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Start Your Engines! Cars 3 School Holiday Activity

Friday 23 June 2017

Kaaaachow! Celebrate the release of Lightning McQueen roaring onto the big screen again with some car craft.

Where: Crookwell Library
When: 2.00pm-3.00pm, Thursday, 13 July 2017
Who: 5+ years
Cost: $5 per child or $10 per family (for families with more than two children)

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Save the Date: 2017 Annual Household Chemical Collection

Thursday 22 June 2017

Upper Lachlan Shire Council's annual household chemical collection will be held at Todkill Park, Crookwell from 8am-11am on Sunday, 30 July 2017.

Upper Lachlan Shire Council General Manager John Bell said it is an opportunity for all residents in the Shire to dispose of their household chemicals safely and free-of-charge.

Update: Outdoor Gym

Thursday 22 June 2017

Construction of the Shire’s first outdoor gym is nearly complete, with the equipment and rubber tiling recently installed at Clifton Park, Crookwell.

The stations include a chest press and lat pull down, massage bars and cycle pusher, leg press and swing board, sky runner and runner (elliptical), and two stations to cater for disabled...

Briefs from 15 June 2017 Council Meeting

Wednesday 21 June 2017

Streetscape Project

Jennie Curtis from Fresh Landscape Design addressed Council on the town centre streetscape project.

Councillors resolved to establish a working group comprising Deputy Major John Stafford and Councillors Richard Opie and John Searl and Council staff to help inform the initial stages of the...

Cullerin Range Wind Farm Community Fund fans community projects

Wednesday 21 June 2017

Five community groups in the Upper Lachlan Shire will benefit from a combined $28,451.07 funding boost under the Cullerin Range Wind Farm Community Fund in 2017/18.

The Cullerin Range Wind Farm is owned and operated by Energy Developments Pty Limited.

The grants, assessed by the Cullerin Range Wind Farm Community Fund Section 355...

Disability Inclusion Action Plan for the Upper Lachlan Shire

Wednesday 21 June 2017

Upper Lachlan Shire Council is seeking to create a more inclusive community for people of all abilities with the implementation of the Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2017-2020.

The Plan, endorsed by Councillors at Thursday’s Council Meeting, sets out Council’s actions and strategies over the next three years to enable people with...

Gunning Library to open on Saturdays

Monday 19 June 2017

Gunning Library will open from 10am-12pm on Saturdays, commencing 1 July 2017.

Upper Lachlan Shire Council Mayor Brian McCormack OAM said the decision will bring Gunning Library in-line with Crookwell’s weekend operating hours.

Council adopts 2017/2018 Budget and Integrated Plans

Monday 19 June 2017

Council’s 2017/2018 Budget and Integrated Plans will take effect from 1 July 2017.

It follows a decision by Councillors to adopt the Budget and Plans at Thursday’s Council Meeting. They include the:

Lifestyle program to help you stay physically active, fit and independent coming to Crookwell

Thursday 15 June 2017

A free program presented by health professionals to help older people incorporate balance and strength activities into their daily routines is coming to Crookwell in July and August.

The Lifestyle-Integrated Functional Exercise Program (LiFE): Maintaining Independence Program by Grand Pacific Health will aim to help participants modify...

Reminder: Council Meeting at Crookwell Memorial Hall Tonight

Thursday 15 June 2017

Upper Lachlan Shire Council wishes to remind the community that tonight’s Ordinary Council Meeting will be held at the Crookwell Memorial Hall from 6.00pm.

Please note that the heating is currently broken, so make sure you rug up!