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The Canowindra Phoenix Wednesday 29 May 2013

Est 2008

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Issue 252

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11 BELMORE STREET CARGO PH: 02 6364 3246

 Air Conditioning Service & Repairs  Ultrasonic Cleaning & Testing of Fuel Injectors  RTA Pink, Blue Slips and LPG/CNG Inspections  All General Mechanical Repairs  Full Computer Scanner Services  Auto Electrical Repairs  Ag & Dune Buggy Sales & Services  Authorised Tested & Tagging of Electrical Appliances & Cords


Bargains: once again the Canowindra Trading Post is bursting at the seams with goodies, & to help clear some space, the world renowned CLEARANCE SHOP has popped up on the corner of Blatchford & Ryall Streets. Between 10am-4pm every day you can pick up some absolute bargains, but only until Sunday 30 June 2013. All stock is half the marked price, some conditions apply. Remember: Christmas is only 209 days away! Long: Weekend is the weekend after next being 8, 9 & 10 June, this is to celebrate the Queen's birthday which is actually 21 April. In Britain the monarch’s birthday has been celebrated since 1748, and in Australia every year since the First Fleet arrived in 1788. The birthday was always celebrated on the actual date of the monarch’s birthday until 1936, the year of the death of King George V, Elizabeth’s grandfather. His birthday was 3 June and the date has since stayed around early June. Bushrangers: Gaskill Street will be closed Saturday 12 October between 1-4pm due to the street parade being organised by the Bushranger Jubilee celebrations committee. The weekend will see many events & visitors in our town, & business owners & employees are encouraged to get into the spirit by decorating windows & dressing in period costume!

Moorbel Hall Markets Saturday 1 June

FITNESS PATH ON TRACK Nearly two years since the first meeting of community representatives, that was held Thursday 28 July 2011, the Canowindra Fitness Path is taking shape. Cabonne Council started excavation work last week and the asphaltic concreting work is scheduled to be laid in August/September due to plant availability and high risk of inclement weather which would effect the quality of work.

The excavation and laying of base material should be completed in the next couple of weeks, this will allow it to settle and compact until it is sealed with asphaltic concrete. The Fitness Path working group would like to thank everyone for their generous support and contributions so far. The realisation of this project would not have been possible without the backing of our wonderful community. So far $135,000 has been raised in donations and grants for the project.





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8am to 11:30am 56 Gaskill Street Canowindra

02 6344 1009

First home buyers, here it is!

This 3 bed, 2 lounge room rendered home is in prime position for schools & shops. Large open living incorporated large glass doors opening out 8am - 12noon into the private rear yard. & Large attic consisting of ample hand made cards, cakes, storage area & an office. preserves, plants, garden Rear lane access & plenty of ornaments, hand made bags, under cover parking which fresh vegetables, craft items, could also be used for soaps, medical top socks, entertaining.


have a look!

giftware, home wares & bric-a-brac

BBQ & the BEST scones & tea in Canowindra available! For more info or to book a stall contact Warwick on 02 6344 2025.

Perfect first home


Contact Chris on 0459 441 083 The locals you know...

21 Mill Street Canowindra

Ph 02 6344 1083

To the editor...

