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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...
The Gwydir News September Community Newsletter
The latest addition of The Gwydir News has been mailed.  28 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_september_21_issuu  
Personalised QR Check-in Cards now available
Do you know someone who struggles to use the QR Code check-in with a smartphone? Service NSW is offering a personalised “check-in card” to anyone who needs one. The card operates in the same way as a Dine & Discover NSW voucher but is used to check in when entering a...
Notice from Bingara IGA
Bingara IGA take to social media to allay fears as lockdown is again in force throughout NSW. "Attention customers: There is no need to panic as we will still be open throughout the lockdown as we are an essential service. We Thank you for not panic buying and understanding that there is...
Visitor Information Centres Maintain Accreditation
Bingara Visitor Information Centre can proudly announce it has been successful in retaining its accreditation after a recent Desktop Review. Jenny Mead Accreditation sets the benchmark of industry standards for Australian Visitor Information Centres in the execution of their services and strives to continually improve and innovate...
2021 Bingara Races POSTPONED!
Unfortunately due to the uncertainty of COVID-19 and what may arise within the next few weeks, the 2021 Bingara Races scheduled for Saturday the 28th of August have been POSTPONED! However in 2022 they are looking to host not 1 but 2 Race Meets! The 1st Race Meet is looking to...
Bingara District Historical Society Heritage Walk
The Bingara Historical Society Heritage Walk was officially launched at the opening of the Orange Festival Carnival on Saturday 26th June. The project initially began back in April 2013 when the Historical Society decided to put a proposal to Council to assist in installing picture boards and plaques showing...
Oliver Twist comes together for the North-West Theatre Company’s August theatre offer
Whether it's as the Charles Dicken’s novel ‘Oliver Twist’ or the famous Lionel Bart musical “Oliver!” or its award-winning movie sequel, the story of the orphan boy in the slums of early Victorian London, lives on in our memories. At the 41st Academy Awards for 1968, Oliver! was nominated for...
$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...