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Water restrictions aimed at preserving supply

In order to preserve Boorowa’s water supply amid ongoing dry weather conditions, Hilltops Council has implemented Level 2 water restrictions to help manage current and future demand. “We’ve been keeping a very close eye on the weir level which has continued to drop...

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Hilltops festival fun kicks off for 2018

Planning is well underway for the hugely popular Lambing Flat Chinese Festival in Young. This year’s event will be held on Saturday 24 March, with organisers excited about the festival’s new location. “After feedback following last year’s festival, the main event this...

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$3 million invested in freight road upgrades

The renewal of Whiteman Avenue in Young brings to completion a series of projects undertaken as part of a $3 million road upgrade program in the Hilltops Region. The program was aimed at restoring roads that form part of a larger freight network used by heavy vehicles...

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A flood plan for the future

As part of Hilltops Council’s ongoing work to minimise the damage caused by flooding in the Boorowa township, a draft risk management study and plan has been placed on display for public feedback. The Boorowa Floodplain Risk Management Study (FRMS) was commissioned by...

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Preserving Boorowa’s water delivery system

In order to maintain the system delivering Boorowa residents with the water needed for their homes and gardens, Hilltops Council will this week begin cleaning the network of pipes carrying the town’s water supply. “Cleaning the mains is an important part of...

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Free library concerts back for 2018

The popular ‘Take 5 on Fridays’ concert series will return this Friday (February 2, 2018), with seasoned musician Judy Barker headlining the first of this year’s free concerts at the Young Hilltops Library. The concept was introduced in July 2017 and after 22...

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Honouring Hilltops’ Community Heroes

Residents and visitors alike gathered at events across the Hilltops Region today to celebrate Australia Day 2018, and to honour members of the community who have made a special contribution to the growth of the area. Addressing the crowd at the Australia Day...

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19 local groups receive Council sponsorship support

In order to enhance the variety of events held across the Hilltops Region, Council is providing sponsorship to 19 local groups to help maximise the economic and social benefits they generate. Hilltops Council Mayor Brian Ingram said as part of the latest round of...

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Boorowa residents asked to watch their water usage

Following careful monitoring of Boorowa’s water supply levels, Level 1 water restrictions have been put in place to help manage demand and better preserve water resources for residents throughout the summer period. “Given current weir levels, in order to meet present...

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