February 6th, 2020
FLOOD WATCH BULLETIN 2
NSW Coast To The Lower Hunter Issued:
Thursday 6th February 2020 at 12:20pm.
What is happening
MODERATE TO MAJOR FLOODING POSSIBLE FOR THE MID NORTH COAST
Rainfall is expected to increase along the New South Wales Northern coast from Thursday, as a low pressure trough deepens in the area.
January 21st, 2020
Saffin hosts NSW Shadow Minister for Local Government in Lismore, Kyogle
LISMORE MP Janelle Saffin today (Tuesday, January 21) hosts NSW Shadow Minister for Local Government Greg Warren MP for roundtable discussions with Lismore City and Kyogle councils.
Ms Saffin said Mr Warren, who is also NSW Shadow Minister for V
January 21st, 2020
New sandstone safety barriers installed at The Quad
Stylish sandstone barriers that double as seats have replaced the temporary orange crash barriers at the popular Lismore Quad.
The orange barriers were installed as a temporary measure in October after two cars separately jumped the curb and drove across The Quad, L
December 11th, 2019
Wishing Tree for Rappville at Santa’s Wonderland
This year Lismore City Council’s Santa’s Wonderland is giving back to those who have been doing it tough during the recent fires.
“Many families across our region have been hit hard by these devastating bushfires, particularly our neighbours in Rappville where
October 8th, 2019
Lismore Delivering Safer Streets in Our Community
New CCTV Cameras being installed in Lismore CBD will improve safety and lower crime, the Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said.
“Lismore City Council received a $433,000 Federal Government grant to replace the 1998 analog system with 56 new digital cameras to pro
September 27th, 2019
South Lismore flood mitigation works underway
Work on the South Lismore Flood Mitigation Works Project is likely to commence in the next couple of weeks with SEE Civil recently appointed the principal contractor to undertake bulk earthworks.
The $8.2 million project funded by the NSW Government involves diverti
August 13th, 2019
Lismore Recycling centre remains closed; interim waste measures in place
The Lismore Recycling & Recovery Centre in Wyrallah Road, East Lismore, will remain closed until the fire in the compost piles is extinguished and damage to the Materials Recovery Facility is assessed.
The fire, which started on Sunday morni
July 12th, 2019
Asia Pacific accord grows cities through shared innovation
Lismore Mayor Isaac Smith signed an accord with 146 other countries this week that commits local government to sharing innovation to grow cities across the Asia Pacific region.
Councillor Smith met with other heads of local government for the Mayors’ Forum
June 27th, 2019
Lismore News - New shipping container amenities opened at Mortimer Field
A modern and flood-ready new amenities block at Mortimer Field was opened on Wednesday, 26 June by Lismore's Deputy Mayor Elly Bird.
The new amenities block is made from four 12-metre shipping containers and can be easily cleaned following
March 18th, 2019
LISMORE ONE STEP CLOSER TO FLOOD FREE FUTURE
A major effort to reduce the flood risk facing businesses and residents in Lismore has begun with Member for Lismore Thomas George, Nationals Candidate for Lismore Austin Curtin and Lismore City Council (LCC) Mayor Isaac Smith turning the first sod on Lismore’s flood miti
February 26th, 2019
New GM announces financial overhaul for future sustainability
Lismore City Council's new General Manager Shelley Oldham has announced a major overhaul of Council’s finances to ensure the future sustainability of the organisation.
The quarterly budget review statement being reported to an additional ordinary meeti
February 22nd, 2019
Get your jam on with Wild Marmalade at Eat the Street
Fill up your ears as well as your belly at this year’s Eat the Street food festival and head to the Southern Cross University music stage to be entertained all day and late into the evening.
The 2019 Eat the Street music line-up includes performances by the Yout
February 22nd, 2019
Cyclone Oma Prompts Severe Weather Warning
A Severe Weather Warning has been issued by the Bureau of Meteorology for abnormally, high tides, damaging and hazardous surf, and damaging winds covering an area from Tweed Heads, south to Yamba as a result of Cyclone Oma.
Abnormally high tides may cause sea water flooding
January 31st, 2019
East Lismore man fined $3000 for dog attack
An East Lismore man has been fined $3000 and ordered to pay more than $1500 in court costs after his dog attacked an elderly man.
The man was walking in East Lismore last November when he was attacked by the dog and was forced to defend himself with a walking stick.
January 26th, 2019
Well-known event manager and community volunteer Aliison Kelly has been named Lismore’s 2019 Citizen of the Year.
Aliison was one of 10 individuals and groups recognised at the Australia Day Awards ceremony today, where Lismore Mayor Isaac Smith also welcomed 19 new Australian citizens in the annual Australia Day Ci
January 24th, 2019
LARGE SCALE MURAL FOR LISMORE QUADRANGLE SET TO START ON FRIDAY 25TH JANUARY
Renowned street artist Fintan Magee will commence painting a large-scale mural on the Lismore Library this Friday the 25 January.
Fintan was commissioned by the Quadrangle in mid-2018 to paint the mural as a key feature of the 2019 Quadrangl
January 23rd, 2019
Council begs residents to stop dumping on local charities
Lismore City Council is appealing to the community to stop dumping unwanted items outside charity shops. Environmental Compliance Officer Stuart Thomson said the problem was so bad at one CBD location over the Christmas break that motorists could not drive alon
January 22nd, 2019
Election rules – signage and candidate support
Lismore City Council is appealing to the community and election candidates to be aware of the regulations regarding election signage in the lead-up to the 2019 state and federal elections.
Council is asking people to do the right thing to avoi
November 28th, 2018
Lismore Library wins award for light-hearted efforts
Lismore Library has won a NSW Public Library Association Award for its involvement and efforts to enhance and promote the Lismore Lantern Parade.
Lismore Library won the ‘Innovation in Outreach Services’ award for areas with a population of 30,000 to 100,000
November 27th, 2018
Lismore Regional Gallery wins for Lismore Regional Gallery and Lismore Quadrangle at the 2018 IMAGinE awards
Museums & Galleries of NSW has announced the winners of the 2018 IMAGinE awards.
Lismore Regional Gallery won the award for Lismore Regional Gallery and Lismore Quadrangle in the Capacity Building, Capit
November 23rd, 2018
Eat the Street served silver gong at NSW Tourism Awards
Lismore’s signature food celebration Eat the Street has won silver at the annual NSW Tourism Awards.
The gala event was held on Thursday night in Sydney and is the most prestigious event on the NSW tourism calendar, presented by the Tourism Industry Divi
November 16th, 2018
Rainbow walkway painting postponed
Lismore City Council has postponed painting of the new rainbow walkway in Magellan Street.
Asphalting works were completed in early November and the rainbow walkway was scheduled for painting from 19-20 November.
Council postponed works following concerns from the Traffic Commi
November 9th, 2018
Lismore Recycling & Recovery Centre
It's National Recycling Week and if you're moving house, renovating your home or just having a spring clean you'll probably have household problem waste such as unwanted paint, oils, batteries, fluorescent bulbs and gas bottles to dispose of.
The safe and environmentally frie
November 9th, 2018
Second hay run heads to Collarenebri
ONE hundred and twenty bales of hay will be heading west tomorrow, making their way to drought-stricken farmers in and around Collarenebri.
This is the second drought convoy undertaken by Richmond Valley Council in partnership with local businesses. In August Richmond Valley, Ky