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Henry Parkes Way re-opened

Thursday 23 March 2017

Henry Parkes Way has been re-opened to all traffic after being closed due to flooding near Parkes earlier today (Thursday 23 March 2017).

 

Henry Parkes Way may be re-opened between 5pm and 7pm

Thursday 23 March 2017

Henry Parkes Way which links Cabonne and Parkes Shires may re-open between 5pm and 7pm tonight (Thursday 23 March 2017) after being closed earlier today due to flooding approximately 10 kilometres from Parkes.

In the meantime, road diversions are in place at Manildra, as well as the Monument at the intersection of The Escort Way and Henry Parkes Way near Cudal.

Heavy vehicles only are permitted to travel with caution on the road at this stage until it is re-opened.

Henry Parkes Way still closed due to flooding

Thursday 23 March 2017

Henry Parkes Way which links Cabonne and Parkes Shires has been closed due to flooding approximately 10 kilometres from Parkes.

Road closures are in place at the Monument at theintersection of The Escort Way and Henry Parkes Way near Cudal and at Manildra.

Heavy vehicles only will be permitted to travel with caution on the road at this stage.

Escort Way may remain closed until 9pm

Thursday 23 March 2017

A section of Escort Way west of Orange could remain closed until at least 9pm following a serious motor vehicle accident earlier today (Thursday 23 March 2017).

Motorists travelling east towards Orange are being diverted along Peabody Road and through Molong, while those travelling west are being directed towards Molong and along Peabody Road to join up with the Escort Way.

Immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed

Thursday 23 March 2017

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in NSW and the ACT.

The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Keep clear of fallen power lines.
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
* Don't walk, ride your bike or drive through flood water.
* For emergency help in floods and storms, ring the SES (NSW and ACT) on 132 500.

Warnings are also available through TV and Radio...

Accident closes part of Escort Way

Thursday 23 March 2017

A section of Escort Way west of Orange could remain closed for several hours following a serious motor vehicle accident earlier today (Thursday 23 March 2017).

Motorists travelling east towards Orange are being diverted along Peabody Road and through Molong, while those travelling west are being directed towards Molong and along Peabody Road to join up with the Escort Way.

 

Henry Parkes Way closed due to flooding

Thursday 23 March 2017

Henry Parkes Way which links Cabonne and Parkes Shires has been closed due to flooding approximately 10 kilometres from Parkes.

Road closures are in place at the Monument at theintersection of The Escort Way and Henry Parkes Way near Cudal and at Manildra.

Heavy vehicles only will be permitted to travel with caution on the road at this stage.

 

Yeoval top of international visitors' wish list

Wednesday 22 March 2017

Forget the Barrier Reef, Kakadu, Uluru or Bondi beach. When it came to Australian destinations, Yeoval was top of the list for a group of international tourists earlier this month.
And you can understand why when the visitors hailed from Yeovil in England.
In Australia as part of a friendship exchange through Rotary International, the group was hosted by Rotarians from the Orange region.
They couldn’t resist the opportunity to experience the Australian Yeoval and the hospitality of a few locals, including Beryl Blatch and Heather Johnson.
While their charming...

Fish Fossil Drive re-opened

Wednesday 22 March 2017

Fish Fossil Drive near canowindra has been re-opened following an inspection by Cabonne Council staff at 7am this morning.

The road was closed between warraderry Way and nagar Road yesterday evening due to water over the road.

 

Gumble Road re-opened

Tuesday 21 March 2017

Gumble Road has been re-opened to all traffic after trees, which fell across the road in three locations this afternoon (Tuesday 21 March 2017) were cleared this evening by Cabonne Council crews.

 

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