The research centre is situated in the Margaret Newcombe Room of the Community Arts Centre, Campbell Street 9under the Bell Tower).
Young & District Family History Group can assist you when researching your ancestors who spent time in the South-West Slopes area of New South Wales.
The Society's experienced Research Officer is available to undertake research on your behalf for an initial fee of $25.00.
Shipping and passenger lists Family and local histories General reference books, gazettes and biographical indexes CDs, microfiche, microfilm, photographs newsletters, journals, newspapers and maps. Indexes and databases, both printed and electronic.
Membership Fees: $25.00 Single per year- $35.00 Family per year, an initial joining and rejoining fee of $2.00.
To avoid duplication of research already done, please provide as much information as you can with your request, including details of the resources that you have already consulted.
Please include a stamped self addressed business size envelope OR your email address and cheque or money order payable to the Young & District Family History Group Inc., PO Box 586, YOUNG NSW 2594.
Saturday 9m - 1pm
Wednesday 10am-2.30pm & 7pm - 9pm
Monthly meetings are held in the research centre on the third Tuesday of each month at 7.30pm. A light supper is served, please bring a plate
Disclaimer – Y&DFHG Inc. endeavours to ensure the accuracy of its research and no responsibility will be accepted for incorrect information that is inadvertently supplied.
Publications for Sale Burials in Young Shire and Surrounding Areas $20.00 plus $6.50pp (NSW) Burials in Currawong, Stockinbingal, Wallendbeen & Wombat Cemeteries $15.00 plus $6.50 pp (NSW). Burials in Bimbi Cemetery (new updated publication) $15.00 plus $3.50 pp (NSW). News from Marengo 1929-1939 $20.00 plus $10.00 pp (NSW).
Young Bowling Club has three high class bowling greens where competition and casual bowls are enjoyed. Women’s bowls are played Tuesday and Thursday mornings; Men’s bowls are held on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday afternoons; mixed bowls are held on Sunday morning.
Willow’s Bistro provides a la carte or casual dining and can cater for any function and coach groups any day of the week by arrangement. Willow’s has a great variety of foods to choose from to meet your culinary needs.
There is regular weekend entertainment and friendly bar service. Membership draws and raffles occur on Wednesday and Friday nights.
Treat yourself to a stay in Young. Our cottage provides all the modern comforts of home in 2 queen and 1 twin bedroom. The open plan kitchen and living area provides space for the guests to relax in style.
A covered BBQ area with 4 burner gas BBQ is situated at the rear of the cottage.
Young Cottage also features 1 bathroom, 2 toilets, r/c air-conditioning, free WiFi, TV/DVD, dishwasher, laundry and cooking facilities.
A basket breakfast including fresh bread, milk, condiments, tea and coffee is provided each day as well as a complimentary treats on arrival.
Y.E.S can supply you with a full range of clothing , from corporate wear, workwear, polo's and shirts to hats, caps & towels, school wear.
Y.E.S design service is fast and professional with fully computerised embroidery as well as cut vinyl designs. They also stock shirts printed with "YOUNG NSW " designs, so if you want to take A Bit Of Young with you - Call into Y.E.S Embroidery, Have a browse, you will be pleasantly surprised.
About Us Young Eyes Optometrists is a full scope independent optometry practice with locations in Young and Orange NSW.
We pride ourselves on providing you with the highest level of professional quality eye care and eyewear.
At Young Eyes we are committed to expanding our knowledge through ongoing training and professional development. We have a comprehensive network of service providers and referral specialists, which enables us to provide complete optical solutions.
In addition to providing comprehensive general eye care, we specialise in children's vision and behavioural optometry. Our optometrists also have experience in the use of optics in rehabilitation of head trauma and stroke victims.
Our Team Our staff are highly trained professionals. Every year our optometrists attend the major education conferences to maintain the latest knowledge and skills.
Our Optometrists are currently enrolled in the Masters of Optometry at the University of NSW and are members of the Australian Optometry Association and the Australasian College of Behavioural Optometrists.
We only employ registered optical dispensers who attend regular education sessions to ensure they are up-to-date with the latest in optical technology.
Young Radio Cabs can pick you up at your door in Young and take you whenever and wherever you would like to go including shopping, appointments, visiting friends or family, a night on the town, dinner for two or just about anything that you can think of or anywhere you need to go.
Call us, we'll get you there.
We also provide transport for DVA clients to medical appointments.
