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CONSIDER JOINING A S.355 COMMUNITY COMMITTEE OF COUNCIL IN 2020

10 December 2019

CONSIDER JOINING A S.355 COMMUNITY COMMITTEE OF COUNCIL IN 2020

There are no fewer than nine (9) community committees of Council conducting their AGM's during February. It's your opportunity to join in and share your skills and experience in a community capacity. 

For more information: 

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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.

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...

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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WATCH OUT FOR ROOS AND DEER ON OUR ROADS AND IN TOWN!

18 October 2019

WATCH OUT FOR ROOS AND DEER ON OUR ROADS AND IN TOWN!
Due to the drought, fires and smoke, larger than average numbers of wildlife are reportedly grazing on roadsides posing a hazard to motorists. In particular sunset can be a dangerous time on local roads. Herds of deer have been sited standing on the road or sauntering slowly across roads, especially between Glen Innes...

LEARN TO SWIM & AQUA INFORMATION

24 September 2019

LEARN TO SWIM & AQUA INFORMATION
Learn to swim classes will start from Monday, 14 October for children from 4 years. There will be one 30 minute lesson per week for 10 weeks. Cost is $120 payable when enrolling or at first lesson. Enrolment forms are available at the pool. For further information call or text 0403 159 000.

Expressions of interest for bubs to 4 yrs can be made...

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