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NSW Farmers reject responsibility on changes to the RFS

A bid to remove the responsibility over bush-fires from The Rural Fire Service has been rejected at this week.

Orange man charged with drug possession

An Orange man has been arrested after police found a bag containing an illegal substance, and $3500 cash.

Two Bathurst men placed on good behaviour bonds

Two Bathurst men appeared in court last week after being accused of damaging nine cars in the CBD on May 11.

16 y.o. charged with grevious bodily harm

A 16-year-old Orange boy has been charged with inflicting grievous bodily harm, after assaulting a man yesterday morning.

Cowra Magpies support Leukaemia Foundation

The Cowra Mapgpies will play their part in raising awareness for the Leukaemia Foundation this weekend in their clash against Bathurst St Pats. The event will take place on Sunday

Simplot partners up with Woolworths in Bathurst

Vegetable processor Simplot has entered negotiations with Woolworths in regards to a partnership, as the Bathurst plant risks closure due to falling profits. Woolworths Managing Director Tjeerd Jegen says the

Latest technology helps police fight crime

Police in the Chifley Local Area Command are using new portable finger print scanners to identify criminals who have committed multiple offences. The scanners are being used by police in

Evocities campaign pulls in city slickers

The Evocities Campaign continues to lure people from the city, with Bathurst as one of the most sought after destinations for a tree-change. The campaign launched in September 2012 as

Central West petrol prices some of the best

Orange and Bathurst fuel prices are among the cheapest in New South Wales, according to the National Roads and Motorist’s Association’s bowser buster ranking system. For the week ending July

Fruit to the Phillipines made easier

The Central West’s fruit market is set to receive a boost as the Australian government signs an agreement with the Phillipines to enable the export of fruit to the country.