June 6 2014 - 10:00AM GALLERY: The week that was in the central west FAIRFAX MEDIALocal NewsfacebookSHAREtwitterTWEETemailwhatsappcommentComments GALLERY: The week that was in the central west CANOWINDRA: A chance entry into the V for Vivid photography competition run by 702 ABC radio Evening program has won Canowindra resident Carolyn Kohler and her husband a much-needed getaway to Sydney this long weekend.ORANGE: CHILDREN’S toys, electrical goods and old manchester are among the latest items to find their way into Kinross State Forest and one councillor has had enough. Councillor Reg Kidd said the latest dump happened mid last week and more action was needed for the safety of Clifton Grove residents, who lived only 100 metres away.COWRA: Cowra’s Joe Williams, has been nominated for this year’s Deadly Awards in the ‘Excellence in Health through the promotion of healthy and smoke free lifestyle’ category. The former NRL rugby league player turned boxer has received endorsements for his nomination from multiple community groups and individuals, including Cr Rod Kendall, the GEO Group, Cancer Council NSW, Wagga Takes Two and the Aime St Claire Foundation.ORANGE: Budding gymnasts were offered a unique opportunity this week to learn a whole lot of new skills from a travelling troupe visiting Orange to perform at the Orange Civic Theatre on Wednesday night. The seven performers from the Brisbane-based Circa Contemporary Circus are in Orange to present their latest touring show S. GRENFELL: Local State parliamentarian for Grenfell - Katrina Hodgkinson - inspecting the Grenfell Pool last Wednesday with Weddin Shire Mayor Mark Liebich to acquaint herself with the reasons for a proposed grant application to the government to assist in funding the construction of a new pool on the site.ORANGE: Young people in the Salvation Army’s Just Brass Program will now be able to learn music on new instruments, thanks to a $5000 grant from Kleenheat Gas. The grant will ensure the program, which works with community groups like the City of Orange Brass Band to bring the joy of music to Orange residents regardless of family or financial circumstances, continues to expand.COWRA: It was Wallandbeen trainer Lorraine Roy's day at the Cowra Greyhound track on Saturday claiming four winners. This included three runners from her kennels qualifying for the John McDonald Final (453m) to be held on Monday June 9.ORANGE: Two cars were involved in a crash at the intersection of Anson Street and Gardiner Road at about 8.40am on Monday morning. A white Ford Falcon and Grey Subaru Liberty were involved in the incident at the intersection's roundabout.CANOWINDRA: They're set to travel from all over the country as the NSW 2014 Dorset Championships kicks off in Cowra later this month. The Tuesday, June 24 and Wednesday, June 25 show will feature some of the best of the breed, with competitors coming from Queensland and Victoria, along with those from surrounding regions including Boorowa, Canowindra and Cudal.ORANGE: The Boer War marks an important chapter in Orange’s history and it’s about time it received the recognition it deserves says Orange councillor Reg Kidd speaking at Sunday’s commemorative service in Robertson Park. Cr Kidd said the Boer War is often referred to as the forgotten war and there’s not a memorial in Canberra to honour those who lost their lives fighting in it.COWRA: Despite the drizzle, hundreds of locals and shoppers from further afield trickled through the first Harvest in the Park markets in Brougham Park from 9am until 2pm.ORANGE: Cancer patients will gain additional access to clinical treatment trials thanks to a $12,000 donation from two Canowindra residents. Virginia Cullane, who is undergoing cancer treatment, has run a book store for the past 18 years and found her books were piling up. “I had a lot of excess stock that wasn’t suitable because I mainly deal in collectibles,” she said.GRENFELL: Casey Patton, teacher and Festival Queen Entrant for Caragabal Public School, hosted Caragabal Public School’s first ever Cocktail Evening and Fashion Show on the evening of Friday, May 23 at the Caragabal Country Golf Club, as part of