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Date: 17-11-2017

All parents want their children to be as safe as possible in the car; however a lot of confusion exists as to the type of child restraint to use initially, and at what age or size to progress to the next stage of restraint.  

Research by the Child Restraint Evaluation Program (CREP) shows... Read more.

Date: 27-10-2017

Bland Shire Mayor Tony Lord is hoping for a record number of nominations for the 2018 Bland Shire Australia Day awards.

Nominations for the Bland Shire’s most prestigious community awards are open until Friday 1 December across six categories - Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the... Read more.

Date: 09-10-2017

More than 100 members of the Sydney Ulysses Club will participate in the official declaration of West Wyalong as a motorcycle friendly town at the West Wyalong markets on Saturday morning.

 An initiative of Council’s newly formed Community Reference Group, West Wyalong will become one of... Read more.

Date: 09-10-2017

Bland Shire Council will host a meet the candidates forum in West Wyalong on Monday night ahead of the upcoming by-election for the state seat of Cootamundra.

Local residents and voters from across the electorate will have the opportunity to hear from each of the candidates and quiz them... Read more.

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.


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