Orange NSW Oral Histories

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.

Connecting teenagers and older people in Orange

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.