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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 »

  • WEATHER: SUN, SUN AND MORE SUN

    WEATHER: SUN, SUN AND MORE SUN

    We are in for a beaming week of sunshine. Today has been very warm and it will be even warmer in northern New South Wales and south east Queensland tomorrow. As we move through the week, the only difference will be a drop in temperature. Cool to cold, dry south westerly winds will be with us for some time including this weekend as the sunshine rolls on. Some very nice surfing conditions are on the way as well. Read More »
  • BEHIND THE SCENES WITH A NEWSPAPER CARTOONIST

    BEHIND THE SCENES WITH A NEWSPAPER CARTOONIST

    They hold a mirror to the world… reflecting society’s triumphs, troubles and challenges. The role of the newspaper cartoonist is as relevant as ever and NBN news explores the razor-sharp social commentary of one the finest – veteran Newcastle Herald cartoonist Peter Lewis. Read More »
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