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2018 Sustainable Communities –
Tidy Towns Winners and
Highly Commended

OVERALL WINNER

Cessnock

CESSNOCK

Cessnock has engaged with the community at many levels to make their region more liveable, attractive and productive. Practical examples include:

  • A Men’s Shed that assists many parts of the community with woodworking and metal working projects and repairs;
  • a community garden and recycling with native plant production, as well as traditional health and wellbeing benefits;
  • Proactive engagement with seniors throughout each year, highlighted with celebrations during Seniors Week.
  • A similar engagement with young people.
  • A Regional Art Gallery that hosts 12 exhibitions each year, educational activities and special events.
  • A co-ordinated waste and recycling program, including construction of a new and easy to use waste transfer station, proactive encouragement of the community to use the waste transfer station, an engaging illegal dumping control program and kerbside recycling collection.
  • A comprehensive Biodiversity Communications Strategy that explains to the community the value of local biodiversity and how to care for it.
2018 Sustainable Communities – Tidy Towns Winners & Highly Commended table
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