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Business awards nominations
Businesses in the Gwydir Shire which have been nominated for awards, to be announced on Thursday night are: Junior Employee Nikki Adams, Gwydir Shire Council Gracie Phillips, Warialda Engineering Noah Bilsborough, Alan Bilsborough Mechanical Repairs Tash Cooper, Bingara Newsagency Bec Edwards, Bingara Newsagency Max Beinke, Croppa Creek Farm Spares Large Business Carinda House Warialda Engineering Touriandi Lodge Bingara Newsagency Australian Unity Homecare Senior Employee Keith Moore, Roger Moore Pty...
$2 million to widen and seal last gravel section of Bingara to Bundarra Road
One of the region’s busy local roads will soon be fully upgraded after Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall announced almost $2 million in State Government funding for Uralla Shire Council. r Marshall said the $1.976 million grant from the NSW Fixing Country Roads program would be matched by $800,000 from...
Celebrating success at Bingara Central School
Bingara’s Roxy Theatre was packed last Wednesday evening for the Bingara Central School’s annual Presentation Night, where, in the words of school Principal, Brooke Wall, “we come together to celebrate the successes you have achieved throughout the year.” Students from Year 3 to Year 12 received book and certificate awards...
Colourful display of flowers and art at Spring flower show
How fantastic it was to see the Wiseman Crowley Hall full of wonderful colour. Organisers were a little worried leading up to the Flower Show that the flowers would not cope in such hot dry and windy conditions, but the hall was a picture of blooms, surrounded by Bingara...
A great end to a tough year
For many, 2018 has been a very tough year, as large areas of rural Australia continue to battle one of the worst droughts on record. With the year coming to an end, and Christmas just around the corner, families and individuals across the region are urged to find a...
Full time GP for Bingara at Rural and Remote Medical Services
It has been two and a half years since Bingara has had a full time GP to call their own. Rural and Remote Medical Services are very proud to announce that Dr Lushanth Aloysious has joined the Bingara Medical Centre indefinitely. Prior to his arrival in Bingara, Dr Aloysious worked...
The guns fell silent …
On November 11, 1918, between 0530hrs and 0630hrs, French and German officials met in a railway carriage in a French forest, and worked out the terms and conditions of the Armistice.  The Armistice came into effect at 11.00am. So ended ‘The war to end all wars’. One hundred years on, the...
Bingara Showground receives $50,000 kickalong for new stables
A $50,000 State Government grant will give the Bingara Showground a big kickalong with a brand new horse stables block. Gwydir Shire Council will use the funds to replace an ageing and dilapidated wooden structure with a modern steel 24-stable block that would stand the test of time. The existing block...
Are you ready for Balance ‘n’ Bones, Cards and Gift Tags, maintaining your Mower or Pilates?
Bingara U3A is now officially up and running. All the paperwork has been done and now we are ready to run some activities and events. First, a reminder on what we are about. Universities of the Third Age, or U3As as they are more often called, are voluntary, non-profit...
Do your Christmas shopping where YOU matter
Packed shopping centres, long queues, the struggle to find parking, hours spent on the road and unnecessary extra costs are among the perils of travelling to larger centres to shop for Christmas. ingara and Warialda both boast small, yet thriving business communities, with a number of mostly sole traders who...