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Pulse is back at the Living Classroom!
Pulse is back at The Living Classroom, Bingara. This three day festival is jam packed with amazing music, fantastic speakers, lots of activities for all interests and all ages. Friday evening will be very special. Welcome to Country, Live music then the unique Children’s Fire and Phoenix Rising, a creation...
LOCAL AUTHORS BRING ROCK ‘N’ ROLL TO LIFE
This year’s Bingara Orange Festival on Saturday 2 July will feature a book publication and book launch with a central theme of R ‘n’ R. Cantella tells the story a station property and its sixteen year old heir apparent Floyd Vallis who, to the dismay of his estranged parents,...
Countdown on to Happy Days Orange Festival
The countdown is on for the 2022 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 of the 50s and 60s. The weekend of events commences...
VOLUNTEERS KEEP THE WHEELS TURNING
Depending on where you source your information from, the collective noun for a group of volunteers is a cache, an army or a constellation. Whatever the case, the volunteers of Bingara Historical Society are a busy bunch with a driving passion behind them. The Gwydir News caught up with two...
TEDDY BEARS IN THE PARK
A drop in temperature didn’t deter the enthusiasm of the children that attended the Bingara Library Teddy Bear’s Picnic in the park. Dozens of teddy bears lay in wait for their small companions, ready to enjoy a story on the picnic rug, climb on the play equipment and have a...
Upper Bingara book launch
The official book launch of Gold & An Old Bush School Upper Bingara 1852 – 1965, by author, Elizabeth Adams avoided ominous skies to be hosted in the grounds of the Bingara District Historical Society. Ms Adams' interesting and informative book depicts not only the history of the early gold...
Unleash the Black Dog more tickets available
Unleash the Black Dog Ball will benefit the Gwydir Shire by connecting the community in a fun, relaxed atmosphere whilst raising funds towards mental health.  Funds raised will go in part to ‘Beyond Blue’ and Lion’s Club, Bingara. Some monies held by the Lion’s Club will be distributed towards further...
2022 Bingara Happy Days Orange Festival
For over half a century the community of Bingara has celebrated its Orange Trees. Planted as a living memorial to Bingara’s fallen in World Wars I and II, the trees and the annual harvesting of the fruit by the local school children happens on only one day of the...
THE BIG CUT: ADDISON’S HAIR WITH HEART DONATION
Pledging to cut most of your hair for charity is no small commitment but the gesture is so significant. Bingara teenager, Addison Dixon took the plunge last month and had the big chop with the intention of donating her hair to charity. Addison Dixon made the...
YOUTH WEEK TREAT
Celebrating young people, Youth Week 2022 was marked with an exciting day of fun and activity. Thanks to funding from Department of Communities and Justice, young people from across the Gwydir Shire came together to spend a full day out in Bingara. Around 30 young people...