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Damien and Tiffany Galvin and their staff at Meat on Maitland are super pleased to recently have been named winners in the Australian Meat Industry Council’s NSW Regional Sausage King competition and the smallgoods competition. “We were so excited to win these awards, all the hard work pays off,” Tiff...
Good News from Gwydir News. “We’re back!”
After taking the very tough decision to close the Gwydir News, and after the publication of what was to be the last edition on July 3, owner Nancy Capel received an enquiry about taking on the paper. Discussions on the sale of the paper are underway, and further details should...
Shock announcement from Gwydir News
"Farewell from Gwydir News" titled the shock announcement that the Gwydir News (combining The Bingara Advocate & Warialda Standard) is shutting shop immediately.  The following article written by owner Nancy Capel delivered the news to the community. 'This week is the last issue of the Gwydir News. After 33 years in...
PULSE OF THE EARTH – A Festival of Regeneration.
The “Pulse of the Earth” Festival will be held in Bingara on September 6,7 & 8. This promises to be a major event for our town and shire and an engaging and festive start to a new spring season. The Living Classroom will host the event, presented by Bingara and...
Former Bingara ‘Mighty Eights’ player becomes an Aussie Rules star
A man who started his football career with in the late 1980s as a member of the Bingara Minor League Club played his 150th League game for Kambalda Football Club in May. A huge crowd turned out to see one of the club’s “favourite sons” Steven Simpson reach that...
Community College extends reach with new fleet of vehicles
Community College is always looking for new ways to go the extra mile. Recently the College took delivery of four new vehicles that will enable its growing staff to do just that! The College is responding to community need to provide learning opportunities to people living in rural and...
You just never know when you might find a gem!
Bingara is famous for its diamonds and according to Hugh + Grace Music they came across one in their recent trip to Bingara. "Sometimes, the universe sends special people our way. A young boy heard us playing down by the river in his hometown, and inched his way closer. Jack...
UNLEASH THE BLACK DOG – 5 DAYS UNTIL TICKETS GO ON SALE TO THE GIVING BACK TO THE GWYDIR BLACK TIE BALL!
It’s time to roll out the red carpet, polish the dancing shoes and dust off the black-ties! Tickets to the 2019 ‘Giving Back to the Gwydir’ Black Dog Ball are set to go on sale this Monday and boy, are we in for a treat at this years’ event! Tickets...
Gwydir Lily restaurant meeting tremendous customer response
The Bingara Returned Services Club’s new Gwydir Lily Restaurant opened on May 28, and diners have been flocking in to try the range of Malaysian, Thai, Chinese and traditional Australian dishes on the menu. Club Manager, Dan Herringe, says response to the arrival of the three-person team contracted to run...
Bingara U3A gaining popularity
Bingara U3A has just published its list of activities for the second term of 2019. “Thanks to all of you who attended U3A activities in Bingara last term” said President, Linda McDouall “and extra thanks to the people who presented courses. The Armchair Travel with Dimity McMurtrie was particularly well...