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Gilgandra Shire Council mayor Doug Batten with Variety’s Liz Gearing, Gilgandra Public School’s mascot with kindergarten students, deputy principal Rebecca Rogers and teacher Catherine Dunn at last week’s special celebration for the Variety-donated Sunshine Coach. Photo by The Gilgandra Weekly: Lucie Peart.

New Sunshine Coach for GPS

Gilgandra Public School has received a 25-seater Mitsubishi Rosa with wheelchair accommodations valued at $227,954 from Variety Children’s Charity.

29 May, 2024

General News

Local Land Services urge communities to collect firewood from legal sources

LLS have issued a reminder to the public that it is illegal to collect firewood from travelling stock reserves, or TSRs.

28 May, 2024

Local News

Midnight appointed as first-ever Aboriginal person to chair a regional LLS board

Mr Brydon will chair the Central West Region Local Land Services Board.

Local News

New driver ad campaign: Belt-up right, or get fined

Transport for NSW has launched a new advertising campaign to remind...

Local News

Good news for first home-buyers — golden west, among Australia’s best!

Good news for young families looking to enter the housing market in the...

Community & Business

Gavin’s Wheelie Bin Walk, raising dough for doctors working in a troubled world

Article as seen in The Narromine Star, by Hannah Morley and David Dixon.

28 May, 2024

Local News

Fans react to Dolly Festival cancellation

News that the 2024 Dolly Parton Festival has been cancelled has shocked...

Local News

Farmers for Climate Action cautiously welcome some budget measures

RAI CEO Liz Ritchie said last week’s painted a picture of regional...

Local News

Opinions divided on budget virtues 3/3

Television presenter Joe Hildebrand has described the 2024-2025 federal...


Ambassador Dakotah

Local Gilgandra girl Dakotah Gilmour has been selected as the 2024 NSW Suffolk Society Young Ambassador!

22 May, 2024

Local News

Goat industry conference held at Collie farm

Local goat producers and owners of ‘The Gourmet Goat Lady’ Jo and Craig...

Local News

Farmers concerned about Dubbo saleyards future

Farmers could be facing another hit to their hip pocket if the sale or...

Local News

Champion ewe named after the late Ally Jaffrey

Gilgandra’s Horan family feels a deep sense of pride after a merino ewe...


Magpies swoop on Panthers!

In what was a big day for the Baradine Magpies, the club defeated the Gilgandra Panthers in both the first grade and...

26 May, 2024

Local News

Fun Bowls Saturday at Sporties

In Wednesday’s social event, 12 bowlers took to the greens.

Local News

Gilgandra Golf Club Report

On Thursday, May 16 we had 14 veterans who played a nine-hole stroke.

Local News

Gilgandra Junior Cricket 23/24 season presentation

Gilgandra Junior Cricket recently wrapped up a successful 2023/2024...


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