WAT (Wheelchair Accessible Taxi) Cherry Capital Taxi Service Pty Ltd part of the Young Radio Cabs network, welcomes the introduction of a wheelchair accessible taxi into their fleet for the convience of the Young and district community. This new taxi is equiped with provisions for one wheelchair and up to 4 passengers or alternatively 7 passengers.
Eftpos/ Cab charge facilities within the vehicles have been introduced by Young Radio Cabs. this unit accepts most cards but confer with the driver before proceeding on your journey.
Young Regional School of Music provides individual shared and group lessons for students of all ages who wish to learn singing or play an instrument.
A wide range of instruments are available to learn including brass, woodwind, string, drums, percussion, piano and keyboard. All styles from classical to jazz and pop are catered for. In addition we give lessons in speech and drama.
Many students also join one or more of our ensemble groups and enjoy learning to play together. We have smaller ensembles for flute, guitar, brass, and cello, and larger ensembles such as the Youth Band, jazz ensemble and three choirs- junior, intermediate and senior (adults).
Students can build performance experiences with concert opportunities and sit exams to receive formal credentials.
Two public concert series each year with professional artists provide an outlet for general members of the public to enjoy and expand their love of music.
YRSM also has music programs in local schools, music therapy, and creative music sessions for 2-5 year olds. We reach out to 800 students weekly.
Friendly, courteous and dedicated staff members are on-hand, to assist you, with your travel requirements. Group Tours for domestic and international traveller’s are always being offered and local and interstate “shows and concerts” are regularly on offer.
The agency caters for all Travellers from families, singles, couples and the elderly, and can arrange any special travel needs that you require. The agency is a Country Link service provider.
You will be guaranteed that your money is protected when you book through our licensed agency as we are a member of the Travel Compensation Fund (TCF).
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Youngtel can coordinate the following products and services for you:
Domain Names, Email addresses, Websites, Integrated Voice/Data cabling, Turn Key Data and Voice Solutions, Telephone Cabling, Telephone and Data troubleshooting, Back to Base Alarms, Multi Site VPN, Multi Site VOIP Development, SIP Trunking, Remote Worker, CCTV and Cameras, IT Audit and Telecommunications Audit, Video Conferencing, IT Hardware, Computers, Printers, Cables and Accessories, Switches and Routers, Business Improvement and "Best Practice", Telephone/Internet Orders and Installation, Outdoor Wireless Solutions, Indoor Wireless Extenders, IT Installation, Consultancy Services, Next G Outdoor Antenna Installation, Computer networks, PABX Phone Systems and Long Range (5km+) Cordless Phones.
All Telephone, Voice, Data and Security Cabling installation is performed by Jason McAtamney from JMAC Solutions. Jason is an ACMA registered cabler and holds a NSW Police Security Licence.
This renovated, stylish, fun 1920?s house is newly painted, carpeted and furnished. Featuring queen and double bedrooms, two bathrooms, fully self contained kitchen and
laundry, lock up garage, gas heating, air conditioning and outside living
61 Edwards Street offers the best in self contained accommodation. This includes
two luxury bedrooms, separate dressing room with full length French provincial mirror
and modern bathroom. Fully equipped kitchen including dishwasher and microwave. Other features include a second bathroom and complete laundry facilities.
Undercover parking. Private courtyard.
Expansive views over the township of Young.
Annie B's Full House has gifts , kitchenware and collectables. We are open 7 days. There is a wide range of stock from soaps, handbags, nighties, wonderful linen, Glasshouse candles, handcream & diffusers and saucepans to name but a few of the items we carry.
We offer a free wrapping service, welcome lay-by's and also offer gift vouchers.
The exclusive stockists for Maxwell & Williams in Young.
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Art of Espresso is a family owned & operated multi award winning coffee roasting company in Young.
Visit the flagship espresso bar in 35 Main street where the passionate baristas serve beautiful coffees. Art of Espresso coffees are 100% Fairtrade organic as well as using Australian grown coffees.
Enjoy a light lunch or just enjoy an amazing coffee experience!
Feel like you are in the heart of Melbourne or even the piazza's of Italy when you step inside this bustling European style espresso bar .
Be tempted by the Italian style sweets and deicious savory treats. As a wholesale and retail business the 100% Fairtrade estate grown organic coffee is roasted on the premises then delivered to customers right across the nation.
