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BELINDA AT CHS

Belinda Coe has joined the Condobolin High School educator team. She will be working as a Student Support Officer. Belinda will be working closely with the School’s Wellbeing Team to implement a range of student…


MODIFIED ACTIVE CITIZENS PROGRAM IN 2020

NSW Police Force’s Central West Police District is coordinating a modified Active Citizen Program to comply with COVID-19 restrictions in 2020. The Active Citizen Program will be run throughout Condobolin, Lake Cargelligo, Parkes, and Forbes….


SALE SUCCESS

Chamen’s Supa IGA recent Spring Sale was a great success. Many locals took advantage of the beautiful Spring weather to buy items to spruce up their gardens and outdoor spaces. There were Bush Roses, Lavender,…


NEW CULTURAL STUDY

Lachlan Shire Council is undertaking an Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Study. As part of its ongoing commitment to the local Aboriginal community, Lachlan Shire Council has engaged a specialised heritage consultancy firm to conduct the research….


MASPRO CARES

MASPRO takes the mental health of its employees seriously. Mentally healthy workplaces benefit all employees, their families, organisations and the broader community. Their employee’s mental health is a priority, and their wellbeing is essential to…


HEATHER MAKES FIRM FRIENDS

Heather Blackley, Judy Price and Dawn Jones have been friends a long time. When Heather moved to Condobolin 35 years ago, she was looking to meet new people. She joined the local netball competition and…


SUCCESSFUL OPEN DAY AT WILLOWBEND SPORTS CENTRE 2877

Willowbend Sports Centre 2877 held an extremely successful Open Day on Saturday, 12 September. Members of the community were able to meet the team of Brayden Davis (Manager/Personal Trainer), Grant Davis (Assistant Manager/Group Exercise Trainer),…


LOCALS ASK R U OK?

The Condobolin community, local businesses and schools joined in a national day of action, by participating in R U OK? Day on Thursday, 10 September. The town turned yellow to showcase its support for the…


KIACATOO CWA CELEBRATES 75TH BIRTHDAY

The Kiacatoo CWA has reached a magnificent milestone. It celebrated turning 75 with a High Tea at Kiacatoo Hall on Tuesday, 1 September. Members gathered to acknowledge the landmark occasion and shared a beautifully decorated…


IMPERIAL HOTEL SOLD

The Imperial Hotel in Condobolin has been sold. When Ray White Condobolin listed the property, it created plenty of conversations. “We are happy to have been able to close a deal between our clients and…


SASS STAFF MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Condobolin Public School recognised their School Administrative and Support Staff (SASS) staff who make such a difference at the facility recently. SASS Week was a time to acknowledge and thank the often unsung heroes in…



CPS SERPENT SCULPTURES

Condobolin Public School Stage Two students have been reading lots of Dreamtime stories. Class 4T created some beautiful Rainbow Serpent sculptures after reading the story.


RESIDENTS RESPONSIBLE FOR YARD MAINTENANCE

Good rainfall has encouraged growth in yards across the Lachlan Shire. Lachlan Shire Council would like to remind residents that they are responsible for the maintenance of their yards, including any grasses, weeds, plants or…


READING A STORY

Lachlan Shire Library Assistant Abby Grimshaw visited Lachlan Children Services to read the students a story recently. She read ‘Hattie the Hen’ in the sunshine after she took the time to watch the children participate…


SARAH LANDS A NEW ROLE

Sarah Cranney has taken on the role of Local Landcare Coordinator for Condobolin and surrounding areas. Condobolin and Districts Landcare (CDLC) have welcomed Sarah, who has a passion for the environment and an extensive agricultural…


KINDERGARTEN MAKE A VOLCANO

Condobolin Public School Kindergarten classes were able to conduct a very exciting volcano experiment recently. They have been learning about the letter ‘V’ and decided to make a volcano erupt. The students also completed some…


STUDENTS SEE REAL SNOW

It was a very exciting day at Condobolin Public School when a student brought real snow for others to see and touch on Monday, 21 August. Students in Condobolin are used to the dry heat,…


RURAL FINANCIAL COUNSELLING

The Rural Financial Counselling Service RFCS attended Western Plains Regional Development in Condobolin to assist Drought Support Officer Lee-Anne Denyer on Monday, 24 August. “The information session was delivered by Susan Keeley from RFCS who…


COOL MATHS GAMES

Condobolin Public School teacher, Vanessa Worthington, taught Class 4/5R a cool Maths game recently. The object of the game is to be the first to travel from the start to the finish. Students practised their…


LCS EMERGENCY EVACUATION DRILL

On Tuesday, 18 August Lachlan Children Services practiced what to do in case of an emergency at preschool. “Three sharp whistles were heard and the children were supported to move towards the gate and make…


CHS GOATS FIND A NEW HOME

Condobolin High School’s Angora goats have found a new home. “Condobolin High School was going to exhibit Angora goats at Sydney Royal Easter show in April,” a report (Agriculture News) in the Condobolin High School…


WRAPPED WITH LOVE

Condobolin Library Knitters Group are committed to helping those in need. Fifteen dedicated ladies who make up the Condobolin Library Knitters Group have been knitting and crocheting colourful patchwork squares, which are then sewn together…


COOKING WITH MCP

Condobolin Public School MCP students cooked delicious Easy Apple Turnovers on Thursday, 13 August. Students only needed five ingredients to make the tasty treats. The students worked together to create a quick and simple sweet…


STJ CELEBRATES MARY MACKILLOP

St Joseph’s Parish School Condobolin celebrated Saint Mary MacKillop Day on Monday, 10 August by wearing green and gold. Mary MacKillop Feast day is officially celebrated on 8 August every year. She is recognised for…


WASTE AND RECYCLING TRANSFER STATION IN CONDOBOLIN

Lachlan Shire Council expects to announce a public tender for the construction of a Waste and Recycling Transfer Station at the Condobolin Waste facility soon. A Development Application has been approved by Council for the…


LCS SUPPORTS JEANS FOR GENES DAY

Lachlan Children Services Condobolin Mobile Service supported Jeans for Genes Day recently. This year, it was held on Friday, 7 August. This national event supports Children’s Medical Research Institute and helps find cures for children’s…


A NEW FACE AT CPS

Condobolin Public School has welcomed Jason Cikos to the educator team. He is a Targeted Scholar and began teaching at the School from 3 August. Mr Cikos has moved to Condobolin with his wife, and…


OUTBACK MAGAZINE VISIT

A national magazine travel journalist has visited the local area and will write several stories on the Lachlan Shire. Ken Eastwood, Associate Editor of the well-respected RM Williams Outback magazine, spent two days recently in…


CPS GARDEN HELP

Condobolin Public School MCP students helped Mrs Dargan plant pansies along the walkway to Orange Street recently. Great work everyone!