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Opening of the Amy Street Bridge

23 September 2016 – Media Release The Amy Street Railway Bridge in Regents Park, located between Auburn Road and Carlingford Street, will be officially opened on Wednesday 28 September 2016. The Bridge underwent a complete upgrade from two lanes to four lanes to better suit the traffic needs of the area and provide safer, reliable […]

Temporary Closure of Guildford and Granville Libraries

22 September 2016 – Media Release Cumberland Council is officially taking over the operations of Guildford and Granville Libraries. During the changeover Guildford Library will be closed from Wednesday 28 September – Saturday 8 October 2016 and Granville Library from Friday 14 October – Monday 24 October 2016. During the closure library collections, computers and […]

Addressing Homelessness in Cumberland

15 September 2016 – Media Release Cumberland Council is taking strong action to deal with homelessness and Administrator Viv May has guaranteed support for the issue locally. “Homelessness in the Cumberland Area is definitely a priority. While Council is already dealing with the issue on various fronts, more is planned once the Youth Needs Assessment […]

Comprehensive Cumberland Heritage Study

13 September 2016 – Media Release Cumberland Council will undertake a comprehensive Heritage Study to update existing records and recommend potential new sites for listing. Cumberland Council Administrator Viv May endorsed the undertaking of the studies. “Keeping our limited heritage resources is an investment and owners, businesses, residents and visitors all benefit as a result. […]

Cumberland Youth prioritised with new Strategy

12 September 2016 – Media Release Cumberland Council Administrator Viv May has announced the development of a new Youth Strategy at the Council Meeting on 7 September. Council has recently increased its engagement with the community and a common thread through recent consultations has been the need for more facilities and services to support local […]

Transition of Services in the Woodville Ward

2 September 2016 – Media Release As of 30 September 2016, Cumberland Council will take over responsibility for a number of Council services in the Woodville Ward, which is made up of the suburbs of Guildford, Granville and South Granville. This will include the maintenance of all major sporting parks and amenities and all major […]

Residents should check their voting status

25 August 2016 – Media Release Administrator of Cumberland Council Viv May again reminded residents enrolled to vote in the Cumberland Council Local Government Area, including the former Auburn Council area, the former Holroyd Council area and the former Woodville Ward of Parramatta Council, are not required to vote at NSW local council elections scheduled […]

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