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Western NSW temperature rises as spring brings with it the summer heat

Temperatures across the region will climb into the 30s over the weekend, with residents really starting to feel the heat on Saturday. The worst of the heat will be felt in the state’s north-west, where a large region is likely to reach 29 degrees or hott

Thursday, 14:46 in Regional
 

Inaugural Hilltops Mayor elected

Councillor Brian Ingram has been elected unopposed as the first Mayor of Hilltops Council, with Councillor Tony Wallace elected to serve as Deputy Mayor.In accepting the position, Mayor Ingram said he is humbled by the honour and is looking forward to re

Thursday, 10:07 in Regional
 

Twilight tennis to return

Twilight Tennis will again be starting on Monday, October 9 at the St. Johns Tennis courts. We are going start a new format of doubles competition. You can enter a doubles combination or just enter your name and you will be teamed up with someone. We hop

Wednesday, 14:55 in Politics
 

Sheppard’s delight

Last Saturday, September 16, golfers played for Richard Platt's trophy in a stableford competition.Gary Sheppard must have been delighted with his score of 39 points which was best on the day and won him the trophy. Consistently in the prizes these days

Wednesday, 14:55 in Politics
 

Presidents’ Day win

Last Thursday the weather turned decidedly nasty which reduced the bowler numbers to eight. Those hardy souls, despite frozen fingers, played 14 ends. Daryl Murphy’s team coped with the conditions better than John Dymock’s team. Adjourning to the club af

Wednesday, 14:55 in Politics
 

Darts finals tonight

With the first round of semi finals done and dusted, tonight sees another big round of elimination matches. In A Grade, the three man Guinness team, who survived last week now face an enormous task against the Ram Z at the Ram. In the other semi, The Rec

Wednesday, 14:55 in Politics
 

Ladies’ annual tournament decided

The numbers were down for the Boorowa Annual Tournament on the weekend, even though it was a beautiful sunny day.The men had the course in prestigious conditions. The players that were there had a wonderful day as it was a great day for golf. Winners of

Wednesday, 14:55 in Politics
 

Christ church’s 150th year

The Christ Church in Murringo celebrated 150 years of worship last Sunday.Led by Reverend Geoffrey McAullife the congregation solemnly joined in the service and bared witness to the blessing of the ceremonial plaque. “In 1866 the villagers of Marengo gat

Wednesday, 14:54 in Regional
 

Operation Art success

Local student Jaiden Ings (Year 1) from Binalong Public School has been selected for the 2018 Operation Art touring exhibition for his artwork, “Funny Zoo’.The exhibition is comprised of 50 artworks and will travel to five regional galleries, as well as

Wednesday, 12:03 in Regional
 

Celebrating Holy Communion

On Saturday, September 16 eight children celebrated their First Holy Communion at the 6pm Mass at St Patrick's Church Boorowa. After four evening preparation evenings, working hard through a booklet with their parents, participating in a reflection and p

Wednesday, 12:03 in Regional
 

Free NBN information sessions

As we all know the NBN is due to start operating in Boorowa in October this year. This will mean a significant change to your phone and computer connections and you will need to know what you need to do when the changeover happens.Graham Jenkins will hos

Wednesday, 11:38 in Regional
 

A grassroots education

Kathryn McGuirk, Chair of Boorowa Community Landcare is working with Deb Woods and students from the Links to Learning program in both Yass and Boorowa schools to sow native seeds to grow a range of wattles, hop bush, hakea and bottle brushes which in f

Wednesday, 11:07 in Regional
 

2017 Lachlan Valley Biennial Art Awards now open

From Bathurst to Boorowa, from Orange to Young, from Grenfell to Canowindra and Parkes and Forbes and everywhere in between, artists are putting the finishing touches to their entries for the 2017 Lachlan Valley Biennial Art Awards. The Lachlan Valley Bi

Wednesday, 11:07 in Regional
 

Calling cowboys and girls

The suspense is over, The Gledhill’s Earthmoving-Mick Gorham Boorowa Rodeo Stampede is back for 2017. Troy Cross will be headed back to Boorowa for this year's Gledhill’s Earthmoving-Mick Gorham Boorowa Rodeo Stampede. It’s been a long time coming, over

Wednesday, 10:40 in Politics
 

Quick shear flashback: photos

Check out a look back at all the action from last year's Boorowa Quick Shear. This year is set to be bigger and better than ever.

Wednesday, 10:23 in Regional
 
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