ART EXHIBITION FOR THE COMMUNITY

Local artists have featured on the opening weekend of Uralla Rotary Club's 40th Arts Exhibition with a painting selling for more than $3,000. 25 per cent of all money raised over the next week will ...
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BEEF INDUSTRY GOING FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH

The north west cattle industry has started 2017 in a strong position, with a Niangala producer doubling his return in just 10 months at today's sale in Tamworth. The news coincides with a recent trade ...
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DOLLS PREPARING FOR TOUR

Artists in Tamworth now have the chance to display their work to the nation. Noongar dolls made in the north west today, will debut at a show in Tamworth in October, before embarking on a ...
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BEAUTIFUL WEATHER BEFORE REMNANTS OF CYCLONE DEBBIE REACH US

The cloud cover remains thick over north eastern Queensland as Cyclone Debbie prepares to run aground. She is very well structured continue to build strength until she crosses the coast. A front is passing the ...
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UNE LECTURER NAMED A STATE FINALIST IN RURAL WOMEN’S AWARD

A University of New England lecturer has been named a state finalist in the Rural Women's Award. Emma Doyle has been recognised for her pilot project, aimed at mentoring women in the agriculture industry ...
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TEENAGER CHARGED FOLLOWING VIOLENT ASSAULT IN TAMWORTH

A teenager has been charged following a violent assault in South Tamworth yesterday. A 49-year-old man sustained serious head injuries when he was allegedly attacked leaving his work at a bakery on Robert Street in ...
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LABOR SLAMS STATE GOVERNMENT’S DECISION TO HIRE MORE TAFE TEACHERS

An increase in TAFE enrolments will see more than 30 new teaching jobs created across the New England North West. But the state government has come under fire, with Labor saying the positions are a ...
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TEEN CHARGED OVER ALLEGED BAKER ASSAULT IN SOUTH TAMWORTH

A teenager has been charged following an assault in the state's North West. Shortly before 5am on Saturday, a 49-year-old man was leaving his work at a bakery, when he was allegedly assaulted near the ...
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WOMAN KILLED IN SINGLE VEHICLE CRASH, NORTH OF NARRABRI

A car crash has claimed the life of a woman in her 20's in the state's North West. Around 1:20pm yesterday, police responded to reports of a car crash on Wee Waa Road in Wee ...
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INHALE THE POSITIVE, EXHALE THE NEGATIVE

A Tamworth man is behind a new yoga movement that's proving popular across the nation. Frontline Yoga is designed to help people dealing with post traumatic stress disorder ...
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SOUTH TAMWORTH BAKER VIOLENTLY ASSAULTED LEAVING WORK

A man in the state's north west has allegedly been violently assaulted, after leaving his work at a bakery early this morning. Shortly before 5am, emergency services were called to the intersection of Robert Street ...
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WERRIS CREEK WATER RESTRICTIONS EASED

Water restrictions at Werris Creek have been eased, with council lifting level one conservation measures. They were imposed in January to help the town's ageing water system cope with the hot weather. Permanent conservation levels ...
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ROW OVER REGIONAL AIR SLOTS HAS IGNITED ONCE MORE

The debate over regional air services has sparked up again, this time it's the rural towns having their say. Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries wants the government to increase flights out of Sydney, but not ...
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NATIONAL SERVICEMEN HONOURED THIS WEEKEND

The National Servicemen Association will mark its 66th anniversary this weekend, with a memorial service to be held in Tamworth tomorrow. The event is held to honour those who were conscripted to serve their country, ...
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THE TAMWORTH SHOW’S FINAL GOODBYE TO THE SHOWGROUND

A part of Tamworth history will come to an end this weekend, with the Tamworth Show being held at the showgrounds for the final time. The show will move to a new home from next ...
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GUNNEDAH OVERLOOKED IN NEW ENGLAND NORTH WEST PLAN

Has Gunnedah Shire been overlooked by the state government? Council says it's disappointed with how little it's mentioned in the draft New England North West Plan ...
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GAV’S WEATHER – NICE START TO THE WEEKEND

Today another band of showers moved across northern NSW. The good news is it should clear taking the majority of the rain with it. The weekend is expected to get off to a fine start ...
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BURTON TOYOTA SURF REPORT – SOME QUALITY WAVES AHEAD

I like the look of the weekend for hitting the coast and finding some quality waves. The swell size and direction looks really good. Winds will be light and variable so it won't be perfect ...
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COAL VS SOLAR POWER: WHICH WILL WIN?

A row has erupted in the North West over reliable energy sources, after a Tamworth councillor suggested building a new coal-fired power station near Narrabri. But the Member for Barwon has slammed the suggestion, saying ...
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SUNDAY AFTERNOON ALONG THE MEHI

A painting more than two years in the making has been unveiled in Moree, showcasing the town's main waterway - the Mehi River. Titled 'Sunday Afternoon Along the Mehi', every component was painted by a ...
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INVERELL HOSPITAL UPGRADE IN FINAL STAGES OF APPROVAL

Member for Northern Tablelands, Adam Marshall, says he's anxious to get the redevelopment of Inverell Hospital underway. The proposed expansion is in the final stages of approval, and work could start by the end of ...
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TODDLER TRAGICALLY DIES IN MOREE INCIDENT OVERNIGHT

A toddler has tragically died in hospital, following an incident in north west New South Wales. Emergency services were called to a property in Moree just after 9:30 yesterday morning, amid a concern for welfare ...
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MOREE LEAVES THE NAMOI JOINT ORGANISATION

The Namoi Joint Organisation has been dealt a major blow, with Moree Plains Shire Council withdrawing from the pilot project. Councillors came to the unanimous decision last week, opting to head east and join the ...
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MOREE ARTESIAN BATHS SET FOR RENOVATION

Moree's Artesian Aquatic Centre is about to become a partially indoor facility, with the site set to undergo a renovation. It's all in a bid to improve swimming conditions and attract more tourists ...
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WEATHER: SOUTHERLY CHANGE ON THE WAY

Autumn so far has been dominated by a warm, moist, tropical air mass from the north. Overnight a southerly is going to move in across the Central Coast and Hunter, and push further north across ...
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SURVEY SHOWS COUNTRY MUSIC REVELLERS ARE GETTING YOUNGER

A new survey has revealed country music revellers are getting younger - with this year's festival attracting a more youthful demographic. Tamworth council will use the results to plan for next year's event but it ...
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NEW ENGLAND VOTERS WANT MARRIAGE EQUALITY ISSUE RESOLVED

A new poll shows majority of New England residents want marriage equality resolved by a parliamentary vote. Commissioned by the Equality Campaign, the survey revealed 62 per cent of people in the electorate believe the ...
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INFANT IN HOSPITAL FOLLOWING INCIDENT IN MOREE

A 12-month-old child is in hospital following an incident in the north west earlier today. Shortly after 9:30, emergency services were called to a property on Boston Street in Moree. It's believed the infant was ...
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WEATHER: STORMY TIMES

The days have a defined tropical feel to them at the moment and tropics are famous for big storms. This afternoon we've seen the skies light up across many areas of NSW and tomorrow will ...
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UNE LIONS ANNOUNCE WIDER TRAINING SQUAD

The U-N-E Lions have announced a wider training squad for the National University Rugby Sevens Series. 60 players will undergo intensive training over the next few months, before a final team is announced in June ...
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