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25 February 2021

As of last week, visitors to our Shire villages are welcomed by new, bright signage.

The villages of Torrington, Mingoola, Jennings, Drake, Liston, Legume and Urbenville now have Shire themed, but individually designed, colourful and attractive entry statements.  The individual designs are the result of suggestions by the village communities.

Funding of $173,254 for the all new signage was obtained through the Stronger Country Communities Fund – Round 2 as part of the Vibrant & Connected project and as well as the 2 village entry points, will include larger signage at the 7 entry points to the Shire.

“I am very pleased with the new village signage,” said Mayor Peter Petty.

“Attractive signage welcomes visitors and locals alike and ensures that all the villages maintain a connectedness as part of our unique and picturesque Shire.  From Urbenville in the north to Torrington in the south and from Drake in the east to Mingoola in the west, each village offers a different vista and feel which is reflected in this signage.”

“On behalf of Council, I extend my thanks to the NSW State Government, New England & North West Regional Development, and in particular, our State Member, Janelle Saffin MP for her assistance in obtaining this funding to enhance our Shire,” the Mayor added.

Local Nationals Member of the Legislative Council, Ben Franklin, said the new signs will light up the streets of Tenterfield and put the Shire’s villages on show for all to enjoy.

“The NSW Nationals are building a safer stronger regional NSW and this investment has created local jobs and will be a great boost for tourism,” Mr Franklin said.

View all of our new signage HERE

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