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15 MINUTES TO CLOSING

10 November 2020

Residents are reminded that the last load over the weighbridge at Glen Innes Landfill is 15 minutes before closing time. That means at 4.45pm Monday to Friday and 4.15pm on weekends and public holidays during summer hours. 

For more information: 6730 2340. 

 

66 THE MAGIC NUMBER AT OUR LIBRARY

27 October 2020
Glen Innes Library has just celebrated 66 years of service to our community and 66% of our residents use this service and are very happy with it. That's impressive and even more so when you consider that the library delivers on target with comparatively minimal per capita drainage of ratepayer or grant funding dollars. What's more, in this age of "all things digital" there's no decline in...

A PROJECT WHICH HAS GOT THE LOT

19 October 2020
YARRAFORD ROAD BRIDGE REPLACEMENT COMPLETE
This project has it all: cost efficient, time efficient, and a recycling component combined with a new high-tech designed engineering product.
Council's bridge team recently completed the replacement of the 32 metre six (6) span bridge over the Severn River on Yarraford Road in just (7) weeks. The project...

WHEN PRESENTATION COUNTS

18 October 2020
WASTE COLLECTION
Council would like to remind residents that all mobile waste bins are to be placed for collection in front of the property to which the bins belong, within the Council road reserve, the night before the allocated collection day. Bins that are not presented to the street prior to the commencement of the collection service will not be collected and the...

LIVE-STREAMING RECORDINGS NOW HAVE LONGER LIFESPAN

15 October 2020

Council meetings are live-streamed for the convenience of all residents. Please note that these recordings are now required to be kept on Council's website for a period of twelve (12) months from the date of the meeting. You can view Council meetings at: ...

AGRI-INNOVATION HUB WORKSHOP

13 October 2020

Council believes the Glen Innes area has potential to evolve into an innovative agri, food and agritourism economy. Therefore, Council has initiated a program to help farmers and food entrepreneurs to develop capacity for agri-innovation, diversification and value-adding.

Council has commissioned agri-innovation specialists, Regionality Pty Ltd to deliver a program over the next nine...

"ESCAPE ROOMS" THE NEW 'ON TREND' TOURIST ATTRACTION TO BOOST LOCAL ECONOMY

18 September 2020
Council is calling for Expressions of Interest for the development and resourcing of "escape rooms" which are a themed gaming concept. Council has received grant funding under the Regional Tourism Bushfire Recovery Grant – Stream 2 to the value of $145,000. The funding is to be utilised for the purchasing of off-the-shelf games(s), props and technology as well as the construction of an...

BREKKIE BROADCASTS NOW ON TUESDAYS

21 August 2020
ON THE AIRWAVES NEXT TUESDAY
Council's popular radio sessions have moved from Thursdays to Tuesdays from 25 AUGUST 2020. So tune in to 2NZ (1188) after the 7.00am news to hear information from Council.
For audio files: ...

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...

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