Tag Archives: Barrington Tops

Chichester State Forest – update

ATTENTION CAMPERS We had over 1,000 hits to our post on the temporary closure of some camping areas on the southern side of the Barrington Tops. Here is the promised update from NSW State Forests www.facebook.com/forestplayground Advice for our forest visitors: Chichester State Forest Our teams have been working to repair the damage for the recent “big […]

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Road closures Barrington Tops & Thunderbolts Way – 13 July 2015

Thunderbolts Way remains closed, there is no access to the New England Highway via Gloucester. There are barrier boards and road closed signs at Giro turn allowing enough room for vehicles to turn around. Also, due to heavy snowfalls, the gates are closed at Honeysuckle, Dilgry Circle and the Dingo Gate. 4WD access only from […]

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Snow and wind predicted for Sunday 12 July – Barrington Tops

The National Parks and Wildlife Service is issuing a safety reminder to visitors ahead of forecast snow for the Barrington Tops this weekend. NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service – NPWS Upper Hunter Area Manager Peta Norris said that the Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting snow for the Barrington Tops on Sunday, however falls will […]

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Gloucester Advocate – News Summary

No single solution for water disposal An analysis of what to do with produced water from coal seam gas extraction in the valley has determined no single solution to the issue of disposal. Gloucester Shire’s water scientist Kate Johnson has completed her produced water evaluation study, the first of four projects in the Gloucester Water […]

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Gloucester Advocate – News Summary

Another step towards healing A compilation book of short stories and poems about being alone was launched as part of a Palliative Care Week luncheon in Stroud last week. An initiative of the Lower Mid-North Coast Palliative Care bereavement groups, contributors reflect on personal moments of tragedy, loss and sadness. The book was compiled and […]

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