The week that was around the region - May 13 | Photos 13 May 2016, 11 a.m. A look at what made news, through the lens of Fairfax photographers, over the past week. The week that was around the region - May 13 | Photos OBERON: Waste to Art co-ordinator and Oberon Mayor Kathy Sajowitz is pleased with the quality and quantity of entries in the 2016 Sims Metal Management Waste exhibition.PARKES: The Southern Cross Village Fete was held in ideal conditions last Saturday - beating the welcome rain which fell the very next day. LITHGOW: Local Salvation Army volunteers, back from left, Roy Tapania, Trevor Bott and Mark Walker; front, Teresa Pilla and Gail Williams.DUBBO: Oncology nurse unit manager Tim Williams, consultant oncologist Dr Florian Honeyball, specialist physician Dr Colin McClintock and Rotary Club of Dubbo West member Lyn Smith encourage community members to sign a petition calling for federal funding for an integrated cancer centre at Dubbo Hospital. Photo: BELINDA SOOLE DUBBO: Waste to Art co-ordinator Amy McIntyre takes another peek at its exhibition at Western Plains Cultural Centre. Photo: BELINDA SOOLE DUBBO: Marisa Wilson (right) with Taylor, Hamish and Marcus Bayada. The young family has been through a tumultuous three months but have come through the other side. Photo: BELINDA SOOLEDUBBO: The husband of Dundullimal Homestead property manager Suzanne Gratton, Tim Gratton, has accused the National Trust of lying about the property s financial situation. Photo: BELINDA SOOLEDUBBO: The creation of the new Western Plains Regional Council has set Dubbo’s progress back by at least five years according to former Dubbo City Council mayor Mathew Dickerson. Photo digitally altered. ORANGE: Savanna Meldrum tries to keep warm and dry after Orange received 76.2mm of rain in the first 12 days of May. Photo: PHIL BLATCH ORANGE: Theppo Brown and Cancer Council community relations coordinator Bree Kelly. Photo: PHIL BLATCH ORANGE: Alyson Yager from 2 Fat Ladies Cafe & Lolly Shop and Dianne Gee from The Lucknow Skin Shop and Boot Barn at the site where Cr Chris Gryllis wants a pedestrian crossing installed. Photo: PHIL BLATCHBATHURST: Linda Aldwinckle, Mary-Anne Ford, Lorrae Sullivan, Donna Baldi, Margaret Picken, Fran Hanger and Susannah Robinson with the handmade quilt that Donna’s workmates made for her after she was diagnosed with a malignant tumour. By PHILL MURRAY BATHURST: The Bathurst and District Historical Society’s Judy Attard with the Edwards’ family’s beautiful 1863 christening gown, an important part of the exhibition. BATHURST: aren Golland installing This is For You at Bathurst Regional Art Gallery ready for tonight’s opening. Photo: PHILL MURRAY BATHURST: Paula Kinlyside, an educational guide at Miss Traill's House, teaches West Bathurst students Mikaela Harvey, Charlotte Lee and Abby Wiess how to use a slate for their lessons. Photo: PHILL MURRAYORANGE: Insect collection curator at the Orange Agricultural Institute, Peter Gillespie said that although the damage is heavy, nature will find a balance. Photo PHIL BLATCH BATHURST: The Neighbourhood Centre manager Jean Fell, Dr Theam Khoo, Pat Cutts and Geoff Finall cut the birthday cake during 40th birthday celebrations yesterday. Photo: PHILL MURRAY DUBBO: Dubbo City Council s director parks and landcare Murray Wood surveys the playground in Jack William Drive earmarked for a $50,000 makeover. Photo: BELINDA SOOLECOWRA: Hellen Hurfow, Fran Stedd and Rhee Bryant talk with Governor HurleyCOWRA: Maddison Johnson, Principal Charles Gauci and Alan Reid. Maddison and Alan will attend the Envision Global Young Leaders Conference in Washington DC this June. PARKES: The first debutante ball of the season was a wonderful success at the Parkes Leagues Club last Friday night.FORBES: Greg Walton watches Karana Jed work the sheep at the Eugowra-hosted championshipsFORBES: Pauline Howell and family members at the dedication