Canowindra Songbird Releases New Album: Local talent, Nerida Cuddy, released a new album earlier this month entitled Woven. The album is filled with Australian “story-songs” based on Nerida’s experiences, including her passion for Australia as she sees it, “as a weaving of ancient peoples and new, untold beauty and harsh extremes, resilience and brokenness.” Nerida has spent 19 years of her life in Canowindra, engaged in youth and community work. The album itself will be officially launched with a concert in Canowindra in May, though it is now available to purchase online via www.nerida.info.
Register Your Business with Dine & Discover: Business NSW is encouraging businesses in the hospitality, entertainment and tourism sectors to register for the NSW Government’s Dine & Discover program. The call comes as the four $25 vouchers have started to become available in several local government areas across regional NSW this week. “No one needs extra encouragement to have a meal out or enjoy some down time after the past year, so I encourage Western NSW businesses to register now so they can reap the rewards when the program opens here soon,” Business NSW, Regional Manager – Western NSW, Vicki Seccombe. said. You can register your business www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/register-business-dine-discover-nsw
Landline Turns 30: The popular ABC farming program Landline is celebrating 30 years on television this year. Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management David Littleproud has extended his congratulations to the program saying, “Landline has made a unique contribution to the Australian character by connecting rural communities and bringing the voice of rural and regional Australia to living rooms across the nation. For the last 30 years, Landline has kept Australia in the loop on the stories that matter to primary producers in our regional and rural areas. Landline highlights the initiative and resourcefulness our farmers.”
New P&C Committee at St Edward’s: St Edward’s P&C held their annual general meeting last week and are proud to announce a new look committee for 2021. President: Kristy Crosby, Vice President: Sarah Maynard, Treasurer: Bec Brown and Secretary: Emma Millward, supported by General Committee Members Mandy Townsend, Rach Arnott, Kylie Pull, Kylie Nash, Jacinta McMullen, Kelly Breen, Bec Phelan and Ellen McDonald. The P&C are excited to be organising some great activities for the children this year.