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Damien and Tiffany Galvin and their staff at Meat on Maitland are super pleased to recently have been named winners in the Australian Meat Industry Council’s NSW Regional Sausage King competition and the smallgoods competition. “We were so excited to win these awards, all the hard work pays off,” Tiff...
Good News from Gwydir News. “We’re back!”
After taking the very tough decision to close the Gwydir News, and after the publication of what was to be the last edition on July 3, owner Nancy Capel received an enquiry about taking on the paper. Discussions on the sale of the paper are underway, and further details should...
Shock announcement from Gwydir News
"Farewell from Gwydir News" titled the shock announcement that the Gwydir News (combining The Bingara Advocate & Warialda Standard) is shutting shop immediately.  The following article written by owner Nancy Capel delivered the news to the community. 'This week is the last issue of the Gwydir News. After 33 years in...
PULSE OF THE EARTH – A Festival of Regeneration.
The “Pulse of the Earth” Festival will be held in Bingara on September 6,7 & 8. This promises to be a major event for our town and shire and an engaging and festive start to a new spring season. The Living Classroom will host the event, presented by Bingara and...
The sun is shining and the oranges are sweet
The weather is glorious, the oranges are sweet, and the countdown is on for the 2019 Regional Australia Bank, Bingara Happy Days Orange Festival. This year’s event will have festival goers dancing in the street as it again takes on the “Happy Days” theme, celebrating the nostalgia and music...
You are invited to come ‘Walking on the Moon’.
In June 1969 mankind took first steps on the Moon. It was a momentous occasion full of daring, adventure and science with the political background of the ‘Cold War’ and the ‘space race’. American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin ‘Buzz’ Aldrin, along with command module pilot Michael Collins were...
Former Bingara ‘Mighty Eights’ player becomes an Aussie Rules star
A man who started his football career with in the late 1980s as a member of the Bingara Minor League Club played his 150th League game for Kambalda Football Club in May. A huge crowd turned out to see one of the club’s “favourite sons” Steven Simpson reach that...
Community College extends reach with new fleet of vehicles
Community College is always looking for new ways to go the extra mile. Recently the College took delivery of four new vehicles that will enable its growing staff to do just that! The College is responding to community need to provide learning opportunities to people living in rural and...
You just never know when you might find a gem!
Bingara is famous for its diamonds and according to Hugh + Grace Music they came across one in their recent trip to Bingara. "Sometimes, the universe sends special people our way. A young boy heard us playing down by the river in his hometown, and inched his way closer. Jack...
Bingara’s Living Classroom features on Prime News
"A University research project is bringing new life to Aussie farm dams", this was heading which accompanied the footage aired on Prime News on June 20. Visit The Living Classroom's page >> https://www.facebook.com/Prime7NewsNorthWest/videos/347626946153918/