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Thursday 16 January 2014

Issue 277

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IMAGE: Ian at the front of the Fruit Shop in Gaskill Street

What’s Next for Con Con the Cabbie, Con the Fruiterer or Mr Guihot; we all know him, from his cheerful smile, his humour or his generosity and kindness around town. Even though it may be his last ride, he is definitely not taking the back seat in our small community. In 1996 Ian bought the fruit shop in Gaskill Street ‘Guihot’s Park View Fruit Market’ to fulfil a family promise to Deb’s late father, that they would continue his Fruit Marketing business. “We had the fruit shop for about 13 years, it was family oriented and operated but once all the kids left home running the business by ourselves wasn’t the same”, Ian said. After selling the Fruit Shop he then bought the Canowindra Taxi service to help out all of his old patrons from the fruit shop get around

and to also help the Pubs and Clubs comply with new Health and Safety Regulations. “All the oldies that came into the Fruit Shop said they had to rely on friends and family to drive them around, as we haven’t had a Taxi Service for 18 years”, Ian said. Ian requires 6 months off due to his shoulder reconstruction, but has already thought of some new things to do after he has fully recovered. “I would like to help out with the Canowindra Community Plays, I’ve already started writing a script, while I was in hospital recovering from my burn”, Ian chuckled. Craig Dreyer and his wife Annette are now the proud owners of the Canowindra Taxi.

Lawrence’s Members draw $1,200 Second chance draw $60 Sunday 19th 18 hole Stableford Sponsored by Peter & Ian Flannery Chinese Restaurant Closed 20th, 21st & 22nd Re-open 23rd Normal trading hours Browns Avenue, Canowindra

Tel 6344 1342

WEEKLY SPECIALS...

Bulla Splits, Crunch and Frozen Yoghurt Ice Creams $2.99 – Half Price Large BBQ Chickens 2 for $18 Golden Circle 2Ltr Cordials 2 for $6 Huggies Nappies Jumbo Pack $29.99 – 25% off Coca Cola 30 can pack $19.99 – 35% off Mon - Fri 7.30am - 6pm Sat - Sun 8am - 4pm


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Letters phone l (02) 6344 1846 email l editor@canowindraphoenix.com.au or sales@canowindraphoenix.com.au web l www.canowindraphoenix.com.au Street Address 65 Gaskill Street Canowindra NSW 2804 Editorial Jessica Jenkins | Reporter editor@canowindraphoenix.com.au Advertising sales@canowindraphoenix.com.au Advertising Deadline Friday 4pm if you require design Monday 3pm for pre-designed ads Editorial Deadline | Monday 3pm

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Valentines Day We all wonder what sections of the Phoenix people read. Geoff Yeo from Finns can vouch for the fact that almost everybody reads the Our Bloke column each fortnight. He has been inundated with comments about his column. If you are a bloke, you hate him, and if you are a lady, you love him. The reason is what makes his day – getting Jackie breakfast in bed! So the challenge is out there for all the blokes in town – what do you do for your wife, partner, girlfriend that makes your day. Tell us and get in before Valentines Day – the winner will receive a $100 dinner voucher at Lot 31 in Cowra so you can spoil that special someone for this special day. Send your entries in now – winner drawn 12th Feb.

The Editor,

frastructure persists, the cost of roads will continue to bleed the nation’s economy. It is strange that NRMA doesn’t appear to recognise this dilemma, either. It will be even stranger if this letter were to be published in the NRMA’s, OPEN ROAD.

It is difficult for many to understand why government perpetuates the view that the roads’ problem, state and nationally, can only be solved by spending more and more on improving the roads’ system. It has to be recognised that all road works have to be carried out to cater for heavy road vehicle needs, freight and passenger, long distance included. It also has to be recognised, that the funding of roads is really a political issue which ignores the fact that the better roads are made the more they are used. There is a consequence to this; an increase in maintenance and other exponential costs to the economy is unavoidable. When will rail infrastructure be repaired, including those many closed railway lines nation - wide, such that their use will be not viewed as part of an economic enterprise? At present the user pays for all costs associated with railway lines. Currently, closed lines have to be proven to be profitable from future use before any work is carried out or money is spent to reopen them. This contrasts markedly with funding the roads system, which is always on a basis of need. While this disparity in the view of transport in-

Yours sincerely, Bill Barwood Dear Editor,

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Aussie, Aussie, Aussie...A day that every Aussie can celebrate; Australia Day, 26th January! There will be plenty of fun activities and events happening near and around you, so get involved with your local community and have some fun in the sun! Check out this week’s ‘What’s on’ to find out all the events happening on Australia in and around Canowindra.

