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Bingara to Celebrate 90 Years of Golf
The Bingara Golf Course in the 1960’s,from Mr Bill Bullough’s collection This Saturday the Bingara Sporting Club will be celebrating 90 years of Golf in Bingara. The Club was formed in 1927 and has continued to play golf ever since. The anniversary will celebrated at the Club this...
Ceramic Break Sculpture Park announces inaugural Triennial Travelling Quilters Challenge Competition
In an area that has an abundance of talented quilters, Ceramic Break Park owner and sculptor, Kerry Cannon feels it is time for a triennial event to showcase these talented quilters’ works to the public. The exhibition will travel to seven locations from Stanthorpe Qld through to Tamworth NSW with several stops in...
2017 Local Citizen of the Year Awards
AUSTRALIA DAY 2018 - only eight WEEKS to go Nominate someone worthy of becoming Bingara’s Citizen of the Year for 2017. Do you know someone who is passionate about Bingara and district? It’s now time to nominate that person who is worthy of becoming Bingara’s Local Citizen of the Year for 2017,...
Bingara’s newest babies recognised
Six babies from Bingara and the surrounding district received Gwydir Shire birth certificates from Deputy Mayor, Catherine Egan recently. At a special morning tea at the Bingara toy library, five of the babies and their family members were presented with the certificates, maracas from the Bingara CWA, and a bag...
Remains of ‘King of Bingera’ returned home
Merv Sutherland (NSW Office of environment & Heritage), Greg Livermore (Anawan Aboriginal Lands Council), Steven Booby (Narrabri), Carmen Southwell (Gwydir Shire Council staff member) & Mayor, John Coulton. School children from Bingara, Warialda, and Tingha, and Bingara pre-schoolers were among a crowd of over 230 people...
Bingara Swimming Club success
Bingara Swimming Club attended the Glen Innes Picnic meet Sunday 26th November for a fun and relaxed day of racing.  Each member showed fantastic sportsmanship and swam very well, with plenty of medals and ribbons being won by the Bingara Club.  The swimmers showcased Bingara with pride. Race and time trial nights will soon commence on Thursdays.  Anyone interested...
Science Teachers come to learn at The Living Classroom (TLC)
Last week a compliment of twelve teachers visited The Living Classroom (TLC). They were from schools across the region, and from as far as Mungindi, Gunnedah and Glen Innes. They were there to consider the new Secondary Science Curricula. The focus of the new curricula is ‘discovery’, finding out about...
The North West Theatre Company elects a new Board for 2018.
The North West Theatre Company (NWTC) based in Bingara has elected its Board for 2018 at the AGM held on November 30. The new President is Rick Hutton, Vice President Henry Martin, Secretary Tanya Heaton, Treasurer Susan Hutton, Publicity Jenny Mead and the other Executive members are Lee Loudon and...
Murray Cod season opens December 1
Recreational fishers will again be able to target Murray cod, when the season opens on Friday, 1 December 2017, following the annual three month breeding closure. NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Senior Inland Fisheries Manager, Cameron Westaway said the native species, which is found in the Murray-Darling River system,...
The King of Bingera coming home
Council is assisting the Office of Environment and Heritage to return the remains of an ancestral man to his Country. A ceremony will be held on the Gwydir River, Bingara on Friday 1 December commencing 11am sharp. The ceremony will include a smoking ceremony, traditional dance and burial. Following the ceremony...