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FIRE PERMITS FOR HAZARD REDUCTION

20 September 2019

FIRE PERMITS FOR HAZARD REDUCTION BURNING

Property owners are advised that due to the current dry conditions and the demand on Rural Fire Service (RFS) resources, that there will be no fire permits issued by the RFS until a re-assessment of local conditions. The RFS will advise of any changes to the issue of fire permits through their normal...

DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR BUSHFIRE AFFECTED FARMERS & FAMILIES

9 September 2019

RESIDENTS, farmers and communities impacted by the horrific fires across the region will be able to immediately access disaster assistance, Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall announced today.

Mr Marshall welcomed the speedy natural disaster declaration by the State and Commonwealth Governments over the weekend within the Armidale Regional, Glen Innes Severn, Inverell, Tenterfield,...

MELLING PARK OPEN DAY AND CAFS FAMILY FUN DAY

3 September 2019

FREE FAMILY FUN NOT TO BE MISSED!

Council will be holding a FREE family event to officially open the Melling Park and Wellness Trail shared pathway upgrade on the first weekend of the upcoming school holidays, on Sunday, 29 September from 11.00am to 2.00pm. This event will also incorporate the annual Children and Family Services (CAFS) Family Fun Day.

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SPRING INTO HEALTH EXPO

23 August 2019

SPRING INTO HEALTH EXPO THIS SATURDAY!
Council's Spring Into Health Expo on this Saturday, 7 September is an opportunity for residents to get information on all aspects of health. Health providers, suppliers, professionals and organisations wll be setting up information tables at the expo and will be available to answer your questions. This opportunity for residents will be held at the...

USE OF EFFLUENT FROM GLEN INNES SEWER TREATMENT PLANT

3 July 2019

Council advises that to ensure the equal and fair access to utilisation of discharge water from the Glen Innes Sewer Treatment Plant Council has resolved that the following terms and conditions apply:

1.      Council authorises the General Manager to grant a licence to any person for the use of recycled effluent, free of charge for the purpose of conducting a single trial of irrigation...

PROTECT YOUR WATER METER

31 May 2019

Did you know that Council owns the water meter at your property, but it is the responsibility of the property owner to ensure that it is not damaged? The possibility of household...

SMOKE-FREE POLICY REVIEWED

10 April 2019

SMOKE-FREE OUTDOOR ENVIRONMENT POLICY REVIEWED

Council advises that the Smoke-Free Outdoor Environment Policy was reviewed at the Thursday, 28 March 2019 Ordinary Meeting of Council. The reviewed policy can be perused on Council’s website.

DROUGHT ASSISTANCE NOW AVAILABLE

8 January 2019

DROUGHT ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE
The Australian Government will provide $30M to drought-affected households through the Drought Community Support Initiative. This financial assistance is now available for eligible recipients. Support under the initiative consists of up to $3,000 per household, comprising up to $2,000 in cash and $1,000 in vouchers. Farmers, farm workers and farm suppliers/...

LOAD LIMIT REDUCTION ON BRIDGE OVER MANN RIVER - SHANNON VALE ROAD

27 November 2018

LOAD LIMIT REDUCTION ON BRIDGE OVER MANN RIVER - SHANNON VALE ROAD

Council recently contracted certified bridge engineers to assess the bridge over the Mann River on Shannon Vale Road. Assessment of this structure has found that the main structural elements have undergone some decay and a 10T load restriction is recommended for the crossing. It has also been recommended...

BOLIVIA HILL MAJOR ROADWORKS FROM MONDAY 3 DECEMBER

21 November 2018

As major roadworks will start on the New England Highway at Bolivia Hill from Monday 3 December, residents and travellers are advised to check the full information at:

www.rms.nsw.gov.au/boliviahill OR call 132 701 for the latest traffic updates. Information is also available at www.livetraffic.com...

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