News

BACK ON THE AIRWAVES!

12 January 2021

Council is back on radio every Tuesday morning after the 7.00am news on 1188 2NZ. This is a quick  and easy way to catch up with Council news with the Mayor and GM spilling the beans on what's happening while you chomp through your muesli and down your coffee. Miss the session? You can catch up by tuning into the audio files which are on the website under "Keeping up with Council Information"...

CALLING FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE

7 January 2021

CALLING FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE

Council’s Visitor Information Centre (V.I.C.) is seeking volunteers to be “meet and greet” ambassadors. The Visitor Information Centre has been busy over the holiday period with travellers seeking information on activities and attractions. The V.I.C. shop also offers a great range of products from local businesses...

V.I.C. OPEN ON SUNDAYS

4 January 2021

Council advises that the Visitor Information Centre is now open on Sundays from 9.00am to 1.00pm. There are interesting souvenirs and gifts available for sale including unique tartan face masks. 

PROGRESS ON BRIDGES

17 December 2020

Onsite construction of the new bridge over the Mann River on Old Grafton Road is well underway. The contractors have removed the remaining western piers in preparation for the installation of the rock anchors for the new foundations. Work on the new bridge construction is expected to be completed in late February or early March 2021. Traffic can cross the river using the existing side track....

WHAT IS A "DIRECT SUPPORT WORKER"?

16 December 2020
Council is currently seeking Direct Support Workers with three (3) permanent part-time positions on offer. Council is also seeking suitable applicants for Casual Direct Support Workers to place on a casual list to service the community’s needs for support as circumstances arise and fluctuate.
Direct Support Workers are valuable for our older community, but also for any residents...

SALEYARDS UP-GRADE OFFICIALLY OPENED TODAY

8 December 2020

The recently completed NSW Government grant-funded investment in the saleyards attests to the recognition of the local and regional merit of this popular facility and to the valuable ongoing role of agriculture in the Northern New England. The upgrade of the sheep selling facility, the canteen up-grade and the new toilets and agents’ room provide a welcome improvement to the operation of the...

IMPORTANT: NSW RFS BUSHFIRE HAZARD PORTAL

23 November 2020

Council urges residents to be aware of this bush fire portal for reporting bushfire hazards observed on adjoining properties or elsewhere within the community.
It was realised during the Blue Hills Rd Community Meeting held on 19 November that the public is poorly informed of this hazard reporting method. Once a hazard is reported the NSW RFS investigate and request action be taken by...

NAME THE GRADER COMPETITION

23 November 2020

In 2018 Council bought a new John Deere 670GP grader and local students and the overall public were invited to suggest a suitable name for the new machine. The winner, selected by Council’s Roads Consultative Committee, was a year one student from St. Joseph’s School. “Tuff Scruff” is working hard on Council’s roads and proudly carries the winning artwork.

Council is once again...

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...

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