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$12,647 ‘Yielded’ for Gravesend Public School community garden
A FLOURISHING community garden at Gravesend Public School is serving up healthy fresh produce to local families, with Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall today announcing a $12,647 State Government grant to extend the greenery with an Indigenous ‘bush tucker’ component. Mr Marshall said the community garden was one of the...
Tree Change Campaign Secret Success
The Gwydir Shire Tree Change Campaign is gaining momentum with several families already making visits to our Shire to explore relocation opportunities. In the first edition of the new Gwydir News we reported on the “ambitious campaign” undertaken by Gwydir Shire Council to attract new residents to the Shire. It...
Show us your guns: NSW permanent firearms amnesty
NSW Police Force and Crime Stoppers are calling for residents to register or surrender illegal firearms and ammunition without being penalised for illegal possession, as part of the first ever permanent national amnesty. The Amnesty will give Australians a chance to surrender for destruction unwanted or unregistered firearms, parts, and...
Gwydir Shire Libraries at your service!
LIBRARIES HERE FOR YOUR NEEDS DURING COVID RESTRICTIONS Our click-and-collect service is still available at both Warialda and Bingara Libraries - just reserve a book on our website as normal, and when you receive a notification you can collect it from our Click-and-Collect area outside the branch during normal opening...
The Gwydir Community News – July 2021
Enjoy the latest edition of The Gwydir News. View Gwydir Community Newsletter April Edition >> View Gwydir Community Newsletter June Edition >> View Gwydir Community Newsletter July Edition >> https://issuu.com/thegwydirnews/docs/gn_july21_issuu
Latest donations benefit young readers and community Comfort
Bingara Community Op-Shop has proudly donated to both the Bingara Library and the town’s Community Comfort organisation this month, bringing the total of their contributions to $7,000. Just four months since opening their doors, the group have manage to spread their good fortune across the township, giving back to the...
2021 Pulse of the Earth – A Festival of Regeneration
PULSE IS BACK – A FESTIVAL OF FUN, FOOD, LIVE MUSIC, MARKETS, KIDS CREATIVE SPACE PLUS LOTS OF CHALLENGING SPEAKERS. FRIDAY NIGHT IS A REGENERATIVE FILM FESTIVAL, THEN SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AT THE LIVING CLASSROOM. REMEMBER 2019 – A WONDERFUL FESTIVAL DESPITE THE WEATHER – NO DUST THIS YEAR. HIGHLIGHTS...
ORANGE FESTIVAL A WINNER
Happy Days they were indeed on the last weekend in June as hundreds gathered to celebrate Bingara’s annual Orange Festival. A perfect winter’s day provided the backdrop to the celebration of the good times of yesteryear and all things orange-related. Preceded by a Friday night screening of 2008 remake of...
Myall Creek Memorial Weekend Defies Wet Weather Challenges
The annual Service of Commemoration for those who lost their lives at Myall Creek on 10th June 1838 was held on a very wet weekend in June. On a bleak and cold Saturday, the Friends of Myall Creek Committee organised and held a cultural Sounds of Country concert, which was...
A trip down memory lane…
Currently on display at Bingara IGA & Hardware are incredible photos depicting the history of H.Fay & Sons compiled by Susan Hutton (nee Fay) for the community to enjoy. You will find them between the Electrical and Hardware Departments. Enjoy!