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TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE 17-18 DECEMBER

4 December 2019

TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE ON OLD GRAFTON ROAD

Council wishes to advise that a temporary road closure will be in place on Old Grafton Road in order for side track upgrades to be undertaken on Tuesday 17 and Wednesday 18 December 2019. There will be no access over the Mann River between 8:00am and 4:00pm on Tuesday 17 December. Access will be allowed on Wednesday 18...

AUSTRALIA DAY AWARDS NOMINATIONS EXTENDED

3 December 2019

AUSTRALIA DAY AWARDS NOMINATIONS EXTENDED TO MONDAY, 9 DECEMBER @ 4.30PM. 

Have you nominated local residents for Australia Day Awards? You can do so up to Monday, 9 December @4.30pm. 

There are six (6) categories: 

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EMMAVILLE POOL REOPENS

29 November 2019

EMMAVILLE POOL REOPENS
Emmaville Pool has reopened today. The pool was temporarily closed due to the use of the adjacent oval during the bushfires. Normal open hours are 12.00pm to 6.00pm daily. It will be closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Any information about future closures of Emmaville Pool will be posted on Council's Facebook and website.

DISASTER WELFARE ASSISTANCE POINT

19 November 2019

DISASTER WELFARE ASSISTANCE POINT
Council advises residents that have been impacted by the bushfires that a Disaster Welfare Assistance Point has been set up at the Glen Innes Town Hall.

https://www.emergency.nsw.gov....

EMERGENCY BUSH FIRE FODDER DROP AT GLEN INNES SHOWGROUND FROM TODAY

15 November 2019

EMERGENCY BUSH FIRE FODDER DROP AT GLEN INNES SHOWGROUND 
An emergency fodder drop is now operational at Glen Innes Showground, supplying feed for livestock on bush fire affected properties free of charge.

Farmers who have contacted the NSW Agricultural and Animal Services Hotline are able to pick up their allocation of hay from NSW DPI and Local Lands Services (...

OPERATION OF GLEN INNES SHOWGROUNDS AS AN EVACUATION CENTRE

15 November 2019

OPERATION OF GLEN INNES SHOWGROUNDS AS AN EVACUATION CENTRE

Please be advised that during the current bush fire situation the Glen Innes Showgrounds may be used as an evacuation centre from time to time as may be determined by the authorities who assess the requirements on a daily basis.

Evacuation centres are established to support people displaced by...

BUSHFIRE RECOVERY ASSISTANCE

11 November 2019

BUSHFIRE RECOVERY ASSISTANCE
Assistance measures available from the NSW and Commonwealth Governments include:
• help for eligible people whose homes or belongings have been damaged;
• support for affected local councils to help with the costs of cleaning up and restoring damaged essential public assets;
• concessional interest rate loans for small...

LIVESTOCK EMERGENCIES INFORMATION

11 November 2019

LIVESTOCK EMERGENCIES INFORMATION
Anyone requiring assistance with emergency fodder, emergency water for livestock or animal evacuations should call the NSW Agricultural and Animal Services Hotline on 1800 814 647. The NSW Rural Assistance Authority is also on hand to provide support on 1800 678 593.

The NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and Local Land Services are...

LEVEL FOUR (4) WATER RESTRICTIONS

4 November 2019

LEVEL FOUR (4) WATER RESTRICTIONS FROM FRIDAY, 1 NOVEMBER 2019

Council advises that due to ongoing drought conditions, effective from Friday, 1st November 2019 the Glen Innes Severn Local Government Area will be placed on LEVEL FOUR (4) water restrictions. This includes the use of town water from the Glen Innes and...

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO TRUCK WASH USERS

31 October 2019

Truck Wash Closed

Due to ongoing drought conditions, effective from 9.00am on Wednesday 6th November, the Truck Wash at the Glen Innes Regional Saleyards will be closed. The facility will remain closed until further notice. The water standpipe at the same location will remain open to facilitate the continuation of water delivery to rural residents.
 
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