GALLERY: The week in photos

 BATHURST: Madison, Scott, Hayley, Ayden, (front) Liam and Taylor Forde are uniting as Scott goes through some difficult medical problems. Photo: CHRIS SEABROOK
BATHURST: Madison, Scott, Hayley, Ayden, (front) Liam and Taylor Forde are uniting as Scott goes through some difficult medical problems. Photo: CHRIS SEABROOK
BATHURST: Trevor Kingham from Silva’s Newsagency on Howick Street is celebrating after Bathurst Regional Council agreed to increase the parking limit outside his shop from 30 minutes to an hour. Photo:?PHILL?MURRAY

BATHURST: Trevor Kingham from Silva’s Newsagency on Howick Street is celebrating after Bathurst Regional Council agreed to increase the parking limit outside his shop from 30 minutes to an hour. Photo:?PHILL?MURRAY

ORANGE: Orange City councillor Glenn Taylor in Orange’s most violent area, Summer Street in the central business district. Photo: STEVE GOSCH

ORANGE: Orange City councillor Glenn Taylor in Orange’s most violent area, Summer Street in the central business district. Photo: STEVE GOSCH

BATHURST: Sisters Katrina, Larissa and Makayla Benham will help Sid the Seagull raise funds for the Cancer Council this Daffodil Day.

BATHURST: Sisters Katrina, Larissa and Makayla Benham will help Sid the Seagull raise funds for the Cancer Council this Daffodil Day.

ORANGE: Suntrippers Motorcycle Club organiser Ray Vanderby says he's started up his own club free of red tape. Photo: JUDE KEOGH

ORANGE: Suntrippers Motorcycle Club organiser Ray Vanderby says he's started up his own club free of red tape. Photo: JUDE KEOGH

BATHURST: Bathurst MP?Paul Toole has announced significant payroll tax rebates for the embattled local Simplot plant.

BATHURST: Bathurst MP?Paul Toole has announced significant payroll tax rebates for the embattled local Simplot plant.

ORANGE: Producers of a new dating series, When Love Comes to Town, believe they may find an eligible bachelor to star in their series in Orange or Molong.

ORANGE: Producers of a new dating series, When Love Comes to Town, believe they may find an eligible bachelor to star in their series in Orange or Molong.

ORANGE: Leading Senior Constable Wes Bush in Ploughmans Lane, a regular spot for speeding drivers. Photo: NICOLE KUTER

ORANGE: Leading Senior Constable Wes Bush in Ploughmans Lane, a regular spot for speeding drivers. Photo: NICOLE KUTER

ORANGE: Barry Spilstead with Cancer Council’s mascot Dougal Bear in the lead-up to Daffodil Day on Friday. Photo: STEVE GOSCH

ORANGE: Barry Spilstead with Cancer Council’s mascot Dougal Bear in the lead-up to Daffodil Day on Friday. Photo: STEVE GOSCH

BATHURST: Labrador-cross husky involved in the Dogs For Diggers program needs a name. Photo: CHRIS SEABROOK

BATHURST: Labrador-cross husky involved in the Dogs For Diggers program needs a name. Photo: CHRIS SEABROOK

ORANGE: Orange City Council enterprise services director Stephen Sykes has accepted a redudancy as part of an organisational restructure to scale back council departments from five to four.

ORANGE: Orange City Council enterprise services director Stephen Sykes has accepted a redudancy as part of an organisational restructure to scale back council departments from five to four.

DUBBO: DPI Fisheries officer Peter Heath with one of the seized gill nets. Photo contributed

DUBBO: DPI Fisheries officer Peter Heath with one of the seized gill nets. Photo contributed

ORANGE: An Orange Dance Centre troupe steps out in the under 8 division. Photo: Steve Gosch

ORANGE: An Orange Dance Centre troupe steps out in the under 8 division. Photo: Steve Gosch

DUBBO: Police divers hunt for clues connected to the disappearance of Dubbo man Alois Rez. Photo: BELINDA SOOLE

DUBBO: Police divers hunt for clues connected to the disappearance of Dubbo man Alois Rez. Photo: BELINDA SOOLE

DUBBO: The pandemonium  of a horror train crash at Geurie 50 years ago today, will never be forgotten by Tiger Paxton. Photo: The Daily Liberal's front page on August 26, 2963.

DUBBO: The pandemonium of a horror train crash at Geurie 50 years ago today, will never be forgotten by Tiger Paxton. Photo: The Daily Liberal's front page on August 26, 2963.

