A look at the week that has been around central and western NSW

Fairfax photographers and journalists have been busy in the past week covering national and local events around their communities. 

The top five stories read by our readers around the region this week were: 

Six arrested following major drug operation in Bathurst: Police believe they have cracked a major drug operation with the arrest of six people during raids in Bathurst and Raglan.

Emergency services called to dam wall slump at Cadia: A section of the wall of the North Tailing Dam at Cadia has collapsed.

Bathurst couple jailed for supplying heroin in the city: A couple found guilty of supplying heroin in Bathurst has been jailed.

Two seriously injured in Young car crash: Police are investigating a two car collision that occurred in Young on Thursday afternoon March 15.

Pair of earthquakes registered in the space of 10 seconds: Two earthquakes occurred within 10 seconds of each other south-west of Orange on Thursday night.