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Community College Northern Inland offers Free courses to drought affected farming families and business owners
The Community College Northern Inland Inc. is a community adult and education provider in North West NSW. The Board of Management and staff wanted to use their expertise and contacts to assist locals and have created forty free of charge hobby and leisure classes and also weekly 1:1 support...
Leanne plans another ‘pink night’ in Bingara
After she lost her sister Kym to cancer 12 years ago, Bingara woman, Leanne Kilmore has been a tireless campaigner raising money to fund research into this insidious disease. Leanne Kilmore (2nd from left) and friends at the 2017 "Pink Night”. For the past seven years, she...
Hay-lelujah for Bangalow
The second run of donated items from Bangalow Adopts Bingara made their way to the Bingara Showgrounds on Sunday. A total of 84 round bales of grass hay and four 44-gallon drums of molasses was delivered, which saw 15 rural rate payers lucky enough to receive assistance. “I was contacted...
Changes at Bingara Veterinary Clinic
Nandewar Animal Health Services, incorporating Barraba, Manilla and Bingara Veterinary Clinics, has operated as a successful partnership between Ben Gardiner and Kym and Kim Hagon for the past 11 years. Veterinarian, Leanne Knight with a patient. The Vet clinic advises that Leanne Knight, who joined the practice...
Regional Australia Bank calls on Bingara community to support extended trading hours
Other banks may be calling time in Bingara but not Regional Australia Bank. After trialling an extra day’s trading on Fridays, the bank has decided to implement it on a regular basis. So as of 20th August 2018, Bingara residents are now able to enjoy the ease and convenience of...
Ready For Daffodil Day
A variety of Small Dougal Bears have arrived in town in readiness for Daffodil Day on Friday, 24 August. This once a year day will be found at the Maitland Street Stall Site in Bingara. Other merchandise which will be available includes footballs, daffodil pins, keyrings, pens and, of course, the lovely...
Bangalow adopts Bingara
The ongoing drought is impacting rural Australia severely with 100% of NSW & 60% of QLD now drought declared. It's very hard to focus on the negative in such circumstances, but sometimes from crisis something great can happen.  This is the case in Bingara where some sectors are "doing it tough". Bangalow, a...
Adam bats for an upgrade at Bingara’s Gwydir Oval
MP chasing down $450,000 for upgrade works Bingara’s Gwydir Oval has been the town’s bustling sporting hub for decades, playing host to cricket, rugby league, oz tag, rugby union, league tag and Bingara Central School’s sports days, and now there’s an exciting plan to upgrade the ageing amenities block and...
NSW Governor to visit Warialda and Bingara
Warialda and Bingara will both be on the NSW Governor’s itinerary when Governor of New South Wales visits the region next week. His Excellency The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d), and Mrs Linda Hurley will be visiting Warialda, Bingara, Bundarra and Barraba between Monday and Thursday. His...
Locals ‘do their bit’ for drought
With 99 percent of New South Wales in severe drought, Bingara Wattle Arts and Crafts have instigated a collection of groceries, toiletries, and money to assist farmers battling drought. Unfortunately, perishable items requiring refrigeration cannot be accepted. Items can be left at the Bingara Wattle shop, the Bingara Laundromat or...