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CUNNINGHAM’S 362 Clarinda St Parkes 6862 2522 Monday to Friday 7am-7.30pm Saturday to Sunday 7am-7pm

WEIRD AND WONDERFUL… Middleton Public School students in Dr Seuss’ Garden are (L-R) Natalia Scherer, Emily Wild, Toby Fliedner (partly behind the tree), Seth Bennett and Corinne Scherer.

Middleton Wins With Dr Suess’ Garden

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, Nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” ― Dr Seuss, The Lorax Middleton Public School did it again, as it has for the past seven years – taking out the regional first place in the 2019 SIMS Metal Waste to Art competition. This year the school won the Sustainable Building 3D category and received $500 in prize money for their creation called Dr Suess’ Garden. The garden was made from thousands of plastic lids by Middleton students and staff under the direction of Helen Standen. “We are pretty proud of our achievement,” said Helen. The school and wider community helped to collect plastic lids for at least 12 months to complete the project, while the two purple pipes and the green strap-

ping used for grass were waste from the recycled Water Rising Main Pipeline construction. “We not only participate to beautify our school, but every student from Kindergarten to Year 6 gets involved teaching them about reducing, reusing and recycling waste,” said Helen. The students work on the project during their library time in the first term. “We love creating something with bottle tops as every child can participate threading the tops.” This year’s Dr. Suess’ Garden brightened up a dull, dirty corner in the playground adding to the ever growing collection of Waste To Art constructions around the school grounds. Waste to Art’s aim is to challenge perceptions about rubbish and create a new life for materials that would have been thrown away.

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The decommissioned Parkes Sewage Treatment Plant effluent ponds along Akuna Road will be transformed into an artificial wetland

Ponds Turned Into Wetlands As we are all encouraged to reduce, reuse and recycle these days, the Parkes Shire Council is leading the way finding a new purpose for its decommissioned effluent ponds. The former Parkes Sewage Treatment Plant effluent ponds will be transformed into a functional artificial wetland over the next two years. With funding from the NSW Environmental Trust, preliminary works have started at the ponds site along Akuna Road. Earthworks and revegetation will be carried out to create habitats for a range of water bird species and other animals, as well as a natural area for the community to enjoy birdwatching. “Wetlands are considered one of the most biologically diverse ecosystems, containing a wide diversity of plant and animal life,” said Parkes Shire Council’s Director Infrastructure, Andrew Francis. “They support plants that are found nowhere else, and are a haven for amphibians, reptiles, birds, insects, and mammals.” The project will focus on the construction of the wetland and revegetation with local native plants, the creation of various wetland features to provide varying habitat elements to cater for different species. The wetland will receive recycled water from Parkes’ Advanced Water Recycling Facility. Volunteer support will be called upon to help plant some of the many thousands of wetland plants, with Council partnering with Central West Lachlan Landcare to host community planting days. Chairperson for Central West Lachlan Landcare Ben Kerin said: “Landcare are thrilled to be part of this wonderful project and are looking forward to partnering with Council to involve the community to assist with building habitat onsite”. Additional funding will be sought to make the wetland more accessible, inviting and educational, including walking tracks, seating, interpretive signage and bird hides.

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At the services dinner were (L-R) Mayor Ken Keith, Bob and Ann Steel, Marguerite Burns, Phillipa O’Donnell, Margaret Dwyer and Dianne Green.

Pink Up Parkes On A Roll

The recent Parkes Combined Services Dinner turned pink in support of the Pink Up Parkes drive this month and raised a good sum for the McGrath Foundation. Hosted by the Parkes Action Club at the Parkes Services Club, the dinner was supported by members from Quota, Rotary, Action Club, View Club and the CWA. A lively fines session rounded off the evening with a total of $750 raised to support our town’s McGrath Breast Care Nurse, Dianne Green. Dianne was also invited to speak about breast cancer in our region, her role in the Parkes Shire and the different funding models of McGrath Nurses. She explained that the Parkes McGrath position was fund-

ed from community donations alone. Marguerite Burns and Caroline Rice spoke about their experiences with breast cancer. “Breast cancer is not only a women’s issue,” said Dianne. “It is important that men are also breast aware, as there have been men in our community requiring the support of a McGrath Nurse.” A Pink Up Parkes event is a great way for the whole community to come together and support breast awareness, breast cancer research and breast cancer nurses. All community groups, businesses, schools and individuals can still get involved by attending or hosting their own pink event in October. (See page 6 for all the events this month.)


