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Australian test legend Doug Walters to share his stories in Bathurst

AUSTRALIAN cricket legend Doug Walters will be paying a visit to Bathurst this Wednesday to talk about his storied career in the national side.Renowned for his cavalier attitude and aggressive batting style, the Dungog native blasted his way to 15 centur

7 min. ago in Sport
 

Duathlon trials show Piranhas are not typical fish out of water | Photos

SOME are preparing for tilts at world championships, others laying the groundwork for the defence of a regional club title.Members of the Orange Cycle and Triathlon Club took to the tracks and roads of Gosling Creek on Sunday for some internal duathlons

36 min. ago in Sport
 

Author and actor William McInnes brings life to his family tree at history conference in Orange

“We all come and we all go.”With that profound statement as a rough theme, actor and author William McInnes ripped into a entertaining speech about his family, his life and the lives of others at the family history research conference in Orange on Sunday

today, 13:15 in Regional
 

Fed up: Pharmacy’s phone and internet cut off in NBN installation turmoil

An Orange pharmacy has been forced to get staff to visit doctors, nursing homes and other customers to let them know they were still operating after installation of the NBN created havoc.Cara Denman, proprietor of the Priceline Pharmacy in the Orange Cit

today, 12:05 in Regional
 

School students receive a lesson in sustainability as part of CSIRO workshops | Photos

Students from Orange primary schools put their minds to the test in practical activities last week at the Orange PCYC.The PCYC workshops were the main event from Monday to Wednesday as part of Sustainable Living Week, which is run annually by the Rotary

yesterday, 19:32 in Regional
 

Western Rams' big men lead the way in upset win over Federation of Italia Rugby League Australia | Photos,...

DARREN Jackson’s Rams channelled the Western Division style of days gone by on Saturday when posting an upset 50-12 win over Federation of Italia Rugby League Australia at Carrington Park.

yesterday, 18:38 in Sport
 

No longer forgotten: Artist showcases convict women in museum display

A Tasmanian artist who has devoted her career to bringing attention to the lives of convict women was among the guest speakers at the Family History Societies Conference. The conference, held on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, was attended by about 320 peop

yesterday, 18:13 in Regional
 

On the record: Regional business KNet secures Telstra communications recording deal

An Orange based business has secured a deal with Telstra to deliver communications recording services on its fixed network proving that tech companies do not need to be based in urban cities. KNet Enterprises, employs 12 people at its head office in Oran

yesterday, 15:59 in Regional
 

Rural Fire Service crews called to extinguish fire on Cargo Road

With tinder dry conditions and high winds expected throughout the day on Saturday people are being reminded that a total fire ban is in place.The warning comes after Rural Fire Service (RFS) crews from Cargo, Lidster and Towac brigades were called to ext

yesterday, 10:53 in Regional
 

OUR SAY: Take a sip, local wine is good for the economy

It sounds like a dream weekend.Travel by train from Sydney to Orange for three days of tasting fine wine and fine food. Join in the fun of the already sold out Wine in the Vines event, relax in quality accommodation for two nights and enjoy a behind the

Friday, 17:36 in Regional
 

Yeoval’s a chance of their own public holiday … which town will be next?

Yeoval residents are being asked if they want a public holiday to enjoy their show in 2018. Cabonne council is asking if the village’s show, which will be on May 1, should coincide with a local, part-day public holiday to allow more residents to attend.

Friday, 17:04 in Regional
 

Shoplifter released from custody after appealing jail sentence

A woman who was sentenced to four months in jail for stealing $23.10 worth of food from an Orange shopping centre on June 21, had her appeal upheld and sentenced reduced in Orange District Court. Leanne Maree Ostini, 20, of Wahratta Way, was to spend fro

Friday, 16:56 in Regional
 

Nurses back marriage equality Yes vote as part of a push to stop discrimination | Video

Orange nurses and supporters have thrown their support behind the Yes vote in the marriage equality debate.A handful displayed their rainbow colours outside Orange hospital on Friday. However spokeswoman Katrina Lee said they represented many more nurses

Friday, 16:11 in Regional
 

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Romano and Previtera pledge transparency on council

To the Residents of Orange.Any election victory is a gift from the voters. We will not let them down. I, Sam Romano, along with Mario Previtera and our families, are incredibly humbled by how much support Orange residents have given us and the party. We

Friday, 16:04 in Regional
 

A great vintage: Three events sold out weeks ahead of 2017 Orange Wine Festival | Graph

Three events have sold out weeks ahead of this year’s Orange Wine Festival – with others also selling stronger than last year’s events.President of the Orange Region Vignerons Association [ORVA], the wine show organisers, Justin Jarrett, said the Wine in

Friday, 14:39 in Regional
 
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