I sure do have a bee in my bonnet, so to speak. The reason ?? Teenage homelessness and the lack of help from the government agencies. Recently, we have taken in a local teenager who couldn't live at home for various reasons and OMG its so sad to know, that if we hadn't opened our heart and door this poor, child (only 16 years old) would be joining the numbers of homeless teenagers! You might say, what about going to a refuge centre, well there is one in our area, but the homeless person can only stay there for 6 weeks at a time, then they are back on the streets! I am also aware that there are 3 teenagers in our neighbourhood who live in tents and somehow try to support themselves on govt payments or the generosity of the community. My God, what has this country come to, not to look after our young people. Having a few CEOs sleeping out for one night, might bring awareness of homelessness for a week or so, then we all forget about the homeless again. Something has to be done to rectify this. So sad, I for one, will be losing sleep for awhile thinking about those poor kids trying to live in a TENT!! No point, applying for a home with Dept of Housing the waiting list is 4 year wait. Name suppressed by request. Canowindra resident. PS. There is a CEO sleepout on next month. The website is I think the more awareness the better: "The Vinnies CEO Sleepout on Thursday 20 June 2013 is a unique way for business leaders to raise awareness and important funds in support of essential homeless services across the country. There are more than 100,000 Australians who experience homelessness each night of the year. Just under half of these are women; a quarter of these are under the age of 18." The St Vincent de Paul Society also have a guide to staging a Community Sleepout. Vinnies Community Sleepouts offer an opportunity for people to get involved and learn what life is like for those living on the streets. All funds raised by the Vinnies Community Sleepouts will go towards supporting Vinnies homeless services. Letters to the editor, via post or email, are required to have the writer's name & contact details included for verification, these can be suppressed upon request. Views and opinions noted herein do not reflect those of The Canowindra Phoenix.

Above L-R: Peter Middleton, Roger King, Rob Shoemark, Tim Middleton & Greg Holmes surveying the venue at “Broadview” for the long weekend's event. VINTAGE ENDURO POKER RUN The Manly Warringah Motorcycle Club are delighted to be bringing the first NSW Vinduro/Poker Run for 2013 to Canowindra on the long weekend 8 and 9 June. The event will be held at “Broadview", a property owned by Peter and Julie Middleton and their sons Dan and Tim. Local vintage motorcycle enthusiasts Greg Holmes and Roger King have been involved in bringing the event here, “I had ridden on the tracks at Broadview which have been built over many years by Dan and Tim, there are many kilometres of single tracks through forest, a motocross track and some open grass riding with sweeping corners and undulation as well. I thought it would be perfect for the Poker Run.” The family, themselves motorcycle enthusiasts, were very happy to host the event and have recently met with Rob Shoemark, the event promoter from the Manly Warringah Club, to work out the details. Rob was thrilled with the venue which provides easy access from a main road, interesting tracks and sheltered camping. “The event involves riders completing at least five laps to figure in the prizes at the end of

the day. After each lap the rider draws a card and at the end of the day the best hand wins. We have had riders win the day with three twos. It’s a great leveller because it doesn’t matter how fast you are, you need a lot of luck to figure in the prizes. "Some riders take all day to do their five laps and some guys may do twenty laps, but only your first five counts in the poker game. "We also have a prize for the individual who completes the most laps. This is the iron man prize and it’s just a piece of steel.” Julie Middleton is organising a canteen on the weekend to raise money for the Canowindra Fitness Path project, “This is a win/win situation, with all the campers and participants able to access hot food and drinks and a local project benefitting as well. Rob Shoemark is also organising some prizes for us to raffle.” All are welcome to visit “Broadview” on Saturday or Sunday to watch the vintage bikes in action, have a bite to eat and look at bikes restored to their former glory. “Broadview” is 17kms out on the Longs Corner Road and the turn off to the venue will be well signposted. CanowindraPhoenix

CALENDAR OF EVENTS: keep up to date at May 31: Canowindra Food Basket 9:30am-12noon at the Uniting Church Hall Blatchford Street May 31: 'P' Disco 5-6:30pm @ Canowindra Primary School. Dress up as something starting with P. $7pp June 1: Swinging Bridge Wines Italian Table 11am-3pm @ SBW Cellar Door. $140pp bookings 02 6344 3212 June 1: River Bank Gallery opening 6:30pm 'flats' people's choice & 'Simply Us' by Bev Doherty & Kerri Kerley June 1: Canowindra Rugby League Bow Tie Ball 7pm @ Canowindra Services Club. June 4: Local Government Review 6-8pm @ Coventry Room, Parkes Shire Council Library & Cultural Centre, Bogan Street June 7: Canowindra Food Basket 9:30am-12noon at the Uniting Church Hall Blatchford Street June 8-9: Vintage Enduro Poker Run @ Broadview Longs Corner Road June 10: Public Holiday: Queen's Birthday long weekend June 10: Old Vic Inn open for breakfast, lunch & dinner, phone to book on 02 6344 1009 June 14: Canowindra Food Basket 9:30am-12noon at the Uniting Church Hall Blatchford Street June 14: Anna Salleh & Stan Valacos "A taste of Brazil" 7pm @ Taste Canowindra $70pp 02 6344 2332

