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Library supports knitters as they create blankets to share love and warmth
The Armidale knitting group meets every Monday and Friday morning at the Armidale War Memorial Library morning between 10 and 12 - for good companionship and for a good cause.
Grandparents Day 2017
Armidale Regional Council celebrates 2017 NSW Grandparents Day
Local grandparents, seniors and families are encouraged to connect across the generations this NSW Grandparents Day.
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Flying Foxes
A number of small colonies of flying foxes have flown into Armidale in search of food.
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Keen to clear your clutter? Register for the national Garage Sale Trail
Maximise your chances to clear clutter by joining an estimated 350,000+ households, community groups, charities, local businesses and schools across the country registering to be a part of the national Garage Sale Trail 2017.
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Council advises road users to take care on Kempsey Road
Armidale Regional Council advises that road users traveling on some sections of the Kempsey Road should take care and drive to conditions.
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Economic Development Officer available for consultation in Guyra
Armidale Regional Council is encouraging the community to share their ideas for economic development in the region by making time to meet with Greg Lawrence, Council’s Service Leader - Economic Development and Marketing.
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Guyra Preschool childcare worker in national rugby competition
Guyra Preschool’s Bea Roberts is currently dividing her time between her employment at the preschool and competing in the inaugural Aon National Sevens University Series 2017.
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Load limits to be imposed on four local bridges
Armidale Regional Council advises that load limits will be imposed on four local timber bridges following external advice concerning their capacity to carry vehicles with heavy loads.
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Council elects new Mayor and Deputy Mayor
Armidale Regional Council has elected its Mayor and Deputy Mayor for the next two years. Councillor Simon Murray was elected Mayor. Councillor Dorothy Robinson has been elected to the position of Deputy Mayor.
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Watch a Live Stream of the 27-9-17 Council Meeting here
Watch the video here - live streaming

Events

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18 Oct 2017
Oorala Art Exhibition
An Exhibition of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Open Daily: Mon - Fri from 9am - 5pm In celebration of Oorala’s 30th anniversary, we have invited Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists from communities across our region to be part of a 3 week exhibition at the Oorala Aboriginal Centre, UNE Armidale. Take this opportunity to view the paintings, photographs, weavings and sculptures this very special event. Included in the exhibition will be artefacts from Earl Page College and three bark paintings from the Milingimbi Island, Arnhem Land, which date back to the 1960s and were recently added to the Oorala Collection. These works by Tom Dwala, Samuel Lipunda and Djunmal are considered to be very fine examples of these highly respected Arnhem Land artists. We invite you to Celebrate 30 Years with us at the Oorala Aboriginal Centre, Booloomimbah Dr, UNE and experience this unique exhibition. https://www.une.edu.au/info-for/indigenous-matters/oorala/news-and-events/oorala-30th-anniversary/oorala-art-exhibition
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18 Oct 2017
30th Anniversary of the Oorala Aboriginal Centre
The 30th Anniversary of the Oorala Aboriginal Centre is an important event in the life of UNE. This will be celebrated across the UNE campus & Armidale during October /November 2017 with a number of events. Please join us on the 31st October and be part of our major event, Celebrating 30 Years, an Indigenous Education and Community Open Day at the UNE Campus, to be held in the Ooorala Aboriginal Centre and outdoors on the grounds above Booloomimbah. We are planning a day where the community can experience some of our regions Aboriginal educators, services & artists in a family friendly day of live music and dance performances. There will be an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art exhibition, food and demonstrations alongside markets stalls, workshops, talks, short films, campus tours and kids activities to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Oorala Aboriginal Centre at UNE.