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20 February, 2023 Financial Assistance At a Gunnedah Shire Council meeting last week, Council resolved to provide financial assistance to a number of community events and groups, pending feedback from public exhibitions. Council endorsed the following recommendations: $2,256 of in-kind support for the Gunnedah Show Society’s Country Music Muster on March 21-26; In-kind support for the hire fee for Gunnedah Multiple Sclerosis’s recent annual Christmas Fair; and A contribution of $5,000 for operational costs and…
17 February, 2023 Gunnedah’s Weeks of Speed will be a race to the finish line with a heart-stopping line-up of events from March 4-26 March. From the Mount Porcupine Hill Climb to the NSW Whipcracking Titles, speedway racing, Show ‘n’ Shine, and pig races, Weeks of Speed 2023 has something for everyone in one action-packed month. The festival will kick off on Saturday, 4 March with the official opening and Community Street Parade in Conadilly…
17 February, 2023 Two businesses will get a helping hand with new initiatives, thanks to the latest round of Gunnedah Shire Council’s Business Partner Program. Council this week approved two applications recommended by the Business Partner Program Advisory Group: $7000 for the Campervan and Motorhome Club of Australia towards drainage and works at the CMCA RV Park; and $3000 for Li’l Achievers Early Learning Centre towards renovations to allow a before and after-school education centre…
16 February, 2023 Land values in Gunnedah Shire have increased more than 76% over the past three years, according to valuations recently released by the NSW Valuer-General. Gunnedah Shire General Manager Eric Groth said the Valuer-General’s office had informed Gunnedah Shire Council the total land value for properties across the Shire was more than $3.5 billion at November 2022. “That is an increase of 76.7% compared to the current total land value of $2.02 billion…
6 February, 2023 Gunnedah Shire businesses with a fresh idea are encouraged to apply for Round 3 of the Business Partner Program. The Business Partner Program is a Gunnedah Shire Council initiative that has helped hundreds of local businesses over the years with grants to encourage business growth and innovation, and to support employment. Chair of the Business Partner Advisory Group Cr Ann Luke said the program was a great opportunity for Gunnedah Shire businesses.…
2 February, 2023 School has started for 2023 and Gunnedah Shire Council is reminding drivers to help keep our kids safe on their way to and from school. Gunnedah Shire Council Regulatory Services Coordinator Wade Berryman said there was no better time for motorists to review their driving habits than the start of the school year. “The start of school can be frantic, with little ones navigating their first days and lots of new students…
February 1, 2023 Gunnedah Shire Council has welcomed the announcement $2,679,377 has been allocated for 1470km of the Shire’s road network through the Regional and Local Roads Repair Program. The NSW Government today announced funding of just under $11 million for the Gunnedah, Tamworth and Liverpool Plains shires as part of the $500 million program. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey said the funding was vital following the repeated flooding in 2022. “Our share of the…
February 1, 2023 Sixteen young Gunnedah people are on their way to exciting new careers with the help of a Gunnedah Community Scholarship. The Gunnedah Community Scholarship Fund is a partnership between Gunnedah Shire Council and the Gunnedah Shire community that provides scholarships for students starting on their tertiary education journey. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey said it was important to provide support for young members of the community as they started this exciting step.…
31 January, 2023 As Gunnedah Shire eases into a new year, it’s the ideal time to remind residents about correct recycling practices and ways to reduce waste and improve recycling at home, in the workplace, at school and in our community. In May 2022, Gunnedah Shire Council inspected recycling bins across the Shire to assist residents in understanding which items could and could not be recycled, and to enable Council to provide targeted waste education…
30 January, 2023 Comedians Mandy Nolan and Ellen Briggs are bringing a barrel of laughs to The Civic Theatre on Saturday, 4 February. The dynamite duo was deterred by flooding in November, but now they’re bringing their stand-up show Women Like Us back to Gunnedah for the first time since 2021. Nolan and Briggs grew up in country towns and have 40 years of stage time and seven children between them. Come along for a…