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Date: 18-12-2015

Bland Shire Council General Manager, Ray Smith, has welcomed today’s announcement from the New South Wales State Government to allow Bland Shire Council to stand alone.

NSW Premier Mike Baird today announced that 152 Councils across the state will be slashed to 112 with the number of... Read more.

Date: 17-12-2015

The West Wyalong Sports Stadium refurbishment took a significant step forward on Tuesday night when Bland Shire Council formally resolved to call for tenders for construction.

After six expressions of interest were received for the provision of construction services, Council will invite... Read more.

Date: 17-12-2015

Bland Shire Council has resisted a push to apply for a special rate variation to fund increased maintenance on local roads.

After an extensive consultation process in which the community indicated its objection to an initial proposal to increase rates by 10 per cent above rate pegging per... Read more.

Date: 17-12-2015

The efficiency and effectiveness of Bland Shire Council’s engineering services is equal to or better than surrounding and similar Councils, according to an independent report by Jeff Roorda and Associates.

Council recently commissioned Jeff Roorda and Associates to undertake a review of... Read more.

Date: 04-12-2015

International Disability Day

Sarah Gillett shared her plans to establish a Riding for the Disabled Centre in West Wyalong during local International Day of People with Disability celebrations at Café Peckish this morning... Read more.

Date: 20-11-2015

Time is running out to submit a nomination for the 2016 Bland Shire Australia Day awards.

Nominations close this Friday for Bland Shire Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, Community Group of the Year, Community Event of the Year, Achievement in Sport and Contribution to Sport... Read more.

Date: 20-11-2015

The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) is requesting farmers in the Bland and Temora Local Government Areas (Bland Temora Zone), cease harvesting activities by 1100am on Friday 20th November 2015 due to the increased risk of fire.

Superintendent Steve Holden said farmers in... Read more.

Date: 12-11-2015

Bland Shire Council will argue that forced Council amalgamations in rural areas will have a devastating effect on the viability of towns such as West Wyalong and perpetuate the decline of rural New South Wales.

An extraordinary meeting of Bland Shire Council on Tuesday night unanimously... Read more.

Date: 22-10-2015

The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) assessment of the Fit for the Future submissions from New South Wales Councils was released by the State Government on Tuesday.

Bland Shire Council is among the 63 per cent of the Council improvement proposals received which were... Read more.

Date: 22-10-2015

Bland Shire Council is inviting nominations for the 2016 Australian Day awards.

Nominations are now open across all six categories, including Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, Community Group of the Year, Community Event of the Year, Achievement in Sport and Contribution to... Read more.


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