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Down 2 Earth 2018

The Carcoar Hospital Museum and Restoration Committee is busy preparing for next year's Down 2 Earth Gardening Expo and Plant Fair. So save the date! Sunday April 29, 2018 Any stallholders interested in taking part in next year's event should contact chmuseum@hotmail.com or visit www.carcoarvillage.com for more details. Organisations, businesses and individuals who would like to consider sponsoring next year's expo are also invited to contact the organisors by emailing chmuseum@hotmail.com ​

Carcoar Village Community Plan 2016-2026

It’s time to check in to review the Carcoar Village Community Plan 2016-2026 Date: Wednesday 22 November Time: 6pm – 8pm Venue: Carcoar School of Arts Hall Blayney Shire Council in conjunction with Carcoar Village Committee invite you to come along and share your thoughts whilst we revisit the vision and projects for Carcoar. We will review the Carcoar Village Community Plan created last year so that community projects feed into the new Blayney Shire Community Strategic Plan to be developed in 2018. A prosperous and healthy village, businesses and community is dependent on everyone working together. Everyone is welcome. A light supper, tea and coffee provided. Carcoar - The

Carmanhurst AGM

The AGM of the Carmanhurst Villages Association is to be held at the Carcoar School of Arts at 6 pm on Thursday 12 October 2017. All positions will be declared vacant. Nomination forms for any new nominees can be obtained from the secretary by emailing evanlee.lee@gmail.com We look forward to seeing you there.

Mechanical Marvels of Medicine

The new exhibition being assembled at Carcoar Hospital Museum will explore the history and innovation of machines and mechanical devices from the Museum's collection. Many items on display will be rare early examples of today's medical equipment,with some items belonging in the "Quack Medicine" category. Also on display, will be a sneak-peek at the recent donation to the Museum of items from Duncan's Pharmacy in Carcoar c. 1893.

A Bridge Too Far?

From 25 September work on replacing the old Coombing Street bridge will begin. Construction is expected to take up to 10 weeks. The new bridge will include a pedestrian walkway. Here is an artist's impression of the new bridge and a photograph from the State Library (Lumme Collection) showing the bridge in earlier times -note the dog-leg angle of the bridge in the b/w photograph. While concerned residents have expressed the view that the new bridge is out of character with the existing heritage streetscape Blayney Council has responded to those concerns by saying that the new bridge meets safety guidelines.

Sport and Recreation to Strengthen Community

We all know about the benefits of sport and physical activity so it's great to hear that Carcoarians will benefit from the formation of the Carcoar Sport and Recreation Club which aims to improve the health and well-being of local residents. CSRC secretary Adam Lowe said that sport has always been a major part of the town and that with the formation of this new club he hoped that it would help 'build' the community. Already forty members have signed up to the new association which aims to promote cricket, tennis, football and other sporting activities for both younger and senior members of the community. The group has big plans and is currently looking at obtaining funding to reinvigorate th

Affable Larrikan Dies

Condolences to the friends and family of Lucas “Luke” Dowell who was killed in a single vehicle accident last week at Wantabadgery, near Junee. “Luke” was a member of the Gold Trails Reenactments Group which performed at last year's Australia Day Festival held at Carcoar. Locals and visitors to the event will no doubt remember Luke's lively bushranger portrayal and his ability to connect with the crowd. Friends and family have described him as an 'affable larrikan whose horsemanship was second to none'. A donation account for his young family has been set up on Facebook called, the Kerrie Stewart Support Page Photo courtesy Gold Trails Reenactments Group

Show & Tell

The Carcoar and District Historical Society will be holding a 'Show and Tell' evening on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. This year the popular event will once aain be held at Shalom, Collins Street, Carcoar. Participants are encouraged to bring along any memorabilia, 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 archives or from other places, and we are sure that many treasures still lie forgotten in attics and basements of the district. You don't have to be a member of the Society to come--eve

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