Art of Espresso is the first Carbon Neutral coffee Roaster in New South Wales and is quickly becoming one of the most recognised coffee brands in regional areas. The company ethos is 'ethical coffee for a sustainable future' and a percentage of sales from the Art Of Espresso Coffee Cart Business goes to sponsoring children in third world coffee countries.
Adrian & Grabrielle Capra from Art Of Espresso are well on their way to changing the way coffee is perceived in the country via the barista training centre located on site behind the espresso bar. This fully certified training offers budding baristas the theory and practical training necessary to prepare and serve excellent coffee. Not only for those in the industry, Art Of Espresso also run coffee connoisseur evenings for the domestic espresso machine user.
Ensure a visit to Art Of Espresso where you will enjoy the best coffee experience every time. Art Of Espresso coffee merchants stock a full range of barista equipment plus an ever changing aray of freshly roasted premium coffee's sourced from around the globe and Australia for you to use at home.
When visiting Young you may be fortunate enough to smell the aroma of freshly roasted coffee wafting up the street, as Adrian Capra hones his roasting skills to produce both single origin and coffee blends that are ensuring Young is not only known for it's Cherries but now for Coffee too!
Young's one and only multi award winning Coffee Roastery / Espresso Bar & Barista Training Centre.
New South Wales first 100% Carbon Neutral Coffee Roaster using only Fairtrade Estate Grown Organic Coffee's. Ensure a visit to Art Of Espresso where you will enjoy the best coffee experience every time.
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Best Western Hilltops Retreat Motor Inn is set in a picturesque garden setting where you can relax in the pool or at the bar of the licenced "Elevation Resturant" A-la-Carte restaurant and dine overlooking the rose garden, keeping warm in winter by the cosy log fire. Room service is available for breakfast and dinner. If you prefer to cook yourself, there ia a BBQ area with cooking untensils provided. Car parking is at your room door and there is ample off-road parking for larger vechiles. All room's are ground floor and facilities are to the standard of Best western properties world wide.
Binbilla is an immaculate, boutique vineyard in the heart of the 'Hilltops' region near Young in southern New South Wales. At 500 meters abouve sea level 'Hilltops' is an emerging cool climate wine region of exceptional quality.
The focus at Binbilla wines is to produce unique premium wines from low yielding, hand picked grapes. The result is soft, fruit-driven wines. Binbilla is truly boutique making only one thousand cases per year across four grape varieties; Riesling, Chardonnay, Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Determinied not to cut any corners, Binbilla selected one of the regions most experienced Viticulturalists to care for their vines and well respected Winemaker, Andrew McEwin of Murrumbateman to craft their wines.
With his experience you know he will be able to help you with any of your fashion needs or questions. He stocks dress wear, casual wear, business suits, knitwear, belts, wallets, ties, shoes and more…
There are brands such as Lonsdale, Elwood, Henleys, Element, Thomas Cook, Cantaberry, Yarra Trail, Duchamp and Breakaway just to name a few. So as you can see there is something for everyone.
Jeans by Levis, Wrangler and Mustang also are available in store.
Need a suit for a special occasion, Bruce can help you out. A few brands that are available are Studio Italia, New England Apparel and Paul Mason. Have a suit measured to fit and you will have it for years to come. Or hire a suit from his wide range that is available in store.
Some of the Knitwear brands are Aklanda, Toorallie and Ansett.
At Chalkers Crossing they focus on producing premium quality cool climate wines with grapes sourced from the Hilltops Region. They planted their first vines in late-1997 and made their first wines in March 2000.
Rockleigh Vineyard, just 5km south of Young in the Hilltops Region of New South Wales, was a neglected plum orchard when it was acquired by Chalkers Crossing. The orchard was converted to a modern 10ha vineyard in late-1997.
The red sandy loam soils of the Hilltops Region were recognised long ago as prime land for growing. The combination of fertile soils, reliable rainfall and a Mediterranean continental climate makes the Hilltops Region ideal for growing premium quality grapes for wine production.
Chalkers Crossing wine varieties include Riesling, Semillon, Shiraz, and Cabernet Sauvignon produced from grapes grown in their vineyard, and Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay produced from grapes grown for them in the Tumbarumba Region of New South Wales.
All of other wines are made at the Chalkers Crossing Winery on the Grenfell Road in Young.
Their winemaker, Celine Rousseau, was the 2002 QANTAS Young Australian Winemaker of the Year. Celine was born in Paris and trained in Bordeaux. Her skills and experience are reflected in the exceptional quality of the Chalkers Crossing wines.
