CHANGES have been afoot at Orange’s Woolworths in recent weeks and on Saturday, they were finally unveiled.
The store celebrated the fresh butcher, expanded cheese range and stone-baked bread with giveaways and children’s activities.
Store manager Mathew Radburn said the store had been designed with customer needs in mind to provide food inspiration and showcase seasonal produce.
“Our aim is to always provide great quality, value and fresh options for all our customers and to make meal shopping and preparation easier,” he said.
“As a result of the renewal, our customers can look forward to a contemporary shopping experience.”
CONTEMPORARY Homes has been acknowledged at the Master Builders Association of NSW awards for excellence.
The builder, which has operated in Orange for the past 10 years, walked away with three awards: best contract home up to $800,000, best display home up to $450,000 and best bathroom.
Director Michael Paddison said the result was amazing.
“The categories we entered were a bit different and highly desirable,” he said.
“It was based on a couple of criteria – the difficulty of the build and the different use of materials.”
For photos from the night, turn to P10.
THE Railway Hotel at Spring Hill will pass to new owners after the previous owners decided to sell in order to focus on other business interests.
One Agency director Ash Brown said it was the first pub he had marketed and it sold within the first week.
“The first one through said he loved it,” he said.
The sale price remains confidential, however the buyer is from the area.
Red tape cut
ENTREPRENEURS can now set up a café, restaurant or small bar in less than 90 days, with Orange City Council going live with the NSW Government’s Easy to do Business program.
Parliamentary Secretary for Western NSW Richard Colless today said it would pave the way for a foodie industry and café culture in a red-tape free zone.
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“Starting up a hospitality business used to mean completing up to 48 forms, talking to 13 government agencies, and waiting up to 18 months,” he said.
“With Easy to do Business, local entrepreneurs can now complete one online form, call one phone number and open a café, restaurant or small bar in 90 days or less.
Businesses can apply by clicking here at or calling 13 77 88.
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