Locals have been urged to nominate businesses, community organisations and groups for this year's NSW/ACT Regional Achievement and Community Awards.July 5, 12:51 pm
Sport gives everyone a go.
That's the best thing about it!
And these days things like Paralympics and Special Olympics gives everyone the chance to compete, as they did in our region the other day.
Parkes police will soon be moving across the road into a brand new station.
Work started today on the $14 million project.
If you're a fan of Christmas in July.
Well, you'll love this.
Because there's some winter magic in Mudgee over the next few weeks. An ice rink. And it's seriously, seriously cool.
Paramedics from across our region have been honoured for their service and bravery in Bathurst today.
Some are volunteers, others are paid, and they've all been recognised for their efforts in one of the most trusted professions in the country.
Gilgandra Shire Council is looking to borrow $1.5 million to build a new bridge at Terrabile Creek.
The bridge has been due for replacement for years.
And the Council doesn't want to borrow the money.
This next story contains graphic shots inside the Young abattoirs, which locals would like to have re-opened sooner rather than later.
Much later says the owner, who blames the carbon tax.
Bathurst Regional Council is considering increasing the capacity of the city's biggest water supply for the second time in just over 10 years.
Raising the wall at Ben Chifley Dam has been on the cards ever since the drought.
We've seen a bit of fog on our roads lately.
It's prompted the state government to remind drivers to turn their headlights on during the day, fog or no fog..
See and be seen is the message.
Group 11 are the kings of country footy after a big win in the Tier two grand final.
Our boys downed Group 20 from the Riverina, 31-4.
Plans to co-locate Medicare and Centrelink in Orange have been delayed due to traffic problems.July 4, 9:45 am
Former NRL player Simon Woolford has returned to play for the Young Cherrypickers in a big game in group 9 rugby league.
Woolford slotted into the five-eighth position and worked some magic in a thrilling draw.
Mudgee is facing a housing crisis as the mining boom puts a huge squeeze on the rental market.
But it's not just the number of rentals which are quickly disappearing.
Model tenants are also being pushed out of homes so landlords can cash in on the boom.
A $100,000 reward is being offered for information relating to the unsolved death of a man in Lightning Ridge 17 years ago.July 3, 12:06 pm
A 45-year-old man has been mugged in Orange.July 3, 11:28 am