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TAMWORTH HOME GOES UP IN FLAMES

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An elderly couple suffered minor burns in a fire that destroyed their home in Tamworth overnight. It’s believed the blaze was sparked when the pair used an accelerant, to light a log fire. Read More »

RESIDENTS URGED TO ATTEND DROUGHT PLAN MEETING

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Tamworth residents are being urged to attend a community meeting tomorrow night to discuss the future of the region’s water supplies. Council is currently undertaking a full review of its drought management plan and will hold a number of meetings across the region. Read More »

CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS GO HEAD TO HEAD IN TAMWORTH

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It was a battle of football skills in Tamworth today with Christian schools going head-to-head for the Hunter Zone’s gala day. Local school Carinya qualified for the state carnival in Sydney in three divisions. Read More »

SOUTH ARMIDALE PROGRESS IN THE FFA CUP

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South Armidale United have claimed the Northern Inland Football Cup. The side drew one-all with Tamworth’s North Companions, but took the game on penalties. Read More »

CENTRAL NORTH BRINGS HOME THE RICHARDSON SHIELD

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In what was the wettest country championships in recent years, the Central North representative rugby union side has taken out the Richardson Shield in Bowral. Central North came from behind to claim a 20 – 15 victory over Southern Inland in the final. The side has now qualified for the Caldwell Cup in 2016. (VISION ONLY) Read More »

NSW GOVERNOR TOURS YOUTH CENTRE

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In a whirlwind trip to the North West, the Governor of New South Wales David Hurley visited Tamworth today. While heavy fog in the region this morning delayed Mr Hurley’s flight from Sydney, he arrived in Tamworth at lunch time to visit the newly completed Tamworth Regional Youth Centre. Mr Hurley and his wife toured the $3-million facility and met with staff. The governor was then presented with two shirts from youth services co-ordinator Stephen Blanch. “We just want to say thank you very much to everyone who’s involved in this. Form the creation of it, for those who provide the services here and for those who look after the youngsters when they come here.”   (VISIONS AND PARTS OF AUDIO ONLY) Read More »

LANDCARE GROUP CHALLENGES SHENHUA OVER KOALAS

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The Upper Mooki  Landcare group has launched a legal challenge against Shenhua Watermark’s proposed coal mine on the Liverpool Plains regarding its impact on koala populations. The group has lodged a judicial review case in the state’s Land and Environment Court against the Planning Assessment Commissions decision to approve the project. Chair of the group Nicki Chirlian says threatened species in the proposed area were not considered and the project will leave at least 262 koalas homeless. (VISION ONLY) Read More »

HUNDREDS IN TAMWORTH FOR CWA STATE CONFERENCE

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The Country Women’s Association was formed in 1922 to assist woman in isolated communities. 93 years later, and today hundreds gathered in Tamworth for the group’s four-day state conference. Read More »

THINGS LOOKING UP FOR WOOL GROWERS

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A Woolbrook wool grower is having one of his best years on record, with a number of ewes ready to give birth to twins and triplets. What was expected to be a tough time at his stud has surprisingly turned around. Read More »

ROUND THREE RESULTS IN TAMWORTH AFL

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The Kangaroos have made it three-from-three against Narrabri in the Tamworth AFL. The Eagles went down 108 points to 82. Gunnedah was thrashed by the New England Nomads, while Inverell had the bye. The Swans found their first win of the season, thrashing Moree 123 to 47. Read More »

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