of the bell tower in honour of the late Ernest Howell at the dedication of the bell tower in honour of the late Ernest Howell at Eugowra’s Welsh Memorial Uniting Church. LITHGOW: MEMBER for Calare John Cobb, left, outlined the government’s latest black spot funding for Lithgow to Lithgow Mercury Editor Len Ashworth. ORANGE: Vocational education opposition spokeswoman Sharon Bird and Country Labor Candidate for Calare Jess Jennings, were joined at TAFE Western Institute by supporters Bernard Fitzsimon (left) and Barbara Bentley and Candida Carino (right). Photo: STEVE GOSCH MUDGEE: MudFest director Mike O’Malley, pictured during the 2012 screening in Hollywood, says the event has become too big for a part-time committee to handle.MUDGEE: Mudgee will star as the backdrop for Channel Nine’s new comedy drama series with filming beginning today. Doctor Doctor Producer Claudia Karvan said Mudgee's diverse landscapes made it an easy choice for filming.MUDGEE: Recently retired Dr Mike Nicholson cutting the ribbon to Gulgong’s new medical centre alongside Dr Hussain Alseneid who has worked tirelessly to establish the facility and attract new doctors to town.DUBBO: Westpac Dubbo team members Darren Mann, Jessica Weber, David Egan, Eliza Hogden, Penny Browning, Lisa Jones and (front) Jessica Hull call for applications from charities and not-for-profit groups for a $500 donation. Photo: BELINDA SOOLE MUDGEE: Sandra and Owen Power will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary today, Friday the 13th. BATHURST: Dean Mobbs with his book The Expressionist, which won a silver medal in the 2016 International Independent Publishers Book Awards. Photo: PHILL MURRAYMUDGEE: Joanne Martin of NRMA, Kira Guy of NRMA, Wear Orange to Work volunteers Casey Carr and Jesssica Hancock, Mudgee SES information officer Maddie Thurlow and Mudgee SES deputy team leader Jason Thurlow outside the NRMA office on Wear Orange to Work Day on Wednesday.NARROMINE: National Volunteer Week runs from May 9-15 this year and is continuing last year's theme, "Give Happy, Live Happy" and the St Vincent de Paul Society in Nyngan has 33 volunteers working in its centreNYNGAN: Organisers of the free child car seat check day were RMS authorised fitter, Phil, Road Safety officer Cheyenne O'Brien, Australian Red Cross Community Hub's Katie White and Barnados' Josie Turk.OBERON: Oberon boxer David Sellers is ready for his rematch against NSW State Cruiserweight Champion champion Daniel Parkinson on Saturday. GRENFELL: Weddin Shire Mayor Mark Liebich, committee members Jan Parlett, Leonie and William Morrow, Michelle Johnson and Ron Huckle with manager Joan Cations at the official opening of the new Grenfell Food Hall last Friday, May 6.GRENFELL: Karen Pollock at the Caragabal Royal Hotel during her big shave on Anzac Day.WELLINGTON: Locals Russell Millard, Sue Gaw, Christine Millard, Daryl and Carol Griffiths, Steve and Gale McKelvey discussing Mumbil's future. ORANGE: Orange residents complaining that remedial roadworks in the northern part of Hill Street are breaking up can rest assured only initial surfacing work has been carried out on that section of road, according to councillor Glenn Taylor.COWRA: Cowra Hospital Auxiliary Secretary Dorothy Donoghue, Emma Rowston, Lucy Jones, Betty Bush and Norma Ryan.FORBES: Forbes Netball Association Robyn Kenny, Forbes mayor Phyllis Miller, Andrew Gee in his capacity as Member for Orange and Forbes Netball Association’s Jane O’Malley on court seven, which is currently not in a condition to be played on. This court will be upgraded thanks to a $25,000 Local Sport Grant. ORANGE: Orange City SES operations team leader Amanda Aiken and local controller Kim Stevens appreciated the support shown by people in the community who took part in Wear Orange Wednesday in support of the State Emergency Service on Wednesday. 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