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Indigenous foods research Park for Narrabri
In a first for northwestern NSW, a proposal has been made to research local Indigenous Foods and medicines, bringing them into the spotlight and expanding their prominence in the land and on our dinner plates.  This could have beneficial spin-offs for the Living Classroom in Bingara. ...
Service the top priority for new motel owner
For the Bingara Fossickers Way Motel’s new owner, Annette Towers and her daughter, Tess, their move from Gravesend to Bingara is a logical one.  “I had been looking around for a business, and really love Bingara,” Annette said.  I have always enjoyed coming here with friends, having lunch in...
Back to the Ark to learn about the district
“Here we go again and you are welcome” is how the Gwydir Ark Community Group announced the second evening of discovery. The Group is hosting their second exciting, informative evening starting from the Whitlow Road Bird Route this Saturday, March 11. Every pair of eyes is welcome to join the group...
Australia’s newest citizens celebrate in Gwydir
Community members, Gwydir Shire staff and Councillors gathered recently as four residents were officially made Australian citizens. May and Klarissa Ventura from the Republic of the Philippines, Leo Alabed Allat from Jordan and Margareta Ivanoff from Sweden were each presented with Citizenship certificates by Mayor John Coulton in front...
Top accolade for Touriandi Carer
One of Touriandi Lodge’s newest staff members, May Ventura has won the title of student of the Year for 2016 for the Community College Northern Inland region. “May came to Touriandi last year as a Certificate III in Aged Care student,” Touriandi manager, Jennifer Brown, said.  “She did her course...
Girls Night Out a tremendous success
Almost 100 Bingara women took part in a ‘Girls Night Out’ last Friday, where, in between having loads of fun, they learnt about heart health, amongst other things. The event, held at the Roxy Theatre and Peters Cafe, gave the HealthWISE team, coordinated by Chris Connor, the opportunity to present...
Gwydir Shire Council Community Meetings
Please be advised the Gwydir Shire Council will be conducting community meetings throughout March and early April.  The purpose of these meetings is for the Council to deliver important information to the public. You can support Council by your attendance at your nearest local venue: Warialda Memorial Hall Tuesday 7th...
Delungra rallies to support young Logan
For Delungra boy Logan Taylor, while the last few weeks have not been the most pleasant, he certainly isn’t alone, as the wider community comes together to support his battle. Over the Christmas break, the family of four year old Logan was informed that a tumour had been found...
Busy bees back in Bingara!
The trailer towed behind Elizabeth Frost’s bright red Holden ute is unmistakable. With a big picture of honey bees emblazoned across it, the words state, ‘Tocal College – Beekeeper training’. Within the trailer Liz carries half a dozen or more bee hives, each containing ONE Queen Bee and about 60,000...
Chance to hit the high notes for lucky students
Regional opera company, Opera North West, is pleased to announce performance dates for the major regional event, Opera in the Paddock, for 2017. This year, three lucky students from Bingara, Warialda and Moree will be offered the chance to attend for free. The event which has been held at...