Cold and snowy around Oberon today

It was cold and snowy around Oberon today following a very bleak night. Light snow blew in overnight, settling in protected places. There was a little snow to see around the area but overall, there wasn’t much on the ground. There wasn’t much sunshine today but there were lots of icy showers which made going…

Snow falling around Oberon

Snow is falling around Oberon today. The weather has been especially wild and unpleasant, with gale force winds and icy showers across the region. Tourists often flock to Oberon when snow is forecast, but due to the Greater Sydney lockdown, it is very quiet in town. Locals are hoping that the people from Sydney and…

Oberon Women’s Golf for the truly tough

Oberon Women’s Golf was for the truly tough today! With rain forecast to come in around midday, a good field of 12 ladies teed off soon after 9am. They were all hoping that they could finish the 18 holes before the rain set in. However, the rain was absolutely on time and in combination with…

Oberon U3A Term 3 program out now

Oberon U3A Term 3 program is now out with lots of choices of classes and activities for members to join. Read the program and decide how many of these activities you can fit into your week! With lots of choices in the more sedentary activities, like the Creative Arts group or the Book Clubs, Bridge…

Oberon Police checking for masks

Oberon Police have been checking that people are wearing masks when they are visiting Oberon shops and other outlets.The NSW Government has declared that everyone must wear a mask while shopping or visiting other places, like cafes. In addition, people need to check in to every establishment they enter using the QR code tracing app.…

Matt Moran buys Rockley Pub

Matt Moran has purchased the Rockley Pub. Matt is an Australian chef and restaurateur and the tour de force behind some of Australia’s most celebrated dining establishments. Matt talked on ABC Radio this morning about his plans for the Rockley Pub, which will commence when he takes over ownership in mid July. Matt has in…

More Caves Open at Jenolan

More Caves open at Jenolan Four of our spectacular caves are now open – the Temple of Baal, Orient, Chifley, and now also the Imperial. The Imperial tour is exciting because we are including the delicate Diamond Branch on the tour. Visitors have not been able to enter the Diamond Branch for 18 months, so it will be…

U3A bike riders out again

Oberon U3A’s bike riding group braved the cold morning to go out for a ride last Sunday. The group meets every fortnight for a ride, usually around Oberon. Sometimes the group travels further afield to Bathurst or one of the closer national parks. Occasionally the group goes for a weekend excursion to somewhere different. Last…