Bland Shire Mayor, Neil Pokoney is buoyed by recent developments surrounding a new copper-gold project near West Wyalong.
Argent Minerals last week announced to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) promising results of an airborne magnetic survey of its West Wyalong Project which... Read more.
July 23, 2014
Barrick Gold today received State Government approval to operate the Cowal gold mine for a further five years until 2024.
The long awaited announcement was welcomed by a relieved Bland Shire Mayor, Neil Pokoney, who said the community can now look... Read more.
The glamorous story of Australian fashion photography is revealed in “Flashback: 160 years of Australian Fashion Photo”, a new travelling display opening at the Bland Shire Library from August 15-29.
Using colourful reproductions, Flashback showcases a number of beautiful and iconic... Read more.
Bland Shire Council last night adopted its 2014-2015 Operational Plan and budget, including the provision of up to $2 million for the refurbishment of the West Wyalong Sports Stadium.
The decision followed a six week community consultation process during which the community indicated... Read more.
The Association of Mining Related Councils (AMRC) is holding its next quarterly meeting this Friday, 9 May. The Bland Shire Council is hosting the meeting in West Wyalong, with the focal issues being Coal Seam Gas (CSG) and Voluntary Planning Agreements (VPAs).
The AMRC has just welcomed... Read more.
A re-enactment of the welcome home celebrations for the first Bland Shire soldier to return from Gallipoli will be held in Wyalong on Saturday, April 26 to celebrate Heritage Week.
... Read more.
NSW Health is urging residents across the state to take extra precautions and protect themselves against mosquitoes following detections of serious mosquito-borne viruses and the recent heavy rains in NSW.
The warning applies to people visiting or living in bush areas in and around Sydney... Read more.