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MEET THE CANDIDATES
GWYDIR SHIRE COUNCIL ELECTIONS 2021 Council Elections will be held on Saturday December 4th. Pre Poll voting opens Monday 22 November. Vision 2020 will host a “Meet the Candidates” evening at The Roxy Theatre on Tuesday 16th November commencing at 7pm. We have 10 candidates for the 9 positions available, so your attendance...
Amber Lawrence “Bring it back tour!”
Multi Golden Guitar Award winner Amber Lawrence is fast out of the gates from lockdown and back on the road with the forthcoming show at the Roxy Theatre, Bingara on Saturday 20 November 2021.  Amber has performed in Bingara a few times before and absolutely loves the town and...
The Gwydir News 2021 October Community Newsletter
The latest addition of The Gwydir News has been mailed.  32 pages! Read online >> Download a PDF version by simply clicking on the Download button or clicking the arrow in the top left hand corner.   https://issuu.com/thegwydirnews/docs/gn_october_21_email
Gwydir Pools Open THIS SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2.
FREE ENTRY FOR GWYDIR RATE PAYERS AND RESIDENTS TO CONTINUE THIS SEASON. Pool open daily 11am to 6pm.
A MOMENT IN TIME SETS UP A LIFE LONG HOBBY
It’s a fascination that William Grover has had for almost as long as he can remember – how clocks work, and it is obvious once you step through the front door of the Bingara home he shares with his wife. “Me and my cousin used to get out in the...
Flower meadow ready to bloom
A new project at The Living Classroom, Bingara, has seen a sea of flowers planted along the verge of the facility on Killarney Gap Road. Seeds from flowers suitable to be grown in the region have been planted, with further specimens being germinated in The Living Classroom’s nursery. [caption id="attachment_14119"...
CONTEST SHORTLIST FOR LOCAL PHOTOGRAPHER
Local photographer, Amber Hall recently made the short list in the category of People’s Choice of the 2021 Nature Photo Contest hosted by the Nature Conservancy of Australia. Her image, titled Survival Day, was taken after a harrowing night of rapidly rising flood water in March this year. During...
BINGARA MPS WIN EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR KEEPING PEOPLE HEALTHY
Bingara MPS was recently successful in winning the HNELHD Excellence Award for Keeping People Healthy. The Quality Improvement Program ‘Time to Break the Drought – Using Water to Prevent Falls in Rural Communities’ was developed and implemented by the MPS team of Sue Mack, Suzie Bilsborough and Megan Latham...
Upper Horton Long Distance Pizza Delivery a Winner
Home delivery pizza from 50km away? No problem for the Upper Horton Sports Club who, with dine-in options off the table, may just be doing the North-West’s longest pizza delivery route. In true country-style community spirit the Club and its volunteers put on a night to remember christening its brand-new...
LOCK IT IN: UNLEASH THE BLACK DOG BALL WILL BE BACK IN 2022
It might be 10 months away, but the Black Dog Ball Committee would like you to save the date for the next Black Dog Ball to be held in July 2022. A highlight of the calendar in times when we were allowed to gather, the Black Dog Ball has...