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Media Release - Council supports sale of Inala Units to preferred tenderer, Housing Plus
Following an extensive Expression of Interest and formal tender process, Blayney Shire Council has approved entering into negotiations with the view to a Sale Contract being agreed upon for Inala Units with the preferred tenderer, Housing Plus.
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Media Release - Planet Ark – School Tree Day
Students from around Blayney Shire will be leaving their desks and heading outside to green their sports ground and connect with nature for Planet Ark’s Schools Tree Day on Friday 28 July at Dakers Oval, end of Ogilvy Street, Blayney.
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Council Update
Local and regional businesses are invited to come along to the Blayney Shire Community Centre for two exciting new workshops delivered by the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science and FIAL (Food Innovation Australia Limited) in partnership w ...
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General Manager Update
Blayney Shire Council elections are on Saturday 9 September 2017. A guide for candidates, Stand for your community, and other candidate diversity resources have been updated by the Office of Local Government (OLG) to assist prospective candidates in ...
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Media Release - Back to school – Safety around buses
With a new school term starting next week, Blayney Shire Council, Road Safety Officer, Ms Iris Dorsett, is sending a timely reminder to motorists to refresh education on Safety Around School Buses.
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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 ...
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Media Release - Free Child Restraint Fitting Day a success
A call to action to encourage Blayney Shire parents and carers of young children to get their child restraint fittings checked has proved successful. Road Safety Officer, Iris Dorsett, with the assistance of Authorised Restraint Fitter Michael Baker, ...
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Media Release - Multi-level government funding critical for local road safety
Blayney Shire Council Mayor, Scott Ferguson and Director of Infrastructure Services, Grant Baker recently attended a meeting between Local Government representatives, public works engineers and top NSW Government officials.
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Media Release - New CSU Engineering Cadet joins Council
Blayney Shire Council provided a warm welcome to its newest team member, Charles Sturt University (CSU) Engineering Cadet, Joel Cummings who today commenced his first year on the job training with Council.
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Warning about Icy Conditions
Roads and Maritime Services has issued a reminder for motorists to take care driving during the winter months. Winter weather is unpredictable and there can be sudden drops in temperature that mean road conditions can change quickly and driving on i ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - $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 - 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 - 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: 24 Jul 2017

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