GAV’S WEATHER: WARM TO HOT FRIDAY

It is mostly clear over the majority of the nation. There is scattered cloud across the north. A front is delivering some relief to SA slowly making its way towards Victoria. The slow moving high ...
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INVERELL HOSPITAL RE-DESIGN

A spanner has been thrown in the works for construction of the new Inverell Hospital, which could push the project back some months. Hunter New England Health are working to see more beds in the ...
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BARNABY JOYCE RECEIVES INAUGURAL NATIONAL AGRICULTURE DAY AWARD

Meanwhile, Barnaby Joyce's absence from the community forum could be explained by this... Last night, he received the inaugural National Agriculture Day award from Australian mining magnate, Gina Rinehart. The award carrying a $40,000 bonus ...
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KIP MOORE & BRICE LEE COMING TO COUNTRY MUSIC CAPITAL

Two of country music's top US artists will be venturing down under next year. Kip Moore and Lee Brice will stop in to the Country Music Capital on April 23rd as part of a five ...
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CHILD APPROACHED AT CALALA

Police are investigating after an 8-year-old boy was approached in Calala around 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon. It's understood the boy was walking along Falcon Drive off Calala Lane when a man in a silver car ...
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NEW ENGLAND CANDIDATES MEET FOR EDUCATION FORUM

A strong line up of candidates for the New England by-election gathered last night for a community forum about education. But there was more than just schools on the agenda, with all eyes on Barnaby ...
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GAV’S WEATHER: SHOWERS CLEARING AS MERCURY RISES

The slow moving high over the south east will keep producing onshore easterly to north easterly winds. Inland there'll be light variable winds. The shower activity along the coast is easing up as the mercury ...
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MOTHER AND TWO CHILDREN MISSING FROM NEW ENGLAND AREA

Police are seeking public help to find a woman and her two children, missing from the New England region. 27-year-old Mia Gillon, a young boy and a newborn were last seen at a property in ...
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RUTTLEY TO REMAIN BEHIND BARS UNTIL AT LEAST 2033

The family of murder victim Johann Morgan has issued a heart-wrenching plea, to find where her body is located. The Tamworth mother disappeared two years ago - today, the man who killed her, 48-year-old Troy ...
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GOLDEN GUITAR FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

The Golden Guitar finalists have been announced today ahead of January's Country Music Festival. Contesting the Traditional Country Album of the Year will be Ashleigh Dallas, the Davidson Brothers, Tania Kernaghan, The Bushwackers and Darren Coggan ...
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TAMWORTH NEW LOCKOUT TIME TRIAL

Tamworth's lockout laws could be in for a change. The moves comes in response to reasonably good behaviour from patrons, and strong policing efforts ...
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NEVILLE’S ATTRACT NATIONWIDE ATTENTION

Who would have thought one of the country's best burgers resided in our backyard? Armidale's Neville's Store has become a social media sensation, and today NBN News went to check it out ...
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GAV’S WEATHER – MORE SHOWERS FOR NORTHERN COASTAL REGIONS

The high over the south-east will remain stalled producing continuous onshore easterly winds, with more showers for the northern NSW and south-east Queensland coasts. More showers ramping up for the Mid North Coast especially. The ...
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WOMAN ALLEGEDLY THREATENS PASSENGERS ON A BUS WITH A SYRINGE

A woman has allegedly threatened passengers on a Tamworth bus with a broken bottle and syringe. The incident took place at around 2pm yesterday, when the passengers on the bus confronted a 27-year-old woman over ...
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EIGHT FIREARMS STOLEN FROM RURAL BUNDARRA PROPERTY

Firearms, including a number of shotguns and rifles, have been stolen during a break-in, in the state's west. Police say the rural property in Bundarra was broken into sometime between 7am and 5pm yesterday. A ...
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MURDER ACCUSED TO REMAIN IN CUSTODY

