Tingha township
Tingha community poll on boundary amendment
Armidale Regional Council will next month conduct a final round of community consultation about the proposal to transfer Tingha and surrounding properties into the Inverell local government area. All residents and owners of property in the affected area will be surveyed, before the proposal is considered by the new Armidale council
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Year of consolidation ahead for Council
Council’s strategic documents that outline the projects, programs and initiatives Council will deliver over the next three years, including how Council will achieve this financially and with what resources, are now on Public Exhibition until 18 June 2018.
Waste 2018 conference - James speak wide
Armidale’s strong message at waste conference
The head of Council’s waste management, James Turnell, has flown the flag for local government at a major conference about the waste and recycling issues confronting the nation.
slab pour
Major step for new Guyra SES headquarters
A new home for the Guyra State Emergency Service moved a step closer this week, as contractors finished laying a concrete base for a bigger headquarters.
Sophie school visit
Sophie brings rhyme and reason for kids
Bookings are now open for poetry writing workshops for kids being held at the Armidale and Guyra libraries in June and July, inspiring young people to write, illustrate and decorate their own poems. Award-winning local author Sophie Masson will hold the workshops, using her new poetry book, A Boat of Stars, to inspire children aged 6 to 12.
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The 23 May Ordinary Council Meeting is now live
The video live stream is now streaming through Council's Youtube channel
2018 award winners
Homework service a study in great volunteering
A homework assistance service for people from non-English speaking backgrounds has received a top award at yesterday’s 2018 New England Volunteer Awards.
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Property auction a last resort for unpaid rates
Council will put almost 60 properties up for auction on Friday 14 September 2018 to recover unpaid rates.
water tap
Water mains flushing complete in Guyra
Flushing of water mains concluded last week in Guyra in conjunction with the installation of new valves in south Guyra to improve operational flexibility.
Mayor addresses Kolora opening
Big community celebration at Kolora opening
A full house has celebrated yesterday’s official opening of the new Kolora Aged Care facility in Guyra.


Regional unis strategic planning
28 May 2018
Presentation on strategic planning for regional universities
A presentation by the Chief Planner for the Department of Planning and Environment, Gary White, on strategic planning around regional universities. All interested members of the community are invited to attend the presentation, at the University of New England’s Natural Resources Lecture Theatre EM1 (W055) from noon. The presentation will explore the global forces changing our world and how our cities, settlements, communities and universities are reshaping and repositioning in response to the challenges and opportunities of change. The NSW planning system is examined as a method to manage this change. For enquiries, contact Francesca in the UNE’s Events and Protocol Office on 6773 5049 or,chief-planner-for-the-department-of-planning-and-environment
UNE Chamber Ensemble text
31 May 2018
UNE Chamber Ensembles Free Concert T
UNE Chamber Ensembles Free Concert at LCR, Austin College, UNE Thursday 31 May 2018 at 6pm String, Wind, SATB Vocal Ensembles and the UNE Three Tenors Enquires: Andrea Gledhill 0429 362 874