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Warialda and Bingara Playgrounds set for $50,000 play time boost
THREE popular community parks across the Gwydir Shire will get a pay-time boost for improved playtime for youngsters with $50,000 in funding from the State Government, announced by Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall. Gwydir Shire Councillor David Coulton, left, with Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall at...
Tree-changer to share his enthusiasm for country life
Yianni Johns, artist and curator will be Bingara’s Australia Day Ambassador. Yianni Johns has been painting for decades and has had exhibitions of his art in many states of Australia, and internationally in New York, Montreal, Paris and Beijing. Yianni Johns Yianni has a Bachelor of Arts...
An Old Friend returns to the North West Theatre Company.
North West Theatre Company is delighted to welcome back Terry Brady as director of our next show, It’s My Party and I’ll Die if I Want To. Terry’s most recent work with NWTC was in 2011 when he directed the two one act plays, The Playing Fields of Eden starring...
Drought and hot weather bite local water supplies
Gwydir Shire Council has imposed Level 1 Water Restrictions to water supplies in Bingara, Gravesend, North Star and Warialda. Restrictions began on Monday, January 7, and are estimated to remain in force until the end of February. The use of sprinklers or fixed hand held hoses are prohibited between...
Busy Australia Day planned for Bingara & Warialda
Full programs of events have been planned for Bingara and Warialda for Australia Day, Saturday, January 26. Organised by the Warialda Rotary Club, a gold coin donation breakfast will be held at the Warialda Showground, beginning at 7.30am. The Australia Day guest speaker will be Federal Member for Parkes, Assistant Minister...
Three Creeks Gold Mine
Fun for young and old can be had at the Three Creeks Goldmine. Step back in time to the mining days of old. Learn the history of the mining site and browse through the artifacts displayed in the museum.  Have a look at the display of  jewellery, gold, garnets, crystals...
The Bingara HAPPY DAYS Orange Festival wants you!
Calling all stall holders, car enthusiasts, rock n roll dancers, vintage caravan owners and anyone who loves rock n roll and nostalgic vibe of the 50's. The Bingara HAPPY DAYS Orange Festival celebrating the 1950's era, rock n roll, nostalgia and the good times of yesteryear is on again for...
Nominations for Bingara Local Australia Day Awards Close Jan 18, 2019.
Nominations for Bingara Local Australia Day Awards have been open for a while now, but will close on January 18, 2019. Of the people you know, is there someone who is passionate about Bingara and district, someone who is a local superman/superwoman, a champion in and for the local community...
Let Soundtrails guide your through the Gwydir Shire this school holidays
Explore the Gwydir Shire this school holidays and download the Soundtrails mobile phone app! Download the app onto your Smart Phone or iPad, see yourself on a GPS map and walk freely in and out of sound fields; a rich weave of memories, voices, myths and archival footage. With original...
Change of venue for Bingara’s Australia Day celebrations
The removal of old trees in the grounds of the Bingara Museum and extremely hot weather conditions on January 26 over the past few years was the linchpin of a change of venue for Bingara’s Australia Day celebrations in January. The trees were removed because they had become unsafe. The...