Visitor Information Centre celebrates decade of service to Lake Bolac

The popular Lake Bolac Visitor Information and Business Centre.THE Lake Bolac Visitor Information and Business Centre will celebrate ten years of service to the district this month.
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The vision for the Lake Bolac centre surged back in 2003 with the community demonstrating a need for basic services such as banking, public internet access, tourist information, copying and centrelink to be accessed locally.

The centre was an initiative of the Lake Bolac Development Association and was officially opened on November 26 2004. Construction was funded by the Federal Government’s Rural Transaction Centres Program.

A volunteer project committee, consisting of Karen McIntyre, Colin McKenzie, Tom Atkinson, Kerry Hamence, George Murray and Flavia Hill worked tirelessly for almost two years before the centre was completed. During this time Willaura/Lake Bolac Community Bank supporters sought pledges to launch the bank branches and a very successful response ensured the whole project came together to achieve the facility enjoyed by all to this day.

According to LBIBC president, Karen McIntyre, the site initially consisted of little more than a condemned playground and a frail cypress plantation.

“It was a daunting prospect but everything you see here today is testament to the ‘can do’ attitude and willingness of the local community volunteers to make Lake Bolac and district a better place,” she said.

The original building includes reception and retail display space, computer suite, Willaura/Lake Bolac Community Bank branch, rental office, meeting room, historical collection store room, kitchen, cleaning and bathroom facilities.

Since then improvements in and around have included a Bendigo Bank ATM, GPSnet mast and antenna, the award winning 120 metre ‘Heritage Plaques Walk’, restored antique Fordson tractor, playground equipment installations, barbecue, picnic shelters, seating, landscaping, lighting, shade cloth and signage and all abilities access.

The building was extended to house a library which opened in December 2012 – a project of the State Government’s Living Libraries Infrastructure Fund, Ararat Rural City Council and Lake Bolac Information and Business Centre.

The library, which houses approximately 1300 titles, is open seven days a week and has been strongly welcomed with now over 160 members and includes the library space, reading room, a storage facility, historical displays and the storyboard ‘Lake Bolac – dry to full after years of drought’.

Never resting on its laurels the LBiBC committee has adopted a three year marketing plan for the centre and co-operating with the Lake Bolac Community Action Plan the locals intend to further develop the information centre precinct with new playground equipment, extra seating, mini-golf and Wi-Fi capability.

The Centre is able to open seven days a week and is managed by Lyn Webster and a team of community volunteers. Retail stock includes local products and a wide range of gifts.

“It hasn’t been easy delivering all the facilities but it has been immensely rewarding to see the vision come to reality,” Ms McIntyre said.

“I am sure I speak for the many other dedicated volunteers when I say we are proud to have been a part of the transformation and we look forward to fulfilling our future plans.

“Our volunteers have been the lifeblood of the centre. In the beginning they trained in office procedures and have grown to perform all manner of enquiries including the new library services. They have coped capably with the ups and downs of the past decade, particularly the depressing situations of prolonged drought, dry lake, bushfires and low incomes.

“All along we have remained positive and continued to improve our centre and our excellent customer service.”

The birthday celebrations will include a light luncheon and photograph display from 12 – 2pm with a presentation at 1pm next Wednesday November 26.

Past committee members and all volunteers past and present are welcome to attend. For information please phone 5350 2204.

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Weekend rain welcome

ARARAT and Stawell regions were host to some welcome weekend rain with a heavy Saturday night downpour saturating parched landscapes.
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Towns recorded some of their highest 24 hour rain totals in months.

According to the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) Ararat lapped up 16.6 millimetres (65 points) of rain in the 24 hours to 9am Sunday. Stawell was fortunate enough to record the same.

The figure was Ararat’s highest 24 hour rainfall total this year and its largest since October 2013.

For Stawell, the total was also the highest 24 hour reading since October of last year.

Saturday night’s wet spell takes Ararat’s progressive rainfall total for the month of November to 24.6mm, Stawell’s sits at 19.4mm.

The weekend rain was a brief, however welcome reprieve from what has otherwise been a dauntingly dry year for the region.

Ararat has failed to reach its monthly mean rainfall figure for seven of the 10 months so far this year and looks likely to fall short once again in November.

