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LACHLAN SHIRE COUNCIL NEWS

Lachlan Shire Council News ROADS Shoulder widening works continue on The Bogan Way between Tullamore and Albert Roads with sealing due to commence on 1 March. Road formation and vegetation removal is underway on 5…




A GOLDEN GONG FOR UTES IN THE PADDOCK

By Melissa Blewitt The Lachlan Shire’s Utes in the Paddock installation has been named as one of the best public art experiences in the country Created by Jana and Graham Pickles from Burrawang West Station…




A YARD STICK FOR YVONNE AND JUDY

Condobolin Sports Club Women’s Bowls Social bowls on Thursday 25th February, six ladies play a game of triples. It was a very tight game with the lead changing several times. The eventual winners were Colleen…


INCREDIBLE 168 RUN PARTNERSHIP

Junior Cricket CONDOBOLIN UNDER 12’s INTERTOWN CRICKET REPORT Condobolin headed to West Wyalong on Sunday the 14th of February 2021 for the final round of the Lachlan Valley Under 12 Intertown Cricket Competition for 20/21….


KARU PASTORAL TAKE OUT 41ST DON BROWN

By Melissa Blewitt Karu Pastoral (Harold, Phillip and Meg Crouch) have won the 41st Don Brown Memorial Merino Ewe Competition. Reduced to one day this year, 61 spectators were hosted by eight properties that opened…


SHOWCASING SHIRTS

By Melissa Blewitt The 2021 Condobolin Preschool and Childcare Centre Aboriginal design shirt has been designed by Belinda Coe. On 14 January the facility welcomed a visit from Belinda, who was presented with a shirt…


LAND VALUES INCREASE

By Melissa Blewitt The total land value for the Central West NSW region, which includes Condobolin, Lake Cargelligo, and the Lachlan Shire, has increased by seven per cent between July 1, 2019, and July 1,…


LOCAL WOMEN SET TO SHINE

By Melissa Blewitt A group of talented local women are getting ready to shine. Condobolin District Landcare will be hosting a Water and Birds Art Exhibition in April, and the Condobolin SHINE Women group will…


LIONS HUNTING FOR PRIDE OF CONDOBOLIN

By Melissa Blewitt The Condobolin Lions Club is urging the local community to become part of the organisation. They are inviting people of all ages to learn more about how they support the local community…



MIIMA WARRABINYA: REACHING FOR THE STARS

Miima Warrabinya: Reaching for the stars Condo’s Third SkyFest, 3-5 Sept. 2021 Condobolin’s third SkyFest: Miima Warrabinya will be held at the Wiradjuri Study Centre on the 3- 5 September, Mr Ally Coe, Wiradjuri Condobolin…


CELEBRATING HEATHER’S HEFTY CONTRIBUTION

By Anne Coffey After 20 plus years of unwavering community support long term members and current staff of Western Plains Regional Development gathered at WPRD on Tuesday to celebrate and thank Heather Blackley for her…


LCS GRADUATIONS

By Melissa Blewitt In December, last year, Lachlan Children Services held two Preschool Graduation ceremonies for those children heading to ‘Big School’. The Preschool Graduation for the St Joseph Parish School group was held on…


KIROVETS TRACTORS: UNPRECEDENTED VALUE FOR FARMERS

APCO Australia has begun an intensive and extensive marketing campaign for the Kirovets Premium K-7M 428 HP tractor. The Kirovets is produced in a highly efficient, high-tech factory in St Petersburg, Russia, using the most…


A WELCOME DONATION

On 15 January, the Condobolin Preschool and Childcare Centre received a very welcome donation. Mineral Hill General Manager Geoff Merrell presented the facility with a $1,600 donation. The funds will be used to purchase two…


STORYTIME IS BACK AT LIBRARY

By Melissa Blewitt Local children are once again able to experience the delight of stories, songs and rhymes twice a week during Storytime at the Condobolin Library. The ever popular event, is now being held…


A FOND FAREWELL FOR FATHER KAMBA

On Sunday, 14 February the Condobolin Catholic Parish Council and parishioners farewelled Father Vincent Kamba. After a farewell Mass, a light supper was enjoyed outside the Church. Father Vincent is off to Broken Hill and…



NEVADA SUNRISE WINS CUP

By Melissa Blewitt Nevada Sunrise has taken out the $10,000 Inland Petroleum Condobolin Picnic Cup. A strong crowd gathered to enjoy the 2021 Condobolin Picnic Races on Saturday, 20 February under brilliant sunshine. At odds…


FUN, FASHIONS AND FRIVOLITY

The 2021 Condobolin Picnic Races were a great success. The meet featured over $35,000 in prizemoney plus trophies. A highlight of the day was the $10,000 Inland Petroleum Condobolin Picnic Cup, which was won by…


SALUTING SERVICE

By Melissa Blewitt The Condobolin RSL Club has been awarded a $6,000 grant as part of the Federal Government’s Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program. The funding will help the facility to upgrade its commemorative…


CHOPIN’S LAST TOUR A SUCCESS IN CONDOBOLIN

By Melissa Blewitt ‘Chopin’s Last Tour’ was a wonderful success in Condobolin. The fantastic evening performance by Phillip Aughey at the Community Centre on Saturday, 6 February was applauded by all those who attended. A…


FIRST GAMES OF HANDICAP PAIRS PLAYED AT SPORTS CLUB

Condobolin Sports Club Bowls On Saturday the first games of the Handicap Pairs were played. Laurie Thompson and Grant Davis defeated Lennie Pawsey and Al Barnes, Steve Brasnett and Frank Golyer defeated Neil Williamson and…


BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR LOCUSTS

By Melissa Blewitt Farmers across the Lachlan Shire and broader central west area are being urged to be on the lookout for locusts. Local Land Services are warning farmers to be vigilant after high density…


CONDO BAKERY TO FEATURE ON TELEVISION

By Melissa Blewitt Condobolin’s own Ben Fitzgerald from the Condo Bakery will feature on episode one of The Food Dude, who is intent on showcasing regional businesses to the rest of Australia. In the episode,…