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Buskers & Comedy Festival returning to Armidale
The Stars of the Coffs Harbour International Buskers and Comedy Festival are returning to Armidale’s Beardy Street Mall during the School Holidays for a day of fabulous fun on Tuesday 27 September.
Bus to provide regular access to the Guyra shopping precinct
A bus to take Guyra residents into the shopping precinct on Bradley Street in Guyra is now available through the Guyra Home Support Services.
Have your say - proposed Special Rate Variation
Council has resolved to seek community input on a proposal to apply for a permanent rate increase. Have your say today.
Colourful new planting in time for Spring
A range of forms and a variety of colour are the intended objective for new garden beds in the Guyra main street and marks the conclusion of the beautification of Bradley Street for now.
Australian Transport Museum Regional Planning Panel DA approval
The Australian Transport Museum Limited is one step closer to realising a long held dream of a museum to showcase the region’s transportation heritage with the Northern Regional Planning Panel (NRPP) approving the development in July.
$5.9 million community benefit contribution with Oxley Solar Farm
Councillors unanimously endorsed an agreement with Oxley Solar Farm, a 225 MW solar farm proposed east of Armidale, for them to make a community benefit contribution of around $5.9 million.
Consultation commences for proposed 50% increase to land rates
ARC is seeking community input on a proposal to apply to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) for a permanent Special Rate Variation of around 50% over three years.
Community collaboration project officially open for trading
A new street library has come to fruition at Guyra’s popular camping grounds, Mother of Ducks Lagoon, thanks to a community collaboration project between Armidale Regional Libraries and Guyra Men’s Shed Inc.
Council appoints new Chief Officer – Corporate and Community
Armidale Regional Council’s Manager Communications and Marketing Darren Schaefer has been appointed as the new Chief Officer Corporate and Community to join Council’s senior leadership team and help guide the organisation on its change journey.
Dangarsleigh Hall to celebrate 125 years
A largely unknown fact of the Hillgrove connection to the historic Dangarsleigh Hall is being recognised with a 125 year celebration event on Saturday 20 August from 11.30am.