With no significant falls forecast and the calendar showing we are more than half way through the month the town has recorded little above half of the monthly average of 45.2mm.

Cumulatively, Ararat has recorded just 321.7mm of rain so far this year, well down on the same period to date in 2013 (409mm) and substantially lower than long term average of 549.2mm.

The picture is just as bad, if not worse for Stawell. The town has recorded just 242mm of rain so far this year compared to the 405.22mm for the same, almost 11-month-period in 2013.

BOM hasn’t forecast that pattern to change in the short term. It predicts a drier than normal November to January is more likely across most of the state.

The BOM’s monthly and seasonal outlook has forecast just a 35-40 per cent chance of both Ararat and Stawell exceeding median rainfall totals during that November – January period.

It also looks set to be a warmer than usual start to summer with Ararat and Stawell both ‘likely’ to record temperatures above the monthly median in December and January.

The BOM’s monthly and seasonal outlook for temperature suggests Ararat has a 70-75 percent likelihood of exceeding its median maximum temperature in those months.

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The week that was in the central west | Photos ORANGE: After abandoning plans to exhibit a super-sized replica of an Akubra hat, Orange City Council members are now on a mission to secure a four-storey-high aluminium sculpture by Blue Mountains artist Terrance Plowright.
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PARKES: A potentially dangerous grass fire was quickly brought under control in Lorking Street on Tuesday afternoon without any damage to property.

COWRA: Australia’s foremost Aboriginal dance troupe is celebrating 25 years – and two Cowra High School students will celebrate among them. Jesse Murray and Imajen James will perform alongside the Bangarra Dance Theatre group.

ORANGE: After losing two of his close friends in drink-driving accidents, Hotel Orange licensee Alex Savage made a decision to do all he could to stop others from dying the same way.

FORBES: About 500 people marched in last year’s White Ribbon Day community march and Forbes Domestic Violence committee hope to see more this year.

PARKES: The Mitchell Conservatorium has had teachers and students in Parkes for years but now has a home – beautiful new studios located in Currajong Street.

ORANGE: A Glenroi resident says it’s time parents took responsibility for their young children who walk the streets at night lighting fires, taking drugs and threatening residents.

BLAYNEY: A Multi-million dollar initiative coming out of Blayney will mean thousands of hampers are delivered across Australia this Christmas. In a deal struck between Blayney Foods and the Hamper King organisation, packing is now underway ahead of the festive season.

ORANGE: Mackenzie and Cooper Caffin with their father Grant Caffin, will be one of the hundreds of families donating to Kmart Orange’s Wishing Tree Appeal this year. Photo: ALEXANDRA KING 1115akwishingtree

COWRA: They’re the generation with the biggest buying power; and now baby boomers are getting their very own festival right here in Cowra. Nerallie and Stephen Cheney are bringing the first-ever Baby Boomers Festival to town next February.

FORBES: Thomas Haynes has recently returned from a week-long concert tour of the Riverina as part of the Riverina Combined Public Schools Band.

PARKES: The Parkes Under 13 girls indoor hockey team participated in the NSW Indoor Hockey State Championships at Tamworth. The team consisted of India Draper, Peta Fagan, Gracey Jones (goalkeeper), Savanah Draper, Lori Ross, Hannah Blunt and Jordan Fagan.

ORANGE: Margaret Bastick would like to thank those who have shared their experiences to compile a history of the Catholic parish of Orange, in a book to be launched on Friday at the sesquicentenary celebrations. Photo: STEVE GOSCH1116catholic

CANOWINDRA: A man has pleaded guilty to lighting a fire that gutted a Canowindra home last Friday.

FORBES: Former Bathurst St Pat’s playmaker Tim Holman has signed a contract to join the Forbes Magpies for the 2015 Group 11 rugby league season.

NYNGAN: Henry Parry winner of the 2014 Valvoline Street Machine Of The Year award with his FB Holden, known as Old Love. Photo: Street Machine

NYNGAN: Back: Sensei Matt March, Sempai Nick Owens. Front: Syed Rayyan-Ul-Hassan Noor, Alex Palmer and Charlie Garment.

