NSW Government Launches $1500 Small Business RebateMay 3, 2021
If you are a sole trader, the owner of a small business or a not-for-profit organisation in NSW, you may be eligible for a small business fees and charges rebate of $1500.
Eligible businesses or not-for-profit organisations only need to apply for the rebate once, but can submit multiple claims until the full value of $1500 is reached.
Funds can be used to offset the costs of eligible NSW and local government fees and charges. These include, but are not limited to:
– food authority licences
– liquor licences
– tradesperson licences
– event fees, and
– council rates.
The rebate can only be used for eligible fees and charges due and paid from 1 March 2021.
Narra-BRIGHT CBD Activation Project – This FRIDAYMarch 16, 2021
Council look forward to seeing Maitland Street a hive of activity this Friday, 19 March 2021.
Eight buildings will feature lighting displays as part of a CBD pilot activation project, Narra-BRIGHT. The spectacular transformation of Maitland Street is aimed at encouraging economic stimulus within the CBD.
Many local retailers will be offering late-night trading, whilst Jazz Junction and Narrabri High School Music Students providw musical entertainment. There will also be kids’ CREATE activities and roving performances providing entertainment along the street.
Council is encouraging the community to join in on the Narra-BRIGHT activation activities and take the opportunity to enjoy outdoor dining at local businesses.
The CBD Activation Project is part of the NSW government’s Summer Fund initiative which brings The Festival of Place to people right across the state. This year’s CBD activation project is being launched as a pilot where outcomes from the project will be utilised to assist in development of future initiatives across towns and villages of the Narrabri Shire in coming years.
March Small Business In Focus Newsletter Out NowMarch 9, 2021
Have you caught up on latest edition of Council’s Small Business E-Newsletter – Small Business In Focus?
The March edition is out now! Find out about upcoming Small Business After 5 event, Narra-BRIGHT, grant opportunities and Government support on offer for small business.
Not on the mailing list? Sign up here! https://mailchi.mp/a63608f8e6b1/smallbizsignup
Council launches CBD Activation Pilot ProjectFebruary 23, 2021
Narrabri Shire Council has been successful in obtaining grant funding to launch a pilot activation project for Narrabri’s CBD which focuses on bringing life to public spaces in a COVID-safe way.
The CBD Activation Project is part of the NSW Government Summer Fund initiative which brings The Festival of Place to people right across the state, as part of the NSW Government’s efforts to support community wellbeing and economic recovery in local centres.
Aptly named Narra-BRIGHT, the pilot activation will commence on Friday 19 March 2021 with late-night trading at participating businesses from 6.00pm to 9.00pm. Several Maitland Street building facades will be illuminated with a temporary coloured LED light installation from 7.30pm and performers will provide entertainment, adding to the atmosphere of the CBD during night-time activation.
Narra-BRIGHT will coincide with The Crossing Theatre’s CREATE Festival. Council encourages the community to join in on the Narra BRIGHT activation activities and CREATE festival. Maitland Street businesses can get involved by completing an Expression of Interest, which closes 5.00pm, Friday 26 February 2021.
For further information regarding Narra-BRIGHT, please contact Council’s Small Business Liaison Officer on 02 6799 6866.
November Small Business In Focus Newsletter out nowNovember 13, 2020
The latest edition of Narrabri Shire Council’s small business in focus e-newsletter is out now.
Find out about the latest local opportunities, grants and business support on offer.
View the newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/62103f2ce02e/small-business-in-focus-nov2020
CBD and Business Beautification funding now available
“The small improvements Council can offer through this program will have a large ripple effect throughout the Shire, providing support to businesses and the local tradespeople and suppliers engaged to complete the works.”
Narrabri Shire Small Business month wrap up
Narrabri Shire – Council Connecting Business platform launched
Welcome to your NoticeboardOctober 24, 2018
This is where you can share the good news about your business.
Tell us about:
– An award you won
– A new staff appointment
– An upcoming event
– A new client
– …or anything else positive your business is doing.
Just make sure it is local and about business and you’ll see it here!