Archive for the ‘Gwydir Shire’ Category

Strong nominations for Bingara citizenship awards
The Gwydir Shire Council Bingara Special Events Committee received six nominations for Bingara’s Citizen of the year, and three nominations for Young Citizen of the Year. Nominees for Citizen of the Year are: Tiffany Galvin, Greg Nichols, Peter O’Brien, June Ritter, Betty Thomas and Johnette Walker. Tash Cooper, Erika Dixon and...
Warialda and Bingara Playgrounds set for $50,000 play time boost
THREE popular community parks across the Gwydir Shire will get a pay-time boost for improved playtime for youngsters with $50,000 in funding from the State Government, announced by Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall. Gwydir Shire Councillor David Coulton, left, with Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall at...
Drought and hot weather bite local water supplies
Gwydir Shire Council has imposed Level 1 Water Restrictions to water supplies in Bingara, Gravesend, North Star and Warialda. Restrictions began on Monday, January 7, and are estimated to remain in force until the end of February. The use of sprinklers or fixed hand held hoses are prohibited between...
Busy Australia Day planned for Bingara & Warialda
Full programs of events have been planned for Bingara and Warialda for Australia Day, Saturday, January 26. Organised by the Warialda Rotary Club, a gold coin donation breakfast will be held at the Warialda Showground, beginning at 7.30am. The Australia Day guest speaker will be Federal Member for Parkes, Assistant Minister...
Nominations for Bingara Local Australia Day Awards Close Jan 18, 2019.
Nominations for Bingara Local Australia Day Awards have been open for a while now, but will close on January 18, 2019. Of the people you know, is there someone who is passionate about Bingara and district, someone who is a local superman/superwoman, a champion in and for the local community...
Let Soundtrails guide your through the Gwydir Shire this school holidays
Explore the Gwydir Shire this school holidays and download the Soundtrails mobile phone app! Download the app onto your Smart Phone or iPad, see yourself on a GPS map and walk freely in and out of sound fields; a rich weave of memories, voices, myths and archival footage. With original...
Happy New Year from beautiful Bingara
To you and yours, wishing you a...
Delungra gets a Wazz-a-cow
“Delungra Sports Association will receive $7,368 to buy a Wazza- cow; a portable mechanical cow used in cutting horse instruction, as well as improvements to the sports ground’s water storage capabilities,” Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said when announcing funding under the latest round of Stronger Communities Program...
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...
New Bingara Library project to commence soon
The new Bingara Library to be located within the Bingara Civic Centre is progressing towards commencement after designs were approved by Council last Thursday. The project, which is being co-funded through the NSW State Libraries Public Infrastructure Fund and the NSW Governments Stronger Country Communities Fund, is expected to...