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Media Release - Aerial weed spraying program delayed due to dry weather conditions
With the exceptionally dry weather conditions being encountered at the moment the start of the Upper Macquarie County Council Autumn Aerial Weed Spraying Program has been delayed.
Council Update
The February Ordinary Meeting of Council will be held in the Chambers, Blayney Shire Community Centre, on Monday 19 February 2018, commencing at 6.00pm. Members of the community are welcome to attend. A copy of the Business Paper is available on Coun ...
General Manager Update
Council’s first meeting for 2018 will be held on Monday, 19 February at 6pm in the Community Centre, Blayney. Members of the public are invited and we welcome everyone to attend. Any ratepayer, resident or business has the opportunity to contribute ...
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Media Release - Blayney Hay Bale Art Challenge 2018
Plans are being devised by local residents, school and community groups to extend the magnificent hay bale artworks throughout the villages of Blayney and Bathurst for this year’s Blayney Hay Bale Art Challenge.
Media Release - Directions issued to landholders not controlling weeds
With the new Biosecurity Act 2015 coming into effect on 1 July 2017, a new landscape for minimising, preventing and eliminating biosecurity risks in NSW has been created, including providing a greater level of teeth to control authorities such as Upp ...
Media Release - Blayney and Villages kick start Healthy Town Challenge 2018
Following on from the success of the Healthy & Happy Wellness Challenge last year, Blayney Shire Council has secured a $15,000 grant to implement strategies to assist people to make healthy choices, keep active and eat well as part of the 2018 NSW He ...
Media Release - Active Kids Program is GO!
Active kids are now eligible for a $100 voucher for their school-enrolled children thanks to the NSW Government’s new Active Kids program. Through the program, parents, carers and guardians across NSW are now able to claim a $100 voucher to put towar ...
Media Release - Integrated weed management
Landholders in the Upper Macquarie County Council local control area are being encouraged to use an integrated approach to weed management.
Media Release - Great news for fixing country roads in the Blayney region
HEAVY vehicle access to major road links in the Blayney region will be improved with nearly $1.5 million being made available for the Browns Creek Road Bridge project. The funding includes a $750,000 contribution by the NSW Government under its Fixin ...
Media Release - Orange region Wine & Food guide 2018/2019 launched
The Orange Region Wine & Food Guide 2018/2019 is launched in readiness for Christmas! Orange Region Tourism has launched the 5th edition of the guide which details local cellar doors, wine trails, wine retailers and farm gates and is key to the regio ...
Community invited to drop in and view safety proposal design for key Blayney intersection
Interested members of the community are invited to drop in and view the plans to improve the Adelaide and Martha Street curve and the Hobbys Yards Road intersection in Blayney.
Media Release - New campaign to save country lives on Bathurst electorate roads
Member for Bathurst Paul Toole today announced the first ever comprehensive road safety education campaign to target regional NSW in an all-out effort to spread the critical message that too many country people are dying on the state’s roads.
Media Release - Active Kids Guidelines Launched
Parents of school children across the Bathurst Electorate are encouraged to take advantage of the $100 ‘Active Kids’ rebate for sporting and fitness related costs launching early next year. Member for Bathurst Paul Toole welcomed the release of the ‘ ...
Media Release - Do you know the right way around? Roundabouts targeted in new education campaign
The launch of a road safety campaign funded by the Roads and Maritime Services and delivered by Bathurst Regional and Blayney Shire Councils as part of their commitment to the Local Government Road Safety Program will be launched Wednesday, 15 Novemb ...
Public notice of Presentation of 2016/17 Financial Statements
The Ordinary meeting to be held Monday 20 November 2017 will include a presentation by the NSW Audit on the 2016/17 Financial Statements. Submissions on the Financial Reports or Auditor Reports may be made in writing and close 27 November 2017.
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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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: 20 Feb 2018

Blayney Shire Council

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