This fully self-contained country retreat sleeps eight. It is ideally located just 1.5 hours from Canberra and 3.5 hours from Sydney.
Situtuated between four delightful country towns, Harden, Boorowa, Binalong and Young which are all in the wonderful Hilltops wine area.
It is your perfect weekend getaway. Guests are welcome to stay for one night from $200 per night during the week or 2 night stays from $160 per night. Weekends minimum 2 night stay from $320
This spacious four bedroom and 2 bathrooms is a sunny and welcoming retreat. Superbly renovated from the original shearing quarters and located on a working property, guests are welcome to enjoy the countryside.
Pet friendly, please bring your own animal bedding. Animals are not allowed on furniture.
Under cover carport for 2 cars.
Fires available in the colder months, wood will be supplied.
Meals available with prior arrangement from our local gourmet caterer Frantic Fran Catering 0427867258 or email email@example.com and have your meals delivered to your door.
Many would describe our organisation as an Office Supplies business. At Connelly’s Office National we feel we are much more than a supplier. We provide Office solutions by talking to you about the challenges in your Home and Business. We then match our vast product range of Office Products, Business Technology, Computers, Office Furniture and Storage to your needs.
Our team regularly learns about new products and our technical team ishere to support the product for you, whether on site, in the workshop or remotely.
Dunkell Dairy is a small commercial goat milk dairy situated 2kms from the township of Young.
Our fresh unpastuerised milk is available at Donges Supa IGA, Young.
Our Natural Goats Milk Soaps are made onsite and are available at Young Visitor Information Centre in Lovell Street, The Young & Region Farmers Markets (1st & 3rd Saturday), Bluestill Distillery Cafe & Gallery on the Grenfell Road and Donges IGA Young.
Stud and occasional goat sales are also available.
Mail orders are available for soaps.
Meet the goats and milking demonstations are available by appointment only.
Full Moon Magic offer a huge range of quality gifts, including authentic Australian Opals and Saphires.
Fossils from Michael Durrant's Collection. Beautiful Crystals, Fairies, Buddas, Dragons ,Books, Incence ,Jewellery and Essential Oils.
Gordon Garling Moffitt offers the expertise of a large number of lawyers operating at a high level in their areas of special interest.
Areas of the practice include Conveyancing & Property Law, Family Law, Business & Commercial Law, General Litigation, Liquour Licensing. They also offer Estate Planning services including Wills and Probate.
The Flanders, Kirkwood and Mullany families established the Grove Estate vineyard in 1989. The property was purchased with the aim of producing premium cool climate wine grapes on its red volcanic red soils, situated 3km from Young on the Murringo Road at 530m above sea level.
The Grove Estate vineyards already had a long history of involvement with the wine growing industry with vines originally planted on the property back in 1886. The Croatian settlers moved into the region after leaving Dalmatia and brought with them bundles of vine cuttings, some of which survive at Grove Estate today.
Since 1989, over 50 hectares of vines have been planted on the property, including the varieties Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Merlot, Zinfandel, Barbera, Sangiovese, Petit Verdot, Chardonnay, Semillon and Nebbiolo.
In 1997 the partners of 'Grove Estate' decided to keep a small parcel of fruit and produce a range of premium wines under their own label. The first wine released was a 1997 Cabernet Sauvignon - and today, a smart selection of reds and whites exist. They include an Italian style Zinfandel, a Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Chardonnay, Semillon and Nebbiolo. Some of these are also available in 375ml half size bottles.
Since the 2003 vintage, Tim Kirk of Clonakilla has made our Shiraz and more recently our Shiraz Viognier. He also oversees all the other wines that are made with great care at Long Rail Gully by Richard Parker.
Offering a unique product range not available anywhere else in Young.
Hair on Zouch offers value for money providing all hairdressing services and more such as:
* Blow Waves and Sets
* Perms and Formal Styles
* Colours and Foils
* Waxing, Tinting and Ear Piercing
* Manicures and Pedicures
Seniors Card Discount available
At Harvey World Travel Young we know the travel industry better than anyone else. We are professionals in our field and offer a full travel service to our clients. We believe in a personal approach, one which our many customers value and appreciate. We recognise you have a choice and we endeavour to provide our clients with the level of service we expect ourselves when we are customers.
Why should you book with Harvey World Travel Young?