Of course Australia should be a Republic!!! Now that there’s no British Empire, it just doesn’t make sense that the King or Queen of England should be Head of State of Australia as well. There is nothing the British Monarch contributes to the life of Australia, beyond providing an emotional attachment for some of us oldies. Even their family plays for, supports, works for British interests, often at the expense of Australian interests – in sport and business. Can’t get more un-Australian than that!! Bill, you paint a bleak picture, mate. Republics : achieved by violence, unstable, etc. Constitutional Monarchies : blessed places. As the great John McEnroe said : “You cannot be serious”!!!! Will any Monarchies survive into the future? Who knows? (I hope the Danish one does though, I rather like “our” Mary and Fred). It’s a safe bet though that any surviving ones will only live and have any meaning within their own national borders. Not all that long ago (in the broad sweep of history) that the Brits themselves had to ask an obscure German princeling to come over and take on the role of King of England (George 1). Can’t see them doing that these days, and for the same reasons can’t see us Aussies all that much longer borrowing and sharing a Brit as our Head of State. It just doesn’t make sense!! Regards Ross Cleary

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CATTLE SALE - MONDAY 13/1/2014 PRIME VEALERS UP TO 280 kgs

147.0c to 154.0c

PRIME YEARLING STEERS UP TO 440 kgs

135.0c to 172.6c

PRIME YEARLING HEIFERS UP TO 440 kgs

87.0c to 160.0c

DOMESTIC FEEDER STEERS

125.0c to 141.0c

PRIME STEERS 440kgs -500 kgs

150.0c to 167.0c

HEAVY STEERS & BULLOCKS 500 kgs- 650 kgs

150.0c to 170.0c

GROWN HEIFERS

115.0c to 138.00

COWS - 1 to 2 SCORES

80.0c to 124.0c

COWS - 3 to 4 SCORES

120.0c to 127.3c

BULLS

145.0c to 174.6c

SHEEP & LAMB SALE - TUESDAY 14/1/2014 EXTRA HEAVY EXPORT LAMBS

$115.00 to $146.00

HEAVY LAMBS 23 to 26 kgs

$98.00 to $124.00

PRIME TRADE LAMBS 19 to 22.5kgs

$75.00 to $104.00

STORE LAMBS

$45.00 to $79.00

TRADE MERINO LAMBS

$70.00 to $95.00

HOGGETS

$58.00 to $80.00

CATTLE SALE MONDAY POSITION 2 SHEEP SALE TUESDAY POSITION 1

CANOWINDRA SERVICES & CITIZENS CLUB LTD Club Open 7 Days | Mon – Wed from 11am, Thurs – Sun from 10am

For the information of members & their invited guests

Members Badge Draw Fri 17th Jan

1st $1000...2nd $1000…3rd $800 Last week’s members draw... Diane Wright, Arthur (Barney) Robson, Pam Dunford CARCOAR STORE CATTLE SALE-CTLX Friday 14th Feb 2014 FORBES STORE CATTLE SALE-CWLE Friday 24th Jan 2014

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WEEKLY SPECIALS

• Thursday night - Fish ‘n’Chips $8 • Grilled Chicken Breast with • Sunday lunch - Roast and sweets $14 asparagus & Bernaise Sauce • Sun dinner - Beef or Chicken Schnitzels $10 • Surf ‘n’ Turf Gaskill St, Canowindra | 6344 1397

