The week that was around the region | Photos 19 May 2017, 12:45 p.m. Take a look at some of the best photos from around the region this week. The week that was around the region | Photos Dogwood, BX owner Evan Stanley is bringing his years of hospitality experience to Bathurst's newest restaurant. Photo: CHRIS SEABROOKThe Mudgee Wine and Wood event returned for a second successful year to the Court House Hotel on the weekend, featuring two state wood chop titles and world class competitors.Tucked on the far side of Lue, and in a building that has stood empty for years, is the Lingnan Penjing Academy of Australia – Lue’s very own slice of Chinese culture.Over 140 participants took part in the first Mudgee Mother’s Day Classic on Sunday, May 14. The three people facing charges arising from a protest that blocked the Wilpinjong mine entrance in April, entered pleas of not guilty in Mudgee Local Court on Wednesday. Central West author Barry Brebner is using his Workers on the Wallaby book to raise money for the WomDomNom (Wellington on Macquarie, Dubbo on Macquarie Narromine on Macquarie) Paddle.Cowra Paceway attracted plenty of families for Sunday’s Mother’s Day race meeting and Cowra Guardian photographer Lizz Dobson was there to capture all the smiling faces.Every mum deserves to be treated on Mother’s Day – and that is exactly what happened for the residents at Weeroona last Friday. On Sunday, May 21, they will come out in force onto roads across this wide brown land celebrating National Heritage Motoring Day, an initiative of the Australian Historic Motoring Federation.Quandialla Debutantes Britney Troy and Kate Overall with their partners, flower girls and Matron of Honour. Photo Holly Bradford Photography.One lucky Boorowa resident has woken up $50,000 richer Wednesday morning after winning the “Cash Cow” segment on Channel 7’s Sunrise program.CHASCA Kilby has had to buy some scarves since she volunteered to have her long locks cut off in honour of her father.Local real estate agent Christine Dodson has organised a spectacular event in memory of her sister who passed away from a serious but rarely talked about disease.The theme of this year’s Catholic Ball was Swan Lake, a choice that worked perfectly alongside the white gowns of the 13 debutantes. Lithgow community members gave Farmers Creek a new lease of life during the community planting day on Tuesday morning.Cootamundra Local Area Command welcomed a new Probationary Constable to the Young Police Station last week.There’s a new doctor in Millthorpe – Peta Harrison. Dr Harrison, her husband Marcin Teissegre and their daughter Luca have moved to Millthorpe in the last three weeks and have been busy finding their feet.Nyngan’s 2017 Showgirl is Emily Pitt, customer service officer at Nyngan Ag ‘n' Vet Services. The National Ploughing Championships were held at the Cowra property “Raintree”.Held especially during National Road Safety Week, new safety upgrades at the Holy Family Primary School children's crossing has been unveiled.The ‘Know Your Midwife’ (KYM) program turned one this month, and to celebrate Lachlan Health Service held a first birthday party at the Rotary Aboretum in Parkes. Jay Fisher is this years' main judge for the Parkes Picnic Races Fashions on the Field on Saturday June 10th.Parkes High School student Sarah Townsend was hoping for a fifth place when she competed in the Merino Fleece Young Judges Competition at this year’s Sydney Royal Easter Show.Firefighters are encouraging people to visit Forbes fire station for the Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW) annual Open Day..There was plenty of tie-dye, leather, bright clothes and round glasses at Canobolas Rural Technology High School on Tuesday.Narromine Preschool held Mother’s Day Morning teas.Fed up with seeing abandoned houses in Glenroi become havens for crime and drugs, the local community group is keen to see them repaired and re-used.Two community groups joined forces on Wednesday to stamp the rainbow flag across Dubbo for International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT). It’s never too late to follow your dreams, according to TAFE NSW Western’s 2016 Aboriginal Student of the Year Angie Brown.IN celebration of the International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) held across the globe on Wednesday headspace Bathurst in conjunction with it’s Youth Reference Group, has wrapped the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Questioning and Asexual (LGBTIQA+) rainbow flag on trees in Bathurst.Alicia Jeffree and team partner Hannah McCauley, with the Morris 1100 car, called Gordon, which will make the 3800-kilometre trip from Adelaide to Cairns. Photo: SUPPLIEDTweetFacebook of ╳exitTake a look at some of the best photos from around the region this week. Click on any photo to be taken to its related story.