DUBBO: Li-Jen Wong said she is glad she chose to move to Dubbo this year after living in metropolitan cities, Kuala Lumpur and Sydney for the first 23 years of her life. Photo: BELINDA SOOLE

DUBBO: An overjoyed Rachel Mills has been reunited with her parrot Bazil, who went missing at the weekend.

DUBBO: Priceline Pharmacy partner Mark Rugendyke with his new machine that sorts, stores and dispenses presriptio medicine with 100 per cent accuracy. Photo: BELINDA SOOLE

DUBBO: Jordan Robb in action at a recent rodeo. He was thrown from a bull during a competition in Armidale on Saturday and is a quadriplegic.Photo: RUTH EGAN – R.L.G IMAGES

DUBBO: Leila Kirkness, 18, produced the series of drawings titled Dreams, nightmares, love, sacrifice and coming of age as her major work for visual arts. She has been nominated for ArtExpress.

DUBBO: Rod Hannifey was once told he would never find a truck company that would be willing to provide him with trailers that promote road safety

DUBBO: Katrina Taunton and Jess Hammonds are holding a Pink Ribbon fundraiser.

DUBBO: Steven Hornby, Leonnie McGrath and Deanne Prout showing off their moustaches. Photo: BELINDA SOOLE

DUBBO: John Walkom and Peter Flude at the opening of stage one of the Macquarie View estate. Photo: BELINDA SOOLE.

DUBBO: BACK: Virginia Morley, Edan Fahy, Jenna Pring, Grace Lambert, Lauren Lambert, Spencer Simcox, Heidi Spatt, Saxon Scott, Liam Hopkin-Davies, Amanda Hopkin-Davies, The Honourable Linda Burney, Malia Paing. FRONT: Lucius Morley-Pavco, Katrina MacLeod, Oscar MacLeod and Country Labor candidate Stephen Lawrence. Photo: GREG KEEN

DUBBO: The Dubbo Regional Theatre and Convention Centre’s 2015 launch. Photo: GREG KEEN

NARROMINE: Emergency services rushed to the scene of a fire on Monday evening. These horses ran away from the flames. Photo: GRACE RYAN

WELLINGTON: Twenty women took part in the Wellington Women with Flair workshop.

WESTERN NSW: Honey Bee and Pollination R&D Program researcher, James Kershaw

BATHURST: Ramya Ranaweera can’t thank everyone enough for bringing her children to Australia. Ms Ranaweera came to Australia from Sri Lanka to study a Bachelor of Nursing at Charles Sturt University. From left, St Philomena’s principal James Farr with Shenal Breden, Deina Shenoni and Ramya Ranaweera. Photo PHILL MURRAY 111914pstphils

BATHURST: Denison College of Secondary Education principal Craig Petersen, Iiyama City Education Department chief Iwao Shimizu, Bathurst High principal Geoff Hastings and Iiyama-Kita High School principal Kunihiko Ninomiya at this week’s sister school signing. Photo: CHRIS SEABROOK 111814csister

OBERON: Oberon man Colin Adams panning for gold with daughters Lily, three, and Brianna, nine. Photo PHILL MURRAY 111314pgold2

BATHURST: Bathurst locals took the chance to do some early Christmas shopping at Bathurst’s Biggest Expo. Photos CHRIS SEABROOK

BATHURST: Stanley Street is now temporarily closed as asbestos removal experts move in to make the area safe prior to the construction of Bathurst’s bicentennial flag staff. Photo CHRIS SEABROOK 111514cfl

BATHURST: Brian Newby looks over the rear driver’s side indicator cluster that was damaged in a Bathurst car park last week. Whoever caused the damage drove off without leaving any details. Photo CHRIS SEABROOK 11171

BATHURST: Claire Crouch and Karla McDiarmid were going goggle-eyed in Bathurst yesterday as they did the rounds of the town attempting to break a FaceMapping record. Photo BRIAN WOOD 111914karla1

LITHGOW: It was exciting for the students of Zig Zag School to be captured on television as they sung their best notes in the Cathedral chamber at Jenolan Caves.

LITHGOW: Lithgow Musical Society is in full swing with its end of year production of ‘Annie’.

