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Best Wishes

The Carcoar community sends their best wishes to Father Tim for a speedy recovery.

D2E Gardening Expo

The Down to Earth Garden Expo and Plant fair which is held every year to raise much needed funds for the Carcoar Hospital Museum is on again at the Carcoar Showground on Sunday April 29. There a still spaces available for stallholders and with so many enthusiastic gardeners attending it's a great way to showcase your products or services. To book a stall space contact Eric on 047 166 273 or email ricconlie@ozemail.com.au

A Warm Welcome For Mrs Frost

Recently the students of Carcoar Public School gave the the new Principal a warm welcome with a tour of the village including the Toy Museum and Court House where they put the new teacher on trial. Also present at the meet and greet were representatives of local organisations and members of the community. Diana Frost will be filling the position for the next twelve months. In what has been a busy time for our museums, last week also saw a visit of children from across the region touring Carcoar's local landmarks as part of a home schooling excursion.

Foyer Facelift

The foyer of the Carcoar School of Arts has recently been given a heritage makeover. Architraves and skirtings have been repaired, floors have been waxed and the walls have been patched and painted in muted shades which reflect the period when the building was constructed. The hall committee would be interested in any items of memorabilia connected with the building for possible display

Farewell Slim

Sad news with the passing of well known local identity Slim Hamilton. He and his wife Ruby, who passed away in June last year, were much loved and respected by the Carcoar community. Slim began his working life as a delivery driver for a Carcoar storekeeper and later got a job at the abbatoir. He also worked for the Department of Main Roads and as a handyman at the hospital. Some years back both Slim and Ruby received a special award for their services to the community. The couple are survived by their children Michelle, Mark, Maree and Patricia as well their 12 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. We send our deepest sympathy to Slim's family. His funeral will take place at the Church

Upcoming AGMs

There are two Annual General meetings to be held on Tuesday March 13. The Carcoar Sport and Recreation Club will hold its AGM at 6pm (contact Adam Lowe on 0488 129 724) followed by the Carcoar PH&A AGM at 7.30pm (contact Joanna Tait on 0429 924 354). Both meetings will be held at the Royal Hotel Caroar.

Down 2 Earth Gardening Expo

In 2018 garden lovers from across the Central West will descend on Carcoar for The Down To Earth Gardening Expo and Plant Fair. The event, now in it's third year, brings together specialist plant growers from far and wide. With Autumn being the best time to plant customers will have the opportunity to purchase from the best available stock and range of plants. Hand crafted garden art and sculpture along with specialty garden products will also be on sale. Throughout the day there will be workshops and pop up talks from garden gurus. While adults will have the opportunity to connect with other garden enthusiasts kids will also have fun with the “feathers and fleece” activities. The aim is to

Carcoar's Great Awakening

For decades it was regarded by many as a sleepy rural backwater seemingly untouched by 20th century progress. My, how quickly things change! These days the little 'Town Time Forgot' is showing signs of waking from its slumber and is fast becoming a mecca for entrepreneurs with new stores offering high quality fashion, homewares, locally sourced fresh produce and even a coffee bar. Complimenting the existing range of accommodation is the recently opened Old Post Office Guest House while across the road, the Royal Hotel continues to be at the heart of the town's revitalization and is crowded daily with locals and visitors. In the not too distant future Carcoar will have its own Medical centre

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