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Birth at Molong Hospital – 1st in 33 years

It was a pleasant surprise for the Molong Health Services (hospital) team during change of shift on Thursday 18 April when Ash and Cody Draper pulled up in their car at the front door in an emergency stopover when the young couple from Cundumble (farming area between Molong and Wellington) realised that their baby’s birth was not going to wait any longer – certainly not for the trip to the birthing unit at the Orange Health Services. Young Clyde Draper…

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More at stake than a new library

There is more at stake than a new library / learning centre and hall with the announced proposal. The current location of the small library at the railway station has…



Coloured buildings in Bank St

The unfinished paint job on the “Blue Building” in Bank Street continues to prompt readers reactions – including many who think we should be more colourful. Bob Burgess sent in this photo of the former Orange…


Our dying creek

Yes, we know. We are in the middle of a record drought – and Molong Creek often runs pretty dry. It wasn’t always like this, and when can you remember when Molong…


Fairbridge Children’s Farm Park Funded

Members of the Cabonne community and former students of Fairbridge Children’s Farm School have gathered to announce the NSW Government’s $500,000 investment into a Fairbridge Children’s Park to commemorate the…