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GLEN INNES NOW PLAYING ON THE BIG SCREEN

20 August 2020
If you have missed the great looking Glen Innes Highlands ads on TV, you can watch them now at the Town Hall foyer where Council has set up a screen showing all four ads. Just be aware that only two people can attend "cinema viewings" at one time in Council foyers to satisfy COVID-19 safety restrictions.

NEXT TIME YOU SPEED, YOU MIGHT NOT JUMP THE GUN

18 August 2020
Residents have notified Council of the concern that too many motorists are not observing the important safety rules of the "Shared Zone" on Grey Street outside the Town Hall, which is for motorists AND pedestrians. A Shared Zone is a road or network of roads where the road space is shared safely by vehicles and pedestrians. The maximum speed limit is always 10 km/h and drivers must give way...

TIP SHOP AT LANDFILL REOPENS

13 August 2020
From Friday, 14 August, the popular "Tip Shop" at Glen Innes Landfill re-opens and will be operating to COVID-19 rules such as 1.5 metre social distancing. Opening times will be: Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm; and Weekends 11.00am to 4.00pm. Find yourself a bargain! 

WHERE TO FIND ALL THE COVID-19 FACTS IN A JIFFY

7 August 2020
As everything is changing so quickly, Council is concerned that residents have access to the latest information at their fingertips. So here it is:
USEFUL LINKS AND INFORMATION ON COVID-19 - The links below are the most current:
1. Symptoms of COVID-19 – even if they are mild
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HOW ARE YOU FEELING DURING THE CURRENT COVID-19 PANDEMIC?

4 August 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread across the globe, many experts, including the World Health Organisation (WHO) have shared tips to safeguard mental and psychological well-being. You might be feeling stressed or confused. You might have concerns for your family and yourself, such as health and financial concerns.

WHO advises to seek information from factual, authorised...

THEY NEED PEOPLE JUST LIKE YOU!!

24 July 2020

Community Committees of Council, called s.355 Committees, serve a very important function which is often immeasurable. There are two such committees which are calling out for members right now - the Minerama Committee and the Glencoe Hall Committee. They are looking for people just like you. If you are interested in contributing to our community by joining either committee, or both, you will...

"REZZING" IT UP

10 July 2020
Member for Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall and Minister for Energy and Environment Matt Kean today announced an $80 million investment by the NSW State Government to establish the 8,000 MW New England Renewable Energy Zone (REZ).
The revolutionary New England REZ is expected to attract $12.7 billion investment for new local renewable energy infrastructure...

COMMENTARY ON FACEBOOK POSTS

7 July 2020

Council’s Facebook page is an important platform for information to be communicated from Council to residents. Council advises that any commentary posted on Facebook posts which does not relate to the subject of the post will be removed. The reason for this is so that the information in the post is not confused by unrelated commentary.
Council also advises that any...

WILDLIFE EMERGENCY ADVICE FROM "WIRES"

24 June 2020

If you find a sick, injured, or orphaned native animal, call a wildlife rescue organization straight away. Improper rescue can hurt or distress the animal and the rescuer. It is critical to get sick and injured wildlife vet treatment as quickly as possible. 

When reporting rescues to WIRES and vets, please try to confirm the EXACT location you found the animal. This is because...

THERE'S A STORY BEHIND THE SCULPTURE

23 June 2020

The recently installed public artwork on the highway roundabout has attracted much attention and commentary. There's a story to it and one which adds more to the understanding of this work of art and why it was selected than that it adds some contemporary culture to counteract the visual backdrop of fast food outlets. Enjoy the story at this link: 

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