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HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES AT THE LIBRARY

9 August 2017

Valuing Glen Innes High Country Roadside Environments

8 August 2017

Glen Innes Severn Council has won a grant to enhance the management of our roadside reserves. The grant of $45,000 is provided by the NSW Environmental Trust through a state-wide project managed by Local Government NSW.  Council will be able to survey high conservation value roadside environments, and add this information to its mapping system.

General Manager, Hein Basson, welcomes the...

ESSENTIAL ENERGY MAJOR MAINTENANCE AT GLENCOE AND STONEHENGE

7 August 2017

Essential Energy employees will converge on the Glen Innes area this month to complete major maintenance on the electricity network which supplies Glencoe, Stonehenge, parts of Glen Innes and surrounding rural areas. 

Regional manager Northern, Mark Summers, said Essential Energy’s routine inspection programs had identified weaknesses with the electricity network and the maintenance...

Off Stream Water Storage Named

1 August 2017

“Eerindii Ponds” is the exciting and appropriate name chosen by Council for the Glen Innes Off Stream Water Storage. 

““Eerindii” is believed to be the Ngoorabul name for the locality of Glen Innes, including the Furracabad valley,” Mayor Toms said.  “An Aboriginal name was chosen in consultation with the Glen Innes Local Aboriginal Lands Council to honour Aboriginal heritage.”

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CONTROL AND DISPOSAL OF PRIVET

30 July 2017

Privet has been recognised as a priority weed under the Northern Tablelands Regional Strategic Weed Management Plan.  In the Glen Innes Severn Local Government Area (LGA) landholders should prevent the spread of Privet from their land by preventing Privet from flowering and spreading.  This may be achieved by pruning or hedging it, or removing it completely using mechanical, manual or chemical...

Essential Energy 2017 Community Support Program now open

25 July 2017

The Essential Energy 2017 Community Support Program opens on Tuesday, 1 August for applications from community groups that look after local regional halls in New South Wales.

Through this program, eligible committees will receive a $200 donation (GST exclusive) from Essential Energy’s fund to put towards general maintenance costs for the hall they...

WELCOME PACKS FOR NEW RESIDENTS

13 July 2017

New residents can pick up information packs which have details about local health care services, agricultural and Landcare contacts, Council services (including Library and child care services), the mobility and access map for people with disabilities, and local tourism highlights and events.   Get your pack from the Visitor Information Centre, Council’s Town Hall and Life Choices – Support...

COUNCIL CELEBRATES NAIDOC WEEK 2017

9 July 2017

The 2017 theme for NAIDOC (National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee) Week - Our Languages Matter - emphasised and celebrated the unique and essential role that Indigenous languages play in cultural identity, linking people to their land and water and in the transmission of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, spirituality and rites, through story and song....

FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES LEVY INTRODUCTION DEFERRED

9 June 2017

The State Government has deferred the introduction of the Fire and Emergency Services Levy (FESL).

The FESL was to replace the Emergency Services Levy (ESL) which has been collected through insurance policy premiumsCouncils across the state were to collect the FESL on behalf of the State Government through a new line item on rates notices from 1 July 2017. ...

COUNCIL CELEBRATES NATIONAL RECONCILIATION WEEK 2017

31 May 2017

The Glen Innes Severn community celebrated National Reconciliation Week with a special event at the Town Hall, Glen Innes today (31 May). 

Enjoy a collage of photos from the luncheon.
 

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