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Something for everyone at the Bingara Show
It’s almost time for the Bingara Show, and this year, organisers are determined to have something to please everybody. The Show will run on Saturday and Sunday May 26 and 27 at the Bingara Showground, and will be officially opened by Bingara Show Society Life Member and former resident, Frank...
Kamahl and Bingara Central kids a hit at the Roxy
When the then US President Barack Obama visited Australia in 2011, devout fan, the Australian singer, Kamahl was very keen to meet him. He contacted his friend, Senator John Williams, who arranged for Kamahl to attend a dinner at Parliament House where the US President was guest of honour. It...
Bingara prepares for annual ‘Bush Bash’
Once again it’s almost that time. June is just around the corner and so is the long weekend and the Bingara Bush Bash Annual Tennis Tournament. “We would love to have you join in the weekend activities either as a player or spectator,” event Secretary, Jan Miller said. Bingara has been...
When art, farms and science come together – everything is possible!
The farmer, Garry McDouall, scientist Ros Moulton, bartender Johnette Walker, artist Linda McDouall and Scotsman Rick Hutton on stage. The first weekend in May saw the launch of “An artist, a farmer and a scientist walk into a bar …’ the quirkily titled collaboration between the Kandos School of Cultural...
Interesting show planned for Bingara
Over twenty members of Bingara Show Society Committee met on Thursday night to discuss final plans for the 2018 show on May 26 and 27. The Rodeo, always a popular event, will commence about 6.30 pm on Saturday. The campdraft unfortunately has been cancelled due to the dry weather and lack...
Where the wild things grow
“There is lots of food out there growing wild!” These were the words used by Diego Bonetto to introduce himself to a keen group of foragers last weekend at The Living Classroom in Bingara. Diego is based in central Sydney. He makes his living conducting workshops and tour groups helping...
Bingara Library to find new home in Civic Centre
The Bingara community will soon have a much larger and more user-friendly modern local library, at new premises, thanks to a $200,000 grant from the NSW government, Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall announced today. Last Friday, Mr Marshall was joined by Gwydir Shire Councillors and local library staff to discuss the...
Let’s welcome our new neighbours
Throughout May the Gwydir Shire Council will be hosting two “Meet your Neighbour” gatherings, the first at the Bingara Sporting Club on Wednesday May 16 and the second in Warialda at the Warialda Golf and Bowling Club on Thursday May 17. The purpose of these gatherings is to welcome new...
Four days to rethink your farming, your life and your health
On Monday May 7 to Thursday May 10 the Northern Slopes Landcare Association and the Gwydir Learning Region will host a Certificate in Nutrition Farming Certificate at The Living Classroom in Bingara. They will be four days that may well positively change your life. Shelley McDouall, from Northern Slopes Landcare...
ANZAC spirit continues to grow
Large crowds turned out for both the Dawn Service and the traditional ANZAC Day march in Bingara on Anzac Day. Over 50 students from Bingara Central School marched alongside Returned Servicemen and women. Several students proudly wore their relatives medals. Those marching were applauded by crowds who gathered along the...