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Date: 22-01-2020

Local business could be in for a boost by registering their interest in the Inland Rail project set to enhance 173 kilometres of existing rail corridor between Stockinbingal and Parkes (S2P).
A regional supplier briefing will be held for local businesses on Tuesday 4 February 2020 from 6pm–... Read more.

Date: 24-09-2019

One of the world’s best chainsaw carvers will deliver another exciting and innovative artwork in the Bland Shire from the end of this month.

Bland Shire Council has engaged Melbourne chainsaw maestro Brandon Kroon to create a spectacular wooden sculpture from a tree stump in West Wyalong’... Read more.

Date: 24-09-2019

Bland Shire Mayor Brian Monaghan believes the future is in great hands after meeting with a group of student representatives from West Wyalong High School this week.

As part of Council’s Local Government Week program, Mayor Monaghan and General Manager Ray Smith held a forum this week... Read more.

Date: 24-09-2019

Bland Shire Council has won the prestigious Local Government New South Wales RH Dougherty Award for innovation in special events in recognition of The Big Football project in Ungarie.

In accepting the award alongside Bland Shire Mayor, Brian Monaghan in Sydney last Thursday night, Council... Read more.

Date: 24-09-2019

Welcome rain brought a satisfying end to a spectacular day of community fun and participation at Bland Shire Council’s Bust the Dust event last Saturday.

A stunning fireworks display over West Wyalong’s Main Street to conclude the festivities was immediately followed by a much needed nine... Read more.

Date: 24-09-2019

Bland Shire Council has picked up two major accolades at the New South Wales Local Government Excellence Awards in Sydney.

Bland Shire won the major award for Special Project Initiative (population under 60,000) for the Bring Flavour to Bland campaign and a highly commended in the... Read more.

Date: 24-09-2019

West Wyalong’s famous crooked mile Main Street will transform into a kaleidoscope of colour later this month at the inaugural Evolution Mining Golden Colour Rush.

 Bland Shire Council has partnered with Evolution Cowal to hold the inaugural colour rush – a five kilometre non-timed fun run... Read more.

Date: 24-09-2019

Ben Pettingill went to bed one night as your typical happy, healthy and sporty 16-year-old before his life literally changed overnight.

Ben lost 98 per cent of his eyesight overnight to an incurable rare genetic syndrome – crushing his dreams of being a pilot and playing professional... Read more.

Date: 24-09-2019

An internationally acclaimed The Beatles tribute band will headline Bland Shire’s Bust the Dust festival in West Wyalong later this month.

The “Beatels” will play all of the hits live in West Wyalong’s Main Street on Saturday 29 June as the Bland Shire community comes together for a day... Read more.

Date: 24-09-2019

Bland Shire Council is opening up landfills in West Wyalong, Ungarie and Barmedman for free next weekend.

 Residents across the Shire can clear out their cupboards, clean out the gutters, tidy up the yard, round up those items around the house they no longer need and dump their rubbish... Read more.


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