SHOPPERS at Aldi might have already spotted the construction fencing in its car park and it’s for good reason, as the supermarket expands and updates.
Construction at the Orange store started last week and will be finished by June.
The floor space will grow to 1231 square metres, while an extra nine spaces will be added to the car park.
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“New features will include redesigned shelving, expanded wooden produce bays, as well as energy efficient chillers,” a spokeswoman said.
“As energy management remains a key priority, the new store will have LED lighting.”
The store will close for a short period towards the end of the project – the spokeswoman said the community would be kept updated as work progressed.
Please stand up
VISITORS to Lake Canobolas during the Australia Day weekend were able to experience the water in a different way, with stand up paddleboard hire available for the first time.
Simeon Cooke has secured the necessary approvals from Orange and Cabonne councils and will spend weekends and public holidays at the lake with his boards.
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Under the business name of Float Stand Up Paddle, Mr Cooke will offer instruction on the boards for first-timers.
“It’s a really family-friendly thing, having parents and kids going out together and having fun together,” he said.
“A lot of people have been waiting for something to happen at the lake and they’ve been encouraging me.”
YATES Baker McLean chartered accountant Steven Stone has been made a fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.
Fellowships recognise chartered accountants who have demonstrated outstanding career achievement and community service.
Mr Stone started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers before returning to Orange and becoming a partner at the age of 26.
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“I look back and think I learned really quickly,” he said.
He also conducts Charles Sturt University campus presentations for dentist and physio graduates on business opportunities available to them.
“Most of them don’t have access to the business side of things, and dentists in particular have a lot of opportunity, but they need an understanding of what to look for,” he said.
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