Showing their plans for the new Gulargambone Preschool to Deputy Premier John Barilaro last week. [L to R] Kirsty Fisher, Belinda Moeris, Cr Robert Thomas, Amii Marchant (Preschool Director), Jason Sharpe, John Barilaro, Ash Walker (Project Manager) Pip Tindall (Preschool staff member), Milla Banks … [Read more...] about Gular Preschool wins playground grant
Coonamble Jockey Club members celebrate a massive win by pulling off their Country Championships Qualifier event on Sunday 15 March ahead of the Coronavirus shutdown the next day. Coonamble Jockey Club's bold move to be the first small town club within the Western Districts Racing Association … [Read more...] about Coonamble Races beat Coronavirus by a nose
The proposed corridor for the Inland Rail between Narromine and Narrabri has been refined down to a narrower width, so that landowners and other stakeholders can more easily identify the impacted areas. Public information sessions being held this week in Narrabri (Monday 9 March), Baradine … [Read more...] about Refined route for Inland Rail to be revealed
The new watering system in action at Coonamble Racecourse - the track and grounds are in top class condition to host the biggest racing carnival in the west. THE Coonamble Jockey Club members are stampeding down the home straight to organise the high-profile Western Districts Country … [Read more...] about The race is on!
Nathan Burtenshaw performs as part of Team Australia at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas last week. (PHOTO SUPPLIED.) Coonamble's Nathan Burtenshaw has again represented his country at the highest level as part of Team Australia in the 2020 PBR (Professional Bull Rider) Global Cup held in … [Read more...] about Burtenshaw in tussle with Team U.S.A.
The Castlereagh River creeps towards one of the last major bends on the stretch into Coonamble on sunset on Thursday afternoon. PHOTO Brian Campbell. THE EXCITING and unpredictable weather continues, with Coonamble experiencing a torrential downpour and high winds on the afternoon of Monday 17 … [Read more...] about A rising river and storms galore
Stock feeding at a temporary standstill in some western parts of the Coonamble Shire as parched paddocks cop a soaking over the weekend. PHOTO: Hayley O'Connor Rain Relief ... for some WITH Sydney and the east coast receiving a dumping of rain that dowsed fires and topped up depleted water … [Read more...] about Rain Relief
In 2017 hundreds of people opposing the Narrabri Gas Project gathered in the dry bed of the Bohena Creek in the Pilliga Forest to make a statement. Campaigners against coal seam gas are now concerned that the Prime Minister's new energy deal will fast-track the Narrabri project. Will Scott … [Read more...] about Done Deal?
Winners of the Australian Campdraft Committee of the Year for 2019 Steven Colwell (Vice President) with Matt Weber (ABCRA), Amanda Spinks (Committee Member) and Marina Colwell (Secretary). Photo: ABCRA THE Coonamble Rodeo Campdraft Committee has been awarded the Australian Bushmen's Campdraft and … [Read more...] about Rodeo Camp-draft organisers take out national title
Christmas elves Nina Sands, Ivie Hertel and Zoe White were busy in Castlereagh Street Coonamble on Saturday 14 December THE REVAMPED Christmas Street Party hosted this year by Coonamble Shire Council at the request of the Streets Ahead Committee drew a huge crowd to Castlereagh Street on Saturday … [Read more...] about Have your elf a very Merry Christmas