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Bingara Bowls Carnival
The Bingara Sporting Club is gearing up for an action packed weekend of lawn bowls at the inaugural Light Horse Regiment Bowls Carnival on the 18th and 19th May 2019. The two day event which is set to attract around 120 bowlers from across NSW and beyond will see groups...
A Spotlight Walk with Gwydir Ark
Gwydir Ark will be meeting at the Whitlow Road Bird Route in Bingara at 7pm on Saturday March 23rd for a public walk in the Conservation Area on the opposite side of the road. The walk is timed to be a spotlighting walk to see what effect the current...
$200,000 GRANT FOR NEW WARIALDA PARK, SO EVERYONE CAN PLAY
NORTHERN Tablelands MP Adam Marshall recently announced a grant of $200,000 from the State Government to help Gwydir Shire Council construct the region’s very first all-abilities park, in Warialda. Mr Marshall said Council would contribute $240,000 to the ground-breaking project, which will see the creation of a welcoming and comfortable...
Friends of Myall Creek secure $1 million grant for cultural centre
The next stage of the Myall Creek Cultural and Education Precinct Project is in sight, following the promise of just over $1 million in state government funding. “We are thrilled to have this funding and it will allow the committee to undertake and complete the second stage of the...
Bingara teachers awarded scholarships
The achievements of two teachers at Bingara Central School will open up great opportunities for both primary and secondary students at the school. Mr Scot Crispin was informed that he was successful in gaining a Rural and Remote Scholarship to attend the NSW Future Focused Learning (STEM) conference held...
Gwydir River Rats deliver new playing uniforms and training equipment to Bingara Central School
At the conclusion of the 2018 season, Gwydir Rugby Club set about raising funds through the auction of a special one-off combined Gwydir/Barraba jersey as a concept and a celebration of the success of the merger agreement between the two rugby clubs. It was decided that the funds raised...
Strong turnout for Bingara races
The hard work of the Bingara Jockey Club’s committee in preparing for this year’s Bingara Cup, held on Saturday, certainly paid off. Racegoers were met with green lawn around the main grandstand area and under the red sails, thanks to a three-month watering program by volunteers. ...
Erica moves into the school swimming history book
Erica Dixon had an historic showing at the 2019 Bingara Central School Twilight Swimming carnival recently, breaking 5 records on her way to claiming the Open Girls Age Champion. Erica had an outstanding evening, breaking the Bingara Central School records for the 33m Freestyle, Breaststroke, and Backstroke, as well as...
Tickets now available for “It’s My Party … and I’ll Die if I Want To!”
Postponed due to cast illness! With that title, this theatrical offering just has to be a comedy. The next theatrical production from the North West Theatre Company is Australian playwright Elizabeth Coleman’s wonderful contemporary play, “It’s My Party … and I’ll Die if I Want To!” When father Ron Patterson suddenly...
Gwydir Shire Council supporting local farmers
The Gwydir Shire Council has recently been successful in securing a substantial grant to support the Gwydir Shire’s farming community through the devastating financial, social and emotional effects of the current drought. The funds which have been provided by the Hunter New England and Central Coast Primary Health Network,...