Friday, August 29, 2014

Quirky Creative and Wellness Festival

quirky-email-logoBeginning Saturday 4 October leading into the long weekend and concluding on Saturday 11 October.

It is well know that being creative can enhance your well being. The Quirky Creative & Wellness Festival will provide access to exciting creative experiences with a vast array of creative workshops suitable for all ages and interests. The festival will also incorporate an extensive wellness and mental health awareness program offering workshops, guest speakers, training and seminars. 


Councils Put Case to Roads Minister

With his sights firmly set on grabbing a fair share of the $39.7 million set aside in the 2014/15 NSW Budget to fix country roads, Member for Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall convened a meeting in Parliament yesterday for Gwydir and Inverell Shire Mayors and General Managers to put their proposals forward to Roads and Freight Minister Duncan Gay.

Mr Marshall said he'd already had discussions with both councils about identifying key freight routes which required funding for upgrades to enhance the productivity and efficiency of industry in the region.


Coolatai Sports Hall Receives Much Needed Upgrade

COOLATAI'S Community Sports Hall has undergone an impressive transformation recently with many new improvements, according to Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall.

Mr Marshall was in Coolatai last Friday to inspect the work, carried out with the assistance of a $5,000 NSW Government Community Building Partnership (CBP) grant.


Community Transport Funding Boost Great News For Northern Tablelands

$488,000 increase will allow more than 17,000 extra trips

PEOPLE with disabilities and frail or aged residents in the Northern Tablelands will be able to access increased Community Transport Services through a massive funding boost of more than $488,000, Member for Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall announced today.


Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail Alliance

MBRIA supports an Inland Rail Built to Future Standards

The Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail Alliance (MBIRA) held a meeting in Sydney last Friday to discuss how local government can work together to advocate and assist the development of the Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail. The meeting in Sydney was well attended by Local Government representatives from NSW, Victoria and Queensland.


Gwydir Shire News

Gwydir News

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