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Heavy Patching Pavement Maintenance Works - Macquarie Street

Council will be undertaking heavy patching pavement maintenance works in Macquarie St between Kendal St and Vaux St, on the weekend of the 7 and 8 July 2018. The works are being undertaken by a contractor between the hours of 7am and 5pm. Please take care when travelling through these and all roadwork worksites.

Lachlan Valley Way Road Works

Road work is currently underway on the Lachlan Valley Way. The work will run until the end of June 2018 and includes widening and pavement strengthening from the overhead railway bridge though to the Midwestern Hwy. All enquiries should be made to Cowra Infrastructure and Operations on tel. 6340 2070.

Expressions of Interest — Festival Coordinator

RE-ADVERTISED

Council is calling for Expressions of Interest for a Festival Coordinator to undertake the development and delivery of the Cowra Festival of International Understanding in 2019, 2020 and 2021 in conjunction with Council.

The Festival is the premier annual festival in Cowra and showcases the culture of a different Guest Nation each year.

It incorporates exhibitions, a Festival Parade, a Festival Carnival and various civic and community based functions. Council is seeking to ensure that this significant event is afforded the focus that it requires.

The Festival Coordinator will work as part of a team and report directly to the General Manager.

For more details, click here. Copies of the Expression of Interest are also at available at Council's Customer Service Centre. Expressions of Interest close at 4pm on Friday 13 July 2018.

Community Funding Opportunities — Small Environmental Projects

Cowra Shire Council's Natural Resources Management Advisory Committee is currently seeking expressions of interest from schools, community groups and organisations interested in undertaking small environmental projects that make a positive difference to the natural living environment in the Cowra Shire.

The project's aim is to encourage community involvement in environmental awareness, through sustainable practices, rehabilitation, education and/or restoration.

Interested applicants are invited to submit proposals outlining their project. Projects with an educational component and joint projects with other community groups are encouraged. For more information and to see past projects, go to: https://tinyurl.com/y7qzsacu

‘Help Us Help You’ campaign features local recycling facility staff

Barry Craig from Cowra Council features in a new ad campaign on local recycling facilities and their staff that aims to give residents a behind-the-scenes look at how recycling is sorted.

Barry says he's seen almost everything turn up in recycling waste, including dead animals.

"We are human, and we've got to touch your recycling. Take a little bit more care as to what goes in your recycling because we want to do our job and get all the recyclables out of the recycling."

Check out Barry, the Cowra MRF team and some of the Cowra Junior League players here!