FUNDING FOR PHYSIE

By Melissa Blewitt Chamen’s Supa IGA has given $2,524.78 to Lachlan Valley United Physie as part of their Community Chest program. The money is raised in a number of ways but predominately through the purchase…

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AUSTRALIAN BARLEY HEADED TO MEXICO

By Melissa Blewitt The CBH Group has signed a deal to ship 30,000 tonnes of Australian malting barley to Heineken, Mexico. This is a significant new market for the cereal grain and the Australian farmers…


AUSTRALIA DAY AWARDS

Congratulations to Murray Brown on winning the 2021 Forbes Citizen of the Year. Murray is an inspirational role model for the community and one who has demonstrated amazing community spirit and a high expectation with…





CONSTRUCTION BEGINS

By Melissa Blewitt Construction is now underway for the Cobar Connected Learning Centre and Multi Trades Hub. The NSW Government announced the start of construction of the new multi-million dollar TAFE NSW Connected Learning Centre…



FUEL STOLEN FROM PARKES

Police from Parkes are investigating the theft of a large quantity of diesel fuel from a property on the Back Trundle Road, Parkes. The landholder believes that around 2,000 litres of diesel was stolen from…


UTE ARTIST RETURNS

By Melissa Blewitt Artist Paul Blahuta visited Condobolin recently to take a look at his Ute in the Paddock artwork – “Clean Running Backed by Ned”. The 1954 FJ Ute, donated by Burrawang West Station…


WASTE TO ART COMPETITION

By Melissa Blewitt It’s the year of aluminium and steel cans for the Sims Metal Waste to Art and design 2021 competition. Waste to Art is a community art exhibition and competition open to all…


NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN

By Melissa Blewitt Nominations for Lachlan Shire Council’s Aboriginal Advisory Committee are now open. “The role of the Committee is to provide advice, direction and recommendations to Council on projects, programs, policy and initiatives relevant…


HAY GOES UP IN SMOKE

Fire crews from the NSW Rural Fire Service Mid Lachlan Valley Team and Fire and Rescue NSW responded to reports of a fire on a property west of Condobolin on Sunday, 7 February. Upon arrival…


PICNIC RACE CLUB

The committee have started all the preparations and planning for their 2021 Tullibigeal Picnic Race Club Meet. The date is set for Saturday 27 March 2021 and it is sure to be a fabulous Race…


PLAQUE REVEAL

By Hayley Egan On Tuesday the 26th of January, Ruby Stevenson, a life long resident of Fifield and Allan Sparkes, the Lachlan Shire Australia Day Ambassador, CV, OAM, VA, FRSN, unveiled the new Memorial BBQ….



AUSTRALIA DAY

Trundle Recognised local Services: NSW Police NSW Ambulance NSW RFS Branches Backwater, the Troffs, Trundle Village, Bruie Plains, Blow Clear, Sandy Creek NSW Health SES – Donald Wright Trundle Overall Sports Award: Trundle Jnr Cricket…


BILL AND PETE WIN

Condobolin Sports Club Bowls A new year and another eleven months of social and competition bowls fun beckons, not that it’s been quiet on the greens with a total of 46 games being played on…


LAST BALL OF MATCH DECIDES WINNER

Junior Cricket CONDO U12’s INTERTOWN CRICKET On the last Sunday in November, the Condobolin Under 12 Intertown team headed to Cowra in a must win game if they were to make the finals of the…


A PROFITABLE YEAR AHEAD FOR AGRICULTURE

Australia’s agricultural sector is set to enjoy an overall profitable year ahead – underpinned by high commodity prices, positive seasonal conditions and low interest rates, and despite expected continuing trade tensions with China – according…


AUSTRALIA DAY 2021

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AN AUSTRALIA DAY RUN

By Melissa Blewitt The Condobolin Veteran, Vintage, and Restoration Club Inc held an Australia Day run to Gum Bend Lake on 26 January. Members assembled at Memorial Park with their Australian made cars and tractors….