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Date: 27-05-2016

Bland Shire Council has provided a financial injection of more than $20,000 directly into local business through the provision of five Business Assistance grants.

Council’s May meeting approved business assistance funding for The Dentists of West Wyalong, Whispering Pines, Beauty Off Main... Read more.

Date: 27-05-2016

A new report from the NRMA has identified a funding shortfall of $1.7 billion to bring New South Wales roads up to standard.

The NRMA “Funding Local Roads” Report identifies the disadvantages faced by small rural Councils with a large geographic area such as Bland Shire and calls for... Read more.

Date: 27-05-2016

Bland Shire Council is a regional leader in companion animal control with an outstanding long term record in animal welfare and rehousing.

However, with the numbers of cats and dogs in the Bland Shire pound who were surrendered, dumped or seized once again on the rise, Council is... Read more.

Date: 16-05-2016

Bland Shire Council has projected savings of close to $1 million in its draft 2016-2017 Operational Plan and budget.

The draft budget builds on similar projected savings in the current financial year and meets the first major financial benchmark set out in Council’s Fit for the Future... Read more.

Date: 17-03-2016

Bland Shire Council held its March monthly meeting at the Bland Shire Council Chambers on Tuesday 15 March.

A summary of the matters discussed, and resolutions made (in order of discussion), is below –

Council is on track to meet the targets and objectives set out in its 2015-2016... Read more.

Date: 16-03-2016

The last living Vietnam veteran to be awarded a Victoria Cross (VC) will be a special guest at the official unveiling of the Reg Rattey VC Memorial in West Wyalong on Saturday 9 April.

Keith Payne VC and his wife Flo Payne will be joined by other military representatives, members of the... Read more.

Date: 04-03-2016

Fred Smith

Acclaimed songwriter, performer and former Australian diplomat in Afghanistan, Fred Smith, will bring his show Dust of Uruzgan to the Wyalong Hall on Friday night 8 April... Read more.

Date: 04-03-2016

West Wyalong Medical Centre

The West Wyalong Medical Centre is the first to benefit from Bland Shire Council’s recently created Economic Development Fund.

The Medical Centre will receive a grant of $40,000 from... Read more.

Date: 05-02-2016

Bland Shire Mayor, Neil Pokoney, believes the upcoming inaugural West Wyalong Gold triathlon has the potential to become a marquee annual regional event.

Bland Shire Council will host the West Wyalong Gold Triathlon at Holland Park on Sunday 3 April and Mayor Pokoney believes West Wyalong... Read more.

Date: 27-01-2016

The Bland Shire has crowned its youngest ever Citizen of the Year.

The announcement of 28 year-old Todd Pereira as the 2016 Citizen of the Year drew a huge cheer from a large patriotic crowd of more than 600 people at the annual Bland Shire Australia Day breakfast held in McCann Park... Read more.

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