DUBBO: Dubbo Cheer Academy members Hannah Macleod, Mariah Delaney and Paris Wall are held aloft by squad members under the watchful eye of coaches Amy Mawby, Kendy Beasley and Danielle Fistr. Photo: BELINDA SOOLE

DUBBO: Dubbo Cheer Academy members Hannah Macleod, Mariah Delaney and Paris Wall are held aloft by squad members under the watchful eye of coaches Amy Mawby, Kendy Beasley and Danielle Fistr. Photo: BELINDA SOOLE

DUBBO: The Nationals leader Warren Truss cutting the ribbon to officially launch Member for Parkes Mark Coutlon's election office. Photo: ABANOB SAAD

DUBBO: The Nationals leader Warren Truss cutting the ribbon to officially launch Member for Parkes Mark Coutlon's election office. Photo: ABANOB SAAD

DUBBO: Dubbo City Council acting community services director John Watts with tables that would go under a recommendation to make Macquarie Street more safe. Photo: BELINDA SOOLE

DUBBO: Dubbo City Council acting community services director John Watts with tables that would go under a recommendation to make Macquarie Street more safe. Photo: BELINDA SOOLE

MUDGEE: Hearing support teachers Rachel Mills and Donna Rees, assisted by Lucy and Sam, teach Infants students at Mudgee Public School the ways to avoid hearing loss brought on by Otitis Media.

MUDGEE: Hearing support teachers Rachel Mills and Donna Rees, assisted by Lucy and Sam, teach Infants students at Mudgee Public School the ways to avoid hearing loss brought on by Otitis Media.

MUDGEE: Labor candidate Brendan Byron is concerned about the future of Labor initiatives such as the National Broadband Network (NBN) and trades training centres if a Coalition government is elected.

MUDGEE: Labor candidate Brendan Byron is concerned about the future of Labor initiatives such as the National Broadband Network (NBN) and trades training centres if a Coalition government is elected.

DUBBO: Touring the Tomingley Gold Project site are Alkane Resources directors Ian Chalmers, Tony Lethlean and chairman of the board John Dunlop. Photo: BELINDA SOOLE

DUBBO: Touring the Tomingley Gold Project site are Alkane Resources directors Ian Chalmers, Tony Lethlean and chairman of the board John Dunlop. Photo: BELINDA SOOLE

ORANGE:  Bletchington Public School students Taitem Whitton, Julia Wythes, Courtney Rapley and Grace Mastronardi got creative for their book parade

ORANGE: Bletchington Public School students Taitem Whitton, Julia Wythes, Courtney Rapley and Grace Mastronardi got creative for their book parade

MUDGEE: Emma Amygdalos, Georgia Christofis, Sophie Amygdalos and Hannah Christofis won tickets to a One Direction Concert in Sydney thanks to Coles Mudgee.

MUDGEE: Emma Amygdalos, Georgia Christofis, Sophie Amygdalos and Hannah Christofis won tickets to a One Direction Concert in Sydney thanks to Coles Mudgee.

Gulgong RSL Sub-Branch President David Henderson and WWII Veteran Les Monks at Gulgong's Veteran's Day Service on Sunday.

Gulgong RSL Sub-Branch President David Henderson and WWII Veteran Les Monks at Gulgong's Veteran's Day Service on Sunday.

LITHGOW: STAR rugby league representative Pacey Stockton returned to the Wallerawang Primary School to a hero’s welcome. Pictured:  Pacey is hoisted above by his mates (from left) Dylan Miles, Thomas Fraser, Hayden Wittingslow and Sam Lane. lm081513pacey

LITHGOW: STAR rugby league representative Pacey Stockton returned to the Wallerawang Primary School to a hero’s welcome. Pictured: Pacey is hoisted above by his mates (from left) Dylan Miles, Thomas Fraser, Hayden Wittingslow and Sam Lane. lm081513pacey

MUDGEE: Ambassador for the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre Imogen Bailey stands in front of The Hot Potato van at the Farmers Markets on Saturday. Imogen and the Hot Potato van will travel to Brisbane to bust several widely held asylum seeker myths.

MUDGEE: Ambassador for the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre Imogen Bailey stands in front of The Hot Potato van at the Farmers Markets on Saturday. Imogen and the Hot Potato van will travel to Brisbane to bust several widely held asylum seeker myths.

Running Stream Water Users Association has taken its fight for a fairer planning system to NSW Parliament House. Pictured Member for Bathurst Paul Toole and Running Stream Water Users Association president Nell Schofield at Parliament House on Tuesday. Lm082213schofield

Running Stream Water Users Association has taken its fight for a fairer planning system to NSW Parliament House. Pictured Member for Bathurst Paul Toole and Running Stream Water Users Association president Nell Schofield at Parliament House on Tuesday. Lm082213schofield

COWRA: Students learn tree planting techniques and how to grow and identify native shrubs and trees as part of their Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden curriculum.

COWRA: Students learn tree planting techniques and how to grow and identify native shrubs and trees as part of their Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden curriculum.

COWRA: Cowra Public School students Lachlan Devlin, Hollie Baker, Dylan Miller, Kimball Sullivan and Tahlia Ryan celebrate book week.