HAVE YOUR SAY ON COUNCIL The research, conducted by independent consultants, Elton Consulting for the Independent Local Government Review Panel, found that ratepayers are probably willing to pay a bit Anna Salleh & Stan Valacos more in their rates, if it means maintaining local services or improving local facilities. The report drew on a number of state-wide polls, as well as 22 individual surveys, undertaken by a range of metropolitan, regional and rural councils over the past seven years. Central West CD launch It showed that residents consistently rated services such as parking, roads and footpath 3 course meal & show $70 maintenance as being important to their community, but their level of satisfaction with councils’ delivery of these services was 42 Ferguson St. Canowindra comparatively quite low. Your opportunity for input into the review will be held in Parkes Tuesday 4 June from 6-8pm in the Coventry Room, Parkes Shire Council Library & Cultural Centre, Bogan Street Parkes, for residents in the local government areas of Cabonne, Orange, Cowra, Blayney, Young, Boorowa, Harden, Parkes, Forbes, Lachlan, Bland or Weddin.

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Beetroot is a highly nutritious & “cardiovascular health” friendly root vegetable. Certain unique pigment antioxidants in the root as well as in its top greens have found to offer protection against coronary artery disease & stroke; lower cholesterol levels within the body, & have antiaging effects. Beetroot is very low in calories, rich source of B-complex vitamins, minerals such as iron, manganese, copper, & magnesium, & very good levels of potassium. CANOWINDRA'S BIGGEST MORNING TEA Thursday 23rd May saw the people of Canowindra juggle inclement weather for the Cancer Council’s “Biggest Morning Tea”. After 16 years of participation the Canowindra Community Health Centre, together with the much appreciated assistance from the community, has raised over $17,000 for cancer research. Ac ti ng Co m m un it y H e alt h Ce n tre Manager, Elizabeth Noble, would like to publicly thank Bill Paul, of Bill Paul’s Carpets and Grant Cummings, of Canowindra Services & Citizens Club, for their ongoing support and help. This year there were three raffle prizes kindly donated by: Canowindra Pharmacy, Canowindra Newsagency, IGA, Deli Lama and Canowindra Trading Post. The winners were: 1 s t Jill Stone; 2nd Dianne Delaney; 3rd Marion Fitzgerald. Thank you to everyone in the community that supported the event by cooking, helping out and donating to the cause.


taste of Brazil"

7pm Fri. June 14th "luscious and seductive"

02 6344 2332

CANOWINDRA GARDEN CLUB A bus trip is being planned by the Canowindra Garden Club to "Wildwood Gardens" at Bilpin on Saturday 17 August 2013. Wildwood is a beautiful garden designed to suit the sloping, treed site and the mountain climate. The owners, Wayne and Sue Tapping have amassed more than 600 varieties of camellias. There are eye-catching sculptures and features throughout the almost 2 hectares of this magnificent garden, which is easily accessed via sweeping all weather gravel paths. On the return journey, the bus will call at Drayshed Nursery close to Carcoar, another lovely garden. The trip will cost only $50 which includes entry and morning tea at Wildwood and transport depending on at least 40 people travelling. To be assured of your place, please get in early as it will be a case of first in best dressed. Passengers are asked to bring your own lunch, and afternoon tea at Drayshed will be at your own cost. Non members of the Canowindra Garden Club will be required to pay $12 membership to be covered by their insurance. Numbers will need to be confirmed with a $20 deposit before Wednesday 17 July so that details can be finalised. This is also the date of the Garden Club's next meeting. If you have any questions please contact Gwennyth McCarron on 6344 2845, Mary Finn 6344 1454 or Helen Percival on 6344 1791 or attend the meeting which will be held at Jo Morais' home out on Mandurama Road for a floral arranging demonstration and talk.

