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Over 100 Native fish saved in successful Bingara fish rescue
Northern Tablelands MP and Agriculture Minister Adam Marshall last Friday week declared an operation to save native fish from diminishing water holes in the Gwydir and Horton Rivers a success, with 123 fish rescued, including a giant 100 centimetre Murray Cod. Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall...
The Great Big Gwydir Book Hunt
The Great Big Gwydir Book Hunt is off and running.  Brilliant initiative which the community will just love.  Participation is easy, just join the The Great Big Gwydir Book Hunt Facebook Group and then go hunting. Here's the first post on the page: 'Welcome everyone! There are a few 'book hunting'...
Bingara community joins with Leanne in cancer fundraiser
On Saturday night, the 26th October, Leanne Kilmore held her annual Pink Night for Cancer, in Honour of her sister Kym whom they lost 13 years ago. The night was a riot of pink with room decorated in all shades thanks to Amy Evans from Pally Styling. The strong crowd...
A Glimpse back in time…
Contributed by the Bingara Historical Society. An extract from J.T. Wearne’s book Bingara 1827-1937. Early Buildings in Bingera A site for a town was surveyed and laid out by the Government Surveyor Galloway in 1852 under instructions from the authorities whose policy it was to establish towns and villages at good...
Lego masters crowned
Bingara’s Inaugural Lego Masters, George Rattray and Morgan White, were crowned recently. After months of competition a two-day finale was held during the school holidays to determine the overall champion of the Bingara Library Lego Master Challenge. The unbelievably close competition all came down to an extra challenge to separate...
Snake season is upon us
As the spring weather warms up snakes are becoming more active looking for food and to breed. Owen Johnson from the NSW Ambulance Service spent the morning at the Bingara Toy Library providing information on what to do after a snake bite. Owen Johnson demonstrating how...
Bangalow comes to the rescue again
It was over a year ago that the small town of Bangalow in the Northern Rivers region of NSW, decided to adopt Bingara in an effort to assist drought-stricken farmers. In just over a week the community rallied together to collect nonperishable food items, stock feed, cash and other essential...
Locals look at going Online
A fortnight ago was Get Online Week, an initiative by the Be Connected Network. Ten participants in Bingara and five participants in Warialda joined Derek Tinke from Be Connected and Nortec to learn about the number of people that are still not online. “There are 2.5 million Australians over the age...
Huge turnout for Light Horse Carnival
Over two big days the Bingara Sporting Club recently hosted the inaugural Light Horse Brigade Lawn Bowls carnival, in honour of the men of the District who served in the Light Horse Infantry in years past. The event attracted around 100 bowlers from across Australia which saw groups of 4s...
$231,000 to help extend Bingara’s sewerage system to more homes
Gwydir Shire Council staff will get to work on a plan to connect around 80 homes north of the Gwydir River to Bingara’s sewerage system, after Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall last Friday announced a $231,000 grant from the State Government. Bingara water treatment works Mr Marshall...