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THE GLEN INNES CBD IS A SMOKE-FREE ZONE

4 May 2016

Glen Innes CBD is now a model smoke-free zone with Glen Innes Severn Council’s installation of recognised “no smoking” signage clearing up any confusion on where “lighting up” is now not permitted.

The installation of signage is in accordance with Council’s Smoke-Free Outdoor Environment Policy and with the Smoke-Free Environment Act 2000 (NSW).

The...

Glen Innes Severn Council leads the State at Local Government Awards

20 April 2016

Glen Innes Severn Council has won the 2016 NSW Local Government Award for Excellence in Environmental Leadership and Sustainability.  Announced on 7 April in Sydney, the award was presented to Council for its innovative Off Stream Water Storage development.

General Manager, Hein Basson, praised key project staff for their contribution to the success of the project.   “This is indeed a...

LOCAL SALEYARDS STOCKED WITH GREAT STATS

5 April 2016

On the first of four weaner cattle sales this month, the Glen Innes saleyards were bursting with people, stock trucks, and kelpies napping in the back of dozens of farm vehicles that filled the carpark and lined the sides of Lang Street.  Local producers caught up with each other over a cuppa and a sandwich in the tea room and compared rain gauge tallies beside the stock pens while the...

HOW TO PRESENT YOUR BINS FOR WASTE COLLECTION

9 February 2016

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 reservation, 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...

COUNCIL TRAINEES GRADUATE

30 January 2016

From environmental engineering to the maintenance of graders and trucks, and assisting the elderly of our communities to live safely in their homes, the diversity of traineeships completed by Council staff in 2015 demonstrates the depth of the well of local passion and skill. 

Director of Infrastructure Services, Keith Appleby, says Council is very pleased with the quality of service...

HEAVY PENALTIES FOR ILLEGAL DUMPING OF WASTE

1 January 2016

Recently, Council has had to clean up a number of sites where general domestic waste, as well as industrial, construction and green waste, has been dumped. Council’s Manager of Regulatory and Planning Services, Greg Doman, said anyone caught committing these offences will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. “Council and the broader community have no tolerance for any person caught...

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