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Guyra fuel tank removal underway
Contractors began work this week to remove disused fuel tanks beneath the Guyra main street, to allow an upgrade of the town’s central business district to proceed.
ARDi launch with Adam Simon and Libby
Driverless vehicle cruises into Armidale for Australia-first trial
Students at the University of New England in Armidale will become the first in NSW to get to class in a driverless vehicle, along the longest route for this kind of transport in Australia so far.
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Waste collection information for Tingha residents
Due to the Tingha Plateau Fire residential kerbside waste collection services have been interrupted and the Tingha Landfill is closed.
Tingha Bush Fires
Health warning issued for Tingha fire clean-up
Tingha residents are being urged not to begin a major clean-up of properties affected by this week’s bushfire, because of concerns about possible contaminants, including asbestos. A recovery crew will be deployed into the impacted area, to conduct appropriate analysis of materials and ensure collection and disposal is done correctly and safely.
Tingha Bush Fires
ARC assisting RFS in Tingha Plateau zone
Armidale Regional Council is assisting in the ongoing management of the Tingha Plateau Fire under supervision from the NSW Rural Fire Service.
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It’s official Tingha is on the move to Inverell
Residents of the rural community of Tingha have reached a significant milestone in their history with today’s announcement by Member for Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall that Tingha will be part of the Inverell Shire from July 1 2019.
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Guyra water main repaired
A burst water main supplying Guyra has been repaired and supplies in the town’s reservoir are being replenished. However, residents and businesses are being encouraged to restrict their town water consumption to essential requirements for today, to allow levels in the reservoir to be restored.
Tap water black and white
Burst main sparks call for minimised water use
Guyra residents and businesses are urged to minimise their use of town water while Council staff undertake urgent repairs to a major water pipeline
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Autumn Festival embraces name change
The New England Festival - previously known as the Armidale Autumn Festival - has undergone a name change to better embrace the whole region.
Art of Ageing exhibition –Postcard-Benny cropped more
Unlikely seniors exhibit challenging behaviours
A digital exhibition challenging preconceptions about ageing will go on display at Armidale Regional War Memorial Library and the LT Starr Memorial Library Guyra from 13-24 February.

Events

Northern Tablelands Orienteering club logo
20 Feb 2019
Orienteering
The third of four street/park events on Wednesday evenings during February. • It’s part fun run, part treasure hunt, part amazing race. • Bring the family, bring a buddy, or go solo. Go at your own pace. • Beginners are always welcome and receive basic coaching as part of the entry fee. Start any time between 4pm and 6pm. Meet at the north end of Taylor Street near Bruce Browning Oval. https://ntoc.asn.au/
New England Visions 2030
20 Feb 2019
New England Visions 2030
A Speaker and Q&A program exploring major issues influencing the future of our wider region. Carolyn Lasker has been appointed as the first principal of our new ‘future’ school – Armidale Secondary College - which will consolidate Duval HS and Armidale HS into a single modern state of the art secondary school to service both Armidale and the wider region. Carolyn is a graduate of UNE with strong experience in Educational Leadership. Ms Lasker will outline her New England Vision 2030 for the future of secondary education in the region and beyond. Followed by a Q&A session – prepared questions only. Questions should relate to educational issues looking forward.