This month the Orange oral hstory group revealed its own love affair with steam trains as well as admitting a sneaking admiration for "toast rack" trams, as we continued our examination of travel in days gone by. For full story click here.
ORANGE City librarian Peter Douglass believes a move to firm the relationship between the library and the Oral History Group of Orange will ensure some of the region’s history won’t be lost in time. Mr Douglass and Oral History Group convener Helen McAnulty have met in the last week to work on building the two group’s relationship in a bid to record some of the lesser known stories from Orange. 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.