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$1.15m bridge a concrete example of Cabonne working with its communities

Wednesday 15 August 2018

A new $1.15 million bridge, officially opened today, will stand as a concrete example of the long-standing partnership between Cabonne Council and the Cumnock community.
The new bridge over Hillans Creek on the Eurimbla Road was officially opened by Cabonne Mayor Kevin Beatty and will greatly enhance the safety of drivers travelling between Cumnock and the Mitchell Highway.
The bridge was constructed by the Council entirely from its own funds, without the need for federal or State Government grants. It replaces a narrow concrete bridge built in 1928 – one that had well and...

Mount Canobolas access roads to be reopened

Wednesday 15 August 2018

Access roads to Mount Canobolas will be reopened this afternoon (Wednesday 15 August 2018) after being closed by ice for several days.
An inspection today deemed the roads to be safe enough to be reopened to traffic.

 

Ice keeps Mount Canobolas access roads closed

Tuesday 14 August 2018

Access roads to Mount Canobolas remain closed by ice.
A further inspection will be conducted tomorrow morning (Wednesday 15 August 2018) to determine whether the roads are safe enough to be reopened to traffic.

 

 

Mount Canobolas access roads may be closed if snow showers eventuate

Friday 10 August 2018

Access roads to Mount Canobolas may be closed this weekend if snow showers predicted for Sunday eventuate.
Cabonne Council will close boom gates on the roads if it considers snow and ice will make the roads dangerous. This measure is to help ensure motorists are not at risk of an accident or being stranded on the mountain.
The priority is the safety of road users. It will endeavour to open the roads should conditions allow it. However, if snow or ice make conditions dangerous, the boom gates on the access roads will remain closed.
Drivers are reminded it is an offence to...

Bulky waste clean-up to begin next week

Wednesday 8 August 2018

A bulky waste clean-up will begin next week for all properties in Cabonne Shire that receive a weekly garbage and fortnightly recycling services.
The clean-up will be conducted from 13-24 August 2018, however residents are asked to put out any items this weekend. All items should be placed neatly next to the edge of the kerb at your normal weekly collection point, without blocking the footpath.
Asbestos, fibro, insulation batts, trade and industrial waste, cement bags, sawdust, motor vehicle parts, tyres, paints, solvents, chemicals, cleaners and unwanted medicines are among...

Mount Canobolas access roads reopened

Tuesday 7 August 2018

Access roads to Mount Canobolas have been reopened after previously being closed by snow and ice.
Following an inspection this afternoon (Tuesday 7 August 2018), Cabonne Council staff deemed the roads safe enough to be reopened to traffic.

 

Mount Canobolas access roads closed by snow and ice

Tuesday 7 August 2018

Access roads to Mount Canobolas have been closed by snow and ice.
Boom gates were closed this morning (Tuesday 7 August 2018) and Cabonne Council staff will conduct an inspection this afternoon to determine whether the roads can be reopened.
The roads have been closed to help ensure motorists are not at risk of an accident or being stranded on the mountain.
Cabonne Council’s priority is the safety of road users. It will endeavour to open the roads should conditions allow it. However, if snow or ice make conditions dangerous, the boom gates on the access roads will remain...

Businesses urged to complete drought survey

Monday 6 August 2018

To better understand how business across NSW is being impacted by the drought, the NSW Business Chamber is conducting a survey.

Information from the survey will help the Chamber better advocate for action on behalf of country businesses.

Cabonne businesses may take part in the survey by clicking here.

 

 

Cabonne businesses shine at regional tourism awards

Thursday 2 August 2018

Cabonne Mayor Kevin Beatty has described the Country and Outback Regional Tourism Awards as an amazing acknowledgement of tourism in Cabonne after its four finalists received three gold awards and a silver.
Cr Beatty congratulated Lakeview Luxury Apartments near Mount Canobolas, Heifer Station Wines at Borenore and the Age of Fishes Museum at Canowindra, who all won gold, and the Canowindra International Balloon Challenge which received a silver award.
“To have four finalists in the awards was a tremendous recognition of tourism in Cabonne, but to have all four do so well was...

School visits to highlight Local Government Week

Wednesday 25 July 2018

Cabonne councillors and senior staff will visit three primary schools next week as part of a shire tour to mark Local Government Week 2018.
Pupils will be given the opportunity to ask questions of councillors when they attend Yeoval Central School and Manildra and Cumnock Public Schools next Tuesday (31 July 2018).
Council representatives will also inspect recently completed projects and those that are under way at Manildra, Cumnock and Yeoval, as well as visiting sites of proposed works in the three villages.
Cabonne Mayor Kevin Beatty said the Council had developed a...

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