DISCO: Theme

@ Canowindra Primary School

Friday 31 May from 5-6:30pm

Dress up as something starting with the letter "P" Bring all your friends along, anyone under 15 is welcome. There will be heaps of prizes up for grabs as well as lucky dips & lollies.

entry $7

Join us at the Italian Table for a hands-on cooking lesson, making the egg pasta, Tagliatelle and then using it in the Tagliatelle al Ragu Bolognese. Whilst lunch is cooking, join winemaker Tom Ward with a tasting of our wines prior to sitting down to enjoy the freshly cooked Italian fare.

Saturday 1 June 2013 11am to 3pm Swinging Bridge Canowindra NSW Bookings 02 6344 3212 or email $140 inc lunch, wine tasting & recipes

CANOWINDRA RUGBY The Canowindra Pythons regret not having a game last Saturday with wonderful weather conditions, we expected a big crowd against West Wyalong. Unfortunately they forfeited the match, but according to a report in the Orange CWD the Game was postponed. We will let you know the outcome. This Saturday the Pythons play Molong. It is Ladies Day and all ladies are welcome for what is usually a great day had by all, 3pm kick off. On Saturday 22 June our game against Condobolin is Sponsors and Members Day. If you haven't renewed your membership, it's not too late. Join now, see Rob Morris or drop into the Canowindra Newsagency to reapply or join up at weeks game at the Oval.

The Canowindra Hotel The Feedlot PIZZAS RESTAURANT Meat lovers $17 Mvodi;! 23.3qn! Uvf.Tvo! Ham & pineapple $15 Ejoofs;! 7.9qn! Uvf.Tbu! BBQ Chicken $15 - weekly specials available at all times @ Bar

110 Gaskill Street CANOWINDRA

CANOWINDRA WOMEN'S BOWLS Results of four matches played last Tuesday 21 May. Club Triples 1st round: Ellen Petty, Margaret Gosper and Heather Hoad defeated Jenny Middleton, Christine Pickard and Gwen Haydon 30-7. Jill Messenger, Diane Slattery and Nancy Morrow defeated Jean Roth, Sandy McDonald and Bobbie Turner 29-5. Marion Wilson, Dianne Mooney and Libby Balcombe defeated Radka Tatterson, Moyna Rue and Colleen Crump 25-9. Betty Hodge, Sheryn O'Malveney and Maureen Baillie defeated Daph Bryant (sub), Betty Jenkins and Shirley Robson 18-13 One game of social pairs was played. Joy Beattie and Linda Miller defeated Mon. Hamer and Joice McNaught 16-15. The Lucky Draw was won by Gwen Haydon with No. 9. The District Fours and Senior Fours are being hosted by Canowindra commencing Monday 3 June to Wednesday 5 June. Good bowling to all our teams that are competing.

TIGERS PLUCK THE ROOSTERS A minutes silence was held before kickoff to honour former long time committee member, secretary and treasurer Pam Cooper, who passed away last week after a long battle with cancer. Pam was an instrumental part in both the Tigers Club and the Woodbridge Cup committees for nearly 20 years and will be sadly missed by all. The Youth and first grade THE CO-OPERATING ANGLICAN players all pulled on their pink socks for Pam and to show tribute to all women who are PARISH & UNITING CHURCH in all aspects of the game of Rugby CONGREGATION OF CANOWINDRA involved League. The Youth had to step up to Peakhill in what turned into a nail biting game that resulted in 10am Peace Memorial Uniting Canowindra a 22 all draw. Both teams giving it there all to hold take control of the game with full time coming before they could be separated.

Thursday 30 May

Sunday 2 June Second Sunday after Pentecost

8am St Matthew's Anglican Church Woodstock 9:30am All Saints' Anglican Church Canowindra 11:15am Cranbury Uniting Church Please note: Winter worship is in Peace Memorial Uniting Church Canowindra 9:30am every Sunday through June, July & August

- family friendly dining -!

