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New Quad Bike Safety Initiatives Aim to Reduce Farm Injury, Risk of Death

By Maddison Langley¬† The state government’s roll out of a national quad bike safety improvement program, aimed at reducing farm injury and death has revolutionised the way the farming sector

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Community Leader Hopes She Can Inspire Others

By Kayla Webb Despite having made history this week, as she became just the third female Deputy Mayor in the history of Orange Council. Joanne McRae said she is firmly

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Snakes on the Rise

By Jay-Anna Mobbs   As the weather increases, residents across the central west are being urged to keep an eye out for snakes. Extreme caution is in effect as the

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Bathurst Hospital Wait List Decreases

By Kamin Gock   The Bureau of Health have released quarterly data for April to June this year showing a significant drop in wait times at Bathurst Hospital. Previously ear,

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Calls for More Paramedics in the Central West

By Jay-Anna Mobbs   There have been calls for more paramedics to join central west ambulances as latest figures reveal the current response times to serious emergencies is below average.

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Orange Will Host Family History Conference

Br Erin Archer   The 2017 NSW and ACT Association of Family History Societies Annual Conference has announced it will be held in Orange, in the Central West of NSW.

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CATCH Program Nabs Another

By Erin Archer   The CATCH (Crime and Traffic Connecting on Highways) program proved its worth once again on Monday, after a man was charged with several drug offences during

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Boomerang Bike Scheme Renewed

By Erin Archer   Bathurst Council have voted to keep the Boomerang Bike Hire Scheme running, for at least another 12 months, however not without some debate about how much

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Check Your Prostate This September

By Erin Archer   As Prostate Cancer Awareness Month gets underway this September, men throughout the Central West have been urged to make sure they are getting regular check ups