The Carcoar Historical Society's annual 'Show and Tell' will take place on Tuesday August 9. This year the popular event will be held at Shalom, Collins Street, Carcoar. Participants are encouraged to bring along any artefacts, photographs, documents and stories relating to family or personal history or Australian history and heritage, especially items with relevance to Carcoar and district. We have had some amazing stories and objects in the past, dug up from the family arch
A new incorporated body has been formed to look after the interests of the Carcoar School of Arts. The following members have been appointed to the new executive: Wade Blazely -President Brenda Van Pelt -Vice President Jill Cole -Secretary Linda Williams -Treasurer Their task will be to look after the care and maintenance of the building and to ensure its viability as a community facility into the future.
On Thursday evening representatives of the various village associations from within Blayney Shire were invited to attend a meeting to discuss Council's proposal for a Development Coordinator Program. The proposal seeks to guard against the loss of local autonomy in the face of the Blayney/Orange/Cabonne Council merger by implementing four 'village clusters'. Each of these clusters will be allocated $25,000 per annum over four years to employ a development coordinator whose jo
Last week Liz Hayes and the 60 Minutes' crew stayed in Stoke House Bed and Breakfast. The reason for their visit was to interview Nick Lee who has written a book titled "All This In 60 Minutes" which details Nick's 35 years as a 60 Minutes' cameraman. The book will be launched in Sydney on the 27th July. The crew shot scenes of Carcoar on Tuesday afternoon and Liz Hayes conducted the face to face interview at Nicks' s home on Wednesday morning. (Photo and and information cour
On Friday July 9 the Lyndhurst RSL sub branch hosted 'Christmas In July' at the Carcoar School of Arts. Around thirty RSL members and guests attended the event which included a three course luncheon as well as raffles and special prizes. A highlight was the lifetime membership awarded by the RSL to Councillor Geoff Braddon. A big thank you to Kim and Phil Morecome who did the catering.
Carcoar's Kurt Fearnley, the sporting icon whose grit and determination has seen him conquer Kokoda and win numerous gold medals in the Paralympic Games has now risen to yet another challenge. Kurt is among a number of well known personalities, who have been chosen to appear in a special series of mini episodes of ABC's Play School to celebrate it's 50th anniverary. Having agreed “to do absolutely anything and everything” Kurt performs We’re Going On A Bear Hunt alongside Pla
The Carcoar Village Notice Board has been installed and has already received much favourable comment on the way it blends in with the streetscape. Located on the wall of the old Youth Club in Belubula Street the much anticipated notice board has been finely crafted from cedar by talented artisan Danny John. The board is available to anyone wanting to highlight an event, interest group or services to the community. Access is available by contacting Colleen at the Enterprise
The committee of the Carcoar Village Association resigned at the last general meeting andas of Wednesday June 23, a new interim Executive has been installed to look after the interests of the Carcoar Community. The AGM of the association is to be held within the next two months. The new executive is as follows: President -Jill Cole Vice President -John Burke Secretary -Evan Lee Treasurer -Linda Williams Hazel Van Dartel, Diane Blazely and Eric Foote are ordinary members.
The Carcoar School of Arts is a community run facility which is available for meetings and functions. The premises are fully insured and contain a fully equipped kitchen, disability access, audio visual equipment and a stage. The main hall can accomodate up to one hundred persons. The most recent of Carcoar's public buildings, the hall has been a focus for gatherings for well over a century and in the past it has also housed the Municipal Council Chambers, billiard room and l