A Well Deserved Award for Blayney Resident

Congratulations to Rhonda Jones whose work with the Blayney Family History Group was acknowledged last month when she was presented with a NSW Government 2012 Heritage Heroes Volunteer Award. The ceremony was held at Heritage House in Parramatta. Rhonda has … Read more

Local Studies Librarian in the News

It is not everyday you read about a Local Studies Librarian, but our own Peter Douglass has been profiled in today’s Central Western Daily as part of the “My Working Life” series. And a great story and photo it is … Read more

Top Award to Sustainable Collections Project

Congratulations to the Orange, Blayney and Cabonne sustainable collections project with took out one of the top awards at the 2011 Museums and Galleries National Awards recently. The project is an advisory service assisting museums with the documentation and assessment … Read more

Roller Skating: Rolling Through The Years

Orange and District Historical Society has prepared a display on Roller Skating – Rolling through the years – on show at Orange City Library. Many thanks goes to Mrs Lorraine Ashbrooke who loaned much of the memorabilia for show. The … Read more

Wellwood Estate Map from 1842 on Show

See the Plan of Wellwood Estate gifted to Orange City Council by Charles Sturt University in 2009 now on show at Orange Regional Gallery. Recently the map has undergone extensive conservation works from the generous support of the Orange Regional … Read more

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