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Tallowwood Point Bridge Closure Update Promised Land Road, Gleniffer

Wednesday 30 October 2019

Bellingen Shire Council advises that the Tallowwood Point Bridge, Promised Land Road, Gleniffer, will remain closed as investigations continue regarding the load rating and structural assessment of the Tallowwood Point Bridge.

Council Supports Kalang Headwaters Conservation

Thursday 24 October 2019

Bellingen Shire Council has voted to support the Headwaters Nature Reserve Proposal, which aims to protect the health of the Kalang and Bellinger Rivers and its iconic forests by preventing industrial logging in the headwaters of the Kalang River and remaining areas of the Bellinger River not yet protected in National Park or...

Bellingen Shire Benefits from Koala Conservation

Thursday 24 October 2019

Our Shire will benefit from Koala conservation efforts now that Council has approved the Great Koala National Park (GKNP) to operate Council’s Urunga Visitor Centre.

Bellingen Shire Council Mayor, Cr Dominic King said the decision to approve the lease arrangement was the right one to make.

State Offers Free Solar Systems

Thursday 24 October 2019

Up to 3,000 low income households across New South Wales will be offered a free rooftop solar system and installation worth $4,000 thanks to a NSW Government funded trial that will also see participants shave more than $300 a year of their energy bills.

Local Signs Win National Award

Thursday 24 October 2019

Our Gleniffer Reserves are renowned for their natural beauty and now the Reserve’s suite of interpretive signage has just been announced as the winner of the coveted 2019 Interpretation Australia Award for Excellence Project between $15,000-$50,000 Category.

Council Seeks Community Support to Fix its Country Roads

Thursday 24 October 2019

Bellingen Shire Council is seeking community support as part of an application to the State Government to upgrade three of its local roads.

Under the current Fixing Country Roads Program, Council will submit applications for funding for the following three roads:

Bellingen Mayor Secures Seat on State Board

Thursday 24 October 2019

Bellingen Shire Council Mayor, Cr Dominic King’s regional collaboration and advocacy efforts have secured him a seat on the Board of Local Government NSW (LGNSW), a peak organisation representing the interests of NSW councils.

Council’s Customer Service Wins Award Again

Thursday 24 October 2019

Bellingen Shire Council’s Customer & Business Services Team have taken out the 2019 National Local Government Customer Service Network Awards’ Customer Service Team of the Year Category.

Bellingen reaches the pinnacle of Local Government Achievement

Thursday 24 October 2019

Belligen Shire Council has received one of the greatest accolades a New South Wales Council can achieve by being shortlisted as one of three finalists in the Regional Category of the recent 2019 Local Government NSW A. R. Bluett Memorial Awards.

Draft Signage Strategy – Have your say

Wednesday 16 October 2019

Council is inviting all members of the community to ‘have your say’ on the Draft Signage Strategy until Monday 11 November.

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