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WEDDING Bells... Council areas. The closing date is Friday, 18th October. If your business would like to participate, contact Melanie Suitor on 6861 2364 or email Melanie.Suitor@parkes.nsw. gov.au, or register on the website www. freecuppa.com.au

The Pink Morning Tea Mini Field of Women at Lions Park had a good turn out on Sunday morning. There are plenty of events during October for Pink Up Parkes.

Parkes Open Gardens this Sunday, 13th October: Take a break from the dry landscape around us and visit six beautiful gardens from 10am to 4pm. Wristbands are on sale at Greenparkes Garden Centre. Lots of stalls, raffle tickets for $1 tickets, morning tea, lunch, a pink garden and some surprise finds. It’s going to be a great day. Children 16 and under free entry. $15 adults. 2020 Free Cuppa Registrations Open: Local businesses are invited to help tackle driver fatigue by registering to take part in next year’s ‘Free Cuppa for the Driver’ scheme from 1st March to 31st May. The scheme encourages drivers to stop at participating businesses for a free cuppa to take a break from driving long distances. The scheme will be operating in over 20 local government areas in the Western, South Western and Hunter Regions of NSW from the Victorian border to the Queensland border and to the coast at Port Stephens. Since its inception ten years ago the scheme has given away more than 20,000 free cuppas throughout NSW. Last year it was operational in 50 towns and cities and 101 participating businesses, including 15 local participating businesses in the Parkes, Forbes and Lachlan Shire

2020 Australia Day Awards: Nominations are open for the 2020 Parkes Shire Council Community, Cultural, Environmental and Sports Awards, including the Ron Harrison Sports Bursary. “The annual Australia Day awards are designed to publicly acknowledge and reward the marvellous contributions citizens and groups make on a local level and encourage others to follow their lead,” said Parkes Shire Mayor Ken Keith OAM. “We recognise individuals or groups who are positively contributing to the local culture, community and environment.” The awards cover the 2019 calendar year todate and will be announced at the Australia Day Awards ceremony in January next year. Pick up a nomination form from Council, one of the libraries, or at the Parkes Visitor Information Centre. Alternatively, download nomination forms from www.parkes.nsw. gov.au. Entries for the Community, Cultural and Environmental Awards close on Monday, 18th November. Entries for the Sports Awards and Ron Harrison Sports Bursary close on Wednesday, 30th November.

Visit Craft Corner in Clarinda Street to see the exhibition of some wonderful and quirky tea cosies, like this cat and mouse one.

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Presenting Sylvie Everingham-Potts and Brodie Potts.

Last Saturday it was time for Sylvie Maloney, Senior Advertising Executive of The Parkes Phoenix and wedding photographer on weekends, to switch places from behind the camera to be in front of it. She and her fiancé Brodie Potts tied the knot and celebrated with close family and friends at the Hart Bar in Parkes. Sylvie’s creativity shone through with the couple having rosemary thrown over them for confetti, with a unique geode cake and stunning balloon decorations adding to the festivities.

Bride and Groom enjoying themselves.

The Parkes Phoenix has teamed up with local business Greenparkes Garden Centre to launch a spring photo competition

2019 Open Gardens

All photos will be judged by Greenparkes Garden Centre with the winner receiving a $150 Gift Certificate.

