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Friday, 13:52 in Regional

Cowra sporting news

Well, with the winter hockey season at an end, all that is left to talk about at this stage is the presentations and celebrate a great year of hockey put together by a great hockey community.The Minkeys and Juniors all received a medallion for their effo

Friday, 09:11 in Sport

A worthy win: Nicholls collects Central West Volunteer of The Year award

Cowra’s Greg Nicholls has been recognised for his outstanding services to cricket in the western region, picking up the Central West Volunteer of The Year award. Nicholls was presented the major award and the Adult Vounteer of The Year award at Bathurst

Thursday, 17:28 in Regional

RFS community call out for volunteers

Cowra Rural Fire Service (RFS) brigades are putting out the call for volunteers ahead of the 2017/18 fire season.RFS volunteers have been protecting local communities from bush and grass fires for more than 100 years. Today, RFS volunteers attend a range

Thursday, 16:28 in Regional

Spring into Sakura Matsuri

Cowra Japanese Garden Manager, Shane Budge, is expecting two to three thousand people to pass through the doors of the Garden for this weekend’s Sakura Matsuri Festival this weekend. Mr Budge said the festival should provide a full day of entertainment w

Thursday, 16:28 in Regional

Dispute over justice project funding plans

Labor MPs have expressed disappointment that the Cowra Justice Reinvestment Project (JR Project) is yet to receive any funding from the State Government despite more than a year of discussion. At an Estimates Committee hearing on Friday, September 8, Att

Thursday, 16:28 in Regional

Jets come together for their reunion

The mighty Koorawatha Jets are having a 10 year reunion at the Koorawatha Pub on Saturday, September 23 to celebrate their Woodbridge Cup grand final win in 2007. The captain coach that year was Glen Peterson, one of the best of the Jets to ever lace on

Thursday, 15:04 in Sport

What's going on in Gooloogong: photos

There is plenty happening at Gooloogong Public School, with students taking part in hockey and rugby clinics, art projects, Jump Rope for Heart and Spelling Bees. Photos supplied.

Thursday, 14:57 in Regional

Bonsley lines up in TAB Highway Handicap

Cowra trainer Michael Lynch will hope to see improvement from Bonsley when the five-year-old lines up in his second Highway Handicap this month.Bonsley set the pace last start at Randwick on September 2, his first city appearance, but fell away from the

Thursday, 14:47 in Sport

Funding for the future

The Amgen Foundation, in partnership with The University of Sydney, has announced the launch of the Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) in Australia as part of a $10.5 million investment in science education. Cowra High School was one of eight schools in NSW

Thursday, 14:16 in Regional

Bush boys to mix it with their age’s best at national championships

Two of Cowra’s best young soccer players will put their skills to the test at the 2017 National Youth Boys Championships at Coffs Harbour next week.Clayton Hayes and Bevan Foxall negotiated the selection process on their way to earning a NSW Country jump

Thursday, 13:42 in Sport

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, 13:42 in Regional

Cowra and Parkes first grade sides form Lachlan Premier Competition

In what’s been described by Lachlan Council president Greg Nicholls as “the way of the future for smaller towns”, Cowra and Parkes senior first grade cricket competitions will merge for the 2017/18 season.The new competition, labelled the Lachlan Premier

Thursday, 12:27 in Sport

Petrol auction this weekend

After the success of the last auction, Ashley Burns and Co will return this weekend with a massive auction of petrol-related items at the Cowra Showground. To be held over three days from Friday till Sunday, the team will present more than 1700 lots from

Thursday, 11:43 in Regional

Marbo’s Magic clocks fast new record at Bathurst

Marbo’s Magic continues to dish up thrills for owner Paul Braddon who witnessed the three-year-old break the 450m track record at Bathurst’s Kennerson Park on Monday afternoon. Marbo's Magic ran a flying 25.38s in his victory in the Bathurst RSL Club Sta

Thursday, 11:31 in Sport
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