her fundraising efforts in the long running Festival Queen Competition.ORANGE: Bolstering Suma Park Dam’s water supply has come two steps closer, with final sections of the Macquarie pipeline laid and state funding announced for the dam’s upgrade. The 39-kilometre pipeline is expected to be running by early next year, reaching the dam on Friday after five months of work.MUDGEE: The Mudgee CWA Day Branch held their International Day recently with a lunch dedicated to their 2014 country of study Botswana.BATHURST: Rebecca Small enters Bathurst Court House yesterday to give evidence at an inquest into the disappearance of her sister Jessica. BATHURST: Bathurst Regional Art Gallery Education and Public Programs Officer Emma Hill is excited about two new exhibitions going on display this week.BATHURST: Frank Camilleri is ready to consider offers over $2.4 million for his 216-acre market garden right on the city’s doorstep. Photo BRIAN WOOD 060214market1BATHURST: Oxana Belyaeva, Vicktor Martisevich, Renata Espana and (front) Anya Sararnina are among the 37 performers who will dazzle crowds in The Great Moscow Circus tour.BATHURST: Paul Riley will host a motorcycle forum in Bathurst on Saturday. Photo ZENIO LAPKA 060214zrileyBATHURST: Tristan Harris and Joe Bernardi at Supa IGA yesterday on day one of the move by Harris Farm from the Bathurst City Centre to the Rankin Street supermarket. Photo ZENIO LAPKA 060514zfarm1HILL END: Hill End Public School was a buzz of excitement for Space Day last week with activities from daylight until late at night.LITHGOW: The Lithgow community has been deeply saddened by the alleged murder of a much loved doctor and friend, Dr Leonie Geldenhuys. Dr Leonie Geldenhuys is pictured here with the principal of the Lithgow Valley Medical Practice Dr Asaad Baraz.LITHGOW: The Lithgow State Office Block turned 10 this week. It was the biggest—and last — government investment in major job creation in the Lithgow area.LITHGOW: Wallerawang Public School held its athletics carnival this week.MUDGEE: The bridge across the Cudgegong linking Glen Willow to western Short Street was lowered into place on Wednesday.FORBES The weekend’s rainfall has been very welcome by many people around the region, including Forbes North Public School, who were able to put their brand new rainwater tank to good use. Pictured areyear two students Shannon Rodgers, Cameron Francis, Hallie Nicholson and Thomas Nikolic with garden program coordinator Sue-anne Nixon. 0614tank(1)WELLINGTON: If you have been watching Channel Nine, you may have seen some familiar faces as the Smiths from Glenwood Merinos shared their farming success story with renowned journalist Ross Greenwood.DUBBO: Dubbo mayor Mathew Dickerson turns the first sod for the $4.1 million upgrade of the Dubbo Regional Livestock MarketsDUBBO: Dubbo's John Scoble displays his budgie that won the grand champion prize, and entries in the canary section, at the Orana Avicultural Society's annual show. Photo LOUISE DONGESDUBBO: NSW Arts Minister Troy Grant is busy convincing the arts community he is not just a flat-footed copper from Dubbo.DUBBO: Orana Toy Library committee members Emma McNamara and Renae Justice show the toys available at the Orana Toy Library to federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton and his wife, Robyn Coulton (right). Photo cDUBBO: Past and present Girl Guides and leaders have pitched in for a worthy cause, making 22 bags that will be given to breast care surgery patients.FORBES: The tower on top of the McLean building is the latest to receive treatment as part of the early works program for the refurbishment of Forbes Hospital.NARROMINE: George Sadgrove, Auscott Trangie Site Supervisor in front of some of this season's cotton bales.NYNGAN: The AGL Nyngan Ag Expo field day is now in its 22nd year.TweetFacebook of The week that was in the central westThe pictures that tell the story of the past seven days in your regionfacebookSHAREtwitterTWEETemailwhatsappcommentComments Comments Discuss "GALLERY: The week that was in the central west" Please note: All comments made or shown here are bound by the Online Discussion Terms & Conditions.