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Snippets... The Stork News – Chris Gilroy and Vicky Gilroy announce the arrival of their 3rd child, Ethan Christopher, born on the 6th of January, weighing 3.46kg. Melissa & Elwood Bonnici of Molong announce the arrival of Rocco Theodore, brother to Cleo, born on 12th December, 13, weighing 7 lb 5 oz. Grandson to John & Anne Bonnici of Central Coast and Ashley and Joy Oborn, Canowindra. Pool News – Early morning swimming at the pool 6.30 to 8am Tuesday and Thursday Grand Extravaganza - Speaking to Tommy at the Deli Lama – he is all set for the Grand Extravaganza on the 15th at the Royal. Ribbon cutting at 6 pm. Awesome Awnings – Don’t forget to ask Bill Paul how to put awnings up in the main street. Alikinetic Dance Classes will now be at the Canowindra Show Ground, in the hall above the squash courts. We thank the Show Ground Trust very much for letting us use this space. 2014 Classes begin on Tuesday 4th February. Remember to enter in the Taronga Zoo Competition for your chances to win a complementary Family Pass! Winner announced on the 30th January in edition 279, not 280. See last week’s edition for entry form. Bonny Wythes will be playing at the Royal Hotel on Saturday 25th of January from 7.30pm. Make sure you get down there and support our local talent!

BIG SEAFOOD NIGHT & LIVE MUSIC Saturday 18th Jan @ 7pm

Cold selection crab & balmain bugs, prawns, oysters, seafood salad, mini prawn cocktails. Hot selection seafood chowder, singapore chilli crab, bbq snapper, salt & pepper squid.

$55 per head

bookings essential by Wednesday 15th Jan Tel 6364 3085 | www.cargoinn.com.au

From A Labour of Love to a 5 Star Retreat Kyle Manning, the Manager of Everview Retreats purchased a bare block of ground in 2002 and finished construction in 2006 of the two cottages which presently make up Everview Retreats. They were successful in winning New Tourism Development Award INTA 2006, they were finalists in the 2007 NSW Tourism Awards as Unique, finalists in the Deluxe and Hosted Accommodation INTA, and were finalists in the 2008 Unique Accommodation as well as the Cowra BBA. There are plans for a third cottage and further plans for a swimming pool and wedding venue. Kyle has planted 6000 trees on the property and believes that it just keeps getting better and better. Over the Xmas break a couple from New York City stayed for 14 nights, and are now returning for a further 2 nights. They loved everything about the place; it offered peace and tranquillity, wide open spaces and great views. “We can supply grocery essentials and recommend local restaurants to our accommodators, like Lot 31 in Cowra, Taste Canowindra and Neila Restaurant, Cowra”, Kyle said. Premium wines are supplied to each of the cottages by Gardeners Ground, which are organic wines based nearby

ROYAL HOTEL

canowindra Saturday 25th January Australia Day Weekend Bonnie Wythes Performing from 7.30 pm

Bar l Beer garden l Bar snacks l Accommodation Opening Hours - Fri - Sat: 4:00 pm - 12:00 am

Surf ‘N’ Turf While Cargo may not be your average coastal fishing village, the local Inn sources fresh Pacific Ocean produce from the Sydney Fish Markets to serve at its annual Seafood Night. Seafood lovers and the like are invited to come along this Saturday evening and enjoy a delicious meal of hot and cold delicacies including lobster, oysters, crab and balmian bugs. If seafood isn’t quite your thing, the Blue Heeler bistro will be open serving their regular menu meals of scrumptious burgers, steak and chicken dishes. With the warm weather having set right in, an offer of a nice cold drink, live local music and quality food in a relaxing atmosphere sure is hard to turn down.

Kellie Slattery Hair and Beauty 0438 612 422

144 Moorbel Dr, Canowindra Open Tues - Fri or by appoinment Available to make house calls or pick-up service for clients


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JUST A SHORT DRIVE

MILLTHORPE Heriatge with style

MILLTHORPE GARDEN NURSERY STOCKS A WIDE RANGE OF: • •

IMAGE: Tristan Moon making a great coffee at Old Mill Café.

Millthorpe is the ideal getaway; it is only an hours drive from Canowindra. The village boasts award winning restaurants, arts and antiques, a museum, boutique shops, hotels, wine tasting and accommodation. Millthorpe is located in Central NSW in the heart of a dynamic food and cool climate wine region and is home to a vibrant community of local artists and has a diverse range of talented people living and working in the small town. Millthorpe is a living museum being home to a community of about 700 people and comes alive on the weekends with locals, visitors and tourists alike. With such a rich

heritage and seasonal climate, fabulous food, wine and wonderful people it’s always a great time to visit Millthorpe. Take a step back in time, take a stroll around the streets and relax, unwind and soak up the beauty and elegance of a bygone era. Meet with Gerry @ The Commercial – if you love the Irish accent, I am sure that you will be charmed. His restaurant has won in 2013, Best Steak in SMH Good Pub Food Guide, and in 2014, Best Burger in SMH Good Pub Food Guide. cont. page 5

Fragrant Ecoya candles, modern jewellery, Happy Socks and retro gifts and furniture.

