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Vintage Transport Museum
A world class transport museum for the Armidale region will soon be a reality after Armidale Regional Council Administrator Dr Ian Tiley approved the leasing of an area of 5000 sq metres of land within the new airport service centre precinct.
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Lands to be sold to recover outstanding rates
Armidale Regional Council has determined to recover outstanding unpaid rates and or charges totalling $857,380.95c under Section 713 of the Local Government Act 1993.
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Armidale Central Park project underway
Work has commenced to implement the Central Park Plan of Management.
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Armidale War Memorial Library to host the Sydney Writers’ Festival
Armidale War Memorial Library is partnering with the New England Writers’ Centre to host the ‘Sydney Writers' Festival — Live and Local’.
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Armidale Regional Council Logo
We’ve put together this short animation explaining the story behind the development of Council’s new brand and its meaning. We hope this video gives you a better idea of the significance of the mark and how it represents our new unified region.
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New seats a colourful addition to Armidale playgrounds
Armidale Regional Council is installing bright and colourful seats in some of its passive parks around Armidale.
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Draft Disability Inclusion Action Plan on public exhibition
At its extraordinary meeting of 17 May 2017, Armidale Regional Council adopted a recommendation that its draft Disability Inclusion Action Plan (DIAP) be placed on public exhibition for 28 days from 18 May to 15 June 2017.
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Green light for Guyra Main Street upgrade with $2 million Stronger Regions funding boost
Armidale Regional Council will proceed with the major upgrade Guyra’s CBD, approving more than $2 million through the NSW Government’s Stronger Regions Fund to transform the Bradley Street streetscape.
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Aging timber bridges to be replaced thanks to Stronger Communities Fund
A major project worth more than $4 million to replace and upgrade the region’s timber bridges has been supported by the Stronger Regions Assessment Panel and approved by Armidale Regional Council.
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Sewer Vent replacements in Armidale
Armidale Regional Council is undertaking essential works to three Council Sewer Vents within Armidale.

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26 May 2017
Sydney Writers' Festival: Live and Local
Thanks to the sponsorship of the Armidale Regional Council and the New England Writers' Centre, the 2017 Sydney Writers' Festival: Live and Local is to be live-streamed to the Armidale War Memorial Library. For the first time Armidale people have the chance to partipate during the whole weekend of 26–28 May, and hear talks by world-renowned writers. They can even send questions in real time to the speakers in Sydney. Sydney Writers Festival Live and Local – Free streaming of author talks Friday 26th May to Sunday 28th May 2017 at the new Armidale War Memorial Library 182 Rusden St, Armidale. A program of author interviews and panel discussions from the Sydney Writers Festival will be live streamed to our library. Come and watch some of the world’s best writers as they discuss their work, their influences and the world of writing. No bookings are required, and entry is free. http://www.newc.org.au/sydney-writers-festival-mdash-live-and-local.html https://www.swf.org.au/
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26 May 2017
French Film Festival
At the Belgrave Twin Cinema, 137 Dumaresq Street. Time: 6.00pm arrival for 7.00pm commencement. Cost: $15.50 (adult), $13.50 (concession), $11.50 (child); Season Ticket - $70 (adult), $60 (concession). For more information, phone 02 6772 2856. The Country Doctor (Médecin de campagne) - France • Drama • 102 mins• 2015 • M