LITHGOW: The Lithgow Men’s Shed has generously supplied the Three Tree Lodge nursing home with a hand-crafted Christmas sleigh for their coming Christmas raffles.

MUDGEE: Adam Spencer talks about the number 4 during his unexpected visit to Mudgee High School.

MUDGEE: Any passers-by on Lions Drive, Mudgee, who are curious about the shipping containers on the bend at the eastern end, can now know that they are the basis of a new café gallery.

MUDGEE: These Year 6 students from Mudgee Public and Cudgegong Valley, were among those at the Orientation Day at Mudgee High School last Thursday.

OBERON: A total of 20,000 rainbow trout fingerlings were put into Lake Oberon and reaches of the Fish River this week as part of an ongoing program attempting to rid the lake of redfin.

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The week that was in the central west | Photos ORANGE: After abandoning plans to exhibit a super-sized replica of an Akubra hat, Orange City Council members are now on a mission to secure a four-storey-high aluminium sculpture by Blue Mountains artist Terrance Plowright.
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PARKES: A potentially dangerous grass fire was quickly brought under control in Lorking Street on Tuesday afternoon without any damage to property.

COWRA: Australia’s foremost Aboriginal dance troupe is celebrating 25 years – and two Cowra High School students will celebrate among them. Jesse Murray and Imajen James will perform alongside the Bangarra Dance Theatre group.

ORANGE: After losing two of his close friends in drink-driving accidents, Hotel Orange licensee Alex Savage made a decision to do all he could to stop others from dying the same way.

FORBES: About 500 people marched in last year’s White Ribbon Day community march and Forbes Domestic Violence committee hope to see more this year.

PARKES: The Mitchell Conservatorium has had teachers and students in Parkes for years but now has a home – beautiful new studios located in Currajong Street.

ORANGE: A Glenroi resident says it’s time parents took responsibility for their young children who walk the streets at night lighting fires, taking drugs and threatening residents.

BLAYNEY: A Multi-million dollar initiative coming out of Blayney will mean thousands of hampers are delivered across Australia this Christmas. In a deal struck between Blayney Foods and the Hamper King organisation, packing is now underway ahead of the festive season.

ORANGE: Mackenzie and Cooper Caffin with their father Grant Caffin, will be one of the hundreds of families donating to Kmart Orange’s Wishing Tree Appeal this year. Photo: ALEXANDRA KING 1115akwishingtree

COWRA: They’re the generation with the biggest buying power; and now baby boomers are getting their very own festival right here in Cowra. Nerallie and Stephen Cheney are bringing the first-ever Baby Boomers Festival to town next February.

FORBES: Thomas Haynes has recently returned from a week-long concert tour of the Riverina as part of the Riverina Combined Public Schools Band.

PARKES: The Parkes Under 13 girls indoor hockey team participated in the NSW Indoor Hockey State Championships at Tamworth. The team consisted of India Draper, Peta Fagan, Gracey Jones (goalkeeper), Savanah Draper, Lori Ross, Hannah Blunt and Jordan Fagan.

ORANGE: Margaret Bastick would like to thank those who have shared their experiences to compile a history of the Catholic parish of Orange, in a book to be launched on Friday at the sesquicentenary celebrations. Photo: STEVE GOSCH1116catholic

CANOWINDRA: A man has pleaded guilty to lighting a fire that gutted a Canowindra home last Friday.

FORBES: Former Bathurst St Pat’s playmaker Tim Holman has signed a contract to join the Forbes Magpies for the 2015 Group 11 rugby league season.

NYNGAN: Henry Parry winner of the 2014 Valvoline Street Machine Of The Year award with his FB Holden, known as Old Love. Photo: Street Machine

NYNGAN: Back: Sensei Matt March, Sempai Nick Owens. Front: Syed Rayyan-Ul-Hassan Noor, Alex Palmer and Charlie Garment.

DUBBO: Li-Jen Wong said she is glad she chose to move to Dubbo this year after living in metropolitan cities, Kuala Lumpur and Sydney for the first 23 years of her life. Photo: BELINDA SOOLE

DUBBO: An overjoyed Rachel Mills has been reunited with her parrot Bazil, who went missing at the weekend.

