BreastScreen NSW: The Breast Screen Van is in town from today Thursday 18th May until Wednesday 24th May, offering FREE screening mammograms for all women aged 50-74 years. To book an appointment call 13 20 50.
Landcare Award Nominations Now Open: Federal Member for Calare, Andrew Gee is encouraging locals to take the time to nominate those people working hard protecting the environment and deliver- ing more sustainable agriculture in the region for the 2017 State Landcare Awards. Mr Gee said local Landcare groups and volunteers deserved to be recognised for their passion and commitment. “Landcare is an important part of the Australian Government’s billion dollar plus investment in improving the condition of our natural resources including soil health,” Mr Gee said. This year there are nine categories in the state and territory Landcare awards including sustainable farming, indigenous land management, young land carers, coast care and innovation. Nominations for NSW close on 16th June 2017. Visit https://e- award.com.au/2017/landcareawards/new- entry/about.php for more info.
Spellmaster Show: Steven Spellmaster the stage hypnotist extraordinaire is coming to Canowindra on Sunday 27th May for Dinner and a Show at the Canowindra Services Club. Tickets are $45 and available at the Club.
Parliamentary Inquiry in Orange to face concerns over dam: Orange and Regional Water Security Alliance and the Save Cliefden Caves Association have been invited by the Parliamentary Inquiry to present their views about water security in the region, after making submissions to the Inquiry last August. Both organisations are raising major concerns surrounding a proposed new dam on the Belubula River. Harry Burkitt, Secretary of the Save Cli- efden Caves Association will be discussing environmental impacts and geological problems surrounding the dam. “It has to be remembered that dams at Cranky Rock and Needles Gap have been investigated by government at least three times in the past, each time concluding that it was a bad idea.”