The Blayney Shire Local and Family History Group was established on February 19, 1992 by a group of eight people concerned that there was a need for such a group. Their aim remains the goal of the group today. The Group promotes the research and collection of records and documents of the family history of individuals and also the local history of the Blayney Shire, complementing the work of the villages' historical groups, particularly at Carcoar and Millthorpe. For full story click here.
IN an attempt to preserve the region’s oral history, a new project linking teenagers and older residents kicks off in Orange next week. Villages of the Heart: telling rural stories is a project that aims to help the residents of rural villages from Cabonne, Orange and Blayney tell their stories. Orange City Council’s cultural heritage community committee chair councillor Reg Kidd said there are many rural history stories that are yet to be told. For full story click here.