• Our staff are the most experienced and well travelled in Young
• We take pride in attention to detail and insist on accuracy
• We guarantee to continue our award winning service
• You deserve to be looked after by our professional team
Year after year hundreds of our clients entrust us with their travel arrangements, knowing our experience, attention to detail and care, will ensure their holiday is an enjoyable one. We pride ourselves on giving them the best value for their holiday. Listed below are some of the services we offer our clients:
• Australian and International airfares
• Australian and International travel packages
• Coach and Rail reservations
• Car rental
• Coach tours
• Special event tickets & packages
• Adventure travel
Make your holiday dream a reality. Whether it's for business or pleasure, let us welcome you to the Harvey World Travel Young experience.
We are fully licensed and are members of IATA and the Travel Compensation Fund (TCF).
Hilltops Dentistry was established in 2010 providing a complete range of dental services to Young & District. Utilising the latest equipment & technique, services include complete family care, restorative and cosmetic procedures, emergency services, root canal treatment and gum care.
Geoff Kirkwood is an experienced Sydney University trained dentist and has returned to practice in Young.
Jewelz n Things has the biggest range of fashion jewellery and accessories in Young.
Jewelz specializes in individual high end fashion jewellery and accessories at an affordable price.
To compliment the beautiful jewellery there is also a wide range of designer handbags and wallets including Guess, Fiorelli, Sassy Duck and Adorne.
Amazing giftware, umbrella’s even designer perfumes are available. Jewelz n Things stock the full range of Urban Retuelle Body Products and has a store full of surprises for every shopper!
The Young Historical Society Inc operates the Lambing Flat Folk Museum which is housed in part of the historic 1883 former public school building.
One of the many items on display is the "Roll-Up-Flag" a banner carried by the rioting European miners during this period of unrest in 1861. This flag forms part of the gold rush and mining history display.
The museum also houses textile, war, historic photographic collection,dentistry and hairdressing memoribilia a full size buggy and even a three legged chook.
The friendly volunteer staff members welcome visitors to the museum.
School groups - coach groups are welcome, please contact the staff for further information.
Only a short walk from the CBD and nearby parks & gardens with picnic facilities.
Lindsay's Woodonga Hill Winery is a pioneering winery in Young and District, with a reputation for medal winning wines, offering a variety of wine styles reflecting the abundance of potential from grapes and fruit grown in the Hilltops Region. An actual operating boutique winery you have the opportunity to walk and talk with the winemaking staff, while they go about their daily routines around you. Take the time to discuss wine styles and how and why they are suited to different foods.
Come join them in their wine passion. Cellar door sales available daily including tours of the winery. Coaches are "by appointment" and more than welcome, group tutored wine tastings can be organised.
A small family owned vineyard. All wines are made in the traditional way from the grapes grown on the property. Lockwood's wine and sesonal produce, as well as hand crafted items and value added products are sold at the Young & Region Farmers Markets on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month.
Mullino's is a licienced Bar & Grill who's menu offers a wide range of choices, including steaks with a full selection of sauces, butters and mustards.
Side dishes include seasonal greens, various potato choices, beer battered onion rings, prawns in garlic and mushrooms with garlic & parsley. Catering for weddings and functions with three seperate function rooms. Private dining room - meeting rooms - courtyard
At Native Botanical we offer beautiful and unique floral creations for special occasions such as Birthdays, Anniversaries, New Baby, Get Well, Thank You, Thinking of You, Just Because and Sympathy.
Mothers Day, Valentines Day, Easter and Christmas are very special occasions and we offer beautiful, classic and modern designs to suit each special person.
Our everyday product range includes classic and modern flower arrangements, bouquets, baskets and casket wreaths, just to name a few. Our beautiful designs can be ordered online at www.nativebotanical.com.au.
We also range helium balloons, gorgeous gift cards, beautiful gifts plants and an all-natural soap range. We create delicious fruit baskets and gourmet hampers, including beer, wine and alcohol by request. We offer a personal delivery service across the region. We are the exclusive stocklist for Ecoya Candles in Young, Cootamundra and Temora, and also range Hilliers Chocolates, and offer gift vouchers and loyalty cards.
We are a full-service wedding florist, and our stunning wedding designs include bridal bouquets, buttonholes, corsages. We also create church, ceremony and reception arrangements and table centrepieces. We also offer a hire service for vintage, hand-crafted and unique items.
