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ARMIDALE SINGER TAKES TO STAGE ON ED SHEERAN TOUR

Former Armidale musician Fergus James will tonight round out his whirlwind trip across the country with Ed Sheeran. The 18-year-old was chosen as a support act for the music superstar for the Perth and Adelaide shows. Last night Fergus impressed big crowds in Brisbane with his first single ‘Golden Age’. He’ll help mark the last Australian show of Ed Sheeran’s World Tour. (vision and audio in parts)

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THE GREY FERGIE CELEBRATED IN BENDEMEER

It’s an event that celebrates one of agriculture’s longest serving work horses and organisers say this year’s Grey Fergie Muster at Bendemeer was the biggest ever. “Which started to be made in 1947 and we had quite a lot of those original Fergies here this weekend and I think our official count was about 150.” The event started back in 2003 – and is held every three years. This year tractors making the trek from all over the country to take part. “We had one crew come up from Bendigo in Victoria another huge contingent of tractors from the Toowoomba area, Brisbane right up to the Glasshouse Mountains.” (vision and audio in parts)

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SUSPICIOUS CAR FIRE IN NARRABRI

Police are appealing for information following a suspicious car fire in Narrabri early this morning. Emergency services were called to the railway bridge on Maitland Street just after 5am, to find a Toyota Camry well alight. Fire crews worked quickly to extinguish the blaze, which had spread to nearby grass. (vision only)

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