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Council Update
As part of the Blayney Shire Council’s Bridge Replacement Program, the Coombing Street Bridge in Carcoar is being replaced. The bridge will be closed from 25 September 2017 for the duration of construction which is expected to take up to 10 weeks, pe ...
General Manager Update
At the August meeting, Council provided endorsement and support for the development of a Regional Economic Development Strategy (REDS) for the region encompassing the local government areas of Orange, Blayney and Cabonne. The NSW Government announce ...
Media Release - Council seeks to secure $1 million for community projects
Blayney Shire Council is seeking endorsement at next Monday’s Council meeting for over $1 million worth of community infrastructure projects throughout Blayney and villages to be the focus of the 2017/ 18 Stronger Communities Fund submission due on 1 ...
Media Release - Tear up the paper, learner driver log book goes digital
Local Member for Bathurst Paul Toole has today announced the statewide launch of the digital learner driver logbook as an alternative to the outdated paper version.
Media Release - Blayney Street overbridge replacement receives federal funding
The Federal Government has invested $1,288,925 to the Blayney Street Overbridge Replacement near Newbridge under Round Three of the Federal Government’s Bridges Renewal Program.
Media Release - Browns Creek Road bridge receives federal funding
The Browns Creek Road Bridge Replacement in Blayney is among the successful projects under Round Three of the Federal Government’s Bridges Renewal Program.
Media Release - Biosecurity, a shared responsibility
The Biosecurity Act 2015 and associated Regulations came into effect on 1 July 2017, creating a new landscape for minimising, preventing and eliminating biosecurity risks in NSW.
Media Release - Tablelands Area Road Safety Program
Recently the Office of Transport Safety Investigations (OTSI) conducted an investigation into the safety of informal school bus stops.
Media Release - Women's Sport the Focus of $10M Grants
Hundreds of local sports clubs and sports organisations across the State are set to benefit from more than $10 million worth of grants announced today, with a focus this year on encouraging more female athletes into sport programs.
Media Release - New Felltimber Road Bridge open to traffic
The new concrete Felltimber Road Bridge over Coombing Creek is open to traffic, replacing the old one-lane wooden structure and allowing the previous five-tonne load limit to be lifted. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester ...
Media Release - 2 New Police officers for Chifley Area Command
The Chifley Local Area Command will welcome 2 new probationary constables following the recent attestation parade of Class of 331. Member for Bathurst Paul Toole congratulated the new recruits on graduating from the Goulburn Police Academy and thanke ...
Media Release - New BBQ Facilities for Lyndhurst Showground
Member for Bathurst Paul Toole today announced $18,150 to upgrade facilities at Lyndhurst Showground. The funding was included in the latest round of the NSW Government’s Public Reserve Management Fund (PRMF) program.
Media Release - Blayney Receives $183,281 Innovation Grant
Member for Bathurst Paul Toole has welcomed Blayney’s successful application for a NSW Government grant to implement the Blayney Alliance Regional Renewable Energy Strategy.
Media Release - 2018 Flagship Event Fund Now Open for Events In The Bathurst Electorate
Event organisers in the Bathurst Electorate are being encouraged to apply for grants under the NSW Government’s 2018 Flagship Event Fund, with expressions of interest open from today.
Media Release - Errowanbang Road upgrade progresses with construction of a new bridge
Mayor Scott Ferguson and the Blayney Shire Council team today joined Member for Bathurst the Hon. Paul Toole MP to investigate the progress on the 25 kilometre upgrade to Errowanbang Road with a new bridge now under construction as part of the $10.5 ...
Media Release - Get ready for the National Garage Sale Trail
For one big weekend from Saturday 21 – Sunday 22 October, households, schools and community groups in Blayney and the surrounding area are set to break the $13.8 million record of items listed for sale as part of the Australia’s largest reuse communi ...
Media Release - Spring aerial spraying program
Landholders are encouraged to register their interest for the Spring 2017 aerial weed spraying program being conducted by Upper Macquarie County Council. The Upper Macquarie County Council is the local control authority for weeds biosecurity threats ...
Media Release - Spring into the Healthy & Happy Wellness Challenge
In a bid to turnaround a recent Australian Health Tracker report that found 75.3% of the adult population in the Blayney Shire is overweight, Blayney Shire Council, CenterPoint, the Blayney Chronicle and Bernardi's Supermarket are teaming up to set a ...
Media Release - Illegal sale of noxious weeds on eBay
Noxious weeds being sold on eBay by a resident of the Upper Macquarie County Council local control area have been destroyed. “UMCC staff recently became aware that a resident of the UMCC Local Control Area was selling Class 4 Noxious Weeds on eBay” s ...
Media Release - 100-year-old timber bridge moves into 21st Century
Work has started to replace the 100-year-old one-lane wooden Felltimber Road Bridge over Coombing Creek with a new concrete bridge. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester said the new bridge would be welcomed by the communit ...
Media Release - Join the team for a winning Sport and Recreation Plan for Blayney Shire
Local residents, schools, sporting groups and the community are encouraged to join the team by providing their valuable input to help shape the future for health, fitness, social and recreation activities and facilities in the Blayney Shire.
Media Release - Sow the network safety seed this season
Farmers and machinery operators are reminded to consider electricity network safety on their property when undertaking sowing activities this season. Regional manager Northern, Mark Summers, said Essential Energy was trying to avoid a repeat of last ...
Media Release - Carcoar Cup Running Festival supported with $27,500 in Flagship Funding
Member for Bathurst Paul Toole has today announced a $27,500 investment into the popular Carcoar Cup Running Festival, through the NSW Government’s Flagship Event Fund. Mr Toole said “The Flagship Event Fund is a terrific NSW Government initiative an ...
Media Release - $5.147 Million secured for Blayney for Southern Cadia Access Road
Blayney has secured $5.147 million in funding from the latest round of Resources for Regions, a NSW Government program designed to support regional communities impacted by mining activity. Member for Bathurst Paul Toole has welcomed the funding, sayi ...
Media Release - Blayney benefits from huge NSW Government investment in local roads
A high traffic stretch of road near Blayney is a step closer to completion, with crews starting work on sealing the road today. NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro joined the Minister for Local Government, Paul Toole, and the Mayor of Blayney Shire, Sco ...
Media Release - On the cards: Blayney’s own skate park
Blayney is a step closer to having its own skate park, thanks to the efforts of Blayney Shire Council, the Blayney Town Association Inc and Blayney High School’s Renew Project students.
Last modified: 12 Oct 2017

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