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Issue 200

Issue 200

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Published by Canowindra Phoenix
Your weekly guide to what's happening in and around Canowindra NSW. This weekend kicks off the Balloon Challenge.
Your weekly guide to what's happening in and around Canowindra NSW. This weekend kicks off the Balloon Challenge.

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Published by: Canowindra Phoenix on Apr 11, 2012
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season kicks off this Saturday straightafter the Balloon Glow. Come along for a greatnight out & cheer on the mighty Pythons!Memberships are now available from the RoyalHotel & Canowindra Newsagency. Get behindthe boys this year, it is a great social club!
bus will visit Molong railway stationfrom 12noon-4pm Tuesday 17 April & in front of
Cabonne Council’s offices in Cudal 8am
-11amThursday 19 April 2012.Organised by the WBC Strategic Alliance,WorkCover staff will be on hand to discuss newhealth & workplace safety legislation.Cabonne Mayor Bob Dowling urged as manypeople as possible to visit the bus and talk with
WorkCover officers: “There will be a particular
emphasis on absestos-related safety measures &small business rebates, so this is a great opportu-nity for small business owners & employers to
obtain the latest information.”
Dragonboat team havedonated $320 to the Canowindra Fitness Pathproject following their fabulous effort at theinaugural Taste of Orange DragonboatChallenge. A big thank you to Tom Ward fororganising the team & Margaret Wallington forfeeding them all on the day.
that magnificent homestead on the cornerof the Mid Western Highway and George RussellDrive was demolished on the weekend, withoutCowra Council approval. Council is investigatingthe situation.
Day in Canowindra will start this yearwith Dawn Service at 6am in Memorial Park, withbreakfast following in the Nangar room ofCanowindra Services Club.Marchers are asked to assemble in Ryall Streetnear the Junction Hotel at 10.30am to marchoff at 10.45am, finishing at Memorial Parkwhere the main service will begin approximately11am.Anyone wishing to lay a wreath is to place it onthe wreath table where your name will be addedto the list to be read out for the Laying of theWreath ceremony.For any queries please contact Mike HarrisonPresident Canowindra RSL Sub Branch on0427 640 293.Canowindra RSL Sub Branch are looking forwardto commemorating this year's ANZAC Day withthe local community, it is always very well at-tending & this year is sure to be the same.
The Preschool would like to thank the fami-lies & community for supporting their recentEaster Raffle, raising around $750, which will gotowards finishing the outdoor playground areawith plants, sleeper edging & more.Winners were: Gaye Devine, Alyssa Price, KaylaPrice, Ellen Norman, Richard Statham, SarahCummings, Mary Simpson, Eliza Ward, Ben,Jarrod Breen, Charlotte Carol, Hillary Townsend,Cheryl Kinsela, Leanne Guihot, Ric White, CathySmith, Len Hamilton, Harry Duguid & LudieRogers.
100 Mile
: Dinner Monday 16 April will seeGaskill Street closed to traffic from 3pm to allowfor the magical 'set up' transformation.Gaskill Street shop owners are encouraged todress their windows, or just leave the lights on, asguests will browse down the street from theJunction Hotel. Guests will be arriving from6.30pm.
plug for one of my school friends.Bobbie McGees has moved into their newOrange store at 176 Summer Street. Just 6 shopsup from the old one, so next time you're inOrange call in and have a look.
cars were an awesome sight up GaskillStreet on Sunday, & lots of locals & visitors tookadvantage of the road closure to stroll up &down to check out the well loved vehicles.
Time Out:
for Carers Morning Tea will be heldMonday 16 April at How Bazaar & Cafe10.30am-12noon. Come along and have sometime out, have a cuppa and enjoy a chat.
Contact: Cathy at CentaCare’s Forbes office on
6850 1777.