You can also follow us on facebook: www.facebook.com.au/nativebotanical
New Life Community Church is a young church, barely in their teens. They are people of diverse back-grounds, ages, interests and talents. Depending on your back-ground, you may find us conservative or contemporary. Services regularily include: contemporary worship, bread breaking, preaching of the Word, prayer ministry and multimedia.
The Church is committed to the fundamental confessions of the Christian faith (the final authority of Scripture, the apostles and Nicene Creeds). In addition, our vision and values express the truths restored to the church through the Reformation and the renewal movements of the Holy Spirit during the twentieth century.
Church life at NLCC includes: Prayer - before church on Sundays; 48 hours and 24/7 prayer
Youth Group - Fridays 7.30pm
Bible study groups (various)
Teaching video presentations
Retreats - Men, Women, Youth and Marriage
Fellowship - after church, camping and in homes
Involvement in community activities, i.e. National Cherry Festival, PCYC, Carols by Candlelight.
Enjoy watching the birds, our free range hens, cattle and sheep in the paddocks. Our self contained country accommodation has heating and cooling with linen provided. Two bedrooms sleeping up to five. The choice is yours, a quiet country stay or use Reavesdale Cottage as a base for visiting the many attractions in the Young area.
Regency Jewellers were established in 1968 in Orange, and opened in Young in 1989.
Our delightful team pride themselves on offering exceptional customer service, which is backed up by The Regency Advantage:
*To provide you with service that will make you want to return.
*To provide merchandise of high quality.
*To back up our sales with impeccable after sales service.
*To provide absolute Risk Free shopping.
*Every item we sell has a lifetime warranty against defective workmanship.
*90 Days Exchange or Refund, as long as the item is as new and accompanied by the original receipt.
When you purchase from Regency we offer:
*Free lifetime resizing of diamond engagement rings.
*Free lifetime cleaning and inspection of diamond engagement rings.
*Free annual rhodium plating on white gold rings.
*Lifetime trade up privilege on any diamond.
*Free lifetime restringing of cultured pearl necklets.
*Free lifetime battery replacement in watches.
*5 year warranty on selected watches.
*12 months interest free terms (subject to approval).
This makes us the jewellers to visit for stunning diamonds, fine jewellery, watches & popular brands.
We are a showcase of all popular brands, such as : Seiko, Pandora, Georgini, Thomas Sabo, Uberkate, Swarovski Crystal, and our brand new Masters Collection of Diamond Jewellery.
Rotary builds international understanding through scholarships, exchange programs, and humanitarian grants. Throughout the world, Rotary clubs participate in a broad range of educational, cultural and humanitarian activities designed to improve the lives of others.
Belonging to a Rotary club provides members with an opportunity to make a worthwhile contribution not only to their own communities, but also to those around the world.
The Rotary Club of Young! With over 70 years of service to Young and the surrounding district, our members are committed to supporting the local community and youth development through regular and major fundraising events.
Local activities - The Club supports: * the Young Show, the Cherry Festival, the CleanUp Australia campaign, Senior?s Week, Lambing Flat Festival and Australia Day celebrations.
Youth Programs - If you are interested in any of the following Rotary sponsored youth programs, check out the websites provided or contact your local Rotary Club.
Rotary Youth Program for Enrichment (RYPEN) - the aim of RYPEN is to provide an enriching experience for Year 9 students. The weekend camp is a balance of social interaction, adventures and speakers to assist in developing life skills.
Rotary International Youth Exchange Program - provides an opportunity to study and be hosted overseas for a year.
Rotary Youth Driver Awareness (RYDA) is a one day event held at a non school site which coordinates the efforts of local road safety experts, and is targeted at Year 10 students. www.ryda.org.au
Model United Nations Assembly (MUNA) - - teams of secondary students represent the UN in nations debates
Science Experience - is a fun three day s of activities for Year 9 & 10. www.scienceexpererience.com.au/
National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) - a two week science odssey in Canberra in Jan prior to Year 12. www.nysf.edu.au/
Honey Engineering Summer School (HESS) - is run by the Institute of Engineers and provides students with a week long practical experience at universities and engineering sites in Sydney. www.engineersaustralia.org.au/divisions/sydney-division/schools-programs/
Rotary Youth leadership Awards- RYLA is about leafership, learning and laughter. It is a kick start for young people aged 18-28 who have demonstrated leadership, intelligence and compassion within their local community.