A truly romantic and luxurious self contained country cottage sleeping up to four guests.

OPEN Thursday - Sunday & public holidays 10am-4pm 15a Pym Street, Millthorpe M: 0418 289 693 E: oldetymedelights15@gmail.com

Pilcher Cottage is your treat away from home, centrally located in the historic village of Millthorpe.

0418 289 693 www.pilchercottage.com.au pilchercottage@gmail.com

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Flowering trees and shrubs suited to our region Conifers for feature trees and windbreaks Roses Native trees and shrubs Fruit and nut trees Potted colour for spring and summer Vegie and herb seedlings Gardening supplies

GIFT VOUCHERS AVAILABLE TOO OPEN WEDNESDAY TO SUNDAY 9AM TO 5PM 73 Eves Lane, Millthorpe (3km from the Post Office on Vittoria Rd) T.63663131 E.millgard@bigpond.net.au

www.millthorpegardennursery.com.au

Visit our cellar door in Millthorpe Friday to Monday from 11am - 5pm www.angullong.com.au

OPEN 7 DAYS FROM 9AM - 4PM Lunch Monday - Sunday, Breakfast Saturday & Sunday

7 Blake Street, Millthorpe | 02 6366 3847 or 0417426 472 email belinda@tomolly.com.au like us on facebook

Bookings essential | Fully Licensed | BYO (wine only) We welcome functions of up to 50 people 12 Pym Street Millthorpe | T 02 6366 3188 www.theoldmillcafe.com.au


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OUR Business WEEKLY SPECIALS...

Watermelon $1/kg Local Kale $2 per bunch 1kg bag of local tomatoes $3 Broccoli $2.50/kg

RECIPE OF THE WEEK

Watermelon Sorbet

1 cup (250ml) cranberry juice 1/2 cup (110g) caster sugar 2 cups pureed seedless red watermelon flesh (about 550g), sieved 1 egg white 1. Place cranberry juice and sugar in a small saucepan and stir over low heat until sugar has dissolved. Increase heat, bring to boil, remove from heat and cool. 2. Process cranberry syrup and pureed watermelon until well combined. Pour mixture into a metal loaf tin and transfer to freezer for several hours, or until just frozen. Remove mixture from freezer and process with egg white until well combined. Return mixture to pan, cover with plastic wrap and freeze for several hours more. Remove mixture from freezer and process for a final time, until pale and creamy. Refreeze. Serve scoops of sorbet in small bowls or cones.

KMWL – Kevin Miller, Whitty, Lennon & Co Kevin Miller, Whitty, Lennon & Co (KMWL) is a locally owned and operated company and is one of the leading Stock and Station Agents in Forbes and serves the Canowindra district. KMWL’s continued growth in stature and strength in Livestock and Clearing Sales is based on 30 years of experience and built on a reputation of integrity, trust and respect. They have a skilled team of Auctioneers, Livestock Agents. In total they currently employ approx 15+ highly professional staff members, including a team of dependable office staff. The local agent is Paul Breen who is based in Canowindra Their versatility and expertise provides you with the best possible opportunity for a great result. Through hard work and absolute commitment, KMWL will provide you with the ultimate in customer service. Paul Breen can be contacted on 0427 102 667.

JUST A SHORT DRIVE MILLTHORPE - Heritage with Style If you want a pub that has no pokies, no tv, no keno, no TAB, and you are up for a warm friendly chat, then go and visit with Gerry. Mary at the the Blue Gift Shop offers online convenience, beautifully priced, hand-picked collections. You can also have a massage in great surroundings. At Olde Tyme Delights you will find that treasure you have been looking for, fragrant candles, modern jewellery, antiques and a mix of eclectic goods. Millthorpe Garden Nursery showcases a wide range of fruit and ornamental trees, shrubs and seedlings. The Nursery prides itself in supplying you with the trees and

Bantry Grove Cellar Door Enjoy a cheese or meat tasting plate with our award winning wines.

plants you want, when you want them! A visit to Millthorpe just isn’t complete without the Tomolly experience! This little secret is as cherished as the rare finds that are savoured here. Sound, scent and vision complete the ambience while you complete your treasure hunt. And of course lunch with Stacey at the Old Mill Café. Having trained under Adriano Zumbo her sweets are simply stunning.

