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ADULT SPORT RETURNS

11 June 2020

Adult community sport can recommence at the same time as 18 years and under sport, from  Wednesday, 1 July 2020, as the NSW Government lifts more COVID-19 restrictions.

Food and drink premises in stadiums, sport clubs and facilities can open subject to the same requirements that apply in other food and drink premises and pubs and registered clubs.

 

STOCK GRIDS ON PUBLIC ROADS

11 June 2020

Council has recently received a number or requests for maintenance of stock grids on our rural roads. The purpose of a stock grid is to prevent livestock from passing along a public road from one enclosed piece of private land to another. Stock grids on our public roads have been installed by landowners or grazing permit holders under a permit issued by Council.

Many road users are...

BRIDGE REPLACEMENT - WATERLOO ROAD

5 June 2020

Works to replace the bridge over the Wellingrove Creek on Waterloo Road will commence on Monday 15 June 2020. It is expected that this project will be completed in six (6) weeks. During this project, traffic will be diverted to use the single lane side-track and only minimal interruptions should be expected.

The Sapphire Wind Farm proponents have paid for short term strengthening of the...

G.I. LANDFILL OPEN ON MONDAY PUBLIC HOLIDAY

5 June 2020
DOING A CLEAN-UP OVER THE LONG WEEKEND?
Glen Innes landfill will be open on Monday, 8 June for weekend hours, 11.00am to 4.00pm.

s.355 AGM's ANNOUNCED

4 June 2020
THEY'RE BACK!
Council's 3.355 committees serve a valuable function. They have been locked down like everything and everyone else, but now with restrictions easing they can reconvene and get back to holding their AGM's in line with any remaining restrictions. You should consider joining one of these and sharing your experience, talents and skills. You would be...

NEW PROCEDURES AT THE LIBRARY

3 June 2020

The Glen Innes Severn Public and TAFE Library will be re-opening at 10.00am on Tuesday 9 June 2020.  New procedures have been implemented and will need to be followed to ensure the continued safety and wellbeing of our staff and community.

Procedures include: 

  • Hand sanitiser station in the foyer.  Visitors will be required to use it before...

LIBRARY RE-OPENING NEXT TUESDAY

3 June 2020
The Glen Innes Severn Public and TAFE Library will be re-opening at 10.00am on Tuesday, 9 June 2020. The Glen Innes Severn Library will be open Monday to Friday, 10.00am to 5.00pm. The Library will not open on Saturdays until further notice. Branch Libraries will reopen with normal operating hours at Deepwater Library Service on Wednesdays and Emmaville Library Service on Fridays. Library...

SMART FARMS SMALL GRANTS PROGRAM

1 June 2020

FEDERAL FUNDING FOR LOCAL FARMERS
New funding by the Federal Government will help equip farmers in the Glen Innes region with additional skills and knowledge to improve sustainability and their bottom line. 
$36,560 is being provided to Glen Innes Natural Resources Advisory Committee (GLENRAC) under Round 3 of the Australian Government’s Smart Farms Small Grants program. GLENRAC...

WEEKLY INFRASTRUCTURE WORKS PROGRAM

29 May 2020

Council would like to advise residents that the following works are scheduled for the period ending Friday, 12 June 2020, subject to weather conditions and unforeseen delays:

  • Pot hole patching and general maintenance in various locations;
  • The construction team will be undertaking gravel resheeting projects on Linwood Road and Waterloo Road;
  • The...

GENEROSITY REWARDS YOUTH BOOTH

29 May 2020

Last week the Glen Innes Youth Centre, called the Youth Booth, received a donation from the committee of “Art on the Corner”, a local volunteer-run gallery/craft shop which has closed due to COVID-19. This welcome donation was in excess of $1,000 and also included a laptop and mobile phone. The Youth Booth is currently closed but has been an important initiative for youth in Glen Innes, which...

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