The week that was around the region – November 21 – 25 | Photos 25 Nov 2016, 6 a.m. Take a look through the best photos from Fairfax photographers around our region. The week that was around the region – November 21 – 25 | Photos Young Aquatic Centre had a ‘craic’ of a time on Friday afternoon when world renowned comedian and actor, Jimeoin, stopped by to swim laps. Elle Brydon from the Oriental Hotel in Mudgee has been named the third highest fundraiser in NSW and ACT in the Leukaemia Foundation’s UGLY (Understanding, Generous, Likeable You) Bartender of the Year. Wines, Vines and Canines was held at Parklands Resort on Sunday 20th November to raise money and awareness of Dog Rescue Mudgee.Students in the Mid-Western region have had a lesson in beach safety this week.A tiny baby bat crying for its missing mother in a suburban tree sparked a major rescue operation involving the SES, fire officers, wildlife carers and a tree surgeon.ARTWORKS and music were displayed for parents and friends at Orange Christian School's annual Twilight Arts Exhibition last week. Renowned artist Herman Pekel will officially open the Orange Art Society’s annual Christmas art show on Friday night.THIS year’s Sofala Carp Blitz smashed previous attendance records with 307 people registering to go fishing during the two-day event.BATHURST recorded its fifth straight day of hot and well above average weather on Tuesday. Daytime maximums have not dropped below 29 degrees since last Friday, but that will change for the rest of this week.AN already impressive fundraising total is set to grow after the latest Bathurst Regional Liquor Accord annual golf day held on Wednesday.It survived the 1955 Dubbo floods and a lifetime under linoleum, but it was only recently Joan Burt discovered the piece of history her family had in their possession.Tenders for the construction of the new Playmates Cottage building will open Thursday, and the staff are very excited.Western NSW residents have an appetite for more vegetables on their plates, reports a dietitian and researcher.The students and chaperones who participated in Dubbo City Council’s sister city exchange program have returned to Dubbo with new perspectives.A roadside memorial has been erected on the Mitchell Highway for the latest fatality victim in Narromine. The Forbes Services Memorial Club issued Forbes Women’s Refuge $1900 in IGA gift cards and donated $2697.20 to the Friends of Forbes Hospital on Friday, November 18.Bankstown Sports Club is pleased to announce it has pledged $10,000 to help with recovery efforts following the recent flood disaster in Forbes.Tullamore residents turned out for the launch of new exercise equipment and walking circuit in Memorial Park at Tullamore on Sunday.Central West Lachlan Landcare (CWLL) have farewelled their first Green Army Team after 20 weeks of work in the Parkes and Forbes Shire Council areas.Light the Night committee member Maddi Kelly has described this year’s edition as a huge success, as donations continue to pour in following Saturday’s event at Tom Clyburn Oval.After completing their final HSC examinations, 34 Year 12 students from Canowindra High School along with their teachers, family and friends took some time out to enjoy their farewell dinner at Eat Your Greens function centre in Eugowra on Friday evening.The Canowindra Swimming Pool is hosting its highly anticipated fun day this Saturday, with a number of activities set to keep those in attendance busy all afternoon.You’ve planned the food, the drinks, the music, the gifts and the secret Santa.Residents of the Inala residential complex in Millthorpe are anxious that the possible future sale of the facility could see them either paying more rent, or worse, being evicted if the site is redeveloped.Year 6 Young Public School student, Annabel Smith, will join thousands of students from across NSW as they attempt a Guinness Book of Records world record attempt at the Schools Spectacular this week.Photos from Lithgow High School's Year 12 Formal on Tuesday, November 15 at Queen Elizabeth Park.An act of kindness has balanced the shock felt over the weekend when a local school had its flock of chickens killed.Check out all the action from the touch footy game between Boorowa Central School and St Joseph’s at the combined primary schools Netball/Touch Footy carnival.On Friday evening, November 11, as part of Grenfell RSL Club’s Remembrance Day commemorations, a dinner was held at the Grenfell Bowling Club that included the announcement of the 2016 Cadet of the Year. A boutique style hotel has recently opened for business in Wyangala… but its only clientele is native bees.TweetFacebook of ╳exitWhat happened over the past week? Take a look through the best photos from Fairfax photographers around our region. Click on each of the photos in the gallery to read the story.