Mayfield Gardens threatened with closure

BY Jem Nash, Tom Markey and Kevin Nelson Iconic Mayfield Gardens located outside Oberon brings millions of dollars of revenue to the Bathurst and Oberon community. However, the gardens could close their doors due to an extension of the Middle Creek Q...

Driving Down The Garden Path

  • July 29, 2017
  • Tech
By Dylan Gulson Spend time in downtown Bathurst lately and among the latest clothing shops, advertisements and McDonald’s outlets, you’re also likely to come across a well-dressed man entering a hybrid sports car, a mum making the school dash in a hy...

Orange eyes Winter Festival success

Orange eyes Winter Festival success  Chelsea Lucas The Winter Festival has drawn to a close for yet another year. The two week event saw an estimated 22,000 people attend street parties Ignite the Night and Brew and Bite, and has been the most succes...

Sibling rivalry hits the footy field

By Tom Markey Rivalries and sport go hand in hand with one another to add to the spectacle of the game. This is clear to see in the emerging rivalry between the Bathurst Bushrangers and the Bathurst Giants in the Central West AFL competition. The riv...

Socio Economic Status and Mental Illness

Suicide is the leading cause of death for Australians aged between fifteen and fourty-four, with an average of three thousand every year. With roughly 4% of people experiencing a depressive episode, or 14% of people affected by an anxiety disorder wi...

New Store Says No to Penalty Rate Cuts

The entire country is facing some big changes over the next couple of years thanks to Fair Work Australia ruling to cut the undoubtedly cherished, penalty rate cuts. This change will be no different for our own residents who work in fast food, hospit...

JB HI-FI on Women in Leadership & Local Competition

Written by: Nikki Bates With the opening of JB Hi-Fi late last week, there has been much discussion around town on the competition this electrical giant will bring to Bathurst. Good news for the Central West with the store creating 32 new jobs whilst...
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