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Clients blossoming in the Mayfield Gardens

Spring has sprung and members of the Bathurst Community Mental Health Drumming Group once again came together to perform at the Mayfield Gardens.  Bryan Billington, Bathurst Community Mental Health Peer Worker, said, “Drumming in a group has so many benefits. It’s about connection, inclusion, participation, respect and acceptance.  “This is the first time the group ... Read more
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Multi-Purpose Courts Underway at Neville

A massive concrete slab has been poured as work moves into overdrive on the new multi-purpose sports courts in the village of Neville. Member for Bathurst Paul Toole met with local councillors and staff from Blayney Shire Council to inspect progress the new $250,000 facility. “The community is looking forward to the difference the courts ... Read more
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High Tea is Back at Abercrombie House

Owner, Chris Morgan, welcomed Probus Combined Club as the first group to return to Abercrombie House since covid-19 restrictions have been eased for our region. Members and their guests were delighted to be able to come together again socially, and enjoyed a delicious high tea served in the beautiful Ball Room.  A wide selection of ... Read more
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PCS World Teacher Day

“As we celebrate World Teachers Day I am reminded of the changes to the educational landscape over the last 2 years. It has been challenging for the whole educational community.   I really want to acknowledge the effort, care and consideration the Portland Central School teachers provide for students each and every day. They have remained positive ... Read more
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Mitchell Conservatorium

The Mitchell Conservatorium board is today announcing the appointment of Andrew Smith as the new Executive Director, following the news last month of Dr. Graham Sattler’s imminent relocation to New Zealand.  Mr. Smith was the previous Head of Music and Performance at Denison College, Bathurst High, and the Chair of the Mitchell Conservatorium Board from ... Read more
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Lithgow Men’s Shed Adds Tech to its Toolbox

The Lithgow Men’s Shed is adding IT to its toolbox, thanks to a $1440 federal government grant under the National Shed Development Programme.  The local Men’s Shed in Lithgow has used the grant to purchase computer equipment to help members build up their computer confidence, and nail basic online skills.  The grant enabled the branch ... Read more