COWRA: Cowra Public School students Lachlan Devlin, Hollie Baker, Dylan Miller, Kimball Sullivan and Tahlia Ryan celebrate book week.

FORBES: Tom and Michael Green, pictured at Forbes’ Central West Livestock Exchange on Tuesday, are optimistic about the remainder of the grain growing ­and livestock season.

FORBES: Tom and Michael Green, pictured at Forbes’ Central West Livestock Exchange on Tuesday, are optimistic about the remainder of the grain growing ­and livestock season.

PARKES: Superintendent Chris Taylor and Inspector Dave Cooper in the public reception/foyer area of the new police station.

PARKES: Superintendent Chris Taylor and Inspector Dave Cooper in the public reception/foyer area of the new police station.

LITHGOW: a 23-year-old man was tragically killed in Portland on Tuesday afternoon after an accident with a tip tray on a truck.

LITHGOW: a 23-year-old man was tragically killed in Portland on Tuesday afternoon after an accident with a tip tray on a truck.

LITHGOW: Cooerwull School’s Bethany Newsom (Cleopatra) is flanked by Bryson Dukes (B2) and Austyn Lincoln (B1) for book week.

LITHGOW: Cooerwull School’s Bethany Newsom (Cleopatra) is flanked by Bryson Dukes (B2) and Austyn Lincoln (B1) for book week.

PARKES: Over the past few weeks, the Mid Lachlan Valley Team of the Rural Fire Service has taken delivery of more than $2 million worth of new and second hand fire appliances

PARKES: Over the past few weeks, the Mid Lachlan Valley Team of the Rural Fire Service has taken delivery of more than $2 million worth of new and second hand fire appliances

Canowindra Public School students created a sea of blue support for Bang on a beanie day last week.

Canowindra Public School students created a sea of blue support for Bang on a beanie day last week.

FORBES: McClintock general manager Matt Goodwin, O’Brien Constructions representative Matt Steventon and Forbes’ office sales manager Mark Ross stand inside McClintock’s 3,500 square metre development off the Newell Highway.

FORBES: McClintock general manager Matt Goodwin, O’Brien Constructions representative Matt Steventon and Forbes’ office sales manager Mark Ross stand inside McClintock’s 3,500 square metre development off the Newell Highway.

NARROMINE:  Alkane Resources directors Ian Chalmers, Tony Lethlean and chairman of the board John Dunlop touring the Tomingley Gold Project site.

NARROMINE: Alkane Resources directors Ian Chalmers, Tony Lethlean and chairman of the board John Dunlop touring the Tomingley Gold Project site.

PARKES: The cast members and support crew of The Sound of Music - a show local residents should not miss!

PARKES: The cast members and support crew of The Sound of Music - a show local residents should not miss!

WELLINGTON: The ladies of Daffodil Day in Wellington

WELLINGTON: The ladies of Daffodil Day in Wellington

Canowindra Junior Pythons under 7s coach Matt Rice (left), Scott Hickman (under 11s) and Tony Grant (under 9s) with the three teams on Sunday at the Walla Rugby Gala Day.

Canowindra Junior Pythons under 7s coach Matt Rice (left), Scott Hickman (under 11s) and Tony Grant (under 9s) with the three teams on Sunday at the Walla Rugby Gala Day.

NARROMINE: Mia Cullen, Charlotte Hutchison, Addison Mackay and Bridget McDonnell dressed up for book week.

NARROMINE: Mia Cullen, Charlotte Hutchison, Addison Mackay and Bridget McDonnell dressed up for book week.

NYNGAN: BOOKWEEK ASSEMBLY - Back: James Matchett, Miss Emily Carter, Mikala Turk, Elly Jeffery, Kate Currans, Ajay Jeffery, Ethan Sales, William Gudgeon, Miss Jacinta Kiss. Front: Georgia Mudford, Makita Turk, Harrison Gudgeon, Clive Cromack, Grace Bonanno, Will Mudford, Mackenzie Bonanno, Elizabeth Cromack and Aysha Luba.

NYNGAN: BOOKWEEK ASSEMBLY - Back: James Matchett, Miss Emily Carter, Mikala Turk, Elly Jeffery, Kate Currans, Ajay Jeffery, Ethan Sales, William Gudgeon, Miss Jacinta Kiss. Front: Georgia Mudford, Makita Turk, Harrison Gudgeon, Clive Cromack, Grace Bonanno, Will Mudford, Mackenzie Bonanno, Elizabeth Cromack and Aysha Luba.

Blayney builder Peter Hildenbeutel shows how easy it is to set up composting in a few minutes using bricks to create bays about one metre square to place organic waste into, then topping with either a fibreboard or piece of tin not plastic.

Blayney builder Peter Hildenbeutel shows how easy it is to set up composting in a few minutes using bricks to create bays about one metre square to place organic waste into, then topping with either a fibreboard or piece of tin not plastic.