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The rural wrap: Ball raises thousands, Veteran wins gold at Invictus Games

Each week we aim to bring you the latest rural stories that have been making news across western NSW.

And there certainly has been plenty happening!

From a former Australian Army turned RFDS base manager winning gold at the Invictus Games to a charity ball raising thousands for children in Uganda.

Former Australian Army serviceman meets the royals, goes on to win gold:

The Australian Invictus sailing team: Marcus Wilson, Paul Langley, Craig McGrath and Rob Saunders. Photo: Supplied

And as if that wasnt enough, the former Australian serviceman then competed in the Invictus Games – which Prince Harry created in 2014 – where he won a gold medal in the sailing event.

The Budgy Smuggler, Thank A Farmer team up to help rural communities:

Photo: Supplied.

Photo: Supplied.

Herd2Homes is helping to save working dogs, provide education:

Peri Chappell and Jenny Dryden. Photo: Supplied.

Peri Chappell and Jenny Dryden. Photo: Supplied.

Since starting Herd2Homes three years ago, Peri and Jenny have rescued over 1600 dogs and have worked with pounds, shelters and RSPCA's.

Life Charity Focus Ball in Dubbo raises thousands of dollars for children in Uganda:

Jack Carter, Anna Carter, Jessica Baker and Dione Carter. Photo: Supplied.

Jack Carter, Anna Carter, Jessica Baker and Dione Carter. Photo: Supplied.

Weighbridge at saleyards causes agitation for central west agents:

Bill Tatt. Photo: File.

Bill Tatt. Photo: File.

This story The rural wrap: Ball raises thousands, Veteran wins gold at Invictus Games first appeared on Western Magazine.

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