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Showing generosity for Can Assist

Lachlan Shire Council Union Members held their Annual Union Picnic Day on 9 November 2018 at the Condobolin Sports Club. Throughout the year, members have contributed money, ran a raffle and 100 Clubs to raise…


GRADUATING PRESCHOOL

Condobolin Preschool and Childcare Centre held their Emu Room Graduation Ceremony last Monday. It was held at the Condobolin Sports Club. Parents, grand parents, carers, friends and special guests enjoyed the evening. Santa Claus even…


CALLING TIME AFTER 50 YEARS

By Melissa Blewitt For 50 years, Condobolin Swiss Watch Centre has been part of the local business landscape, but on Christmas Eve, it will close its doors for the final time. From humble beginnings, to…


FINAL FAREWELL

By Melissa Blewitt Condobolin’s NRMA Insurance Agency is saying goodbye, after serving the Condobolin community for 60 years. The Branch will say its final farewell on 31 December 2018. After working with the NRMA since…


Helping Hand for Helipad

He explained the Land Rover Club of the ACT was one of three Clubs that join together to organise a bi-annual event known as the Combined ACT Four Wheel Drive Clubs Four Wheel Drive Spectacular…


Eisteddfod success

At the 25th Annual Forbes Eisteddfod last Friday, several Condobolin piano students were well placed against some very high standard performances. In the Beginners Section, Alexandra Worthington was awarded second place from ten competitors. Alexandra…


Milestone for Sunrise Project – DFS completed

By Melissa Blewitt The Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS) for Clean TeQ Sunrise Project, near Fifield, has been completed. It forecasts local benefits to the community over the initial 25 years of the Project operation in…


Public speaking success for local students

By Melissa Blewitt Standing in front of a large audience and performing can be daunting, but not for some local students who competed in the Oxley Group CWA Public Speaking Competition recently. Four students from…


Red alert lifted at Gum Bend

By Melissa Blewitt The Red alert warning previously issued for Gum Bend Lake has now been reduced to an Amber alert by Water NSW. Water quality samples collected by Lachlan Shire Council and analysed by…



Lachlan Shire News

Projects •Condobolin Library Extension – The Library extension is progressing well with the new section of the building almost completed. Over the next 2 weeks the Library will relocate to the new extension to allow…


MOVIN ON LSC GM leaving for new role

By Melissa Blewitt General Manager Robert Hunt is moving on.He will be leaving in mid-July to take up the position of Assistant General Manager – Corporate Services with Nambucca Shire Council. Mr Hunt said the…


We will remember

  by Melissa Blewitt A large crowd gathered to commemorate Anzac Day in Condobolin last Wednesday. The day began with a traditional Dawn Service at Memorial Park, with many taking the opportunity to remember all…


Fundraiser at Kiacatoo Hall

  Lachlan Valley Caravan Club will hold a Biggest Morning Tea at Kaicatoo Hall on the 25th May. Contributed   By Melissa Blewitt The Lachlan Valley Caravan Club will once again be holding a Biggest…


Coffee with a Cop

Central West Police District — On Wednesday, 9 May 2018 officers from Central West Police District, Condobolin Police Station and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build…


School Holiday fun

By Melissa Blewitt Western Plains Regional Development (WPRD) through its Youth Services Program, ensured young people had the opportunity to participate in a Blue Light Disco, Waste 2 Art Workshops, a Skate Park barbecue, water…


Clarrie remembers

Tottenham’s Clarrie Cunningham at 95, is the oldest returned serviceman in the district. He spoke at Tottenham’s Anzac Day Service, on his trip to Borneo, where he served in World War II. Mr Cunningham was…


Faith undertaking Traineeship

By Melissa Blewitt Condobolin High School student Faith Richards has begun her School Based Traineeship at the Lachlan Shire Library. She will be working with Librarian Theresa Jude and Librarian Assistant Abby Grimshaw, to learn…


    By Melissa Blewitt A taxi service will once again run in Condobolin. Locals Bill and Jenny Logan, saw a desperate need for a taxi service within the town, and are working towards having…


NSW Farmers talk technology

By Anne Coffey Dan Winson, from the newly established Agrinet, was a key speaker at the NSW Farmers Condobolin Branch AGM held at the RSL on Thursday the 22nd March. Dan has found a way…


Excellent Easter hats on parade

Condobolin Preschool and Childcare Centre held their Easter Hat Parade last Tuesday. Children showcased their creativity and individuality with their special hats. Parents, educators and guests were treated to a morning of fun and laughter….


Jacob wins 750 moto

Jacob Smith showing his winning style. MB By Melissa Blewitt Condobolin’s Jacob Smith has triumphed in the Moto section at the 2018 30th Anniversary Condo 750 event. He was more than happy with his performance,…


Condobolin Liquor Accord resurrected

Harry Ajwani, Senior Constable King (Licencing Officer), Zoe Lockhart, Mick Waller, Paul Reardon and Parkes, Forbes and Lachlan Road Safety and Injury Prevention Officer Melanie Suitor and Paul Sills attended the recent Condobolin Liquor Accord…