Hard work pays off for Dubbo cyclist

Hard work pays off for Dubbo cyclist

Dubbo College Year 12 student Adam Mitchell has taken out two silver medals at the cycling Track Nationals in Melbourne. The 17-year-old took his first silver as part of the 4000m team pursuit and his...

| February 06, 2015, 17:02

New playroom opens at Dubbo West Preschool

New playroom opens at Dubbo West Preschool

Dubbo West Preschool officially opened its extension of the “Kookaburra” room on Monday, increasing the early childhood education centre's capacity fr...

| February 05, 2015, 08:51

Dubbo celebrates Australia Day

Dubbo celebrates Australia Day

Victoria Park hosted Dubbo's Australia Day celebrations this morning with free activities for families to enjoy, a citizenship ceremony, awards to rec...

| January 26, 2015, 17:11

A bit of speedy fun

A bit of speedy fun

On a windy day last September, land sailors gathered at Lake Lefroy to participate in the Western Australian Land Sailing State Titles where a record ...

| January 25, 2015, 16:05

Everyone should volunteer, you’ll enjoy it

Everyone should volunteer, you’ll enjoy it

Irish born Jack Anderson is a committed local volunteer after settling in to Dubbo about 30 years ago. A good 19 of those years has been spent volunt...

| January 22, 2015, 13:56

A big year treading the boards

A big year treading the boards

Twenty-fourteen was a big year for many, but for young actress Michaela Davis, it was a very busy time on stage. The Dubbo-born theatre star featured ...

| January 01, 2015, 09:44

Tears and Triumphs: Locals look back on the year that was

Tears and Triumphs: Locals look back on the year that was

Dubbo Weekender asked locals from all walks of life to share their memories of 2014 and hopes for 2015.

| December 20, 2014, 16:59

Seven Days: 2014 in review

Seven Days: 2014 in review

It was another year of highs and lows for Dubbo and the region – Weekender takes a look back over 12 months of Seven Days:

| December 20, 2014, 16:56

A winning edge with Christmas on the cards [Seven Days news review]

A winning edge with Christmas on the cards [Seven Days news review]

The student winners of Dubbo MP Troy Grant’s annual Christmas card competition were announced this week. Grant said it’s never an easy decision, with ...

| December 20, 2014, 16:55

We’ve had you covered: the year in review

We’ve had you covered: the year in review

For our last edition of 2014, we take a look back at just some of the stories told, issues discussed, people profiled and events covered by the Weeken...

| December 20, 2014, 13:44

Columnists & Opinion

Phil Comerford - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Phil Comerford - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) | February 24, 2015

Six strategies to get better results from employees

Successful managers and supervisors know how – and when – to be assertive and communicate their needs in a way that gets results and earns respect. F...

Dave Pankhurst - The Book Connection (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Dave Pankhurst - The Book Connection (ADVERTORIAL) | February 23, 2015

A country going nowhere

Anyone who has watched Question Time in Canberra would question why those people continue to waste our money. It is nothing more than trying to win a ...

Phil Comerford - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Phil Comerford - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) | February 18, 2015

Dealing with employee redundancy

During economic downturns and other events, it is not uncommon for businesses to consider a reorganisation that will help cut costs and improve profit...

Dave Pankhurst - The Book Connection (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Dave Pankhurst - The Book Connection (ADVERTORIAL) | February 18, 2015

Here is the news

There was a time when the ‘news’ was simply that: a report containing facts of a situation pending or past, and generally devoid of any agenda other t...

Phil Comerford - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Phil Comerford - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) | February 09, 2015

Maintain a healthy cash flow

A MAJOR concern for many businesses is maintaining a health cash flow. It is the heartbeat of business and keeping it stable requires juggling most as...

Dave Pankhurst - The Book Connection (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Dave Pankhurst - The Book Connection (ADVERTORIAL) | February 08, 2015

Is Greece worth 2/6 a tin?

An article sent in by a customer focuses on the criminal behaviour of American businesses. It quotes Edward Thurlow, Lord Chancellor in the 18th centu...

Phil Comerford - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Phil Comerford - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) | February 03, 2015

Become a winner by avoiding these four mistakes

Establishing a winning position in the marketplace is obviously critical to your company’s success. That ranking, however, must be based on a sustaina...

Dave Pankhurst - The Book Connection (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Dave Pankhurst - The Book Connection (ADVERTORIAL) | January 30, 2015

The intelligence and courage to act

In the 1960s former MI6 officer, Ian Fleming, wrote a number of fiction works including “Casino Royale” featuring the ‘007 James Bond’ character. In o...

Phil Comerford - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Phil Comerford - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) | January 25, 2015

Avoid these common pitfalls when setting prices

Pricing is critical to the bottom line of a company and yet some managers pay little attention to the substantial considerations that should go into s...

Dave Pankhurst - The Book Connection (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Dave Pankhurst - The Book Connection (ADVERTORIAL) | January 25, 2015

Australia Day

BILL BRYSON’S book “Notes From a Big Country” has a chapter titled “The Best American Holiday” relating the significance of Thanksgiving Day. He notes...

Donna Falconer - avatar Donna Falconer | January 01, 2015

2014: another great year!

Well as we say goodbye to 2014 and welcome 2015, we hope you take time to reflect on the year and that the good experiences outweighed the not-so-good...

Jen Cowley - avatar Jen Cowley | December 20, 2014

Why humanity needs a ticket to ride

I’ve had this week’s editorial– a light, fluffy look back at the year gone, and a warm fuzzy, cheese-coated message of peace and goodwill to all men (...

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