Sunday 13th October 2019 $15

Greenparkes Garden Centre

Enter via our facebook page or email your pictures to editor@parkesphoenix.com.au Entries close Thursday 31 October

Quota International of Parkes Inc

Parkes NSW

Visit 6 beautiful gardens

Wristbands and maps available at Greenparkes Garden Centre and the Parkes Visitors Information Centre

GARDENS OPEN 10am-4pm Enjoy a delicious morning tea from 10am-11.30am $5 and/or “Billabong Creek” lunch from 12–2pm $15

Discounts

On merchandise at Greenparkes and the Visitors Centre when you buy wristbands.


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Who Will Walk Away With A Henry This Year? In two weeks’ time the business gala event of the year will take place at the Parkes Services Club. The 2019 Henry Awards gala evening on 25th October is the night when local business in the Parkes Shire are celebrated. This year the annual event is going pink in support of Pink Up Parkes with $5 per head donated to the McGrath Breast Cancer Foundation. Make sure to get your ticket before they sell out at $90 including a meal and entertainment, and a night of brilliant networking. The evening is hosted by the Parkes Chamber of Commerce. This year categories include: Start Up Superstar; Outstanding Young Employee; Excellence in Hos-

pitality and Tourism Services; Excellence in Manufacturing, Agribusiness, Mining, Industrial and Trade; Excellence in Personal and Lifestyle Services; Excellence in Professional Services; Excellence in Retail; Excellence in Social Enterprise; Excellence in Innovation; Outstanding Young Entrepreneur; Outstanding Business Leader; Excellence in Small Business; and Excellence in Business. The highlight of the evening is the announcement of the coveted Parkes Business of the Year award, won by Regos Plus Tyre & Mechanical last year. The finalists have been announced in all the categories. Good luck to all the finalists in striving for excellence in business.

The Parkes Business of the Year award went to Regos Plus Tyre & Mechanical last year. In two weeks’ time this year’s winner will be announced at the 2019 Henry Awards gala evening.

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Mobile: 0401 441 050 www.burnsprecisionag.com.au This October marks my 10 year anniversary at Harvey Norman. I started in the Dubbo furniture warehouse as a casual and worked my way up the ranks working in every department as a salesperson. Over the years I developed a passion for fitting out peoples’ homes and meeting new people along the way. I took over the Parkes Franchise in August 2017 and am now proud to be a part of the community helping on the Pink up Parkes committee this month. Congrats to all the Local Henrys Finalists. I’m very proud to be a finalist for the Young Entrepreneur Award Ben Smart Proprietor Harvey Norman Parkes

Burns Precision Ag is a family operated business which started out focusing on Precision Ag solutions to help landowners become more efficient. We recognised a gap in the market for affordable security solutions for remote areas. There was already Solar CCTV on the world market but there wasn’t a system that was both affordable and practical for rural Australia. We designed and tested our own prototypes over 12 months. The end result was a tough, reliable solar CCTV system capable of handling hot, cold and windy conditions. We offer eight unique models with customisable options to suit each camera location.

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Australian National Field Days

Alison Evans of the Craft Corner hands over the Judges Choice award to Maralyn Wise from Forbes in the biennial tea cosy competition of the Parkes Craft Corner.

Nothing As Snug As A Tea Cosy

Two years after its highly successful inaugural tea cosy competition, the Craft Corner in Parkes has again brought this celebrated relic back to life! “The quality is just amazing and the talent the entrants displayed with their skills to crochet, knit and sew is just fantastic,” said Alison Evans of the organising committee. Last Friday the 43 entries from all over the State were put on display for the announcement of the winners. Judges Kelly McGirr and Elsie Mahon carefully considered all the entries and picked the winners. Maralyn Wise from Forbes won the Judges Choice award. She also received a highly commended for her entry in the Weird and Wacky category.

Maralyn was overjoyed with her prize saying it was the first time she had ever won something for her knitting as quilting and patchwork were actually her forte. Frances Charlton’s traditional doll cosy won the Treasured Memories category. Sharon Preisig took out the Weird and Wacky category, and received highly commended in the Floral Splendour category. Joanne Veronese was first in the Floral Splendour category, and achieved highly commended in the Treasured Memories category. Voting for the People’s Choice winner will take place until 21st October. By Maggi Barnard

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1. They’re hard to clean. It can be difficult for toothbrush bristles and floss to get between and around crooked teeth, which can lead to a higher risk of oral diseases.

