Airbnb recognise the importance of Country Pubs and have launched a campaign to celebrate these enduring and iconic buildings which are at the heart of regional communities. 5 pubs across Australia will be awarded up to $50,000 each in order to revive and boost business via Airbnb. To enter click on the link below to nominate and brag about the Royal Hotel Carcoar. Nominations close Friday July 12. https://www.airbnb.com.au/b/countrypubproject
Some long anticipated projects around the village are now coming to fruition. The Picket fence around the ring at the showground is complete and looks splendid while the redevelopment of the tennis court area in Naylor street is well underway. The old tennis court is being replaced by a new multi-purpose court and playground.
The Carcoar Urban Landcare Group is seeking volunteers to join them for a major planting day to be held in mid winter. The planting session will be held at the stage two section of the Revive Project at Pound Flat along the Belubula behind the showground. Get your family and friends together for the opportunity to be a part of this exciting project. Contact Eric Foote on 0427166273 or email email@example.com to register your interest.
Last Saturday a workshop to provide information and practical advice on heritage buildings was held at the Carcoar Hospital Museum. David Scobie, council heritage advisor, and Phillip LeBreton, heritage builder and Tafe teacher from Bathurst, were the presenters at this well attended event. The range of topics discussed was extensive and included solutions for fixing common issues with old buildings such as rising damp, flaking paintwork, spalling brickwork, jammed doors and