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Bingara included in Premier Store’s Christmas lights competition
For many years The Premier Store in Inverell, in conjunction with radio station 2NZ, have been running a Christmas light competition in Inverell and Glen Innes. This year Bingara and Warialda residents will be able to enter in their own separate competition. The Premier Store owner, Mr David Ferris said...
Bingara Liz recovering well at Koala Hospital
Enjoying her breakfast of ‘Eucalyptus robusta’ at the Port MacquarieKoala Hospital is the female koala rescued at Bingara in November2018. Rechristened from “Lis” to “Bingara Liz” in honour of local WIRES carer Liz Kakoschke, who along with Ken Withers, have rescued several sick and injured koalas...
Change of venue for Bingara’s Australia Day celebrations
The removal of old trees in the grounds of the Bingara Museum and extremely hot weather conditions on January 26 over the past few years was the linchpin of a change of venue for Bingara’s Australia Day celebrations in January. The trees were removed because they had become unsafe. The...
Christmas concert triumph
An estimated crowd of 750 people gathered on Gwydir Oval at Bingara last Thursday night for a Christmas Carnival with a difference, and they were not disappointed. John Schumann and Shane Howard on stage at the ‘Concert for the Farmers’. Chairman of Bingara and District Vision 2020,...
No rain yet, but Alf gets some relief Farmers
Alf and his daughter, Rhonda King, have been praying for rain. The quintessential image of the drought stricken farmer has brought media attention to the small town of Bingara. With very little rainfall over the past twelve months the situation for this community has been dire.  [Read Nine News...
Gwydir Health Alliance Petition needs YOUR signature – Closes soon!
Gwydir Health Alliance was formed in 2017 partly to address the issues of attracting and retaining doctors to Bingara and Warialda. This problem is widespread across NSW and a meeting with several NSW rural councils took place in October with one of the outcomes being to seek signatures via...
BINGARA LIBRARY BOOKS A NEW PLACE TO CALL HOME WITH ANOTHER $300,000
A NEW $300,000 funding boost from the NSW Government will help the Bingara Library turn the page on a new era with a big move to a new home base in the town’s Civic Centre, Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall announced. Mr Marshall said the grant would see the library...
Bingara U3A Group Sees the Light
A small but enthusiastic group met at Bingara Central School on Sunday morning for an illuminating master class on why mowers and whipper snippers fail to start. Geoff Leech gives U3A students the low-down on mower maintenance. The workshop was presented by the very knowledgeable Geoff Leech....
Christmas Carnival organisers overwhelmed with support
Organisers of the Bingara Christmas Carnival Concert for the Farmer have been overwhelmed by the support for the event, not only through financial sponsorship but also the backing of organisations who will be offering support services on the night. Among those attending the event will be The Rise Foundation of...
Cards and tags a hit
An enthusiastic group of women attended the first Bingara U3A workshop last Thursday morning at the Community College. Card makers hard at work: Barb Leech shared her knowledge with very keen participants at the Bingara U3A workshop last Thursday. The workshop was on making gift cards and tags...