Ideas from the New England region

Name Votes Date Added Town Description Thumbnail

Railway Restaurant
by
KieranPink

66

2012-02-15

Armidale

To refurbish the old railway carriages up on the rails at the end of Niagara St and convert them into a rolling restaurant that travels between Armidale and Walcha every hour so that people eating may enjoy a pleasant view. 

The restoration of the original railway carriages would ensur

Railway Restaurant

Fixing and Extending Paths around town
by
KieranPink

6

2014-10-13

Armidale

Fixing the foot paths around town that are broken or damaged, and extending them so that all town blocks have accessible footpaths for prams.

Fixing and Extending Paths around town

Winter Wonderland
by
Tor

63

2012-02-15

Armidale

The Winter Wonderland will be the talking point for all visitors and residents in Armidale. A winter ‘hub’ of activities that encourages us to embrace our beautiful winter period, not hibernate through it! New England’s Winter Wonderland would see an ice skating rink develop

Winter Wonderland

Football Fields
by
SammieV

1

2012-02-15

Mungindi

New Football field designed to not cover with water during a flood for evacution relief. To prevent water on the field we will dig a large moat and fill it with Crocadiles...

Football Fields

Cobb Co Coffee House
by
Emmie79

2

2012-02-15

Tamworth

To have a Moonbi Coffee Shop and Arthouse at the old Cobb & Co. building on the New England Highway. This venue would have a relaxing atmosphere, live music, extended evening open hours and a liqour license with return bus transport to Victoria's house.

Cobb Co Coffee House

Punt New England
by
dazaaah

37

2012-10-18

Armidale

Inspiration for this idea has come from similar university cities in the UK such as Oxford. It basically allows a bit of relaxed fun and provides an attraction for residents and importantly tourists to enjoy. For this idea to work, Armidale will require a damming and widening of the Dumaresq Cree

Punt New England

Little Book Library
by
Lofty

15

2013-04-08

Armidale

A Little Book Library is a pretty drop box on your street (or your front lawn), FULL OF BOOKS! Take one now, return one later. The idea is to have these dotted throughout our community, with a selection of your favourite pre-loved books in them (y

Little Book Library

Tamworth Adventure Playground
by
CharlesImpey

13

2012-03-16

Tamworth

Tamworth Adventure Playground is a project based on the ideas of local children of Tamworth and the surrounding areas. It will be over 3/4 of an acre of custom-designed play equipment for children of all ages and abilities.

A local committee has been formed to build awareness about the

Tamworth Adventure Playground

The Backtrack Classroom/Gallery
by
BernieS

284

2012-03-17

Armidale

With the assistance of members of the Rotary Club of Armidale this project would provide a multi purpose room at the BackTrack headquarters on Waterfall Way. The room, adjacent to the welding shed, is in poor repair and if refurbished could be used throughout the year as a classroom , studio and

The Backtrack Classroom/Gallery

Acquisition of Margaret Olley’s Masterpiece
by
NERAM

11

2012-10-17

Armidale

Margaret Olley’s, Yellow Room Triptych is regarded by many in the art world as her masterpiece.

Armidale’s New England Regional Art Museum is raising funds to purchase this magnificent oil painting from one of Australia’s most world renowned painters for its fa

Acquisition of Margaret Olley’s Masterpiece

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