Put this date in your diary now

8th February for Munch and Meander another great reason to visit Millthorpe.

STEBEL @ MILLTHORPE BOUTIQUE COUNTRY COTTAGE

M 0402 935 844 E info@stebelatmillthorpe.com.au 16 Park Street, Millthorpe www.stebelatmillthorpe.com.au

For a warm, friendly welcome, great food,great accommodation visit Gerry’s @ theCommercial, Open Wed-Sunday. 2013, Best Steak in SMH Good Pub Food Guide 2014, Best Burger in SMH Good Pub Food Guide Gerry’s@The Commercial Hotel, Millthorpe 02 6366 3999 www.gerryscommercialhotel.com.au

Find the perfect gift shopping in beautiful Millthorpe...

Open 10am - 5pm Fri, Sat, Sun & Public Holidays 25 Victoria St, Millthorpe 0412 667 455 www.bantrygrove.com.au

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BE Seen

Pictured at the Union Bank in Orange last week, Sue Harris and Sarah Maynard from Cargo enjoying a drink with Amanda Newsom who was visiting from Sydney.

Pictured at the Parkes Elvis Festival on the weekend, Arthur Falconer with Elvis and Priscilla

WHAT’S On 16 Jan 16 Jan 18 Jan 20 Jan 26 Jan 26 Jan 26 Jan 26 Jan 26 Jan 26 Jan 26 Jan

30 Jan 8 Feb 9 Feb 15 Feb

Canowindra Depression Anxiety Awareness Group @ Health Centre, 1pm Canowindra Golf Club Bingo Restarts @ 12 noon Orange Picnic Races @ Towac Park Racecourse, 12pm, Adult $20, Racebooks $5, Under 14 children are FREE Aqua Fitness @ Canowindra Pool, 9 am – 10 am Molong Morning Tea & 20/20 Cricket Match @ Molong Recreational Ground, 10.30am Canowindra Cup and Family BBQ @ Memorial Park, 2.30pm High Tea and family activities @ Eugowra Bowling Club, 1.30pm Cargo Morning Tea @ Village Green, 10.30 am Cudal Family Fun @ Cudal School, 10.30 am Folk@Canowindra @ Taste Canowindra, from 4pm-6.30pm, contact: Nerida 0429 048 603 Australia Day Family Bush Dance @ Gooloogong Log Cabin, 7pm to book contact 63448282 or 63448370, tickets available at the door on the night. Adult $15, Pensioner $10, Family $30, School age children $10. BYO Basket supper and refreshments Canowindra Rugby Club “Pythons” AGM @ Rugby Club House, 7pm,Contact: Alan Wyburn or Rob Morris Munch and Meander, Millthorpe Gooloogong Markets, 9am to 1pm CHANGE OF DATE – Tommy’s Official Opening of the Deli Lama NOW 15th Feb

Community Notices Specialising in all areas of Conveyancing First Home Buyers Advice & Services Available Unit 5/182 ANSON ST, ORANGE

6360 0083

www.kellyconveyancing.com.au sandra@kellyconveyancing.com.au Lic. No. 123 0552

The Cooperating Anglican and Uniting Churches of Canowindra Sunday 19 January 2014 ~ SECOND SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY 8am St Matthew’s Anglican Church Woodstock 9.30am All Saints’ Anglican Church Canowindra 11.15am Cranbury Uniting Church Thank you for your generous donations toward the work of the Church. These donations help us to develop the highly valued ministry of the Anglican and Uniting Church in Canowindra and surrounding districts. If you would like to donate towards our work, please send your donation to PO Box 197 Canowindra NSW 2804. Australia Day Ecumenical Celebration in Morris Park Canowindra Sunday 26th January @ 11am

