News in Brief


Women are invited to a free online health information seminar on the evening of September 1 in the RSL Dining room from 7p.m. -9 p.m.
Titled Making your 40s fabulous: your hormones, your libido, your health, the evening  will feature a Webcast from the Jean Hailes Foundation for Women’s Health. Speakers include Jean Hailes gynaecologist; Dr Elizabeth Farrell, Sexual Health Physician; Dr Rosie King and Dr John D’Arcy and will provide women with the latest evidence-based information on some of the health issues that face women in their 40s.
Contact Leonie Parker 68901500 for info and RSVP for numbers.


History week, from 4 to 12 September,  will be recognised in Condobolin next month with the theme ‘Discovering the Faces of the Past’.
Condobolin Historical Society will put the Mary Doyle Wedding albums on display at the Community Centre from 10am to 4pm on Saturday 4 and 10am to 1pm on Sunday 5 September.
There will also be a cemetery walk led by members of the Historical Society on Sunday 12 September from 10.30 to 12.30pm.


Why not just roll out of bed this Sunday morning (29th August) to check out the dog show competitors who have been invited to dress in their pyjamas for this fancy dress and fun competition day. Starts at 9 am at the Gordon McCarron Kennel Club Arena at the Condobolin Caravan Park.


On Wednesday 8th September, Country Women’s Association members in Condobolin and around the state will celebrate the inaugural CWA Awareness Day.  Local branches across the state will hold their own form of celebration including open days and community celebrations to bring attention to the roles played by this community conscious organisation. For more information on your local CWA of NSW branch, go to or call (02) 9358 2923 for local contacts.


Barellan will host their ‘Good Old Days Weekend’ over 25 and 26 September with visitors encouraged to come along and see the working Clydesdales and heavy horses of yesteryear.
The weekend will begin at 9am at Barellan Showgrounds with two days of displays and working Clydesdale and heavy horse teams.
The grand parade will begin at 1pm on Saturday with an array of entertainment including a cow milking competition, butter churning, damper cooking competition, whip making demo and hay rides. There will also be a country barbecue offering breakfast and lunches and a camp oven dinner.
Gate entry is $5 per adult and $20 for the family. Dinner plate and enteretainment on Saturday night is $20 per head. For a programme of events or enquiries, call Paul Bandy on 0428 631 673 or Bruce Bandy on 6963 9178.


World Suicide Prevention Day – Friday September 10th, aims to reduce the stigma of suicide and promote help seeking behaviour.

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