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WATER MAINS RENEWALS MEADE STREET

4 December 2020

WATER MAINS RENEWALS - MEADE STREET

Council wishes to advise that water mains renewal work will be taking place in Meade Street (between Church Street and Clarke Street) on Tuesday, 8 December and Wednesday, 9 December 2020.
 
This work needs to be carried out as part of the water mains renewal...

IMPORTANT RFS MEETING

3 December 2020

BLUE HILLS ROAD AREA FIRE HAZARD COMMUNITY MEETING

Thursday, 10 December 2020 at 7.00pm at the Glen Innes and District Services Club.

Nine guest speakers from LLS, RFS, Police, Crown Lands and Council. 

Please RSVP to Marty Williams: 6730 2367 or 0488 269 344 or by email to mwilliams2@gisc.nsw.gov.au

 

 

AUSTRALIAN CELTIC FESTIVAL TO GO AHEAD IN 2021

30 November 2020

It’s full steam ahead for the planning of the Australian Celtic Festival next year with Council agreeing to a smaller COVID-safe 2-day event in May 2021 at the Ordinary Council Meeting held on Thursday, 26 November 2020. It’s not business-as-usual but the format will still be a celebration of Celtic music and culture encompassing bands, stall holders, dancers and other performers. The...

IMPORTANT: NSW RFS BUSHFIRE HAZARD PORTAL

23 November 2020

Council urges residents to be aware of this bush fire portal for reporting bushfire hazards observed on adjoining properties or elsewhere within the community.
It was realised during the Blue Hills Rd Community Meeting held on 19 November that the public is poorly informed of this hazard reporting method. Once a hazard is reported the NSW RFS investigate and request action be taken by...

HELP CHILDREN IN NEED THIS CHRISTMAS

23 November 2020

If you can help local children who are in need this Christmas, your generosity will be appreciated. Drop off toy donations to GLENRAC at 68 Church Street, Glen Innes. Donations are accepted until Friday, 18 December and should be unwrapped, new or newly made toys. Council acknowledges Radio 2NZ and GEM FM in this initiative to brighten up Christmas for children. 

FEEDBACK FROM VILLAGE PEOPLE

23 November 2020

The Glen Innes Severn Public & TAFE Library is seeking your feedback on the Branch Libraries (Deepwater, Emmaville, Glencoe) for future strategic planning. Here is your chance to 'have your say' about future library services in these townships.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/P8QBF58

NAME THE GRADER COMPETITION

23 November 2020

In 2018 Council bought a new John Deere 670GP grader and local students and the overall public were invited to suggest a suitable name for the new machine. The winner, selected by Council’s Roads Consultative Committee, was a year one student from St. Joseph’s School. “Tuff Scruff” is working hard on Council’s roads and proudly carries the winning artwork.

Council is once again...

SURVEYS ON YOUTH SERVICES

19 November 2020

Council is developing a Youth Strategy 2021-2025 which encompasses youth facilities and services locally such as sporting facilities, skateparks, clubs, events, welfare and health services etc.

To assist in the development of the Strategy, relatives of young people aged 12 to 24 years, such as parents, grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles, and carers, coaches and teachers of young...

NOT TOO LATE TO GO DANCING

16 November 2020

In January 2020 Council was successfully granted funding under round two of the Community Wellbeing and Drought Support grants through Hunter New England and Central Coast Primary Health Network. Council are providing FREE dance/fitness classes as a way of supporting mental health, social and emotional wellbeing through physical activity for community members following the hardships faced...

ROAD CLOSURE FOR CHRISTMAS IN THE HIGHLANDS

12 November 2020

NOTICE OF TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE FOR CHRISTMAS IN THE HIGHLANDS - 26 NOVEMBER 2020

Council wishes to advise that the following temporary road closure will apply for the Christmas in the Highlands event to be held on Thursday, 26 November 2020.

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