Heartland Magazine Issue 38 February/March Edition

Category: Lismore City Council

NEWS: Lismore City Council Media Release, latest news and events

FLOOD WATCH BULLETIN 2 NSW Coast To The Lower Hunter Issued

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.

Saffin hosts NSW Shadow Minister for Local Government in Lismore, Kyogle

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

Lismore News | New sandstone safety barriers installed at The Quad

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

Wishing Tree for Rappville at Santa’s Wonderland

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

Lismore Delivering Safer Streets in Our Community

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

South Lismore flood mitigation works underway

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

Lismore Recycling centre remains closed; interim waste measures in place

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

News: Asia Pacific accord grows cities through shared innovation

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

LISMORE ONE STEP CLOSER TO FLOOD FREE FUTURE

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

Lismore News Get your jam on with Wild Marmalade at Eat the Street

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

Cyclone Oma Prompts Severe Weather Warning

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

Lismore City Council News East Lismore man fined $3000 for dog attack

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. Lism

LISMORE NEWS Council begs residents to stop dumping on local charities

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

Lismore Council: Election rules – signage and candidate support

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

Lismore Library wins award for light-hearted efforts

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

Lismore City Council News Rainbow walkway painting postponed

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

Lismore Recycling & Recovery Centre

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

Second hay run heads to Collarenebri

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
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