DUBBO: Priceline Pharmacy partner Mark Rugendyke with his new machine that sorts, stores and dispenses presriptio medicine with 100 per cent accuracy. Photo: BELINDA SOOLE

DUBBO: Jordan Robb in action at a recent rodeo. He was thrown from a bull during a competition in Armidale on Saturday and is a quadriplegic.Photo: RUTH EGAN – R.L.G IMAGES

DUBBO: Leila Kirkness, 18, produced the series of drawings titled Dreams, nightmares, love, sacrifice and coming of age as her major work for visual arts. She has been nominated for ArtExpress.

DUBBO: Rod Hannifey was once told he would never find a truck company that would be willing to provide him with trailers that promote road safety

DUBBO: Katrina Taunton and Jess Hammonds are holding a Pink Ribbon fundraiser.

DUBBO: Steven Hornby, Leonnie McGrath and Deanne Prout showing off their moustaches. Photo: BELINDA SOOLE

DUBBO: John Walkom and Peter Flude at the opening of stage one of the Macquarie View estate. Photo: BELINDA SOOLE.

DUBBO: BACK: Virginia Morley, Edan Fahy, Jenna Pring, Grace Lambert, Lauren Lambert, Spencer Simcox, Heidi Spatt, Saxon Scott, Liam Hopkin-Davies, Amanda Hopkin-Davies, The Honourable Linda Burney, Malia Paing. FRONT: Lucius Morley-Pavco, Katrina MacLeod, Oscar MacLeod and Country Labor candidate Stephen Lawrence. Photo: GREG KEEN

DUBBO: The Dubbo Regional Theatre and Convention Centre’s 2015 launch. Photo: GREG KEEN

NARROMINE: Emergency services rushed to the scene of a fire on Monday evening. These horses ran away from the flames. Photo: GRACE RYAN

WELLINGTON: Twenty women took part in the Wellington Women with Flair workshop.

WESTERN NSW: Honey Bee and Pollination R&D Program researcher, James Kershaw

BATHURST: Ramya Ranaweera can’t thank everyone enough for bringing her children to Australia. Ms Ranaweera came to Australia from Sri Lanka to study a Bachelor of Nursing at Charles Sturt University. From left, St Philomena’s principal James Farr with Shenal Breden, Deina Shenoni and Ramya Ranaweera. Photo PHILL MURRAY 111914pstphils

BATHURST: Denison College of Secondary Education principal Craig Petersen, Iiyama City Education Department chief Iwao Shimizu, Bathurst High principal Geoff Hastings and Iiyama-Kita High School principal Kunihiko Ninomiya at this week’s sister school signing. Photo: CHRIS SEABROOK 111814csister

OBERON: Oberon man Colin Adams panning for gold with daughters Lily, three, and Brianna, nine. Photo PHILL MURRAY 111314pgold2

BATHURST: Bathurst locals took the chance to do some early Christmas shopping at Bathurst’s Biggest Expo. Photos CHRIS SEABROOK

BATHURST: Stanley Street is now temporarily closed as asbestos removal experts move in to make the area safe prior to the construction of Bathurst’s bicentennial flag staff. Photo CHRIS SEABROOK 111514cfl

BATHURST: Brian Newby looks over the rear driver’s side indicator cluster that was damaged in a Bathurst car park last week. Whoever caused the damage drove off without leaving any details. Photo CHRIS SEABROOK 11171

BATHURST: Claire Crouch and Karla McDiarmid were going goggle-eyed in Bathurst yesterday as they did the rounds of the town attempting to break a FaceMapping record. Photo BRIAN WOOD 111914karla1

LITHGOW: It was exciting for the students of Zig Zag School to be captured on television as they sung their best notes in the Cathedral chamber at Jenolan Caves.

LITHGOW: Lithgow Musical Society is in full swing with its end of year production of ‘Annie’.

LITHGOW: The Lithgow Men’s Shed has generously supplied the Three Tree Lodge nursing home with a hand-crafted Christmas sleigh for their coming Christmas raffles.

MUDGEE: Adam Spencer talks about the number 4 during his unexpected visit to Mudgee High School.

MUDGEE: Any passers-by on Lions Drive, Mudgee, who are curious about the shipping containers on the bend at the eastern end, can now know that they are the basis of a new café gallery.

