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Council Update
Are you thinking of nominating for Council? Local Government Elections for Blayney Shire Council are being held on Saturday 9 September 2017. Are you a prospective candidate? Would you like to know more about what life as a Councillor is really like? ...
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General Manager Update
Upper Macquarie County Council (UMCC) is a single purpose local government council with the same compliance and reporting requirements as that of a General Purpose Council. UMCC is the control authority in the areas of Bathurst Regional, Lithgow Ci ...
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Media Release - Grass Underfoot at Blayney Tennis Club
Players at the Blayney Tennis Club will have their courts resurfaced with synthetic turf following a $15,000 funding announcement from Local Member for Bathurst Paul Toole.
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Media Release - Fairy tales, blockbuster movies & Aussie humour inspiration for Blayney Hay Bale Art Challenge
Thousands of visitors and cyclists participating in the annual NAB B2B Cycling Festival will get an unexpected surprise as the Blayney Shire community turn up the creativity for the annual Blayney Hay Bale Art Challenge, proudly supported by Blayney ...
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Media Release - Councils Moving from 'Status Pending' to Superior Performance
Forced amalgamations may have been taken off the table for Orange, Cabonne, Blayney, Bathurst and Oberon councils, but the ongoing work to improve financial sustainability continued today at a special meeting in Blayney.
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Media Release - New Blayney dressage arenas welcomed as start of Central West Equestrian hub
Blayney Shire Council together with the Central Western Dressage Group Committee is inviting the community to celebrate the official opening of the two new quality sand dressage arenas at the Blayney Showground this Sunday, 26 March 2017.
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Media Release - Redmond Oval reopens after $700,000 reconstruction upgrade
Blayney Shire Council Mayor, Scott Ferguson together with Member for Bathurst, Paul Toole MP joined representatives from Millthorpe Village Committee in Millthorpe today to officially launch and reopen Redmond Oval following a $700,000 reconstruction ...
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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 ...
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Media Release - Local Government Minister confirms Blayney Shire Council will stand alone
Blayney Shire Council advised they received official notification today from Local Government Minister, Gabriel Upton confirming it is no longer in a merger proposal with Orange City and Cabonne Shire Councils.
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Media Release - Strategic Alliance to enter new era
The WBC strategic alliance formed in 2003 between three Central West councils is poised to enter a new era as a body representing rural councils in the region. The Blayney and Cabonne Shire Councils with Central Tablelands Water County Council have r ...
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Media Release - 92 Businesses take the opportunity to participate in award winning project
Ninety two businesses across Western and South Western regional NSW have signed up to participate in this year's Free Cuppa for the Driver scheme. Twenty three local councils are coming together, some for a seventh time, to implement the successful ...
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Media Release - Free Business Bootcamp comes to Blayney
For one night a month for three months, starting from Wednesday 22 February 2017, the Business Enterprise Centre (BEC) will be holding free business workshops at the Blayney Shire Community Centre to help get local businesses in shape.
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Media Release - Blayney begins nbn™ network journey
Fast and reliable broadband is just around the corner with construction officially underway to connect more than 1,400 Blayney homes and businesses to the nbn™ network. Crews will be on the ground, checking pits and pipes, laying the fibre backbone t ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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Media Release - Councillors recognised for long term service
The hard work and commitment of five Blayney Shire councillors was recognised this week when they were presented with long-service awards by the sector’s peak body, Local Government NSW (LGNSW). LGNSW President, Keith Rhoades and Chief Executive, Don ...
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Media Release - Strengthened Economy and a Revitalised Town Centre in Blayney's Future
A revitalised town centre and strengthened economic viability will be achieved after exciting plans have been unveiled the Blayney 2020 Master Plan, a blueprint for shaping Blayney’s future. Member for Bathurst Paul Toole said that the plans for the ...
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Media Release - Public Reserve Management Funding for the Blayney Area
Member for Bathurst Paul Toole has announced almost $100,000 in funding for community reserves in and around Blayney through the Public Reserve Management Fund program.
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Media Release - Multi-level transport plan for NSW
Blayney Shire Council Deputy Mayor, Allan Ewin and Director of Infrastructure Services, Grant Baker recently attended a meeting between Local Government representatives, public works engineers and top NSW Government officials which resulted in the de ...
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Media Release - Proposal endorsed to support ongoing sustainability of Blayney and villages
Monday night’s Council meeting delivered the endorsement of a proposal which aims to support the ongoing sustainability of our local town and the surrounding villages within the Shire.
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Media Release - New Cultural Centre project to deliver a fresh collaborative approach to community & visitor services
With the 20th anniversary of ‘The Cottage’ fast approaching in September 2016, Blayney Shire Council has moved to progress the development of Stage 1 of a new Cultural Centre at the Blayney Shire Visitor Information Centre in Adelaide Street. This i ...
Last modified: 27 Apr 2017

Blayney Shire Council

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PO Box 62, Blayney NSW 2799
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