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Council thanks expert recyclers for their sorting skills
If you’re an expert sorter of recycling on the kerbside in Armidale or Guyra and your black bins are overflowing expect to see a gift courtesy of Armidale Regional Council and Armidale Recycling Services.
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Council supports Armidale Learner Driver Mentor Program
Armidale Regional Council has approved $10,000 funding to Jobs Australia towards the Armidale Learner Driver Mentor Program.
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Completion of Guyra/Tingha roadworks
Armidale Regional Council construction crews have completed the rehabilitation of two sections of the Guyra Tingha Road, improving the safety and stability of this important traffic corridor.
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Harmonised fees and charges now on Public Exhibition
At the Ordinary Council Meeting held on Wednesday 12 April 2017, Armidale Regional Council Administrator Dr Ian Tiley endorsed the Draft 2017-2018 Fees and Charges for Public Exhibition for 28 days from Thursday 13 April, 2017.
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Armidale Regional Council is launching its Instagram account!
To mark the occasion, local amateur photographers are invited to submit photographs of our local government area’s beautiful autumn colours.
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Stronger Communities Fund support for University of the Third Age
Armidale Regional Council’s Stronger Communities Grants program has provided funding support of $50,000 to the University of the Third Age (U3A) in Armidale.
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Armidale and District Historical Society receives Stronger Communities Funding
Armidale Regional Council has approved funding of $3,970 for the Armidale and District Historical Society to publish an index to the journals published by the Society.
Armidale Library
Armidale War Memorial Library is moving to its new location at 182 Rusden Street over the next two weeks.
Time frames for the transition have shifted slightly. If you are a current or potential library user, or if you are just keen to take a look at the new space, please note the new dates.
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Councils to collect NSW Government Fire and Emergency Services Levy
On 1 July 2017, a fairer system for collecting the NSW Government levy that funds fire and emergency services across the state will come into effect.
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Moving a library collection
The challenges of house moving may seem a little less daunting when compared to the massive exercise of relocating a library.

Events

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28 Apr 2017
Wimble's Wayzgoose - Words, text & images
We invite you to take an excursion into the New England region and join us for a celebration of printing and printmaking at the New England Regional Art Museum for our inaugural Wayzgoose event. Join with local and visiting artists, printers, speakers and presenters for a relaxed weekend of events, workshops and activities celebrating all things print! The Wimble’s Wayzgoose weekend (28-30 April 2017) will include a range of activities for everyone ranging from experienced printers through to interested bystanders including: FRIDAY 28 APRIL 2017 – WORDS, TEXT & IMAGES A half-day seminar and talk-fest on the past, present and future of printing, printmaking, design and typography with series of guest speakers including Clint Harvey, Helen Cole, Robert Heather, Benjamin Thorn and others (TBC). Free admission – afternoon tea provided. http://www.neram.com.au/what-is-a-wayzgoose/
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28 Apr 2017
Low Vision Open Day
Quantum RLV will present the latest developments in technology for people with low vision and blindness. Attendees will also have the opportunity to try the new products. Beneficial for people with vision loss/blindness and their families, vision specialists, disability employment agencies, aged care residents and staff, occupational therapists, educators, teachers and rehabilitation specialists. 10:00am – 11:00am Public Low Vision/Blindness presentation featuring the OrCam 11:00am – 2:00pm Low Vision/Blindness Assistive Technology display 9:30am – 3:00pm Personal appointments with a Low Vision consultant To book an appointment call 07 3831 4894 or email info@quantumrlv.com.au