The Rotary Club of Young Our members are made up of a group of men and women who: Come from a range of business, professional and local backgrounds, and work together to help the local and wider global community in many different w
Sharrons Hairline is an award winning unisex hair salon specialising in cutting, re-styling, colouring and perming, we also offer make up services for that special occasion. Our energetic and motivated team can take care of all aspects of your hair care.
Our product range includes; *Goldwell *TIGI *Moroccanoil *New cid cosmetics
Great quality products, education and training are important to us; we continuously update our skills with the latest techniques, styles and product knowledge. Give us a call and let our highly trained team take care of all your hair care needs.
South West Slopes Credit Union (SWSCU) is your member owned, mutual financial institution servicing the banking needs of consumers in the communities of Young, Cootamundra, Temora and West Wyalong with agency arrangements at Boorowa and Harden.
Springfield Guest Cottages provides a unique overnight or holiday experience for the discerning guest.
Each of the three cottages has it's own unique charm and character. By combining modern comforts with antique furniture, wood fires with reverse cycle aircondioning and heating every stay is a memorable one.
"Gabby's Cottage" was originally built in the early 1900's. It was extensively refurbished in 2008 and is perfect for a cosy getaway for one or two people. It is sunny and inviting nestled in it's own private part of the large homestead garden, close walking distance to the chickens to collect your warm brown, free range eggs for breakfast.
"The Stables" is a two bedroom cottage perfect for two couples or a small family. Snuggle up in the elegant four poster bed. The kitchen has a dishwasher and there are private laundry facilities. Children enjoy the friendly ponies, the farm cat and the scruffy puppy called Arthur who live nearby.
"Bill's Cottage" is the largest of the cottages and sleeps up to 8 guests. It is the original stone shepherd's cottage from 1850 and was renovated in 2011. I has it's own very private fenced garden with lovely shady trees and a verandah to relax under. Enjoy romantic nights by an open wood fire.
When you choose flooring from Terry Bros Carpet Court, you’ll experience the very best of both worlds. As a locally owned and operated business, they offer honest, personalised service backed by the enormous bulk buying power of the Carpet Court group. So if you’re looking for superior service and sensational savings on top quality carpets, rugs, vinyl, laminate and hard flooring, Terry Bros Carpet Court has it covered.
Their reputation for expertise and advice on both residential and commercial flooring is second to none. With an impressive selection of inspirational designs, colours and styles and their knowledge of the latest trends and materials, choosing the right floor covering for your needs – and your budget – is easy and enjoyable.
During the Christmas season they are available for lunch and dinner from Monday to Saturday and have come up with some great suggested menus to suit all budgets. Its a beautiful venue where you can spill out into the courtyard to enjoy the last hours of daylight with your guests.
Or if you would just like to call in for a excellent espresso coffee and a wide range of wedgwood and herbal teas and milkshakes then they are open from Thursday to Sunday from 8.30am.
Relax inside or outside the classroom, on the spacious veranda or outside in the courtyard playground.
Treat yourself to our homemade cakes, slices, scones and pies like your grandmother use to make. A great place to meet with friends for a chat, children are especially welcome. The blackboard and antique school desks are equipped with chalk, crayons and paper to amuse your younger folk.
Have a game of quoits with the family in the playground
Winner: Young and District Business Awards: Excellence in Retail
The Wool Room Country Store - a popular destination for merino wool and natural fibre products year round.
Stocking variety of brands e.g. Emu brand of quality Australian sheepskin boots, slippers and merino apparel. Wide choice of merino knitwear for men and women, soft underwear and tops as well as an extensive range of wool socks, scarves, gloves, hats and lanolin skin products.
This unique store is also known for soft merino wraps and shawls for the newborn and beautiful baby items.
Summer clothing includes cotton and linen as well as lightweight Merino garments
Visitors love browsing the extensive range of hand knitting yarns and patterns from Patons, Cleckheaton, Shepherd Yarns, Panda, Naturally, Filatura Di Crossa and Rowan.
Free knitting advice and crochet offered . check times. Visitors love to join in for ideas, advice and new techniques.
The staff at The Wool Room Country Store know their customers are looking for quality, personal service and individual products.
Telephone inquiries often become purchases by mail with free gift wrapping always included.
Gift vouchers are also popular.
It's great to explore The Wool Room Country Store; a favourite destination for locals and visitors to Young.
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One of the oustanding benefits of the Town House Motor Inn is the special negotiated rates on offer for Contractors and companies looking to accommodate workers who need to stay in Young. Call the motel directly for these prices.