Guest speaker ~ The Rt Rev’d Ian Palmer, Anglican Bishop of Bathurst Diocese A collection will be received for the work of the Social Worker in Canowindra High School. Bring your own chair. FUNERAL NOTICE: John Dudley STONE Paased away 14/1/2014, aged 78 years. Late of 22 Robinson St, Canowindra. Beloved husband of Gillian & father of Amanda, Oliver & Virginia. Brother of Richard, Judy & Ro. Johns family & friends are invited to attend his funeral, at All Saints Anglican Church, Canowindra, commencing at 10am on Wednesday 22nd January 2014. Thence to Nyrang Creek Cemetery. Keith Philpott Funeral Directors, 19 Vaux St, Cowra. Ph: 6342 2322


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INSURANCE Tips

Cnr Ferguson and Belmore Street

Strange Travel Insurance Claims Holidays are full of fun and excitement, but you never know what is around the corner. If something disastrous happens on holiday, smart travellers with travel insurance are always thankful of the small investment they made. From bag snatching monkeys to Mozambique cobras, below are just some strange travel insurance claims. The wacky claims are: 1. Georgia of the Jungle A young traveller was zip-lining through the dense canopy of the Costa Rica rainforest when her brakes failed and she unfortunately flew face first into a tree-trunk. After reviewing her claim against her policy cover, all medical expenses were paid. 2. Monkey See, Monkey Throw While visiting a temple in Bali, a couple had their bag snatched out of their hands by a cheeky monkey. Several Balinese children attempted enticing the monkey with food in order to recover the bag, however clearly aggravated the monkey threw the bag over a cliff top. The insured’s claim for luggage and personal effects was paid. 3. Taking the Mickey A tourist riding the New York subway was held at gunpoint and robbed by the most unsuspecting character ever, ‘Mickey Mouse’. After details from the police report were confirmed the cash claim was settled. 4. Deadly Snakebite A tourist in South Africa’s Kruger National Park was bitten by a Mozambique Cobra snake; one of the most venomous snakes in the world. This particular snake carries cytotoxic venom which destroys tissues and blood cells. Thankfully, he survived and his claims for medical and cancellation costs were paid.

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Hurry in for some great savings IMAGE: Elvis (Paul Findlayson) with Helen (left) and Michelle, the girls from Twisted River.

Elvis in the Vines for Champagne Show While Elvis tribute artists and their Blue Suede Shoes were stomping all over Parkes last weekend, one of them, Paul Findlayson, starred on Sunday in a champagne breakfast for more than 80 guests at the Twisted River winery near Manildra. Vinters Helen Armstrong and Michelle Davies staged the event which featured not just two sessions by Paul of Presley’s most beloved hits but an equally memorable duet by Orange art promoter Bev Allen and artist Patrick Carroll singing “I Just Wanna Be Your Teddy Bear.” It was a fun show, in a unique setting, reflected in this shot of Paul with Helen (left) and Michelle at the finale.

Smart Travellers Always Take Out Travel Insurance John Bowman & Alleena Vitnell 75 Main Street, Young NSW 2594 Phone: 02 6382 6022 Email: young@ausure.com.au www.ausure.com.au

GREAT Eats The Canowindra Hotel now has a new menu! Locally made Lamb Sausages with Mash and Gravy, 750grm T-bone with chips and veg/ salad, Hawaiian chicken, Feedlot hamburger (double burger, bacon, egg, cheese – the works) and don’t forget there are pizzas available all the time. Red Pepper Indian Cuisine was named one of the finest restaurants in Orange serving Mughlai. The food is rich and cooked with aromatic spices, nuts and dried fruits which offer an infinite variety of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. Dine in or Takeaway, open 7 nights 5pm onwards and also offers catering services. Lot 31 Restaurant & Bar is a casually refined eatery in Cowra serving modern Australian Cuisine alongside a wide selection of beverages. The Restaurant was listed in the Australian Good Food & Travel Guide. Featuring a contemporary design with art and leather dining chairs, Lot 31 is vibrant yet comfortable with a relaxed atmosphere and friendly service. Their seasonally changing modern Australian menu places much emphasis on fresh local produce and offers plenty of vegetarian friendly options. One of the most popular dishes at Lot 31 is Pork Belly - twice cooked, crispy skin, root vegetables, prosciutto, and butter spinach and cider apple reduction – YUM!

