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Brianna wins cutest kid comp

Contributed by Brian Perara Beautiful little Brianna Perara was announced Kismet Digitals ‘Country’s Cutest Kid 2015’. Brianna and her family are very proud of her winning this division of the state-wide competition.

Rotary raffle winners

Tony Heaton and Val Arnaudon were the lucky winners of the West Dubbo Rotary annual fundraising raffle drawn at Club Dubbo on Wednesday, December 23, 2015. The club has sold the tickets tirelessly over the last 12 months.

Music to Julie’s ears

Julie Miller of Dubbo has a thousand reasons to smile after she was announced the winner of Totally Music’s December-long Christmas competition offering $1000 instore credit as a prize. Dubbo Photo News’ Tas Touvras was invited to draw the ticket on close of business Christmas Eve.

New Year’s celebration

Dubbo Fireworks was one of the biggest events on the Dubbo calendar for 2015 and featured jumping castles, stalls, a motor show and face painting. It was the perfect family night out with a wonderful display of fireworks lighting up the night sky at 9pm. The musicians who entertained the…

Poolwerx staff and customers are Star Wars crazy!

Contributed by Poolwerx Dubbo. Everyone at Poolwerx is absolutely Star Wars crazy (except Darren, who hasn’t seen any of the movies) so when the Cox family saw we had Star Wars inflatables in stock, they offered to dress up in costume to help us promote them with a Star Wars…

Gifts to retirement homes of Dubbo

Orana Support Services Empowering Women group has been distributing over 500 handmade Christmas gifts around the retirement homes of Dubbo. The group runs for a total of 26 weeks through the year. The women learn cooking skills, craft and other living skills, then the results of all their efforts are…

AGM for Talbragar CWA

Talbragar CWA recently held their Annual General Meeting. At this meeting, the resignation of the President Mrs Lona Edwards was received with much regret. Mrs Edwards has been President for some 23 years she will be missed, and members wish her better health. The election of officers resulted as follows:…

175 years for Manchester Unity IOOF

MANCHESTER UNITY Independent Order of Oddfellows in NSW celebrated their 175 years of Service on Saturday, September 19. The celebrations took place at the Wongarbon Community Hall. This area has taken in centres such as Dubbo, Gilgandra, Wongarbon, Scone and Tamworth. With the ageing population of members, it has been…

Hard work pays off for Dubbo cyclist

Dubbo College Year 12 student Adam Mitchell has taken out two silver medals at the cycling Track Nationals in Melbourne. The 17-year-old took his first silver as part of the 4000m team pursuit and his second silver in the madison. Cycling as part of the NSW under-19 men’s team, Adam…

Up, up and away!

It was hard to miss this hot air balloon which was a visual feature at last week’s National Merino Sheep Show and Ram Sale, held at the Dubbo Showground. It was quite spectacular! Thanks to Linda McCarthy for taking and contributing this photo.