Mollie Blackman claims first medal ahead of NSW hammer throw stint
One day Mollie Blackman hopes to represent Australia and with the potential she is showing, it's well within her reach.
The 14-year-old recently competed at the NSW State Youth Championships where she was awarded her first medal, a silver in shot put.
Jessica Nipperess and the $5000 that will bring to life a Mudgee-made short film
What does $5000 mean for a young filmmaker?
For Jessica Nipperess, that money opens a door. One that she will hesitantly step through on the way to her dreams. Because for Jessica, telling stories has always been her passion and the visual medium of film is how Jessica chooses to tell them.
Read the full story - Published April 2021
Artist Rebecca Wilson from Hill End uncovers story behind bushranger Ned Kelly's sister
It's uncommon to find a best friend in a woman who was born over 150 years ago.
But for Hill End-based artist and author Rebecca Wilson, her friendship with Kate Kelly has been a source of inspiration and fulfilment.
Louise is forging a path for young women in STEM
Mudgee can now boast being home to one of Australia's best and most influential educators.
St Matthews Catholic School teacher, Louise Puslednik was officially crowned Australia's best maths teacher at the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) Choose Maths Awards.
Joy Harrison named Dubbo's Woman of the Year
Joy Harrison was announced as the Dubbo Electorate's Woman of the Year on International Women's Day. Ms Harrison is a fourth-generation resident of Gulgong who moved to the town from the city after years of visiting on holidays and her grandmother instilling her with passion for its history.
A proposal for a new iconic landmark in Mudgee
Louisa has never been immortalised in bronze or stone, consistent with the observation that there are more monuments to animals in Australia than non-fictional women.
Read the full story - Published February 2021
'Acknowledging a remarkable daughter of Mudgee'
A life size bronze of Louisa Lawson. What a wonderful idea.
Given how few Australian women are celebrated this way, the plans for acknowledging this remarkable daughter of Mudgee seem timely.
Bee project leads to rare discovery in a Mudgee backyard
A blurry photo of a jazzy-looking bee in a Mudgee backyard has the potential to rewrite the books on native bees in the Mudgee region.
Four months ago Mudgee's Jackie Trott started the Mudgee Bee Project, aiming to educate residents about the critical role that native bees play in the region and our lives around Australia.
Read the story - Published September 2020
Mia's brave journey and the community that rallied around her
Five-year-old Mia Bennett went to her school disco in Gulgong on a Thursday and danced with her friends, on Saturday, she went to the Gulgong Show and by Monday she was being flown to Dubbo Hospital for treatment and later to Sydney.
Strength to strength: Indigiearth
Sharon Winsor and her award winning business are on a mission to give Mudgee a taste of mother earth.
Established in 2012, Indigearth has been taking Australia by storm with many craving the knowledge and taste of native Aboriginal food.
Read the full story - Published September 2020
People of the Year 2020: Marg Ottley
Wow, where do I start.
Ultimate Care is Marg's baby, her second family.
Although her 'real' family may disagree with this, given all the time and energy she puts into her business, therapists and clients over the years, it's true.
Read the full story - Published January 2021
Meghan Rutledge: Mudgee's reigning MX queen
That's what it takes to get to the level of one local girl who is carving it up and claiming more wins than ever in sport that's often seen as male-dominated.
Read the story - Published September 2018
A Mudgee mum is doing whatever she can to find a treatment for her son's rare disease
From the moment Lockie Cox was born, his parents Peta Ryan and Josh Cox knew something wasn't quite right.
Three years later, Lockie was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy [DMD], a rare form of muscular dystrophy that is fast-acting and is found almost exclusively in young boys.
'Coming soon Mudgee' turns into OCo and The Juice as new business nears open date
Finally ready to take the wraps off its new facade, OCo and The Juice will be one of Church Street's newest businesses when it opens in a couple of weeks - 'hopefully'.
The brainchild of local Kelly O'Connor, OCo and The Juice will aim to provide juices and convenient meals for people looking for something healthy or are too busy to cook healthy at home.
Read the full story - Published June 2020
A sneak peek inside Cade Kitchen and Bar on Perry Street
After successfully launching Cade Kitchen & Bar at the start of September to an eager community, executive chef Renee Cade has now launched her anticipated dinner menu.
Renee said she's really looking forward to welcoming dinner guests.