Agribusiness boost from new Bridge

first_imgAgribusiness boost from new Bridge An important agribusiness precinct in the Armidale region has been boosted by a new bridge officially opened on Castledoyle Road today.Industry leaders joined Council representatives and the Federal Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, to celebrate the opening of the Shingle Hut Creek Bridge, which was funded through a $984,000 grant from the Federal Government’s Drought Communities Programme Extension.The $700,000 Council project replaced an aging timber bridge with a wider concrete structure to improve traffic safety and remove the need for a weight limit on the creek crossing, assisting vehicle access to major agribusiness in the Castle Doyle area.Armidale Regional Council Mayor Ian Tiley said Castle Doyle precinct is important for agribusiness in the region, including a major strawberry plant nursery and medicinal cannabis production. /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:aging, Armidale, Armidale Regional Council, cannabis, council, drought, Federal, federal government, Government, industry, local council, medicinal cannabis, production, project, Safety, vehicle, Weightlast_img

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