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DONATIONS AVAILABLE FOR LOCAL COMMUNITY GROUPS

8 July 2021
Council invites local not for profit community groups to submit a written application requesting a donation during the 2021/2022 Financial Year, up to the value of $1,500 for projects that will benefit the community. Council has a total of $15,000 available for distribution which includes $5,000 received from the Sapphire Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund.
Please...

GRANT FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENTS

8 July 2021

The July Bid Blast focuses on a selection of grant and program opportunities under the categories of:

1. Business Grants: 5 Opportunities

2. Community Grants: 6 Opportunities

3. Infrastructure Grants: 4  Opportunities

4. Disaster Recovery Grants and Funding: 7 Opportunities

      -     4.1 COVID-19 Assistance: 3 Opportunities

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Remediation Works at the Historic Ottery Mine, Emmaville

6 July 2021
The Department of Regional NSW plans to remediate the legacy Ottery Mine, near Emmaville NSW. The project will be delivered by the Legacy Mines Program, which deals with risks arising from abandoned mines. The program has secured once-off funding to complete major remediation works, which will be undertaken by Soil Conservation Service, with independent technical oversight. These works...

PROJECT REACHES FOR THE SKY

1 July 2021
Glen Innes will literally have its head-in-the-clouds once our latest tourism development is complete, with a $2 million State Government grant giving flight to a spectacular ‘sky-walk’ at the Centennial Parklands and Martin’s Lookout.
Raised boardwalks, as utilised in most NSW National Parks, will provide smooth access for pedestrians of all levels of mobility. A number of...

INFORMATION ON LOCAL COVID-19 TESTING

28 June 2021
FEELING UNWELL? Do the COVID-19 test.
Glen Innes Hospital is listed as the place to go – opening times etc are in the link below:

FACE MASKS COMPULSORY FOR ENTRY INTO ANY INDOOR COUNCIL FACILITIES

28 June 2021
In accordance with Covid 19 restrictions and regulations from the NSW Department of Health no entry is permitted into any indoor Council facility without a face mask. Please comply with all social distancing requirements while in attendance at any Council facility.
Residents should go to this website to check all NSW Government Covid-19 regulations:
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STRAYING STOCK ON PUBLIC ROADS

23 June 2021
In light of several recent motor vehicle collisions involving livestock on public roads, it is important to remember your responsibility as a stock owner.
Please ensure you are aware of the following points in regards to your responsibility to safe guard against your stock straying on public roads.
• Ensure your boundary fences are stock...

INFORMATION ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS 2021

20 May 2021

LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS WILL BE HELD IN NSW ON Saturday 4 September 2021. 

Key information for persons considering candidature is available at this link to the Office of Local Government: 

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CALLOUT FOR MINERAMA VOLUNTEERS FOR 2022

13 May 2021
There's an opportunity to be involved in making the 2022 Minerama even bigger and better than this year's event. The key ingredient for success is volunteers, which are folks just like you!
If you would like to be involved, meet new people, learn new skills and are available from March 10 until March 13, 2022 inclusive, contact Rhonda Bombell by telephone 6730 2408.
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SEASONAL CHANGE IN LANDFILL HOURS

3 May 2021

Council advises that from 1 May 2021 until 30 September 2021 the landfill opening hours will change from summer trading to winter trading. This means that from Saturday, 1 May the Glen Innes Landfill will open as follows:

  • Monday to Friday – 8:30am until 4:30pm (Lunch closure between 12.20pm and 1.00pm); and
  • Weekends and Public Holidays – 11.00am until 4....

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