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Blackguard Gully Stakeholder Sessions a success

Dec 21, 2018

Representatives from the Community, Council, local businesses and the tourism sector attended workshops in early December on the forthcoming Blackguard Gully Masterplan.

The sessions were hosted by Hilltops Council and Tait Network, a Canberra-based Architectural and Urban Design company who were engaged to produce the Masterplan.

The local representatives were able to provide crucial insights into the space, it’s history and the possibilities Blackguard Gully holds as a site for tourism and local connectivity into the future.

“Council has allocated funding to unlock the potential of the Blackguard Gully site and has engaged the services of Tait Network to develop a Masterplan and Plan of Management for the site. The Blackguard Gully site is of significant heritage value and is one of three sites in the former Young Shire that is on the NSW State Heritage Register. The Masterplan will include a series of initiatives aimed at unlocking the site for use by the community and visitors. The works are planned to commence on the site after the Masterplan has been adopted by Council” shared General Manager of Hilltops Council, Dr Edwina Marks.

The draft Masterplan will be presented to Council in early 2019. The community will be able to provide their thoughts on the proposal and keep updated on the project via the Hilltops Council website and social media pages.

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