A big ‘Thank you’ & a very sad‘Goodbye’ to Ros McNeice, a staff member forsome 20 years at Canowindra Preschool. ‘Mrs
Mac' has made the hard decision to stop workingfull time at the Preschool to allow herself time tospend helping family & pursuing other interests,such as travel.Mrs Mac will be sadly missed by the staff,families & children at the Preschool & we all wishher well in her new adventures.Ros has promised to do an occasional casual day& we look forward to these days as she willalways be a part of Canowindra Preschool.Ros
Thank you for your dedication, love & carefrom all of us at Canowindra Preschool!
Youth Week:
Cabonne Mini Youth Festival Friday,20 April 11am-4pm at Molong RecreationalGround: sausage sizzle, music, games & prizes.Cabonne Short Film Festival: free entry & greatprizes to be won & successful films will bescreened Saturday 21 April 11am-2pm atManildra's Amusu Theatre with a free sausagesizzle. For more details & entry forms call SheryllSelwood on 0428 240 161 or emailsheryll.selwood@cabonne.nsw.gov.au
P: 6344 1208 F: 
6344 1845 
Lucerne Foods Farm 
Machinery Centre 
Wednesday 11 April 2012
weekly guide to what’s happening in and around Canowindra
...shop locally first! 
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Local Asian greens $1bunchNashdale sebagoes $1.50kgNew season local Fuji apples $2.50kgBananas $2kg
Phone orders: 6344 1011
This Week’s
Banoffee Pie
2 x 395g cans of Top n' Fill Caramel*180g unsalted butter, chopped375g digestive biscuits60ml thickened creamVanilla essence75g icing sugar, sifted4 bananas30g dark chocolate, finely gratedMelt butter in a small saucepan then coolslightly. Crush biscuits into fine crumbs, addbutter & combine. Press crumb mixture over base of a greased 28cm loose based tin,refrigerate for 30 mins.Spoon caramel evenly over biscuit base &refrigerate overnight until firm.Whisk cream, vanilla & sugar to stiff peaks.Cut bananas into thin slices. Remove piefrom tin & place on a plate. Spoon half thewhipped cream over the caramel filling, thenplace bananas in an overlapping circleworking from the outside in. Top withremaining cream & sprinkle with gratedchocolate. Cut into slices with a hot dry knifeand serve immediately.
*you can use sweetened condensed milk that hasbeen caramelised by boiling for 2 hours, just make sure the pot doesn't boil dry...trust me, it'snot fun to clean up! 
02 6344 1009
Melissa Lazarou's
Full Circle
exhibition opening
Friday 13 April @ 6pm
56 Gaskill Street
 B o o k  i n  n o w  f o r  d i n n e r 
“With all the Summer rain we've had, now is the
best time to start preparing your garden forAutumn."The work that is done now will guarantee
optimum display in Spring,” advises landscape
designer and consultant Sally Bourne.Sally completed her landscaping course at WestRyde TAFE in the early 1990s, and relocated to the
Central West nine years ago from Sydney’s North
Shore. Mother of Megan 5 and Laura 3 and a half,married to Barry, the family lives just outside of Gooloogong and now her daughters are older,Sally is keen to get back to the drawing board.Raised in a third generation of builders family,and with 20 years of experience in the landscapeindustry, Sally is practical as well as creative;understanding how gardens work with buildingsand other structures. Gardens are designed withcharacter, taking into account our local climateand your lifestyle.Known around Canowindra for her successfulgarden design projects, including: the Preschool;St Edwards' central court; Canowindra PublicSchool upper area; Memorial Park; Sally has alsodrawn up the plans and documentation for the
Sports Oval ‘Don’t be a Witness…' path.
 Whether it is just one garden bed, or a whole areacompleted from scratch, Sally can arrange every-thing from the comprehensive master planshowing plant selection and layout, contractingtradesmen to complete the whole job, or you canuse the master plan as a guide over time.From courtyards to country estates; parks toplaying fields; Sally can provide on-site personalconsultations to tailor a plan to create yourverdant vision. Call Sally on 0417 227 246 formore information or to arrange a meeting.
last year's Balloon Glow. Photo courtesy of Glenn Mickle, Cabonne Council.
To the editor...
