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What’s news at Council                                            27 February 2015

Celebrate International Women’s Day in Bathurst

The Bathurst community will celebrate International Women’s Day in a special morning tea at the Walshaw Hall adjacent to All Saints Cathedral on Friday March 6 at 10am. Multi-award winning singer, songwriter, performer and human rights activist Kerrianne Cox will be the special guest. The relaxed morning tea will be followed by a community healing circle to be held in Kings Parade.'The healing circle gives a chance for women and men to come together as one to connect with each other and the land. Many women have experienced relationship breakdown and have experienced family violence, this provides a chance for everyone to come together to support each other and create a new beginning.'

Panthers junior clinic March 15

Junior Rugby League Players 5 to 12 years of age will have a fantastic opportunity to rub shoulders with Penrith Panthers players in the Reliance Credit Union skill development clinic taking place in Bathurst on Sunday7 March 15 at Bathurst Sportsground. Proudly supported by Reliance Credit Union, the clinic will be held as part of a range of activities for the local community to experience the hype around the Round 2 NRL game when Panthers tackle the Titans at Carrington Park. Coaches and players including Jamie Soward, Matt Moylan, Tyrone Peachey and Jamal Idris will deliver various Rugby League skills and drills covering passing, catching, kicking and tackling. To be involved players need to register online via or The clinic is limited to only 250 participants. You don't need to be a registered player to participate on the day, all you need is to be keen to learn new footy skills and have fun!

Seniors Week excitement builds

NSW Seniors Week Bathurst will be held from 15 to the 21 March. The Bathurst Seniors Week Organising Committee has been busy Coordinating events for Seniors Week, 2015. Throughout NSW Seniors Week, celebrations for older people and their continuing contribution to our community will be celebrated. The Seniors Week Program of Events is available from the Bathurst Regional Council website Bathurst Library, Council’s Civic Centre, Bathurst Seymour Centre and many businesses and community organisations in the Bathurst district. For further information contact Council on 6333 6146

All Welcome at Harmony Celebration

Bathurst Regional Council invites all Bathurst residents to celebrate our many successes as a culturally diverse community and to remember that 'Everyone Belongs' for Harmony Day 2015. Harmony Day is an opportunity to acknowledge diversity whilst demonstrating our commitment to living together harmoniously as Australians. The theme for Harmony Day is 'Everyone Belongs', which highlights the importance of community participation, inclusiveness, respect and a sense of belonging and acceptance for everyone in our community. Council will be hosting a Multicultural Morning Tea at the Bathurst City Library Courtyard, Keppel Street on Saturday, 21 March 2015. The Morning Tea will begin at 10am – 12noon and will feature live entertainment, including Bashira Belly dancers, Enigma Breakdancing Crew, Bathurst band “Ignatia Amara”, and singer/performer Gabi Bolt. For more information please call council on 6333 6146.



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