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Date: 28-09-2017

City of Sydney Town Crier Graham Keating was crowned Australian champion for a record 17th time at the recent Australian Town Crier Championships held in West Wyalong.

An emotional Mr Keating was presented with the prestigious champion of champions title by Bland Shire Mayor, Tony Lord at... Read more.

Date: 28-09-2017

Bland Shire Council is set to introduce new touch screen technology to provide 24 hour access to local tourist information.

Council’s August meeting unanimously resolved to purchase The Datatrax TourismTouchscreen™.

The portable touch screen will be installed at the Bland Shire... Read more.

Date: 28-09-2017

Bland Shire Council has won two state wide awards for its achievements in communication and disability inclusion planning.

Council was announced as the winner of highly commended awards in the highly competitive RH Dougherty Award for Excellence in Communication (population under 30,000)... Read more.

Date: 15-06-2017

Work commenced this week on the Weethalle Silo Art project.

Melbourne based international artist Heesco Khosnaran commenced work on the 31 metre by 21 metre silo canvas on Tuesday utilising a 24 metre telescopic boom lift which has been sponsored by Paul and Jenny Northey from the... Read more.

Date: 08-06-2017

Bland Shire Council will alter its works program to accommodate an increase in dry grading and pot hole repairs on rural roads in 2017-2018.

After receiving feedback from the community through recent roads and community forums as well as the Community Strategic Plan consultation, Council... Read more.

Date: 08-06-2017

Bland Shire Mayor Tony Lord is inviting Bland Shire residents to consider nominating an inspirational local individual, business or group for the NSW/ACT Regional Achievement and Community Awards.

The awards were launched earlier this month to recognise and celebrate the community spirit... Read more.

Date: 02-06-2017

Google

One of the world’s largest technology companies will come to West Wyalong later this month to run a special workshop for local businesses.

Online giant Google has partnered with Bland Shire Council, the NSW Business... Read more.

Date: 02-06-2017

Bland Shire Council has partnered with Evolution Mining to host the 26th Annual National Town Crier Championships in West Wyalong in September.

The Bland Shire will roar to life when the finest, loudest and proudest Town Criers from across the country, led and hosted by the Bland Shire’s... Read more.

Date: 27-04-2017

Bland Shire Council is calling for public comment on its draft 2017-2018 budget which projects an operational surplus (excluding depreciation of $5.21 million) of $3.89 million despite a paper deficit of $1.32 million.

The budget includes proposed capital expenditure of more than $3.6... Read more.

Date: 27-04-2017

Melbourne based artist Heesco Khosnaran has been selected to paint a mural on the Weethalle silos.

Heesco was one of nine artists from across Australia to lodge an expression of interest in the silo art project and was selected by a committee comprising Council and community... Read more.

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