Weddin Shire Council

Council News - 29 July 2020

Dates to Note

Friday 7 August 2020 – Recycling collection (Grenfell East)

Monday 10 August 2020 – Recycling collection (Grenfell West)


Street Stalls

In recess due to COVID-19 Coronavirus restrictions.


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WEDDIN SHIRE SHOP LOCAL CAMPAIGN

Business houses of Weddin Shire are hereby advised of a ‘Shop Local’ campaign that has been developed by Council and will launch in the coming weeks. The campaign will run until December and there will be monthly prize draws. The campaign will be supported by marketing aimed at encouraging residents and visitors to support small business by shopping locally.

All businesses in Weddin Shire are encouraged to participate, including businesses in all villages.

The campaign is free to enter; for each purchase a customer makes in a business they will receive one entry coupon. There is no minimum spend requirement to earn a coupon. The coupon needs to be completed with the name of the customer, the contact number for the customer and the name of the business where the purchase was made. At each monthly draw, prizes will be awarded to the customer and the business where the winning purchase was made.

The monthly prize money with be $100 for the customer and $100 for the business where the winning purchase was made. In December, the final month of the campaign, the prize money will be $250 for the customer and $250 for the business where the winning purchase was made.

All businesses that wish to participate should respond to Council’s Economic Development Officer, Ms Auburn Carr via Ph: 6343 2855 or Email: to ensure they receive a supply of entry coupons and information flyers. Please also advise if you wish to display an entry box for completed coupons.

Any questions regarding the campaign should be directed to Auburn.


WEDDIN LOCAL HERITAGE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Council is seeking expressions of interest from owners of property who may wish to undertake conservation works on structures that could be classed as having historic or heritage value. Conservation works include repairs, replacement, painting, and removal of inappropriate alterations/additions.

Each application will be treated on its merit and all ratepayers are eligible to apply.

Further information, including the relevant application form is available on Council’s website http://www.weddin.nsw.gov.au/planning-and-building/heritage/local-heritage-assistance-grants. Application forms may also be obtained from Council’s Administration Office or by request via Ph: (02) 6343 1212 or Email: .

Applications are to be received at Council by 4:00pm Tuesday 4 August, 2020.


WEDDIN LANDCARE

CLEAN UP AT VAUGHN’S DAM RESERVE

Weddin Landcare are seeking volunteers to help with a rubbish clean up at Vaughn's Dam Reserve in Grenfell.

Where: Western end of Vaughn's Dam Reserve on West St
When: Sunday 2 August 2020
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm (approx)

If you can help out, please contact Melanie Cooper Ph: 0417 963 475.

There will be a BBQ lunch afterwards to reward you! Remember....many hands make light work!


Authorised by

PO Box 125

GRENFELL  NSW  2810

GLENN CARROLL

GENERAL MANAGER