2. They’re injury prone. Crooked teeth that protrude are more likely to crack or chip should an accident happen.

The Australian National Field Days (ANFD) provides a unique opportunity for retailers, primary producers, the general public and government organisations to come together to share information in a hands-on forum. With a strong reputation as the oldest annual agricultural exhibition in the country (est. 1952), the ANFD showcases quality exhibitors continuing the long-held commitment to Advancing Australian Agriculture. The event showcases new ideas, the latest technology and innovations in agriculture. It is an informative, social and enjoyable day out for all. The 2019 event is set to be a real investment in the future of agriculture according to ANFD Manager, Jayne West. “The prime purpose of the ANFD continues to be to assist the agricultural industry by providing those involved with the opportunity of gaining firsthand knowledge of the latest trends in agricultural equipment and technology. “Participation by exhibitors and attendance by industry and other visitors is part of the collaborative investment in agriculture and the success of the event year after year. “It’s amazing how the Australian agriculture industry continues to pull together in good times and in bad to move forward. It’s no wonder our industry represents one of the most advanced with the sophistication of Australia’s agricultural land management continuing to increase and our farmers among the most self-sufficient in the world,” said ANFD chairman, Sam Connell.

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BE Seen It was a rose coloured morning at the Masonic Lodge on Wednesday for the Parkes College for Seniors Pink Morning Tea in celebration of Pink Up Parkes month.

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Val Gleeson, Pat Oliver and Chicka Sharpe ready for their pink tea.

27 Oct 27 Oct 29 Oct 13 Oct 19 Oct 19 Oct

Toni Huppatz and Maree Mulligan at the table of beautiful handcraft for sale made by members of Parkes College for Seniors.

20 Oct 21 Oct

24-26 Oct 25 Oct 26 Oct 27 Oct Lyla Miller, Colleen Mitchell, Frances Thornton, Maree Tanswell and Ayesha Curruthers (front).

28 Oct 28 Oct 28 Oct

29 Oct 29-30 Oct Irene Ross and Judy Magill on door duty at the pink morning tea.

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PINK UP PARKES EVENTS

Pitch ‘n’ Putt Lady Golfers at Parkes Golf Club 9am for 9:30am - 3 Par golf, morning tea, raffle, pick-a-box. Contact Lois 0429 625 987 or Helen on 0412 444 452.

Pink Up Parkes Landcare Motley Crew Walk & Wellness Morning (Cooke Park to PAC Park Waterwise Garden) from 8am. Bookings cwllpo@hotmail.com or 0418 611 053. Parkes Open Gardens – visit Maison Magnolia’s pink garden at 10 Metcalfe Street from 10am – 4pm. One of six local gardens open. Colouby Creations Pink Sweet Stall. Cupcakes, toffee apples, fairy floss at 237 Clarinda St. Parkes Tennis Club Family Event. Stay ‘n’ Play from 6 – 8:30pm. Contact Helen Magill 0407 253 888. Pink Up Parkes Charity Dinner – event sold out!

The Henrys Celebrating Business Excellence, Parkes Services Club at 6pm.

Pink Golf Day. Members only Stableford Medley. Register at the Pro Shop 68622044 or via allocated timesheets. Raffles, Afternoon Tea. Pinking up is essential! Di Green presenting. Gold coin donation to Pink Up Parkes. Parkes Dragon Boat Club Pink Paddle, Lake Endeavour at 10:30am. Paddle, morning tea, invitees from Dragons Abreast with traditional remembrance. Contact Beth Thomas on 0418 253 045. Parkes School of Dance Power of Pink. An afternoon of Dance at Parkes Christian School. Contact: Virginia Rice 0428 107 435 or Catherine McQuie 0407 895 962. Ladies Gala Day, Parkes Bowling and Sports Club. Contact Merilyn Rodgers 0408 616 423.

