Downloaded the iRecycle Forbes app: The app helps you keep track of which bin is collected on which day and has all the info for annual and special event collections in Forbes. The next Bulky Waste Collection is in the first week of August. Download the app to find out what can and can’t be collected. The app also has easy to read A to Z waste info, bin info and forms at https://www.forbes.nsw.gov.au/residents/waste-and-recycling/irecycle-forbes-app
Does your organisation need funding? Time is running out to get your applications in for Forbes Shire Council’s Community Funding Program. Applications close at midnight on Sunday, 31st July. Eligible organisations can apply for up to $5,000 as cash or in-kind support (or a combo). For more information and the application form go to the SmartyGrants portal at https://forbesshire.smartygrants.com.au/
Parkes Customer Request System Upgrade: Parkes Shire Council has upgraded the Customer Request Management (CRM) system to improve the customer service experience. Residents are now able to report issues and raise requests online at any time from any device. Customers can track their request and receive updates as they progress. To use the new customer request system, visit Council’s website.
Have you heard about Snap Send Solve? The free app allows customers to notify Parkes Shire Council of issues in the shire. Simply capture and send photos with a report via the app wherever you are, on the spot. The issue will be sent directly to Council and entered into the new CRM system. Visit www.snapsendsolve.com
Trundle ABBA Festival: Early bird tickets are now on sale for the 2022 Trundle ABBA Festival on 15th October for over nine hours of family-friendly entertainment headlined by Bjorn Again, the World’s No. 1 ABBA tribute band. Go to www.trundleabbafestival.com.au.