March 23rd, 2020
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During these hard times, closures, isolation it’s a long road ahead for all of us. Heartland Magazine will continue to bring stories about people and communities.
Now can be a time of reflection. We love to write about people, their loves, their hopes and their dreams and publish them in our
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.
November 6th, 2019
NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2019 TENTERFIELD BUSINESS & TOURISM EXCELLENCE AWARDS
Nominations are officially open for Tenterfield Shire Council’s Business & Tourism Excellence Awards to be celebrated Thursday, 28 November 2019.
The awards are organised by Tenterfield Shire Council to celebrate and recognise the bu
October 14th, 2019
Prime Minister and Premier address Rappville after bushfire disaster
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
February 21st, 2019
Tenterfield Bavarian Music Festival & Beerfest supporting Local Fire Relief
There’s only two weeks to go until the 2019 Tenterfield Bavarian Music Festival & Beerfest, and the Rotary Club of Tenterfield is pleased to announce that following the recent devastating fires in the region, the major benefactor of
January 29th, 2019
DROUGHT SUPPORT & ASSISTANCE AT THE TENTERFIELD SHOW DROUGHT COMMUNITIES PROGRAMME
There will be a bevy of drought support, family-fun and entertainment on offer at the Tenterfield Show this year, all provided through the Federal Government’s Drought Communities Programme Fund targeting drought affected region
January 17th, 2019
LEVEL 3 WATER RESTRICTIONS FOR TENTERFIELD TO COMMENCE MONDAY, 21 JANUARY 2019
Tenterfield Shire Council Officers met at 4.00 pm yesterday, Wednesday, January 16 to review water restrictions. As a result Tenterfield’s water restrictions will be raised from Level 2 to Level 3 commencing on Monday, 21 January, 2019
August 13th, 2018
KOREELAH CREEK BRIDGE INSPECTIONS TEMPORARY LANE CLOSURE & CLOSURE TO OVERSIZE VEHICLES
The heritage listed Koreelah Creek Bridge on the Mt Lindesay Road (13km east of Legume) will be reduced to one lane on Thursday, 23 August 2018 between the hours of 9am and 3pm, weather permitting, to allow for structural exami
August 13th, 2018
TENTERFIELD TO RECOGNISE THE HERITAGE OF ROBERT BRUSH
Councillor Brian Murray, Chair of Council’s Parks, Gardens & Open Spaces Committee today addressed the Committee members and observers on his vision for the streets and parks of Tenterfield.
“One of the things that makes Tenterfield and indeed our whole Sh
August 6th, 2018
MAYOR’S COMMUNITY PRAYER FOR RAIN
Mayor Peter Petty is inviting the community to gather in Bruxner Park at the front of the Council building at 3.00 pm on Thursday, 9 August 2018 to offer prayers for rain to break this damaging and crippling drought.
Reverend John Cooper will lead the afternoon, assisted by other
August 6th, 2018
LOCAL GOVERNMENT WEEK IN TENTERFIELD 2018
Local Government Week (30 July to 5 August 2018) kicked off in Tenterfield on Wednesday (1 August) morning with the Mayor’s Business Breakfast at 6.45 am at the Tenterfield Golf Club.
The chilly morning did not deter the 60 attendees who tucked into a hearty breakfast whi
July 27th, 2018
$24 MILLION MOUNT LINDESAY ROAD UPGRADE GETS UNDERWAY
Improved safety and transport efficiency is on its way as work starts on the upgrade of Mount Lindesay Road, between Legume and Woodenbong.
Member for Lismore Thomas George, Federal Member for New England Barnaby Joyce and Mayor of Tenterfield Shire Council Pete
June 15th, 2018
Rappville Dog Trial and Bull Ride
The rough and tumble of bull riding and the more sedate sport of working cattle dog trials will be on show at Rappville on the weekend on June 23 and 24.
The Rappville Sports Ground will host the two events, with Memorial Cattle Dog Trials being held on the Saturday and Sunday, whi
May 31st, 2018
COUNCIL’S AGEING TIMBER BRIDGES
Council has for some time been aware of a looming problem relating to it’s timber bridge infrastructure, with the majority of structures being in excess of 50 years old.
Following the failure of the bridge at Beaury Creek, Urbenville, Council engaged a consultant to undertake non
April 27th, 2018
TENTERFIELD SHIRE COUNCIL DRAFT BUDGET 2018/2019
Tenterfield Shire Council’s draft 2018/19 Operational Plan and Budget has been approved by Councillors at Council’s Ordinary Meeting held on 18 April 2018 and is now on display to the public for comments until close of business Wednesday, 16 May 2018.
April 18th, 2018
SOMETIME WE’LL UNDERSTAND!
As the Centenary of ANZAC draws to a close, Council’s ANZAC Centenary Committee has released a first draft of “Sometime We’ll Understand”, a book commemorating our brave servicemen and women who took part, fought and died in World War I.
This major work serves as a culmination o
April 17th, 2018
TENTERFIELD TO INTRODUCE LEVEL 1 WATER RESTRICTIONS
Despite the rain on the weekend, Level 1 Water Restrictions will be brought in from Wednesday, 18 April 2018.
Level 1 Restrictions are triggered when the dam storage capacity drops to 70% and although not enforceable, community members are encouraged to abide by t
April 16th, 2018
NOMINATE FOR AUSTRALIA DAY NOW!
Council has recently developed 2 new initiatives to encourage more nominations for our Australia Day Awards.
Firstly, there is now a dedicated page on the Council website where you can complete a form online!
Throughout the year, events and situations happen when you think, “tha
March 27th, 2018
COUNCIL’S MAYOR CALLS FOR SPECIAL CARE ON EASTER ROADS
Tenterfield Shire Council is calling on local drivers to take special care on the roads this Easter as part of a combined push to drive down a soaring road toll in NSW.
Mayor Peter Petty said Council was working closely with the NSW Government to keep people
March 19th, 2018
TENTERFIELD SHIRE’S TIMBER BRIDGES
On 13 March. Tenterfield Shire Council’s Mayor, Cr Peter Petty, and Chief Executive, Mr Terry Dodds, met the Deputy Speaker and Member for Lismore, the Hon Thomas George MP and the Hon Melinda Pavey MP, Minister for Roads, Maritime & Freight, and Member for Oxley in Parliamen
March 2nd, 2018
TENTERFIELD BEGINS NBN™ BROADBAND ACCESS NETWORK JOURNEY
Fast and reliable broadband is just around the corner with construction officially underway to connect 1,300 Tenterfield homes and businesses to the nbn™ broadband access network.
Crews will be on the ground, checking pits and pipes, laying the fibre back
February 27th, 2018
“RETURN AND EARN” – CONTAINER DEPOSIT SCHEME
Good news for Tenterfield residents as the reverse vending machines have arrived!
Installation of the machines is expected to be completed by close of business Thursday (1 March).
“Council staff and TOMRA Cleanaway have worked hard to ensure that the rever
December 19th, 2017
AUSTRALIA DAY 2018 KICKS OFF!
Arrangements for the Tenterfield Shire Community Australia Day 2018 celebrations have begun with the closing of nominations for the Australia Day Awards on Friday, 15 December 2017.
Eleven (11) nominations in total have been received covering the categories of Citizen of the Year, Young