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Youth Council recognizes R U OK? Day

The Youth Council will dress trees in Machattie Park in yellow to promote awareness of RU OK? Day.

The day is dedicated to reminding everyone that every day is a day to ask, ‘Are you ok?’ and start a conversation that could change a life and help those struggling with everyday life ups and downs.

Mayor Ian North said the initiative encourages people to check in with their family and friends.

“Now is more important than ever to keep in touch and help your friends and family who might be struggling. One question might change their lives, he said.”

The display will be in Machattie Park from 8 – 12 September.

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