OTHER EVENTS

Six Open Gardens hosted by Quota International of Parkes Inc from 10am - 4pm. $15 entrance - Wristbands on sale at Greenparkes Garden Centre. Devonshire teas and lunch available. Learn To Swim enrolment day at the Parkes Aquatic Centre on Saturday, 19th October from 11am until 2pm. National Parks Association of NSW Lachlan Valley Branch Walk at Nangar National Park. Meet at Eugowra Rest Area at 9am. Medium to hard trail with a steep 5km climb. Bring enough food and water for the entire day, and suitable clothing, footwear, hat and sunscreen. Contact Liz and Graeme MacRaild on 0417 530 081 night before the walk. $2 donation. Meeting at Eugowra Rest Area Parkes Evening View Club Fashion Parade, 2pm at the Parkes Bowling and Sports Club. Parkes College for Seniors will be starting Aqua Aerobics at the Parkes pool.

The Australian National Field Days (ANFD) at Borenore (15km west of Orange) with over 600 exhibitors from all over Australia and internationally. Visit https://anfd.com.au/ for more information. Parkes Bowling and Sports Club Monthly Market Day from 10am – 2pm. Inside stalls $20; Outside stall/car boot $10; Not for profit stalls free of charge. Bookings at the Club 6862 1446. Halloween party with live entertainment and dinner at Ikon. Bookings essential: Adults $33; Kids $15. Terry Leonard at the Downstairs Lounge, Parkes Services Club at 4pm.

Parkes Learn To Swim lessons start. To enrol, attend enrolment day on 19 October or download forms from Council's website and return to parkeslearntoswim@parkes.nsw.gov.au.

Free computer skills workshop for farmers at the Peak Hill Neighbourhood Central Hub from 10am to 4pm. Numbers limited to 20 per session. Register by calling Roger Kitson on 0428 868 200. Spirituality in the Pub at the Commercial Hotel from 6:30pm to 7:45pm. Hear Bernadette Orange and Fr Barry Dwyer speak on their experiences on "Sharing the Journey through Grief and Tragedy". Bernadette is a Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Consultant and Fr Barry is the Parish Priest with 36 years experience with the NSW Police. For more information contact Frances on 0412 103 597. Parkes Arthritis Support Group meet at 10am in the AOG Church Hall, Rees Street. This month’s speaker will be a representative from the Aged Care Assessment Team at Parkes Health Service. All Welcome. Free computer skills workshop for farmers at Parkes Neighbourhood Central from 10am to 4pm. Numbers limited to 20 per session. Register by calling Roger Kitson on 0428 868 200. Parkes Neighbourhood Central 29 & 30 October.

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Phil Donato MP Member for Orange

I'm your voice in Parliament

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Orange Electorate Office 123 Byng Street ORANGE NSW 2800 P: 02 6362 5199 E: orange@parliament.nsw.gov.au

How long have you lived in Parkes and what do you like most about living here? I moved to Parkes nearly five years ago from Coffs Harbour. I like the country atmosphere and friendliness of the locals. Where do you work or what do you do currently and what do you enjoy about it? At the moment I am looking for work. What is your favourite thing to do when you have free time? I enjoy catching up with family and friends, the theatre and watching car races. This weekend I will be glued in front of the TV for the Bathurst 1000! What makes you proud? How caring and supportive members of the Parkes Musical & Dramatic Society are, as well as the staff of Currajong Disability Services. If you could be an animal which one would you choose, and why? I would love to be a koala as they are caring and cuddly, and an Australian animal! What is your all-time favourite movie, song and/or book, and why? My favourite movies are Patch Adams and Mrs Doubtfire with Robin Williams as he was a genius comedian. My favourite book at the moment is Jamie Oliver’s Five Ingredients as I love cooking. Tell us about your best holiday. I went to New Zealand and my favourite part was the Milford Sound on the South Island as it was so tranquil and peaceful. What is on your bucket list? I am passionate about acting and would love to become an actor or a wildlife warrior like Steve Irwin. I would also like to visit Universal Studios in America.

