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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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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…


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….


SUPPORT BENDIGO TO SUPPORT CONDOBOLIN

Advertorial. By Anne Coffey In September 2015 Bendigo Community Bank partnered with Western Plains Regional Development to set up an agency in Condobolin at the WPRD Premises 18 William Street, Condobolin. Westpac had just closed…


CHOPIN’S LAST TOUR IN CONDOBOLIN

By Melissa Blewitt Anvil Creek Theatre will present a theatre piece called “Chopin’s Last Tour” at the Condobolin Community Centre on Saturday, 6 February. This production is about the classical composer Frederick Chopin. It tells…


$35,000 PRIZEMONEY UP FOR GRABS

By Melissa Blewitt Get your frocks and best suits ready, it’s nearly time for the running of the 2021 Condobolin Picnic Races. The event will be held on Saturday, 20 February, and will feature $35,000…


NEW INNOVATION IN FERAL PIG FIGHT

By Melissa Blewitt There is a new innovative product that will help farmers in their fight against feral pigs. After more than a decade in development, an Australian innovation to tackle this destructive pest – HOGGONE –…


FUNDING FOR CONDOBOLIN PAH AND I

By Melissa Blewitt The Condobolin P A H and I Association Incorporated will receive Federal funding of $14,454.76 to help ease cash-flow pressures and help them look forward to this year’s annual event with optimism….


KERROD TURNS DREAM INTO REALITY

By Melissa Blewitt Condobolin’s Kerrod Griffiths always had a dream of attending University. He admits he may not have been academically minded, but he yearned to be part of higher learning education and broaden his…


NURSES BENFITTING FROM NEW PROGRAM

By Melissa Blewitt Nurses in Condobolin, who are part of the Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD), are benfitting from a new program designed to support them work at the highest possible level. RG-NET, or…


LANA, EMILY AND GAIL’S CONTRIBUTIONS RECOGNISED

By Melissa Blewitt Lana Masterson, 31, from Lake Cargelligo has been named Lachlan Shire Citizen of the Year for 2021. Emily Sinderberry 23, of Condobolin won the Lachlan Shire Young Citizen of the Year and…