Nov 01 2019

Tenders are being called for Goulburn's new Alcohol and Other Drugs Residential Rehabilitation and Day programme facility.

 

The news has come from state member, Wendy Tuckerman who says the $6.2 million amenities will provide services for both men and women.

 

Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Director for the southern area, Cherie Puckett says the Goulburn programme will provide a minimum ten-bed residential service and step-up and step-down day support.

 

She says there has been significant interest and positive comments from initial information sessions.

 

Tenders for the new Goulburn drug and alcohol facility are open until November 28th.

 
Nov 01 2019

Fire authorities in the southern area want a large training day in Marulan in November to be a trigger for communities and households also to be prepared for the fire season.

 

The Rural Fire Service has organised for more than 200 volunteer firefighters to undertake simulated exercises to enhance capability in the field and also to test teamwork.

 

The training day is listed for November 10th at Marulan.

 

Southern Tablelands Zone acting manager, George Shepherd says it is essential that everyone is prepared and the November exercise is a timely reminder for households to consider and review their fire plan.

 

A part of the training day this month will focus on community education and preparedness.

 

Nov 01 2019

Notwithstanding some disappointments, the operators of Goulburn's Wakefield park raceway say they are ready to move ahead with confidence following conciliation talks.

 

A week or so ago, the NSW Land and Environment Court brought together the park operators and Goulburn Mulwaree council to work out a way ahead, amid issues of noise from the facility.

 

In relation to an agreement between the two, raceway operations manager, Dean Chapman is viewing the future positively.

 
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