CLASSIFIEDS Parkes Bowling and Sports Club Monthly Market Day Sunday the 25th October 10am - 2pm. Inside stalls $20. Outside stall/car boot $10. Non for profit stalls free of charge. Bookings at the Club 6862 1446. Enquiries to Rhona 0427 468 220. A coffee van in attendance, Sausage sizzle, Jumping Castle for the kids. Art & Crafts, Bric a Brac Mosaics, Crochet, Vintage Clothing, Fresh Produce, Home Cooking, Honey, Pickles & Jams and much more.

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YOUR HEALTH Matters

Sunshiny Days

The warmer months have arrived! While everyone is enjoying some reprieve from the cooler months and basking in some bright sunshiny rays, it’s extremely important to stay SUN SAFE. Over the past decades outdoor activities and recreational sun exposure has become increasing popular, however this is strongly related to a rise in skin cancers. Overexposure to sunlight is widely accepted as the underlying cause for harmful effects on the skin, eye and immune systems. Did you know? Experts believe that four out of five cases of skin cancer could be prevented!! Enjoy the sun, but enjoy it safely with a few simple precautions! SunSmart is a multi-focal program recognised for providing leadership and innovation in sun protection. Their message is simple, Slip! Slop! Slap! Seek! Slide! Slip On Clothing: Wear clothing that covers as much skin as possible. Slop On Sunscreen: Sunscreen should be the last line of defence after clothing, a hat, shade and sunglasses. During sun protection times, apply SPF30 (or higher!), water-resistant sunscreen to any skin not covered by clothing. Slap On A Hat: The skin on your face, ears and neck is much thinner and more sensitive to UV damage. Choose a hat that provides good shade to your face, head, neck and ears. Seek Shade: Shade is a practical, user-friendly form of sun protection. Welldesigned and positioned shade can significantly reduce UV exposure as well as create cool, comfortable spaces for physical activity and recreation Slide On Sunglasses: Your eyes are very sensitive to UV damage. Choose a closefitting, wrap-around style of sunglasses. To learn more about sun safety, come and chat to our friendly staff and Pharmacist at Parkes Pharmacy in the Metroplaza!

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ADMINISTRATION SUPPORT Austasia Animal Products Pty. Ltd. (AAP) is a long established and growing Forbes based company in the field of animal nutrition. AAP is currently seeking to fill a full-time administrative support position. Brendon Hunt

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Two members of the Parkes Tennis Club have been announced as finalists in the 2019 Tennis NSW Awards. Brendon Hunt and Phoebe Potts are finalists in two volunteer categories. Brendon has played an integral part in developing the online platforms for the Parkes Tennis Club over the past year. He has also helped with the website, online registrations and Book-A-Court in addition to carrying out the treasurer’s role. Phoebe has shown what an amazing role model she is to younger girls and boys and generously gives her time to support club

events, and when she is not on the tennis court she is working on completing her HSC. The winners will be announced on 24th October at the Royal Randwick Racecourse in Sydney with Jelena Dokic as special guest speaker. Other tennis legends attending include Sam Groth, Ken Rosewall, Bill and Lesley Bowrey and many more! Good luck to Brendon and Phoebe!

Tennis Volunteers Are Finalists

• Pink Up Parkes: Remember to support the Parkes Tennis Club Family Event on 18th October from 6 – 8:30pm.

The successful applicant should be self-motivated, show initiative, able to work independently, capable of prioritising tasks and managing expectations, along with the following abilities; • Proven Administration experience. • Sound communication skills, both written and oral. • Proficient knowledge of computing, with focus on MS Office programs • Experience with basic accounting or relevant bookkeeping skills Remuneration will be by way of Award wages commensurate on experience. Applicants need to apply with cover letter and CV by email on or before 18/10/2019 to: aapadmin@bigpond.com.

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