Another outstanding benefit at the Town House Motor Inn is the extensive choice in sleeping configurations on offer. We have family rooms that can sleep larger families at value for money prices.
Town House Motor Inn, the first built motel in Young, offers 30 clean, comfortable, air conditioned rooms with en suite bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities and toaster.
All rooms are set around gardens and there is a movable bbq to cook outside your room. A fun way to share a meal in a group stay. Or maybe a dip in our saltwater inground pool near reception.
Motorcycle riders are welcome and bikes are brought into the grounds and parked at your room for added security.
Coaches - we are always happy to quote on overnight rooms or dinner, bed and breakfast.
The Town House Motor Inn is only a walk to the bustle of Young.
Valley Fresh cherries and Stonefruits was founded by Barisha & Kathy Batinich with a vision to produce environmentally sustainable cherries and Stonefruits. These techniques have been passed on through three generations. The current direction of Valley Fresh Cherries & Stonefruits incorporates growing our produce by using a semi-sod culture methods and sea weed based semi-organic fertilizers. Producing high quality cherries for local and export markets.
Cherry Season begins mid November, through until late December.
Fruit is picked, hydro cooled and placed in cold storage within the hour. Quality control procedures are in place throughout the picking and packing process to ensure the fruit is at a quality standard when received by the consumer.
VERTO at a glance:
*VERTO has 26 offices across New South Wales.
*More than 10,400 people have enrolled in training through VERTO in the last year.
* More than 6,000 apprentices have been signed up by VERTO in the last year
* VERTO supports more than 330 people with disability into work and study each year
* VERTO is assisting 5000 jobseekers to find sustainable work opportunities
* VERTO’s has supported more than 1600 indigenous clients through its specialist Aboriginal employment support services in the last year.
The genesis of White Gables Murrumburrah was in 2011 when local residents, Geraldine Dwyer and Aston Williams, were inspired to create a range of products to promote the town they both love.
So they set up a business partnership, set to work and designed a range of fridge magnets, tea towels, shopping bags, postcards, cushions, designer bags and mugs. All these items feature their logo and the messages "White Gables or Country Living Murrumburrah" on the design or gift tag.
But that was just the beginning. Besides sharing a love for their town they are also passionate about vintage items that include clothes, furniture, home and garden wares. They source the unusual, the quirky, the desirable and unique and restore and revamp these items.
The third strand in their business relates to their love of creating beautiful gardens. White Gables Murrumburrah incorporates two gardens, a two acre and a twelve hundred square metre cottage garden both within the township of Murrumburrah.
In 2012 White Gables Mururmburrah was listed as a recreational area which allows Geraldine and Aston to welcome visitors throughout the year to stop, relax and enjoy the peacefulness of the surroundings.
White Gables Murrumburrah is associated with Australia's Open Gardens. In October 2011 both gardens were open to the public and monies raised went to assist a local charity. In 2010 and 2011 both gardens were featured in the South West Slopes lifestyle magazine, Living.
A picturesque white shed has been designed as a shopfront and offers a wide selection of gifts and vintage items and was recently featured on Prime7News.
Located directly behind the War Memorial we are seconds from all the nearby shops including cafes, restaurants and local pub.
Situated near Young, on the South West Slopes of New South Wales, Willayoung Orchard is in the heart of this renowned cherry-growing district.
For many years Young was the leading cherry-producing area in the Southern Hemisphere. It is not so well-known that Young's mix of soils and strong summer conditions makes it an ideal environment for production of stonefruit.
Willayoung consists of over 5,500 trees on approximately 8 hectares(20 acres).
Purchased in 1988 by Andrew and Helen Ricketts the land was originally the site of Patterson's Abattoirs which serviced several of Young's butcheries. The Abattoirs operated until the 1960's. The land was originally bare ground, apart from a residence, as well as several of the abattoirs' buildings and yards. These buildings have now disappeared, apart from the slaughterhouse which has been converted to a machinery shed/workshop.
After initially operating as a fruit-tree nursery (with a small number of 'hobby' fruit trees) there has been a transition to full orchard operation. The final stage of this transition was the establishment of our packing shed in 2002.
"Wombat Heights " is owned and operated by Stephen and Kerry Eastlake. They grow cherries, peaches and sugar plums. Their orchards are very well maintained, mowed pasture strips between the well pruned trees, making it easier for picking.