Anzac Day Services throughout Cabonne 25 April 2017

Monday 24 April 2017

Anzac Day, Tuesday, April 25, marks the 102nd anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War. Australians recognise April 25 as an occasion of national commemoration. Commemorative services are held at dawn, the time of the original landings at Gallipoli. Later in the day ex-servicemen and women meet and join in marches throughout Cabonne.  It is a day when Australians reflect on the many different meanings of war.

This year's Anzac Day services will be held at the following locations:


Packham Drive Molong and Lemmons Road Borenore Reopened

Monday 24 April 2017

Packham Drive at Molong and Lemmons Road at Borenore are reopened today after Transport for NSW, in conjunction with John Holland Rail, undertook maintenance of the crossings on the weekend.



NSW Masters Road Cycling Championships Comes to Molong

Friday 21 April 2017

Hundreds of cyclists, their families and supporters will be descending on Molong on Saturday the 22nd of April 2017 for the NSW Masters Road Cycling Championships.
The event is returning to the region after a highly successful inaugural year in 2016 and is expected to bring in thousands of dollars of business across the local hospitality and tourism industries.
Mayor Ian Gosper said Cabonne extends a warm welcome to the master riders, their support crew and families. “It is a great thrill to host the State Road Cycling championship in Cabonne and we are very supportive of this...

Canowindra Cabonne Country Balloon Glow

Thursday 20 April 2017

Cabonne Council is proud to be a major sponsor of the 2017 Cabonne Country Balloon Glow.
Each year the skies above Canowindra come alive with the roar of the burners and visual spectacular provided when mass hot air balloons take flight in competition, joy and commercial flying.
This year the “Hummingbird” from the Balloon Capital of the World Albuquerque will be part of the spectacular display lighting up the sky at the Cabonne Country Balloon Glow on Saturday 22 April 2017
The Canowindra International Balloon Challenge is run over 8 days during the NSW school holidays,...

Smart Water Advice

Tuesday 18 April 2017

Cabonne Council is proud to work as part of Central NSW Councils (Centroc) to provide Smart Water Advice to Cabonne residents.
Cutting back on water use not only saves water, but also saves energy, money and the environment. The resources available on the below link have been designed to provide residents with some easy ways to save water in your home, garden and whilst at work.


Pinnacle Road reopened for Easter period

Thursday 13 April 2017

Pinnacle Road, on the Pinnacle side of Mt Canobolas Road to Walker Lane, will be reopened during the Easter period.

This section will be a gravel road until sealing is completed after the holiday period. A 40kmh speed limit will be in place and drivers are asked to drive to the conditions.

Drivers may face delays on The Escort Way until the end of May

Thursday 13 April 2017

Motorists can expect to face some delays while roadworks are undertaken on The Escort Way west of Orange between 26 April-30 May 2017.

Variable Message Signs will be in place to alert drivers of the work to upgrade the Old Forbes Road and Heifer Station Lane intersection upgrades.


Council considering other options for Molong library

Thursday 13 April 2017

Cabonne Council will explore alternative options for the Molong library after tenders for a proposed new complex far exceeded what had been expected.
The Council will consider other possibilities for an upgraded library after prices tendered for a new complex it hoped to build adjacent to Molong community hall were more than double the budgeted amount.
A committee of councillors and senior staff is looking at a solution that provides the best outcome for library users and ratepayers.


Paytens Bridge reopened

Thursday 13 April 2017

Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) have advised motorists that Paytens Bridge across the Lachlan River on Paytens Bridge Road, west of Eugowra, has reopened today (Thursday 13 April 2017) to all traffic and pedestrians with a speed restriction of 10kmh, a width restriction of 3.1 metres and a weight restriction of 42.5 tonnes.

Motorists are advised to keep to the posted speed limits and to take care when passing on the bridge due to the reduced lane width.

RMS thanks the community for its patience and understanding and will continue to update the community regarding the...

Top cyclists to converge on Molong for NSW Masters Championships

Tuesday 11 April 2017

Cyclists from around the State will converge on Molong this month for the NSW Masters Championship road race.
Up to 460 competitors and as many support crew and spectators will be in town for the race, which will be staged over a course looping around Molong on Saturday 22 April 2017.
It will be the second successive year Molong has hosted the championships and Cabonne Council has again allocated $5,000 from its Events Assistance Program to help promote the event.
Mayor Ian Gosper said the economic benefits for Molong and Cabonne Shire will be considerable.