MUDGEE: These Year 6 students from Mudgee Public and Cudgegong Valley, were among those at the Orientation Day at Mudgee High School last Thursday.

OBERON: A total of 20,000 rainbow trout fingerlings were put into Lake Oberon and reaches of the Fish River this week as part of an ongoing program attempting to rid the lake of redfin.

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The week that was in the central west | Photos ORANGE: After abandoning plans to exhibit a super-sized replica of an Akubra hat, Orange City Council members are now on a mission to secure a four-storey-high aluminium sculpture by Blue Mountains artist Terrance Plowright.
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PARKES: A potentially dangerous grass fire was quickly brought under control in Lorking Street on Tuesday afternoon without any damage to property.

COWRA: Australia’s foremost Aboriginal dance troupe is celebrating 25 years – and two Cowra High School students will celebrate among them. Jesse Murray and Imajen James will perform alongside the Bangarra Dance Theatre group.

ORANGE: After losing two of his close friends in drink-driving accidents, Hotel Orange licensee Alex Savage made a decision to do all he could to stop others from dying the same way.

FORBES: About 500 people marched in last year’s White Ribbon Day community march and Forbes Domestic Violence committee hope to see more this year.

PARKES: The Mitchell Conservatorium has had teachers and students in Parkes for years but now has a home – beautiful new studios located in Currajong Street.

ORANGE: A Glenroi resident says it’s time parents took responsibility for their young children who walk the streets at night lighting fires, taking drugs and threatening residents.

BLAYNEY: A Multi-million dollar initiative coming out of Blayney will mean thousands of hampers are delivered across Australia this Christmas. In a deal struck between Blayney Foods and the Hamper King organisation, packing is now underway ahead of the festive season.

ORANGE: Mackenzie and Cooper Caffin with their father Grant Caffin, will be one of the hundreds of families donating to Kmart Orange’s Wishing Tree Appeal this year. Photo: ALEXANDRA KING 1115akwishingtree

COWRA: They’re the generation with the biggest buying power; and now baby boomers are getting their very own festival right here in Cowra. Nerallie and Stephen Cheney are bringing the first-ever Baby Boomers Festival to town next February.

FORBES: Thomas Haynes has recently returned from a week-long concert tour of the Riverina as part of the Riverina Combined Public Schools Band.

PARKES: The Parkes Under 13 girls indoor hockey team participated in the NSW Indoor Hockey State Championships at Tamworth. The team consisted of India Draper, Peta Fagan, Gracey Jones (goalkeeper), Savanah Draper, Lori Ross, Hannah Blunt and Jordan Fagan.

ORANGE: Margaret Bastick would like to thank those who have shared their experiences to compile a history of the Catholic parish of Orange, in a book to be launched on Friday at the sesquicentenary celebrations. Photo: STEVE GOSCH1116catholic

CANOWINDRA: A man has pleaded guilty to lighting a fire that gutted a Canowindra home last Friday.

FORBES: Former Bathurst St Pat’s playmaker Tim Holman has signed a contract to join the Forbes Magpies for the 2015 Group 11 rugby league season.

NYNGAN: Henry Parry winner of the 2014 Valvoline Street Machine Of The Year award with his FB Holden, known as Old Love. Photo: Street Machine

NYNGAN: Back: Sensei Matt March, Sempai Nick Owens. Front: Syed Rayyan-Ul-Hassan Noor, Alex Palmer and Charlie Garment.

DUBBO: Li-Jen Wong said she is glad she chose to move to Dubbo this year after living in metropolitan cities, Kuala Lumpur and Sydney for the first 23 years of her life. Photo: BELINDA SOOLE

DUBBO: An overjoyed Rachel Mills has been reunited with her parrot Bazil, who went missing at the weekend.

DUBBO: Priceline Pharmacy partner Mark Rugendyke with his new machine that sorts, stores and dispenses presriptio medicine with 100 per cent accuracy. Photo: BELINDA SOOLE

DUBBO: Jordan Robb in action at a recent rodeo. He was thrown from a bull during a competition in Armidale on Saturday and is a quadriplegic.Photo: RUTH EGAN – R.L.G IMAGES

DUBBO: Leila Kirkness, 18, produced the series of drawings titled Dreams, nightmares, love, sacrifice and coming of age as her major work for visual arts. She has been nominated for ArtExpress.

