Meet our new Sales Executive – Kate Small Katelin (Kate) Small joined the Forbes Phoenix team a few weeks ago and has been busy learning the ropes. She grew up in Canowindra but moved all over Australia including Forbes, but always returned to Canowindra. In May this year she settled here with her partner, born and bred Platypi, Brenton Howarth. She loves being here and is honoured to call our beautiful town home.
Kate is a natural performer and can often be seen out at karaoke singing her heart out! She has an infectious personality and is fun to have around. We love her. If you see Kate out and about please say hello – she is keen to meet our lovely locals!
‘Be road ready for harvest’ field day: Farmers, contract harvesters, transport companies and agricultural machinery retailers are invited to attend the ‘Be Road Ready For Harvest’ Field Day on Thursday 10 August at the Forbes Central West Livestock Exchange.
Parkes, Forbes and Lachlan Shire Councils’ Road Safety and Injury Prevention Officer Melanie Suitor says the highlight of the Field Day will be an interactive machinery inspection session conducted by Roads and Maritime Services and NSW Police. The Field Day will also feature presentations from the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator about the National Agricultural Notice, Chain of Responsibility and other access issues.
As well as a presentation from NSW Rural Fire Service about the fire index. For further information please contact Parkes, Forbes and Lachlan Shire Councils’ Road Safety and Injury Prevention Officer, Melanie Suitor, on (02) 6861 2364.
VANFEST Lineup announced: Leading NSW regional music festival Vanfest is returning for its 4th year this summer, delivering another stellar line-up of artists to the Central West. This year will see a packedout program of some of the biggest names of 2017, with the likes of Ali Barter, Amy Shark, Carmada, Cosmo’s Midnight, Dean Lewis, Dune Rats, Manalion, MUTO, PLGRMS, San Cisco, Thundamentals, Wilsonn & the incredible breakthrough powerhouse Tash Sultana, all gracing the main stage over a two-day camping festival on 1st and 2nd December, 2017. Pre-sale tickets are available now. Transport and camping package options are available. For further information please visit www.vanfest.com.au