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CWFS GETS A GRANT

Central West Farming Systems (CWFS) in Condobolin has been successful in the latest round of Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) funding under the Tackling Tough Times Together program. CWFS’ project ‘Tapping a Natural…


CHARLOTTE SHARES HER STROKE JOURNEY

Condobolin local and proud Wiradjuri woman Charlotte Porter is intent on making a difference to other stroke survivors. During National Stroke Week, she gave a presentation to a small number of people at Marathon Health,…


PADDY RECOGNISED

Paddy Ward has been recognised for excellence at the Ray White national awards. Ray White Condobolin’s Paddy Ward was recognised for his contribution to the local community at the Group’s competitive national awards ceremony recently….


ROBOT BOB AT CHS HELPING STUDENTS

Condobolin High School has received a Digital Farm Hand robot. The machine is affectionately called “Bob” and will be at the educational facility for the next three terms. “The robot “BOB” is on loan from…


MULLET MANIA

Yanco Agricultural High School is asking staff and students to participate in growing a mullet as a fundraiser for the Black Dog Institute. Lane Doyle of Condobolin, who attends the educational facility, is taking part…


GRANT FOR LOGAN THORPE FITNESS

Logan Thorpe Fitness has received a $15,000 Healthy Town Challenge Grant. The Healthy Town Challenge is a joint initiative of the NSW Office of Preventive Health and the Heart Foundation NSW. The challenge supports regional…


KNITTING FOR CANCER

Condobolin Independent Living Centre (ILC) clients have been keeping themselves busy at home throughout COVID by knitting beautiful scarves and beanies for the Cancer Council NSW ‘Knit for Cancer’ initiative. All the beautiful items that…


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…