Natasha Darcy-Crossman, the woman accused of killing her partner Mathew Dunbar on a property near Walcha, remains behind bars after her case was mentioned in Tamworth local Court this morning. Darcy-Crossman remained in the cells, ...
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DIGITAL LICENCES TAKING FLIGHT IN REGIONAL NSW

There's no need to stress when forgetting or losing your drivers license in Dubbo anymore. In an Australian first, Dubbo residents can test-drive their very own digital drivers license through the touch of a button ...
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SHARE THE DIGNITY THIS CHRISTMAS

It's something many of us take for granted, but for women living on the streets, access to personal hygiene products can be limited. Share the Dignity has launched its campaign to see women gifted with ...
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RUTTLEY SENTENCING | DAY ONE

Friends and family of Tamworth mother-of-eight Johann Morgan packed Tamworth Supreme Court today for day one of her killer's sentencing. Troy Jason Ruttley convicted of her murder earlier this year - her body has never ...
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GAV’S WEATHER – SHOWERS EASING FOR NORTHERN NSW COAST

The high over the south-east and associated trough will remain stalled, producing continuous onshore easterly winds with a few showers for the northern NSW and south-east Queensland coasts. The shower activity along the northern NSW ...
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TRUCK FIRE CAUSES HIGHWAY CLOSURE IN THE NORTH-WEST

A B-double truck carrying 70 tonnes of wheat forced the closure of a highway in the north-west of the state, after it caught alight. The incident occurred on the Gwydir Highway, about 50km west of ...
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PARTNER OF MATHEW DUNBAR REMAINS IN CUSTODY, CHARGED WITH MURDER

The partner of north west farmer Mathew Dunbar remains in custody tonight, after facing court in Tamworth today charged with his murder. Natasha Darcy-Crossman is accused of killing the 42-year-old, who was found unresponsive at ...
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BEER LOVERS BRAVE THE WET FOR BREWFEST 2017

The best of beer, banter and music was on display in Tamworth last night, with the annual Brewfest back for the third year. Showcasing local brews and some from further afield, a stella crowd gathered ...
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CANCER COUNCIL CALLS FOR RELAYERS

The Cancer Council has launched Tamworth's Relay for Life sign up, ahead of the March event. Organisers say there's a focus on engaging families next year, in an effort to improve participation numbers ...
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CROSSMAN BAIL APPLICATION DENIED

42-year-old Natasha Crossman has been remanded in custody to appear in Tamworth Court tomorrow, after her bail application was refused this morning. Ms Crossman has been charged with the murder of Northern Tablelands farmer Mathew ...
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GUNNEDAH WINS LOCAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF THE YEAR

The Gunnedah and District Chamber of Commerce has taken out the title of this year's best Local Chamber of Commerce at the state awards overnight. The award recognises the contribution made by the chamber in ...
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MOREE PLAINS SHIRE COUNCIL RAISE MORE THAN $9000 FOR WESPTAC CHOPPER

Staff at Moree Plains Shire Council have donated more than, $9,000 to the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service this year. Employees nominated to have funds taken from their wages through payroll each week, proving that every ...
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‘MOVES AFOOT’ FOR BARWON LAC

A cloud of uncertainty continues to hang over the heads of local police following rumours of a possible restructure. Barwon Local Area Command is just one LAC under threat of being dissolved. Moree Plains Shire ...
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LOCAL MEMBER DISAPPOINTED WITH VOLUNTARY ASSISTED DYING VOTE

The Member for Northern Tablelands says he's disappointed the voluntary assisted dying bill did not pass through the New South Wales Upper House this week. Adam Marshall says he hopes Victoria progresses with its legislation, ...
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INLAND RAIL – HOW WILL THE ENVIRONMENT FAIR?

The Inland Rail project continues to gain traction, with an environmental impact statement for the Narrabri to North Star section now on public display. Moree Plains Shire Council says the project will be one to ...
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