Can Assist Bathurst has received funding to help cancer patients pay their compulsory third party (CTP) green slip insurance. The scheme is designed to benefit patients who regularly have to use their own transport to commute to their treatment, such as to Orange for radiotherapy services. For more information, contact Gen Croaker, 6331 1601.
Bathurst on a Plate, a cookbook raising funds for research into cancer, is on sale for $35. The book has been created by the Bathurst Beaters group of breast cancer survivors. Proceeds from sales will be donated to Cancer Council NSW.Bathurst on a Plate is available from Sheer Indulgence, Vine and Tap, Pear Tree, Vanessa Pringle Floral Designs, Choices Flooring, Blooms the Chemist, Capital Chemist Compounding Bathurst, Red Chair Boutique, Moodies Pharmacy, Diversity Fashion, Beauty 4 U, Keppel Street Newsagency and the Bee Keepers Inn. The book is also available online. Email email@example.com.
The Neighbourhood Centre will hold a free jazz dance workshop with Tracey-Lee McKinney, via Zoom, for children aged seven to 11. The Love To Dance workshop, being staged as part of National Families Week, will be held on Thursday, May 14 from 3.30pm to 4.45pm. Register at https://form.jotform.com/201238746119859 or call the Neighbourhood Centre on 6332 4866 for more information.
T.arts Gallery continues to add items to its online shop while the George Street physical gallery space is closed to the public. Visit the T.arts Gallery Facebook page to see the latest additions.
Shop local: To support Bathurst businesses and to encourage spending within the region, Bathurst Regional Council is running a competition where residents can win a $200 Buy Local Gift Card every week for 10 weeks. When they make a purchase at a participating store, customers will receive a unique identifying number, which they need to enter online at www.bathurstbusinesshub.com.au to go into the competition. Visit www.bathurst.nsw.gov.au for more information.
Bathurst Library: Bathurst Library members can now call the library on 6333 6281 (Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm) and arrange to pick up a bundle of books, audiobooks, DVDs or magazines that staff will select based on the member's preferences. Bundles will be available for pick-up at a no-contact collection point in the library foyer from noon-4pm the following business day (Monday to Friday only). Members will need to bring identification. If an item reserved via the library catalogue is available, it will be added to the bundle.
Names sought: Nominations open soon for the NSW/ACT Regional Achievement and Community Awards. The awards will launch on Wednesday, May 27 and the statewide search for nominees will begin. Categories will include Agricultural Innovation Award, Employer Excellence in Aged Care Award, Individual Excellence in Crown Land Management Award, Crown Land Manager Excellence Award, Customer Service Award and Leadership Award. Visit www.awardsaustralia.com/nswactraca
Perthville history:Perthville - 1872-2017: Mary MacKillop's First New South Wales School, written by Dr Marie Crowley, traces the history of the early school, the college and St Joseph's House. Following the forced cancellation of the book's launch, copies can now be ordered by phoning Marie Crowley on 6334 3488 or 0439 938 504 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.