While I commend council for funding a newgarden, landscaping, sculpture, etc of the areaimmediately in front of & around the corner of theServices Club to the tune of $37,800, WHO willmaintain this area. I would have thought it was theClub's area to look after, my husband & I have tobeautify & maintain our nature strip. The parkacross the road is lacking in maintenance withCouncil employees unable to keep up with theweeds, etc. Not enough time allocated for thispurpose. The Garden Club have beenapproached to help in this area. I really believegardens, parks, etc are COUNCIL responsibility.Morris Park in Rodd Street is also sadly in need ofmaintenance. Have any of the councillors walkedthrough there in the past 6-12 months? The pathsare all overgrown with grass, the only area thatlooks good is where the Canowindra Garden Clubmaintains. The lawns (with no thanks to Council,except for the mowing) are nice & green thanks toMother Nature. This park used to be a showpieceof Canowindra & this year will be 80 years old inAugust. With maintenance & TLC it could onceagain be what the Boree Shire had in mind in1932.I (along with many others) think our money should& could be spent on what we already have not anew garden that doesn't have any plans, as far asI understand, for maintenance. The new FitnessPath is a wonderful concept BUT who will maintainit?Yours sincerely,Mary Finn, Canowindra
This year Canowindra residents can pre-purchaseentry to Night Markets and Balloon Glow from theNewsagency: $5 per adult; $10 per family (2 adults+ kids). This will save lining up at the gates.The Canowindra Challenge Committee have madea number of changes since last year based onfeedback from completed surveys. Surveys will beavailable again this year from the gate, aninformation table and handed out on the night,and also from local shops during the followingweek.
Sally Bourne Landscapes
Landscape Designer & Consultant 
02 6344 81220417 227 246
taste Canowindra
sat 14 April
Restaurant open for dinner - book now!
sat 28 April 7
Photographer's chat with Steve Mullarkey
Images of Gaskill St
nibbles & wine tasting followed by 2 course meal
Booking essential - limited seats left
sat 19 May 6:30
Double Bill
Bob Mullane & Pugsley Buzzard
3 course meal & show $75pp
more than half the tickets to thisfabulous event have been sold
Booking essential online
42 ferguson street
ph 02 6344 2332
Autumn is a wonderful time of year with warmdays and cool nights. It is also a perfect time forgardens to look their best before preparing forWinter, and six generous households are givingyou the opportunity to appreciate their hard work.On Sunday 15 April the Canowindra Garden Clubare holding their Open Garden Day, where sixgardens in town will be opened to the publicbetween 10am to 4pm at a cost of $10 for all sixgardens. Payment will be taken at the PrimarySchool garden, where visitors will receive a mapwith directions which will be stamped at eachgarden viewed.The gardens open will be:
The Canowindra Primary School (one of SallyBourne's designs);
John and Jill Stone 22 Robinson Street;
Ian and Betty Brown 3 Short Street;
Trevor Gaut and Dave Watts 61 Clyburn Street;
Jim and Jean Goodacre 4334 Belubula Way;
Annette Lynch corner of Hospital Lane andBelubula Way.The Canowindra Garden Club was established bythe late Margot Chick in the 1980s, and thegazebo in Mill Street was erected by the Club as amemorial to Margot.The Club now has 30 members, who meet on thethird Wednesday of the month at differentlocations around the town.The Club members planted 200 roses at MorrisPark for the bicentenary year as our gift to thetown, in the old gardens beds that had been bareof plants for years. The daffodils were plantedlater, in memory of Joanne White. Memberscontinue to water, weed, fertilize, and mulch thegardens on a roster system.For further information, please contact 6344 1149or 6344 2845.
41 Gaskill Street Canowindra
02 6344 1441
Your ideas and suggestions are valuable toimprove the balloon events year to year, so makesure you grab a questionnaire and fill it ourhonestly.Crowds are expected to increase from last year, soget to the Sports Ground early there will be a widevariety of stalls and plenty of action. This yearsfundraising recipients are the Read triplets, sobring a gold coin or two to toss into the bucket.Stay for the Python's rugby match immediatelyafter the balloon glow and cheer them on tovictory.
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