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Women in Agriculture hold Annual Symposium

NSW Women in Agriculture Inc met at Wongarbon recently for their Annual Symposium. Guest speakers were Mayor Matthew Dickerson who spoke about the NBN rollout, and Jenny Bradley from Armatree who spoke of their enterprises and her involvement in Tooraweenah Prime Lamb Marketing Co-operative. Other guests included Fiona Lander of…

Old Wheat Bag

This poem was contributed by Sally Hopkins who has been writing a collection of poems from her family's stories of living in the bush.

Kids appeal supported by community

A local network has been proudly raising money for the Give Me 5 4 Kids campaign, to help purchase much-needed equipment for the children’s ward at Dubbo Base Hospital. The staff at Southern Cross Austereo (home of 93.5 Star FM and Southern Cross Ten) volunteer countless hours during the month…

A great weekend of horsemanship

Westhaven Association was the charity beneficiary from a weekend championship cutting show hosted by the Wild West Cutters Inc at Geurie Racecourse and Recreation Ground recently. Wild West Cutters Inc president Peter Baker presented a cheque for $1000 to Westhaven business service coordinator Bill Dewar. Bill said that Westhaven was…

Jack graduates from air force training

Jack Wade is following his dream of a career in the Royal Australian Air Force, and recently graduated from recruit training in Wagga Wagga. He enlisted on March 12 and is now undertaking a 14 week training course in supply and logistics. Jack did his HSC at St John’s College…

Devilishly good

The under 15 Dubbo Devils Western representative team were victorious in the Country Cup in Griffith on the June long weekend. They won easily against the Southern representative team with an 8-0 victory, before facing the tournament favourites from Griffith, representing the Riverina. With their opponents having the home town…

Spot the difference!

This is Hugo at the entrance to Taronga Western Plains Zoo. We think he does a pretty good impression of a rhino calf, and blends in quite well. Contributed by Jaelee Willoughby

Grandparents go back to school

A scrumptious morning tea in the sunshine of the gym courtyard along with live music heralded Dubbo Christian School’s annual Grandparents’ Day on Friday, May 3. Students acted as tour guides to show their grandparents around the school. Many of the visitors sat in on a class before enjoying a…

Lady bowlers helping the cancer cause

CanAssist president Geraldine McMahon and secretary Nicole Johnson (far right) happily accept a donation of $2800 from Macquarie Ladies Bowls president Gloria Wheeler, secretary Helen Hazlett and treasurer Barbara Barrett. Contributed by Gloria Wheeler

Robyn says goodbye to Bracken House

Robyn Fisher retired as Care Manager at Bracken House and the residents put on a special thank you morning tea for her. Pictured are some of the staff and residents along with the farewell cake which was baked in her honour. Contributed by Karen Cronin

Croquet clubs in Friendship Shield

Members of the Dubbo City Croquet Club attended a Friendship Shield in Orange recently, with participants from Young and Orange also in the competition. Young were the victors but everyone had a very enjoyable weekend playing croquet and dining at Duntry League Golf Club. Contributed by Lilla Logan