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Nuclear dump protestors honour fifth year anniversary of sister city devastation

Five years ago this week the residents of Bathurst’s sister city in Japan, Ohkuma, were still feeling earthquake aftershocks following the devastating quake that claimed 22 000 lives and led

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Girl power from Miss 2015 Showgirl

by GEORGIA THOMPSON Hannah Piper has reflected on a year spent being a voice for the minority in the Central West after being crowned the Bathurst Showgirl 2015. Encouraging women

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Regional patients to benefit from digital health system

BY KIRSTIE FITZPATRICK BATHURST residents can look forward to the possibility of a new digital health record system following the Federal Government’s announcement of the My Health Record program. My

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Extra police powers for child protection in Orange extended

A law giving police extra powers when dealing with children has been extended in Orange. The Children Protection and Parental Responsibility Act has been extended until June 2019 by New

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Autopsy’s of local Bathurst couple to be conducted

Postmortem’s will be conducted today on the bodies of Kelso residents Elie Issa and Nadia Cameron.

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Orange Councillor to call for overhaul of complaints system

An Orange City Councillor says the process for code of conduct complaints needs an overhaul.

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Orange Crime Rates

Numerous violent attacks over recent months have heightened awareness to the issue of non-domestic violence in Orange. Recent attackes have included an increased number of assuluts on police in the last

Orange woman admits to being on drugs during robbery

A 46-year-old woman has admitting in Orange Court to being on heavy drugs during a robbery in 2012.