmerston.nt.gov.au I 8935 9922
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