Meaty Bathurst restaurant lures in vegans

By Loren Howarth  A restaurant which serves juicy steaks and baby back ribs would be one of the last places anyone would expect to find vegan options, let alone an entire plant-based menu. But Dogwood, BX, a Southern-style American Diner, has broken ...

Central West: Youth Homelessness

By Loren Howarth, Jay-Anna Mobbs & Alanna Tomazin.  For many of us, relaxing at home is the motivation which carries us through a long day at work or school. But for several hundred youths across Bathurst and Orange, finding a place to sleep for ...

Veritas House shines light on youth homelessness

By Loren Howarth  Veritas House launches new program Youth Homelessness on the rise in Central West Life long complications stem from youth homelessness For 39 years, Veritas House has provided Orange and Bathurst homeless youths comfort and security...

Youth Homelessness and Disadvantage

By Loren Howarth, Jay-Anna Mobbs & Alanna Tomazin  After a long day at school or work, there’s nothing better than coming home, changing into comfy clothes, and having a nap. But for many young people in the Central West, this routine is consider...

Snow predicted for Friday

Areas near Orange, Jenolan Caves, Crookwell, and Oberon could see snow fall this Friday, as per the Bureau of Meteorology’s latest forecast. This prediction is particularly exciting for Orange residents who haven’t seen a grand snowfall i...

Drones could become part of school curriculum

Children from year five and up could soon learn how to build and operate drones. Tonight on Shark Tank Australia, a group of university students will pitch the idea known as the JAR Education program to the Shark Tank investors. Skills such as design...

Forbes: Vanfest to return in 2019

On radio last week, Forbes Shire Council general manager Steve Loane announced the Council wanted to schedule Vanfest for March or April in 2019. The Council contacted the Bureau of Meteorology and found that on a 10 year average, these months experi...

Tim Cahill retires from Socceroos

After saving the Socceroos on many vital occasions, Australia’s leading international goal scorer has announced his retirement from international football. In 107 caps for his country Cahill scored a total of 50 goals, making him arguably one o...

Are powdered vegetables the future?

Just the other week we heard about broccoli coffee. And now it seems other powdered vegetables want to enter the superfood market. Quentin Bland and his wife Lesley have established a production shed on their Kirkconnell property in central west New ...

Aerobotics could save farmers millions

New technology which uses satellite imagery and drone technology, could save farmers millions by preventing crop losses. Aerobotics is a Cape Town based business established by James Paterson and Benji Meltzer, with the two focused on examining data ...
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