02 6344 1407

3 points went to Mick Clyburn, 2 to Matt McLean and 1 to Harry Whatman. Phil Tarrant was Players' Player. The Tigers first grade were in good form against the Roosters despite starting on the back foot. Peakhill scored twice before Canowindra’s Harry Myers and Sam O crossed to give the boys a 12-10 advantage. Tom Roth was next to cross to take the Tigers into half time with an 18-14 lead. The second half was all Canowindra’s as the boys consistently put points on the board. Brad Bowman, Brydon Hughes 2, Aaron Earsman (pictured) 2 and Nick Willson all scored in the second half to give the Tigers a 54-30 win over the Peakhill Roosters. Rob Burn wore his good boots and was successful in converting 9 from 9. Peakhill was able to sneak in the last two tries of the day but it was too little too late. 3, 2, 1 went to Blocka Woolley, Brydon Hughes and Nick Willson respectively with Brydon also awarded Players' Player. Thanks to all the supporters who came to Tom Clyburn Oval to watch and the sponsors for making it all possible. Next week’s game is on Saturday where Tigers take on the Cowboys at Gooloogong. The Youth side plays Grenfell at Grenfell and the Girls have the bye. REMEMBER to purchase your tickets for the Tigers Bow Tie Ball on Saturday 1 June at the Canowindra Services Club. Everyone is welcome for a night of music, games and fun all to start at 7pm. Tickets $25 each available from Kens Service Centre, Shearing Shed Hair & Beauty or at the door.


JANELLI NURSERY will be at the Moorbel STACEYS SINGING SCHOOL- Private Singing Markets this Saturday with a large range Lessons now Available. Half Hour Lessons. of plants. See you there! Teaching Contemporary Music, All ages, No LAND FOR SALE @ MOORBEL just under experience needed. Canowindra Bowling Club 5 acres. Most breathtaking views looking Hall. Limited spots 0429 983 683. out to Mount Canobolas. Water electricity, FIREWOOD for sale $100/trailer load. phone line all there. Ph 0402 293 637. Phone 0488 252 300 MARKET STALL/SHOP STOCK Turned WA Sandal- WITH THANKS The family of the late Colin wood; sandalwood products; turned assorted Landon, who passed away on 7th May at the items; carved Parasite wood animals; age of 80 years, wish to express our heartfelt ARISH OF T DWARDS wood carved gemstone animals; carved onyx; beach thanks to all kind friends for your prayers, ATHOLIC HURCH ANOWINDRA towels; tea towels; soft toys; kids boxed games; words of comfort, and practical support at this laser etched lead crystal; crystal balls; brass time of sadness. They will never be forgotten. Saturday 1 June: miniatures; aromatic candles & oils; oil heaters; Also to the staff of Moyne Canowindra, some 6pm Cudal incense. Woods for turning: black olive; WA of whose acts of care and kindness went above Sunday 2 June: Sandalwood; grass tree hearts. Gazebos (3m x and beyond the call of duty. You will know who 3m); folding trestles; 4 burner, hooded gas you are. 8:30am Eugowra BBQ; hot water urn; 2 bay deep fryer (bench 10am Canowindra model). Selling for $1,000 the lot. No part WANTED TO RENT 4 b/r home in, or close to PLEASE NOTE CHANGE top town on small acreage (optional), for family sales. You will need a truck or large trailer. OF DAYS & TIMES Phone Jim @ Gooloogong on 02 6344 8100. with 4 kids + 2 dogs. Refs & tenancy ledgers avail. Up to $350pw. Please call 0431 390 092 THE CANOWINDRA PHOENIX (ABN 43 292 469 472) is published by Joanne Gaigals & printed locally by COMPRINTING: call Nick on 0402 340 852 FOR SALE 1 x portable massage bed, new $100. RYALL STREET CANOWINDRA NSW 2804 2 x portable column oil heaters $20. 2 x single The Canowindra Phoenix proudly supports camp beds $20. Ph 0417 782 463

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Canowindra Phoenix Issue 252  

Your weekly guide to what's happening in and around Canowindra NSW.

Canowindra Phoenix Issue 252  

Your weekly guide to what's happening in and around Canowindra NSW.