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Information on dangerous fire danger conditions in the Narromine, Dubbo and Wellington area

This bulletin released by the Orana Team of NSW Rural Fire Service today at 5pm. A state-wide Total Fire Ban remains is in force for the remainder of Saturday 11th February 2017 and throughout Sunday 1ih February 2017 due to worsening weather conditions. Extreme fire danger ratings are forecast for…

WILD AT HEART

The team from #Dubbotalent spent December 2015 shooting a collaborative campaign. Here are some photos from their first shoot, keep your eyes peeled in our upcoming editions to see more. The first Editorial Collaboration event team: • Photographer Connor Coman-Sargent (19 year old aspiring photographer) • Model Yolanda Hodgeson (Former…

Pen to Power

Western Plains Cultural Centre was the place to be on Saturday, February 6, for the official opening of “Pen To Power”, an interactive exhibition encouraging recovery through mind maps. Jack Randell, the curator of this magnificent event, was absolutely thrilled by the turn out of Dubbo and Central West art…

Life Membership Presentation by Mayor

The University of the Third Age Dubbo has conferred Life Membership on former secretary Leonie Saville for her long and dedicated contributions to the organisation. The award was presented by the Dubbo City Council Mayor Mathew Dickerson at the U3A’s recent AGM on Monday, February 1. - Contributed by Col…

Let’s get physical!

Physical culture (‘Physie’) is a sport that fuses dance styles such as jazz, ballet, hip hop, contemporary, aerobics, and even pilates and yoga. Fun, upbeat, pop music is the soundtrack to the choreography that is age specific and designed for maximum variety and fun. Physie is an individual and a…

Gift of a new start for women

Connecting those in need with those willing to give, Dubbo City Council’s Organisational Services Division (DCCOSD) recently donated $1900 to Orana Support Services’ Dubbo Women’s Shelter. Each year members of the division host various fundraising initiatives and from their own pockets, pull together an amount to donate to a chosen…

Best Friends Pawever

Best Friends Pawever has been running for about 16 months now and in that time we have self-funded the majority of activities we have initiated, including the pens you see in the picture, down to kennels and bedding. Along the way, we have been fortunate enough to have some very…

Wellington Boot Ball

Fifteen women in Wellington have begun preparations to bring back the Wellington Boot Ball. Once an annual event the ball has not been held for many years. Funds raised at the Boot Ball will stay in the Wellington community. The hope is to start a community chest for local families…

Young Life Summer Camp

During school holidays Approximately 50 teenagers and 40 volunteers from Western NSW attended Young Life National Summer Camp in Jindabyne NSW. This camp aims to provide the best week in a young persons life through mentoring relationships with volunteers and a host of outdoor adventure activities at the Snowy Mountains.…