Domestic violence rates rise

By April Stons In Australia around one in three women have experienced physical violence, and almost one in five have experience sexual violence since the age of 15. In NSW women are statistically proven to be safer than women in other states as 2.7%...

Nationals Select Orange State Candidate

Over the weekend the Nationals pre-selected Scott Barrett to be their candidate in the by-election for the state seat of Orange. He joined three other contenders, including Cabonne Councillor Janelle Culverson, in an attempt to persuade the 200 natio...

Bathurst Banquet of Healthy Hubs

Finding the best food outlet that caters to an existing health condition or being conscious of your food intake in Bathurst can be tough. It may seem convenient to go to a fast food restaurant like McDonald’s or Hungry Jacks to buy their delici...

Candidates Vie for Pre Selection

With ORANGE MP ANDREW GEE comfortably winning the federal seat of CALARE his former seat of ORANGE is up for grabs as he makes the switch from state to federal politics As a result a by-election will be held in order to elect a new candidate to drive...

Calls for women-only refuge in Orange

Orange residents are concerned with the lack of a women-only domestic violence refuge in Orange. Orange is ranked as one of the worst areas in the western region for domestic assault, with residents having to travel 50km to Bathurst to seek support. ...

Housing Prosperity for the Central West

Retirement is not that far away for the country’s baby boomers, and many may have their eyes set on Bathurst. Have a listen to this story, where we break down negative gearing and what it means for the Central West.

Bathurst Blood Drive

The Red Cross Bathurst Mobile Donor Centre is in town, in an effort to collect more blood at a time when supplies drop. As the cooler weather sets in, blood donations drop off while the demand remains the same, putting stress on supplies. The Red Cro...

Listen up! Current Affairs Radio July 22, 2016

This current affairs bulletin covers a range of issues relevant to the Central West including housing prices, the Pokemon craze, mental health, physical health, refugees, changes at TAFE and more. Presented by Elissa Fajloun and Rob Douglas. Produced...

Macquarie River Bursting the Banks

With the rains not showing any signs of letting up, the Macquarie river has flooded to the footpaths in Bathurst. According to the Bathurst Regional Council’s recent road report, a number of roads have been impacted by the rising water levels. ...

Cuts to TAFE Western

Fears for the future of ‘back office’ staff at Tafe Western are rising, amid the NSW State Government’s vocational education restructure. There are concerns about the effect the cuts will have to TAFE Western’s colleges in Bat...
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