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ALLAN IS AMBASSADOR

By Melissa Blewitt Allan Sparkes, CV, OAM, VA, FRSN, has been announced as the Lachlan Shire Australia Day Ambassador for 2021. Lachlan Shire Mayor John Medcalf OAM said he was pleased to hear that such…

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HAVE A PLAN B IN PLACE

The Community Drug Action Team (CDAT) launch of ‘What’s your Plan? – It’s only a 10 minute walk’ took place in Condobolin on Friday, 27 November. The theme for the project is ‘Live Longer in…


THIRD CHRISTMAS DRAW DONE

The third draw of the #Shop Condo for Christmas# campaign has been drawn with 10 lucky people taking home over $600 in prizes. Chairperson of the Condobolin Chamber of Commerce, Vicki Hanlon, oversaw the draw,…


CDAT MORNING TEA

Condobolin’s Community Drug Action Team (CDAT) held a morning tea at Memorial Park so local residents interact with members on Friday, 27 November. They are supported by the Australian Drug Foundation (ADF), who were in…


AWARD FOR LACHLAN SHIRE COUNCIL

Lachlan Shire Council has won the 2020 Local Government Engineers Association (LGEA) Employer of Choice Award. Council General Manager Greg Tory was pleased to accept the honour on behalf of Council when it was announced…


REMINDER FROM CONDO COOK UP AND CONDOBOLIN CWA

To all the Farmers and farming families affected by the drought over the past couple of years who received vouchers from the Condo Cook Up, please remember to use them especially with Christmas just around…


CPS STUDENTS RECOGNISED WITH YOUTH DEADLY AWARDS

A number of Condobolin Public School students were recognised with Youth Deadly Awards as part of NAIDOC Week. To conclude NAIDOC celebrations, Youth Deadly Awards were presented at a short assembly on Friday 13 November….


TRAGEDY AT CONDOBOLIN WEIR

A woman has died while swimming at a weir in Condobolin. Just after 5pm on Thursday 19 November 2020, Emergency Services were called to the Condobolin Weir, following reports a woman had been pulled unconscious…


LOCALS EMBRACE LAVENDER DAY

Cancer has a major effect on local communities like Condobolin. This is why the Reardon family has chosen to raise money for Condobolin CanAssist this harvest season. They own a progressive contracting business, based in…


SUCCESSFUL SISTER/MISTER DAY HELD

Marathon Health through the incredible support of CatholicCare hosted a Sister/Mister day on 11 November 2020 for NAIDOC Week. The day was a huge success with bingo, darts, face painting and clothes drives that everyone…


FIRST SHOP CONDO FOR CHRISTMAS DRAW DONE

#Shop Condo for Christmas# campaign has been drawn with eight lucky people taking home prizes. Chairperson of the Condobolin Chamber of Commerce, Vicki Hanlon, oversaw the draw, which took place at 5pm in the Condobolin…


TRAVEL ADVENTURES

Condobolin Public School Class 1C have been discovering what it is like to jet off around the world. While there has not been much travelling in 2020, but students had an idea. On 10 November,…


SHIRE CROPS DESTROYED BY FIRE

Fire has destroyed around 200 hectares of crop in the Condobolin area and 120 hectares of grassland at Tullibigeal. A grassfire destroyed 80 hectares of crop at Ootha, near Condobolin. The Condo RFS crew were…


FUNDRAISING FOR A VERY GOOD CAUSE

RSL Lifecare William Beech Gardens – Condobolin hosted a High Tea on Wednesday, 28 October 2020. Residents and staff enjoyed the day of pink to raise awareness for the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF). The…


HELEN SAYS FAREWELL TO CONDO

Helen Jeffers has said a final farewell to the Condobolin Health Service. She officially retired from her role as a Registered Nurse with Community Health on Thursday, 12 November. The staff at Condobolin Health Service…


SCIENCE AND SOLAR ON AGENDA

Science was on the agenda when Sally Russell from Lake Cowal Conservation Centre (LCCC) visited Lachlan Children Services during the October School holidays. The children were able to create their own electrical circuit using a…


A STATELY VISIT FROM PRESIDENT STEPHANIE

CWA of NSW President Stephanie Stanhope dropped into town to visit with the Condobolin, Kiacatoo and Myamley branch members on Monday, 9 November. She met and spoke with Condobolin and Kiacatoo CWA branch members at…


BEAUTIFUL LANDSCAPING SURROUNDS RSL COLUMNS

The newly installed Granite Columns at the Condobolin RSL Club depicting Australia’s defence forces are now surrounded by beautiful landscaping. The Granite Columns represent the Navy, Army, Airforce and Women’s Royal Army Corps. This project…


CHS LEADERSHIP TEAM ANNOUNCED

Brittany Jones (Vice Captain), Caitlin Keen (Captain), Darcy Hope (Captain) and Shaylee Saunders (Vice Captain) have been chosen as the Condobolin High School, leadership team for 2021. Brittany, Caitlin, Darcy and Shaylee were presented with…


LIBRARY HOURS CHANGING

Library hours are changing across the Lachlan Shire. Lachlan Shire Council advises that the Condobolin and Lake Cargelligo libraries will be extending their opening hours from Monday, 16 November, 2020. The revised opening hours for…


A SPECIAL VISITOR FOR MYAMLEY CWA

During her Oxley Group tour, State President Stephanie Stanhope was entertained to afternoon tea by Myamley Branch members. This being harvest time, not many members were available to attend. Stephanie a former dairy farmer from…


HORSING AROUND

Two miniature horses put big smiles on the faces of residents at William Beech Gardens in Condobolin. Kerre Pearce, along with ‘Pepper’ and ‘Rocky’ spent time at the facility recently, where residents interacted with the…