DUBBO: Rod Hannifey was once told he would never find a truck company that would be willing to provide him with trailers that promote road safety

DUBBO: Katrina Taunton and Jess Hammonds are holding a Pink Ribbon fundraiser.

DUBBO: Steven Hornby, Leonnie McGrath and Deanne Prout showing off their moustaches. Photo: BELINDA SOOLE

DUBBO: John Walkom and Peter Flude at the opening of stage one of the Macquarie View estate. Photo: BELINDA SOOLE.

DUBBO: BACK: Virginia Morley, Edan Fahy, Jenna Pring, Grace Lambert, Lauren Lambert, Spencer Simcox, Heidi Spatt, Saxon Scott, Liam Hopkin-Davies, Amanda Hopkin-Davies, The Honourable Linda Burney, Malia Paing. FRONT: Lucius Morley-Pavco, Katrina MacLeod, Oscar MacLeod and Country Labor candidate Stephen Lawrence. Photo: GREG KEEN

DUBBO: The Dubbo Regional Theatre and Convention Centre’s 2015 launch. Photo: GREG KEEN

NARROMINE: Emergency services rushed to the scene of a fire on Monday evening. These horses ran away from the flames. Photo: GRACE RYAN

WELLINGTON: Twenty women took part in the Wellington Women with Flair workshop.

WESTERN NSW: Honey Bee and Pollination R&D Program researcher, James Kershaw

BATHURST: Ramya Ranaweera can’t thank everyone enough for bringing her children to Australia. Ms Ranaweera came to Australia from Sri Lanka to study a Bachelor of Nursing at Charles Sturt University. From left, St Philomena’s principal James Farr with Shenal Breden, Deina Shenoni and Ramya Ranaweera. Photo PHILL MURRAY 111914pstphils

BATHURST: Denison College of Secondary Education principal Craig Petersen, Iiyama City Education Department chief Iwao Shimizu, Bathurst High principal Geoff Hastings and Iiyama-Kita High School principal Kunihiko Ninomiya at this week’s sister school signing. Photo: CHRIS SEABROOK 111814csister

OBERON: Oberon man Colin Adams panning for gold with daughters Lily, three, and Brianna, nine. Photo PHILL MURRAY 111314pgold2

BATHURST: Bathurst locals took the chance to do some early Christmas shopping at Bathurst’s Biggest Expo. Photos CHRIS SEABROOK

BATHURST: Stanley Street is now temporarily closed as asbestos removal experts move in to make the area safe prior to the construction of Bathurst’s bicentennial flag staff. Photo CHRIS SEABROOK 111514cfl

BATHURST: Brian Newby looks over the rear driver’s side indicator cluster that was damaged in a Bathurst car park last week. Whoever caused the damage drove off without leaving any details. Photo CHRIS SEABROOK 11171

BATHURST: Claire Crouch and Karla McDiarmid were going goggle-eyed in Bathurst yesterday as they did the rounds of the town attempting to break a FaceMapping record. Photo BRIAN WOOD 111914karla1

LITHGOW: It was exciting for the students of Zig Zag School to be captured on television as they sung their best notes in the Cathedral chamber at Jenolan Caves.

LITHGOW: Lithgow Musical Society is in full swing with its end of year production of ‘Annie’.

LITHGOW: The Lithgow Men’s Shed has generously supplied the Three Tree Lodge nursing home with a hand-crafted Christmas sleigh for their coming Christmas raffles.

MUDGEE: Adam Spencer talks about the number 4 during his unexpected visit to Mudgee High School.

MUDGEE: Any passers-by on Lions Drive, Mudgee, who are curious about the shipping containers on the bend at the eastern end, can now know that they are the basis of a new café gallery.

MUDGEE: These Year 6 students from Mudgee Public and Cudgegong Valley, were among those at the Orientation Day at Mudgee High School last Thursday.

OBERON: A total of 20,000 rainbow trout fingerlings were put into Lake Oberon and reaches of the Fish River this week as part of an ongoing program attempting to rid the lake of redfin.

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