02 6342 2770 31 Kendal Street, Cowra NSW Open for dinner 6 nights a week Tuesday to Sunday


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Canowindra Sport Swimming Club

A large pool of swimmers turned up for Swimming Club on Friday night considering it is the holidays and times tumbled across the strokes. Liam Lazarou and Lucas Ellis swam themselves out of the Spoon semis as they took 5 and 4 seconds off their times respectively. The Spoon final came down to a race between two as Claire Wright touched just ahead of a fast-finishing Angus Fisher. Claire took home the first of the new spoons for her 22 second effort. The relay at the end of the night involved 6 lanes of seven swimmers and it was lane 5 that emerged triumphant by five seconds. Lane five winners were Regan Hughes, Wade Kinsela, Angus Fisher, Claire Wright, Anja Gower, Olivia McNamara and Toby Fisher. From this Friday there will be a basket at the pool for donations to the raffle for our Carnival which will be held on Sunday 2nd February. Donations of ‘summery’ nonperishable items are needed so Swimming Club can start to build up their funds again after the purchase, with Cabonne Council, of the new electronic timing equipment. Remember to sign the book before Wednesday afternoon and be ready for roll call this Friday at 5:45pm.

Canowindra Women’s Bowls

A sincere thank you to Diane Slattery for hosting our New Year get together in her home on Tuesday 14th. Bowls will resume on Tuesday 21st January

Trades and Services

with names in by 8.30am for a 9am start. Nominations are open for the Club Pairs Championship for 2014; please put your team names on the paper which is on our notice board in the Club Lounge. Play begins on 28th January. The Match Committee will be doing the draw after bowls on 21st January. Three of our bowlers have birthdays in January, Nancy Morrow a special birthday on 2nd which she celebrated with a family party on Saturday 4th, also Libby Balcombe and Merlene Byrnes on 18th. Happy birthday to you all. See you all on 21st

Canowindra Touch

Results - for 13th Jan Central Motors 3 - Rivers Road 1 Wildcats 2 - Bowling Club 2 Mr Embroidery 6 - Cranbury 2 Next Week’s Games 20th Jan 6.30 - Rat Pack v Central Motors, Mr Embroidery v Fire Brigade 7.15 - Bowling Club v Cranbury, Rivers Road v S&S Wildcats and heelers have the bye No game on the 27th Jan due to Australia Day long weekend, back for round 3 on the 3rd Feb. NOTICE OF AGM Thursday 30 January @ 7pm Canowindra Rugby Club “Pythons” AGM @ Rugby Club House. Nominations Coach, Contact Alan (Westy) Wyburn Or Rob Morris.

CANOWINDRA HOTEL

Weekly Specials Resches back on tap Free pool Thurs 6pm - 9pm and Sat 7pm - 11pm Friday Happy Hour 5 – 7pm $4 schooners and $3 middies Come and enjoy an ice cold beer at the Canowindra! Feedlot Restaurant open Tues-Sat 12-2 and 6-8 Sunday 12-2 Pizzas available at bar all the time. New menu now available.

Classifieds Clad Your Home $7995 Installed (85 metres square) *Conditions Apply. PH: 0263619244 www.panelspan.com.au (Lic 83737C-Picton Bros) POSITION VACANT The Canowindra Food Basket is seeking a person who has proven management skills, is good at coordinating people and activities, and enjoys working with a great team of people in a rewarding area of service. Some computer skills would be helpful. Hours are approx. 20 per week. This is a voluntary position. Further enquiries from Marion Wilson 63441716. Carport Sale – Sunday 26th & Monday 27th of January from 9am @ 90 Ryall Street Canowindra. Lots of goodies for sale!

• General fabrication • Custom built trailers & ute trays • Aluminium, stainless steel & general welding • General repairs • Sheet metal folding Call Ben 0422 445 025 or email weldxfabs@hotmail.com FOR YOUR FREE QUOTE

FOR ALL YOUR PLUMBING NEEDS. Gas Fitter, LPGas, personal Service. Blocked drains cleared. Call Tony 0438 906 125. Canowindra and districts. L/NO: 1456

Recreation Room $9000 3 m x 3 m *Conditions Apply. PH: 0263619244 www.panelspan.com.au (Lic 83737C-Picton Bros)

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