Described as a “champion” of Bland Shire seniors, Margaret Smith received her due recognition in the spotlight when she was announced as the winner of the Bland Shire Seniors Week award.
A near capacity crowd of 220 seniors cheered in unison when a shocked and humbled Mrs Smith was... Read more.
Bland Shire Council has joined forces with the Riverina Institute of TAFE West Wyalong Campus to offer a special introductory session for seniors about computers, email, the internet and social media.
The free session to celebrate Seniors Week will be held at West Wyalong TAFE at 10am on... Read more.
People can learn how to trace their family military history at a special workshop being conducted at the Bland Shire library on Friday, April 4.
The workshop will be conducted by a military family history researcher who will outline the steps to get started and explore relevant websites... Read more.
The Deputy Premier, the Hon. Andrew Stoner and the Minister for Resources and Energy, the Hon. Anthony Roberts addressed the recent quarterly meeting of the Association of Mining Related Councils (AMRC) in Sydney. Key issues covered in the meeting were Resources for Regions, Coal Seam Gas (CSG... Read more.
Bland Shire Council is opening up every Council controlled tip in the Shire for free to celebrate Clean Up Australia Day.
Residents across the Shire can clear out their cupboards, clean out the gutters, tidy up the yard or clean up around their neighbourhood on Sunday, March 2 and dump... Read more.
Bland Shire Council is set to launch a new community health and wellbeing initiative in conjunction with the Heart Foundation.
Heart Foundation Walking Groups will commence in West Wyalong with trial walks set down for next Thursday, February 20 and Thursday, February 27.
... Read more.
A strong show of community support has helped convince the State Government to declare a revised half day public holiday for this year’s annual West Wyalong Show.
The New South Wales Government recently advised Bland Shire Council that its submission for a half day holiday in the West... Read more.
Pedestrian access and safety, general traffic flow and the number of parking spaces will all be increased as part of an upgrade to White Tank Lane and the community car park adjacent to the Bernardi’s Supa IGA supermarket.
Bland Shire Council commenced work on the upgrade on Wednesday (... Read more.
Download the media release below for all the award winners from the Bland Shire Australia Day breakfast.