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UNE Sports 1 optimised
Council, UNE, State Government partnership secures Bellevue Oval lighting
Armidale Regional Council has approved funding of $330,000 towards the Bellevue Oval Sports Facility Lighting Project.
NERAM Cladding optimised
NERAM cladding underway
Major work has begun to re-clad the external façade and replace insulation at the New England Regional Art Museum (NERAM) building at a cost of over $315,000.
Maker Kit and NERAM presentation crop
Telstra donation supports library and NERAM
A ‘Maker Party in a Box’ for the Maker Lab at the library and a donation to the New England Regional Art Museum (NERAM) was presented by Telstra today at a morning tea held at the Armidale War Memorial Library.
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$44,000 for Wongwibinda Progress Association to upgrade community hall
The Wongwibinda Progress Association has secured $44,000 from the Stronger Communities Grants program replace the ageing community hall’s walls and windows.
Kempsey Rd optimised
Kempsey Road to undergo $880,000 improvement works
Armidale Regional Council has approved funding of $880,000 towards improvement of a steep section of the Armidale-Kempsey Road.
Fun at Youth Week 2016
Nominations open for the 2017 Armidale Regional Youth Awards
Nominations are open for the Armidale Regional Youth Awards - an initiative of the Armidale Regional Youth Advisory Committee (ARYAC) to inspire, promote and recognize young peoples’ efforts and achievements.
Local Government Week Tour crop
Community invited to tour Council facilities during Local Government Week
The whole community is invited to tour Armidale Regional Council facilities as part of celebrations for Local Government Week 2017.
Ebor Community Group
Ebor Sportsground upgrades completed
Upgrades to the Ebor Sportsground have been completed thanks to funding from Armidale Regional Council and the generous support of the local community.
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Council adopts Disability Action Plan
A plan that details the Armidale region’s path to full inclusion for people with disability was adopted by Armidale Regional Council at its meeting of 28 June 2017.
ADCA 1 crop
Armidale & District Cricket Association secures funding for new synthetic pitches
Armidale Regional Council and the NSW Government have provided a $5,125 grant to Armidale and District Cricket Association (ADCA) for the replacement of the synthetic pitch at Newling Oval 1.

Events

Farming Futures Careers Fair crop
28 Jul 2017
Farming Futures Career's Fair
The Agriculture and Agribusiness focussed Careers Fair held annually by the UNE Farming Futures Committee will be held on the 28th of July from 10am to 2pm. This is a great day for both University students and other students to attend to meet industry representives. Further information will come closer to the event. http://www.une.edu.au/about-une/academic-schools/school-of-environmental-and-rural-science/ers-news-and-events/farming-futures
Sewage Treatment Plant 020
26 Jul 2017
Robb Rural Focus Dinner
16th Annual Robb Rural Focus Black-Tie Dinner. Part of UNE Ag-Week 2017. Theme is "Technology and Innovation in Agriculture" Special Guest Speaker is Sam Trethewey from SproutX speaking on:- "Digital Impact & the Changing Opportunities for Careers in Agriculture" Commences 5.30pm in (old) Robb College Hall at UNE. SproutX is a joint venture between Findex and the National Farmers Federation and is Australia’s first and only Agtech accelerator. SproutX uses best practice commercialisation methodology out of Silicon Valley. It has it’s own Venture Capital fund and suite of partners that include Ruralco, Crowe Horwath, Bosch, MLA and Ridley. Its aim is to build capability and investment in startups and their technology to assist farmers and others in the supply chain to become more efficient. https://une.edu.au/ruralfocus