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18 August 2017

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF POLHILL ROAD

Please be advised that Polhill Road will be closed (west of the Kings Plain Road intersection) from mid-September 2017 to allow for culvert replacement works to be carried out. It is expected that these works will be completed in two (2) to three (3) days.

The road will be closed to through traffic for the...

VACANCIES AT OUT OF SCHOOL HOURS SERVICE

17 August 2017

Council’s Out of School Hours Care (OOSH) service extends a warm invitation to families who are seeking a safe, fun and interesting educational environment for their children after school. 

OOSH operates from 3pm to 6pm daily during school terms, picking children up from the back of the Glen Innes Public School and accompanying the children to the Pool House.  For more information...

2016/17 REPORT TO AGM: AUSTRALIAN STANDING STONES MANAGEMENT BOARD

17 August 2017

The Australian Standing Stones Management Board held its Annual General Meeting for 2017 on 16 August.  Chairperson, Judi Toms, presented a report to the meeting highlighting the activities and progress of the Board during the 2016/17 year.
 

HAVE YOUR SAY ON NEW PLANS FOR REGION’S THIRD WIND FARM

10 August 2017

Plans for the construction of a third wind farm in the Northern Tablelands are steaming ahead, with Glen Innes Wind Farm developers submitting an updated proposal to the NSW Government.

The public are encouraged to comment on a modification to planning consent application by developers Nexif Energy which is now on display on the NSW Major Projects register.

The plans indicate...

ROLLOUT OF NEW RECYCLING BINS

9 August 2017

Glen Innes Severn Council is rolling out 2,000 new 240 litre mobile recycling bins for Glen Innes residents. The new yellow lidded bins are specifically for recyclable materials and will replace the aging old green lidded bins currently in use. 

General Manager, Hein Basson, said that nearly 50% of general waste can be composted.  “Composting minimises the amount of waste going to...

Valuing Glen Innes High Country Roadside Environments

8 August 2017

Glen Innes Severn Council has won a grant to enhance the management of our roadside reserves. The grant of $45,000 is provided by the NSW Environmental Trust through a state-wide project managed by Local Government NSW.  Council will be able to survey high conservation value roadside environments, and add this information to its mapping system.

General Manager, Hein Basson, welcomes the...

ESSENTIAL ENERGY MAJOR MAINTENANCE AT GLENCOE AND STONEHENGE

7 August 2017

Essential Energy employees will converge on the Glen Innes area this month to complete major maintenance on the electricity network which supplies Glencoe, Stonehenge, parts of Glen Innes and surrounding rural areas. 

Regional manager Northern, Mark Summers, said Essential Energy’s routine inspection programs had identified weaknesses with the electricity network and the maintenance...

Off Stream Water Storage Named

1 August 2017

“Eerindii Ponds” is the exciting and appropriate name chosen by Council for the Glen Innes Off Stream Water Storage. 

““Eerindii” is believed to be the Ngoorabul name for the locality of Glen Innes, including the Furracabad valley,” Mayor Toms said.  “An Aboriginal name was chosen in consultation with the Glen Innes Local Aboriginal Lands Council to honour Aboriginal heritage.”

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CONTROL AND DISPOSAL OF PRIVET

30 July 2017

Privet has been recognised as a priority weed under the Northern Tablelands Regional Strategic Weed Management Plan.  In the Glen Innes Severn Local Government Area (LGA) landholders should prevent the spread of Privet from their land by preventing Privet from flowering and spreading.  This may be achieved by pruning or hedging it, or removing it completely using mechanical, manual or chemical...

Essential Energy 2017 Community Support Program now open

25 July 2017

The Essential Energy 2017 Community Support Program opens on Tuesday, 1 August for applications from community groups that look after local regional halls in New South Wales.

Through this program, eligible committees will receive a $200 donation (GST exclusive) from Essential Energy’s fund to put towards general maintenance costs for the hall they...

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