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Young is a progressive and vibrant country community situated in the South West Slopes of NSW and is a great place to live and visit! With something for everyone, Young provides a picturesque setting for an authentic country experience featuring friendly locals, exciting festivals and events, thought provoking history, mouth watering local produce and a wide range of places to eat, drink, visit, shop, play, stay and do business in.

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Chinese Festival for Young Posted: Thursday, February 13, 2014

The annual historical festival held at Young in south west NSW has undergone a transformation this year with a new name, new focus and a range of exciting new events. The festival, to be held on Saturday April 12 in Anderson Park will bring together elements of the town’s early gold rush days when many Chinese miners came to the diggings to try their luck. First named Lambing Flat, the town was site of infamous riots staged by European miners against their Chinese counterparts in ..

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Crisp new Visit Young brochure Posted: Friday, February 07, 2014

A fresh new cover and the latest information about Young feature in the 2014 Young visitor information Guide which has just arrived in town. The brochure plays a significant role in Young’s tourism promotions and is displayed in Visitor Information Centres around the state. An initial 20,000 copies have been printed. Tourism manager Mr David Newberry welcomed the arrival of the new edition and predicted it would prove both eye catching and informative to members of the publ ..

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Young’s Cherry Festival Starts Today Posted: Friday, December 06, 2013

Young’s popular National Cherry Festival weekend commences today, with a big influx of visitors expected to take the opportunity of celebrating the town’s cherry harvest. Day trippers from Canberra, Wagga, Orange, Bathurst, Goulburn and Griffith are predicted to swell the ranks of the crowd this year along with those travelling from Sydney, interstate and the many overseas visitors who have come to work on the harvest. The 64th National Cherry Festival is predicted to ..

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A Cherry Harvest of Memories Posted: Thursday, November 28, 2013

The Young cherry harvest attracts visitors from many parts of Australia who are drawn to pick the delicious fruit in orchards and buy cases to take home for Christmas. Many people also come to Young at this time to renew associations and take a sentimental journey into their past. One such visitor this week was Judy Hawkins, who makes an annual pilgrimage to Young to pick cherries and revisit a home she lived in during World War II. Judy, 82 years, was among many city children sen ..

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Translations welcomed by pickers Posted: Tuesday, November 19, 2013

The multi cultural nature of the cherry harvest in the South West NSW town of Young has prompted the translations of key harvest labour information provided on the town’s visitor website and handout material. Young attracts a seasonal workforce from many nations during the annual harvest who are engaged picking and packing fruit in orchards and packing sheds in the district. In a welcoming gesture to those who join the influx of seasonal workers the town’s official visitor ..

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